William Argall, Managing Broker
With a primary focus on the tenant side, Bill represents his clients in both national managing and local broker capacities. He "likes to keep GreatStreet at the epicenter of the information flow, knowing which reatilers are coming into a given market,what they need, and in turn knowing where and when the needed space will be available." He specializes in multi-market strategies and tactical site selection.
Bill is one of the founding partners of GreatStreet Realty Partners. Prior to forming GreatStreet Realty Partners, Bill was Vice President for Interstate Commercial Real Estate for 6 years, and Vice President of CB Commercial Real Estate Group for 9. Bill is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and holds real estate licenses in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
Email or Call 847-472-5005
Don Lyon is one of the founding partners of GreatStreet Realty Partners, LLC. Prior to forming GreatStreet Realty Partners, Don was one of the founding partners for InterState Commercial. Don was Vice President for Koll/Bradford Joint Venture. Don was a partner in Bradford’s Retail Tenant Services Program, assisting retailers in their site selection and store development process in Chicago and the Midwest.
From December 1986 through July 1993, Don was a Vice President for CB Commercial Real Estate, specializing in the leasing of shopping centers, and the representation of retail tenants. While at CB Commercial, Don served on the CB Retail Tenant Services Advisory Board in 1992 and 1993; was a CB Commercial National Retail Focus Group member from 1991 to 1993; was among the Top Five Retail Brokers, Chicago Region, from 1988 to 1992; and was the CB Commercial Rookie of the Year, Retail Properties, Nationwide in 1988.
Don holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker, he is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Email or Call 847-472-5006
While he focuses primarily on tenant rep, Matt has a well-rounded background in all facets of commercial real estate. He is dedicated to addressing the multi-faceted needs of his clients. If that means brokering the purchase of numerous acres of land, meeting with local council members, contacting real estate owners, accommodating outlot listings, facilitating the disposition of excess property, or …., he knows what’s involved and has the patience, negotiation skills, people skills, connections, and experience to follow through. “In the end, I find great satisfaction in contributing to the process of a successful store for my clients; there’s nothing better.”
Integrity is what drives Matt. "Reputation is everything," he maintains. Clients see the resulting commitment in his flexibility, accessibility, availability, as well as his knowledge of markets and the industry. Matt asserts, "In the future the specialized demands of brokerage will only increase. You don’t just put up a sign anymore. I am devoted to responding to and handling things quickly and efficiently while the market intensifies and evolves, and to remaining steady in the process."
Matt is a founding member of GreatStreet. Matt has a BA degree from St. Mary’s University – Minnesota, and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and holds real estate broker licenses in Illinois, Indiana and Minnesota.
Email or Call 847-472-5000
Jon is a founding member of GreatStreet Realty Partners, LLC. He has been involved in the commercial real estate business since 1988.
Prior to establishing GreatStreet Realty Partners, Jon was a principal with Matthew J. Moran & Associates, Inc. While there he specialized in tenant representation. In addition to tenant representation, Jon has successfully leased over 4.5 million square feet of shopping center space for developers.
Jon received his B.S. Degree in Communications from Columbia College in Chicago. Jon is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker.
Email or Call 847-472-5011
Tim has been with GreatStreet Realty Partners since 2004. He specializes in tenant representation and shopping center leasing. Tim has represented many national retailers in the Chicago DMA, as well as the entire Midwest.
In addition to tenant representation, Tim also specializes in product leasing. From strip centers, power centers, and redevelopments, Tim has successfully leased over 1 million square feet of retail property in Chicago.
Tim received his degree in Communications from Colorado State University and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
Email or Call 847-472-5012
Steve Pilafas is originally from Mount Prospect, Illinois and graduated from Northern Illinois University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Communications. Prior to joining GreatStreet Realty Partners, LLC in 2011, his experience was account management in the IT Staffing Industry.
Steve's book of business is a mix of Tenant and Landlord Representation. Current clients include Goodwill, Office Depot/Max, F21 Red, Five Below, Heartland Dental, Metro PCS Corporate, Pep Boys, EZ Corp, and The Barre Code. He is also the listing broker for several opportunities in greater Chicagoland, suburbs and Northwest Indiana.
Steve is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois and Indiana, as well as a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Email or Call 847-472-5008
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