Maria Alexakis is a Managing Director in CIBC US Commercial Real Estate Group. She leads a team responsible for executing CIBC’s relationship banking strategy with dynamic and growing middle market companies in the commercial real estate industry. Her direct responsibilities include business development and relationship management, generating new commercial real estate relationships and identifying opportunities to expand existing relationships with clients.
Prior to joining The PrivateBank in October 2007, Ms. Alexakis was a Senior Vice President in the Illinois Commercial Real Estate division with LaSalle Bank leading a team of relationship managers who oversaw a portfolio worth nearly $1 billion. Prior to leading the team, Ms. Alexakis was a First Vice President responsible for managing relationships with Illinois based development firms and growing a loan portfolio worth in excess of $350 million. Ms. Alexakis completed the Commercial Lender Training Program at LaSalle.
International Council of Shopping Centers
Board of Directors for NAIOP Chicago
Named in Real Estate Forum (July 2007) as one of Tomorrow’s Newsmakers under 35
LEAD Executives Club Program (2017)