Duke Realty names SVP and regional leader for Chicago, Minneapolis and Indianapolis

Susan Bergdoll

Duke Realty Corporation promoted Susan Bergdoll to senior vice president of leasing and development and regional leader for its Chicago, Minneapolis and Indianapolis markets.

In her leadership role, Bergdoll will oversee operations, investments, development, property management and leasing, as well as personnel management, for all three markets.

Bergdoll joined Duke Realty in 1997 starting her career as part of the company’s marketing department. Within a year, she moved into leasing, joining the Indianapolis industrial real estate group.

In 2005, Bergdoll was promoted to vice president of leasing and relocated to the company’s Chicago office. In her role, she doubled Duke Realty’s portfolio in the market to more than 17 million square feet.

In 2016, Duke Realty promoted Bergdoll to vice president of leasing and development where she took on a leading role in expanding the company’s footprint with significant developments — most recently completing the build-to-suit transactions with Wayfair and a national home improvement retailer.

During her career at Duke Realty, Bergdoll has earned several internal awards for her achievements.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Indiana University and is currently a board member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Chicago chapter, a member of CREW Chicago, a member of the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers and serves as an advisory board member of IWIRE-Chicago