Austin Duff
Senior Associate

Office Address

303 E Wacker Dr, Suite 1111
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

About Austin

Austin Duff is a Senior Associate in Northmarq’s Chicago office, where he advises private investors, developers, institutions, REITs, private equity firms and corporate users on all facets of net lease properties. Duff is directly responsible for executing the team’s disposition, acquisition and advisory assignments via direct sales, sale leaseback transactions and portfolio dispositions. He also plays an integral role in both new business opportunities and strategy development for new and existing client relationships. Additionally, Duff plays an active role in all aspects of the team’s property valuation, research, underwriting, financial analysis and marketing efforts. Before joining Northmarq, Duff served as an Associate at Stan Johnson Company. 

Prior to Stan Johnson Company, Duff was a Senior Analyst for Wells Fargo in the Commercial Real Estate Group based in Chicago, where he was a member of one of the bank’s top origination teams. During that time, Duff worked closely alongside bank relationship managers throughout all phases of the loan origination and closing process, completing over $700 million in commitments for the acquisition and new construction of retail, office, industrial, multi-family, hospitality and self-storage properties nationwide.

Prior to Wells Fargo, Duff was an Analyst for Jones Lang LaSalle as a member of their Chicago-based Hotels & Hospitality Investment Sales team. Duff is a graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Business with minor in Real Estate Investment Management.

  • B.A. Michigan State University, Hospitality Business with a minor in Real Estate Investment Management
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), Member


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Notable Deals

Property Location State Type Sold Price
Sam's Club Portfolio of 16
Various, IL IL Retail (ST) $172,500,000.00
Monterey Net Lease Vineyard Portfolio
Monterey County, CA CA Land $48,450,000.00
Mariano's Fresh Market Portfolio of 2
Various IL Retail (ST) $46,320,492.00
FedEx Ground
Raleigh-Durham, NC NC Industrial $44,943,802.00
Skokie Commons
Skokie, IL IL Retail (MT) $43,750,000.00
Banner Life Headquarters
Frederick, MD MD Office $38,200,000.00
Luminaire Los Angeles
West Hollywood, CA CA Retail (ST) $36,200,000.00
Howell, MI MI Retail (ST) $20,590,000.00
The Shops at Abilene Village
Abilene, TX TX Retail (MT) $20,100,000.00
ABC Labs
Columbia, MO MO Special Purpose $18,300,000.00
Best Buy (Bonded NNN Master Lease)
Newport News, VA VA Retail (ST) $17,743,044.00
Acme Markets (Ground Lease)
Philadelphia, PA PA Retail (ST) $14,500,000.00
KeHE Foods Distribution Center
Elkton, FL FL Industrial $14,500,000.00
Skokie, IL IL Retail (ST) $13,850,000.00
Bayamon, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Retail (ST) $11,500,000.00
CVS Pharmacy
Lynnwood, WA WA Retail (ST) $10,718,091.00
Chase Bank (Ground Lease)
Barrington, IL IL Retail (ST) $10,600,000.00
Carmike Cinemas at Myrtle Beach Mall
Myrtle Beach, SC SC Retail (ST) $9,621,000.00
National Weather Service Office (GSA)
Chanhassen, MN MN Office $8,640,000.00
Deerfield (Chicago), IL IL Retail (ST) $7,033,000.00
Maxim Crane Works (Industrial Outdoor Storage)
Hubbard, OR OR Industrial $6,200,000.00
Maxim Crane Works (Industrial Outdoor Storage)
La Vergne, TN TN Industrial $6,000,000.00
Lucid Motors (Industrial Service Facility)
Riviera Beach, FL FL Industrial $5,950,000.00
Gamma Engineering (Sale Leaseback)
Mansfield, TX TX Industrial $5,500,000.00
The Learning Experience
Mt Juliet, TN TN Retail (ST) $4,875,000.00
Skokie Commons | Bank of America
Skokie, IL IL Retail (MT) $4,750,000.00
Mariano's Fresh Market - Parking Lot (Ground Lease)
Vernon Hills, IL IL Retail (ST) $4,237,600.00
Chase Bank (Ground Lease)
Yorkville, IL IL Retail (ST) $3,844,660.00
Chase Bank
Alsip, IL IL Retail (ST) $3,398,058.00
Chase Bank (Ground Lease)
Palos Heights, IL IL Retail (ST) $2,912,621.00