Brown Commercial Group Partner, Mike Antonelli, earns SIOR designation

Mike Antonelli, Partner at Brown Commercial Group, achieved the SIOR industrial designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®. SIOR is a Washington, DC-based international professional organization of more than 3,400 commercial real estate professionals who earned the coveted SIOR designation.

Antonelli received the designation after completing at least five years of creditable experience in the highly specialized field of industrial real estate; meeting stringent education requirements; and demonstrating professional ability, competency, ethical conduct, and personal integrity. SIOR enforces a strict code of ethics and requires designees to complete their ethics course within their first three years of membership.

“I am honored to become part of this prestigious organization and look forward to interacting with some of the best and brightest commercial real estate professionals around the country,” said Antonelli. “SIOR is a stellar organization that will allow me to expand my professional network and knowledge of the industry to better support my clients.” 

Antonelli joined Brown Commercial Group in 2010 and was promoted to Partner in 2018. He works with manufacturing, distribution and related businesses throughout DuPage, Cook and Will counties in Illinois. His expertise includes tenant representation, landlord leasing and sales, investment sales, site selection, land development and build-to-suit projects. He has completed more than 400 transactions totaling over $100 million in value.

“Mike has established himself as a well-respected broker in Chicago’s industrial community and has played an integral role in driving our firm’s growth,” said Dan Brown, President of Brown Commercial Group. “Mike is a great addition to SIOR, as he exemplifies their strong sense of character, industry knowledge, and client service.” 

SIOR is the leading global professional office and industrial real estate organization that certifies commercial real estate service providers with the exclusive SIOR designation, based on achievement, knowledge, accountability, and ethical standards. Individuals who hold the SIOR designation are top producers in the commercial real estate field and are represented in more than 685 cities in 36 countries around the world. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for the SIOR designation.