LCEA’s Investor Paine Wetzel Merges with Darwin Realty


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DarwinPW Realty is the new name of the company

(Elmhurst, Illinois) – Darwin Realty/CORFAC International today announces that beginning July 1, the Chicago-based PW Commercial Real Estate/TCN Worldwide team will join their firm. Following the merger, Darwin Realty/CORFAC International will change its name to DarwinPW Realty. PW Commercial Real Estate’s eight brokers and two staff members will move to the Elmhurst headquarters, and the DarwinPW Realty team expands to 20+ brokers. In 1975, the two firms each started as offshoots of Pain & Sutherlin and are now reuniting to expand market reach and provide shared expertise.   

“Business has continued to grow throughout the pandemic as companies increasingly need manufacturing, warehouse space and more functional office space.  Food, trucking, and precision manufacturers have been DarwinPW’s most active segments, and we’ve remained committed to keeping DarwinPW at the forefront of market trends and client services,” says DarwinPW Realty President Rick Daly. “With these new additions, we give our customers more experts to help with their real estate needs.”

From PW Commercial Real Estate, Gerald (Jerry) Sullivan and Edward (Ed) Wabick, SIOR are joining as principals. Brokers joining the DarwinPW team are: Terry Lynch, SIOR, Vice President; Jeff Blake, SIOR, Vice President; Marc Hale, Associate; Sean Sloan, J.D., Associate; Laura Perlman, Associate; and Ali Nix, Associate. Staff includes Kathy Sullivan and Julie Foley.

“We’re eager to join the DarwinPW office and know that our client base and deal types complement one another well,” in a joint statement from Ed Wabick and Gerald Sullivan (Jerry) “We look forward to opportunities together and continuing to provide top notch commercial real estate services to the Chicagoland business community.”

About DarwinPW Realty

DarwinPW Realty is a privately held real estate brokerage, property management, investment, and development firm based in suburban Chicago. Since 1975, DarwinPW has specialized in Chicago’s dynamic industrial and commercial real estate market. Food, trucking and precision manufacturing have been DarwinPW’s most active segments. DarwinPW integrates comprehensive services providing clients with the finest real estate negotiating skills. The corporation’s professionals provide real estate services to all of the large institutional owners of industrial properties in the Midwest, as well as servicing family partnerships owning commercial property.