David Liebman, SIOR, JD, is the Managing Broker of Merit Partners, a Chicago based firm focused on re-development, leasing and management. In his capacity, David represents buyers, tenants and investors in the acquisition, leasing, sales and build-to-suits of commercial buildings and land. With 30 years of industry experience and more than 450 transactions, valued at over $750 million, David enables his clients to make informed real estate decisions that fulfill all objectives and requirements: economic, logistical and otherwise. As an active Board Member, Past Chicago Chapter President and multiple committee member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), David is highly respected locally and nationally, and leverages his many relationships to create significant and unique value for his clients. Previous employment includes 10+ years with each of CBRE and Colliers International; 5+ years as a corporate, real estate and litigation attorney; and 5+ years at a custom designer and fabricator of special purpose steel door systems and hardware.
David is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Green Associate, recipient of his law degree from DePaul University College of Law, and an alumnus of Colgate University where he majored in Geology.