Marissa Oberlander leads office research within the Chicago region’s Market Research team, partnering with CBRE’s tenant and landlord advisory businesses at the point of sale. Her team is a robust resource for CBRE sales professionals and leverages its proprietary data and analysis to help CBRE’s owner and occupier clients make informed real estate decisions.
In addition to publishing downtown and suburban quarterly market statistics frequently cited by the media as the standard for local market data, the team tracks market dynamics and publishes research pieces at the forefront of industry shifts and trends.
Marissa has more than seven years of experience in the commercial real estate industry in roles involving research, business development, communications, marketing and journalism. Most recently Manager, Content & Communications at JLL, she was a strategic partner to nine lines of business and received five national marketing awards for innovative, client-facing thought leadership, demand generation campaigns and sales tools.
Marissa’s ability to analyze market trends and deliver actionable insights to clients and prospects is grounded by her experience as a business reporter. She has written for publications including Crain’s Chicago Business, Bisnow, the Financial Times and the Chicago Reader.
- Licensed Real Estate Broker, Illinois
- Theater critic, Chicago Reader
- Tufts University, Bachelor of Arts in English
- Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Master of Science in Journalism
Concentration in Business Reporting and Interactive Publishing