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John P. Simon

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Department of Real Estate
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 5400
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

MST DePaul University, 1979
BBA Loyola University, Accounting, 1975


John Simon has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience. He established The Simon Group Inc. in 1995, a multifamily advisory and investment platform were he is managing real estate broker and CEO. He spent 20 years as a Senior Vice President specializing in national, acquisition and disposition of Multifamily real estate assets at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE). Mr. Simon was engaged in the role of Senior Director at Cushman and Wakefield, Senior Managing Director at Cohen Financial and Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) Chicago real estate operations. He has severed on Board of Director for National Multifamily Council and Multifamily advisory councils for Urban Land Institute. He is certified commercial investment member (CCIM), a graduate of Loyola University Quinlan School of Business in Accounting (CPA) and DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (MST), where he has been Adjunct Professor in Department of Real Estate since 2008.‚Äč