Mr. Joffe is both a principal and the managing broker of Baum Realty Group. Since joining the firm in 1993, he provides clients with an unmatched knowledge of the Chicago area retail leasing business having successfully negotiated and managed transactions for more than 50 clients including Blaze Pizza, Del Frisco’s Grille, Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, Morton’s Restaurant Group, Boston Market, McDonald’s, Advance Auto Parts, True Value, Jimmy John’s, Kay Jewelers, Fitness 19, US Bank, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, The Little Gym, Taco Fresco, OfficeMax and Tide Dry Cleaners. Allen has been recognized for his achievements on numerous occasions by the Chicago Association of Realtors including Broker of the Year for Tenant Representation in 2006, 2007 & 2008.
Baum Realty Group has established an impressive array of long-term clients who value its ability to complete transactions quickly and maximize profitability. The firm represents more than two dozen high profile national accounts exclusively in the Chicago market, including managing the market rollouts for Starbucks, Chipotle, FedEx Kinko’s, Jared’s, Panera Bread, and Washington Mutual. Continued investment in state-of-the-art technology allows the firm to provide its clients with the most up-to-date mapping and demographic data available. Additionally, the firm’s brokers maintain excellent relationships with property owners, which enable them to learn of many new opportunities before becoming available to the rest of the market.