Drew Nieman

Executive Vice President

Drew joined Riverside Investment & Development as Executive Vice President in 2018, where he leads the leasing of the firm’s office properties.

Drew previously worked over 25 years as a Partner in charge of leasing at NCAA basketball game resultsthe John Buck Company, then at CBRE’s Chicago Agency Leasing group, joining the firm after the 2014 acquisition of U.S. Equities Realty. An industry veteran with extensive local and international experience, Drew brings substantial expertise in large-scale downtown office leasing to his role. A three-time recipient of the Chicago Office Agency Broker of the Year NCAA basketball scoresaward and three-time recipient of the Deal of the Year award, Drew’s career includes some of the largest and highest-profile anchor tenant transactions completed in downtown Chicago. Here are a few Leo Burnett, Union Bank of Switzerland, Deloitte, Skadden Arps, Bank of America, William Blair, Hyatt Corporation and Boeing Company.

Drew is a graduate of Miami NCAA basketball liveUniversity (Oxford, Ohio) with a BS in Environmental Design (Architecture) and Urban and Regional Planning. Drew also received the National Scholar-Athlete Award (Dolly-Cohen Chapter – Cincinnati) while playing football at Miami.

Most recent projects include:

320 South Canal — Chicago, Illinois (BMO Tower)

110 North Wacker — Chicago, Illinois (Bank of America Headquarters)

1900 Lawrence — Denver, Colorado

1111 South Tryon — Charlotte, North Carolina

Subtotal of 4.4 million SF

Previous assignments include:

150 North Riverside — Chicago, Illinois

155 North Wacker — Chicago, Illinois

111 South Wacker — Chicago, Illinois

One North Wacker — Chicago, Illinois

190 South LaSalle — Chicago, Illinois

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515 North State — Chicago, Illinois

555 West Monroe — Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower — Chicago, Illinois

Subtotal of 11.3 million SF

Total of 15.7 million SF


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