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Dan LyneSenior Vice President CBRE
Dan Lyne is a Senior Vice President with CBRE – leading client engagement and
transaction efforts across all sectors. With specific expertise as a Co-Leader of
CBRE’s Global Technology & Media Practice, Dan represents both tenants and
owner/investors throughout the lifecycle of their commercial real estate pursuits.
For nearly a decade with World Business Chicago (WBC), Dan led corporate
relocation and expansion projects for domestic and globally based technology
firms – serving as Chicago’s principal public/private liaison for corporate
technology & entrepreneurial tech leadership. During his tenure, WBC was
repeatedly been recognized and awarded as one of the top international
organizations in its field.
Dan is a co-founder on the team that launched “1871” – a 50,000 square foot co-
working center for digital startups located in Chicago’s famed Merchandise Mart.
Dan was also on the founding team of MATTER, a similar 25,000 square foot co-
working venture that opened its doors in February 2015.
Dan is an active member and was the founding Executive Director of Mayor
Emanuel’s tech council, ChicagoNEXT, Co-Chaired by J.B. Pritzker. He sits on
the Governor’s Innovation Council and is a frequent public speaker on regional
tech, media and real estate dynamics.