Jordan J. Kaufman is the Co-Founder of Illuminate Real Estate and acts as the firm’s Director of Investment Sales. Kaufman has over 14 years of experience as a commercial real estate broker with an acute focus on net lease investment sales throughout the United States. Mr. Kaufman has extensive experience facilitating the acquisition and disposition of single-tenant and multi-tenant properties. His skill set and in-depth knowledge of the nuances of net-lease transactions have proven to be a valuable resource for his clients. Mr. Kaufman is an expert in the following areas: Buyer/Seller representation, Value Analysis, 1031 exchange consultation, diversification strategies, real estate portfolio management strategies, sale leasebacks, and traditional brokerage services. Kaufman has served a wide range of clients including institutional types such as REIT’s, pension funds and fortune 500 companies as well as private capital investors, funds and private companies.
Jordan’s background includes the sale of free-standing and multi-tenant, net-lease properties: Anchored shopping center, strip centers, Walgreens, CVS, Advance Auto, Chase Bank, Dollar General, Family Dollar and countless others. In his career, Kaufman has sold over $700mm of net-lease properties and has closed in 31 U.S. states.
Jordan is an avid fly-fisherman, golfer and skier. Jordan has a passion for music and was the lead singer of a rock band made up of other real estate professionals who performed throughout Chicago in an effort to raise money for local charities. With his bandmates, Jordan has helped raise over $40,000 for The University of Chicago’s Colon Cancer Research arm. Jordan is a graduate of the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO (2002) and currently resides in Denver, CO.