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Zach J. Pruitt

Zach Pruitt


MAIN: 312-267-1100
DIRECT: 312-436-2976
MOBILE: 847-287-7799

Zach Pruitt joined NelsonHill in 2014 bringing 7 years of commercial real estate experience with him. Prior to joining NelsonHill, Zach was a member of DTZ’s Transaction Advisory Team, focusing on the needs of tenants and corporate space users by aligning their real estate needs with optimal results. By providing excellence in service to his clients while upholding integrity as his highest priorities, Zach has established himself as a well-respected member within the brokerage community.

As a member of NelsonHIll’s team, Zach will focus on Urban Redevelopment and Adaptive Reuse in Chicago and the surrounding areas. He will continue to assist clients by using his in depth understanding of the market in order to develop comprehensive strategies for creating maximum value for owners seeking to sell their real estate, while identifying unique opportunities for owner-users, investors and developers seeking to acquire real estate.

Zach has a broad range of transaction-type experience including asset dispositions and acquisitions, lease renewals, restructures and relocations, sale-leasebacks and build-to-suits. Additionally, he has a thorough understanding of strategic planning and implementation for single location users as well as multi-location/portfolio clients, complex lease and contract negotiations, marketing and financial modeling. His clients range from Fortune 500 Companies to local Startups, and he has completed transactions in Chicago as well as more than 50 markets across the U.S. and internationally.

Zach holds a B.A. in Law and Sociology from Purdue University and is currently enrolled within the CCIM curriculum. Outside of his career, Zach is active in triathlons and endurance athletics, and a member of multiple real estate and community oriented organizations.

Professional Experience

Brokerage: Commercial Office – Creative Reuse

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

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, Raymond James, USG, Cogent Communications, Nalco, Ecolab, Zurich NA, GSA, 4240 Arch, Invenergy, Pulte Homes, ABMS, PianoForte


B.A. Law and Society, Purdue University

Illinois Managing Broker License


Candidate Member of CCIM

Member of CoreNet Emerging Leaders

Member of Young Real Estate Professionals (YREP)