Dan Spiegel leads the global operations of Coldwell Banker Commercial ®, one of the most recognized brands in the real estate industry. As senior vice president and managing director, Dan implements strategic initiatives that support a network of over 3,000 commercial real estate professionals spanning in 171 companies throughout North America and the world.
In 2023, Dan was awarded the SIOR designation by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®; this designation honors the world’s top commercial real estate industrial and office professionals. Dan previously served in executive leadership roles at two publicly traded U.S. real estate firms, Colliers International and Grubb & Ellis Company. An innovative leader, Dan is involved in commercial real estate tech and has mentored multiple start-up firms aiming to service the CRE industry. Passionate about people and adaptation to change, he frequently writes on the topic of the intersection of technology and real estate.
Dan is active in organizations such as the Urban Land Institute and volunteers as a docent guide for the Chicago Architecture Center, which benefits from his keen interest in the history and development of cities. He holds degrees in economics from the University of California and urban planning from the University of Illinois and is a licensed real estate managing broker in Illinois. Throughout his career, Dan has maintained a guiding business principle — to build strong connections with agents and clients and partner with them to reach new heights of success.