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Frank H. Melchert

Frank Melchert

Senior Vice President

MAIN: 312-267-1100
DIRECT: 312-241-1424
MOBILE: 312-208-1561

Frank Melchert joined NelsonHill in early 2012 bringing over 7 years of industrial brokerage experience to the firm. Prior to NelsonHill, Frank worked at Grubb & Ellis as part of their Chicago Industrial Brokerage team. As a respected member of the industrial brokerage community, Frank has established strong relationships with businesses and city representatives in Chicago. Understanding the complex needs of his client’s operations and real estate, has enabled Frank to produce results, increasing company efficiencies and profitability.

Mr. Melchert has worked with Fortune 500 Companies, completing numerous industrial transactions, ranging from portfolio sales, site selection, property brokerage and real estate consulting.

As a member of the NelsonHill team, Frank exemplifies the company mission statement, striving to create maximum value for his clients in real estate. He works with tenants and landlords helping them optimize their operations by integrating real estate as a means to increase their profitability.

Clients looking to take advantage of municipal incentives depend on Mr . Melchert’s network and expertise in order to reduce their costs in a competitive marketplace. These incentive programs include SBA Loans, SBIF, Illinois EDGE, and Tax Increment Financing (TIF).

Professional Experience

Brokerage: Industrial – Commercial

  • Tenant Representation
  • Agency Services
  • Lease Negotiations
  • Acquisition/Development
  • Site Selection
Corporate References

Chicago Meat Authority, H. J Heinz, DC TriCore, Best Croutons & Best Diamond Plastics, ARES Capital, CGI Manufacturing, Box Form, Orr & Orr Transportation and Recycle Tech Solutions


University of Western Illinois University, Malcomb, Illinois, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies with a minor in Marketing


Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE)