Gordon Brothers Group Hires John Dattilo as Director, Real Estate, Commercial & Industrial Division

Press Release

Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory, restructuring and investment firm specializing in the industrial, consumer products and retail sectors, announced the appointment of John Dattilo as Director, Real Estate of the Commercial & Industrial Division. Mr. Dattilo will oversee the analysis, acquisition and sale of industrial real estate assets and will be based in Chicago.  With over 25 years of real estate experience, Mr. Dattilo brings with him an expansive network of professional contacts across multiple sectors.

“I am thrilled to welcome John to our team and am confident that his expertise and skill will help expand our already active industrial real estate capabilities,” said Bob Maroney, President of the Commercial & Industrial Division. “John will enhance our ability to rapidly deploy capital to help lenders, sponsors and operators dispose, restructure and turnaround plants and facilities as part of multi-asset and complex transactions. We look forward to his contributions to our continued growth in this area.”

“I am very excited to join the team. For many years, I have witnessed Gordon Brothers complete some of the most innovative industrial real estate dispositions and turnarounds and I look forward to building on that track record,” stated John Dattilo, Director, Real Estate, Commercial & Industrial Division.

John Dattilo will closely coordinate with Gordon Brothers Group’s primarily retail-focused real estate division, DJM Real Estate, to bring clients integrated solutions throughout the supply chain. Across that spectrum, Gordon Brothers Group’s recent real estate projects include Rite Aid, JC Penney, Radio Shack, Flowers Foods, Unilever and Sunny D.

Prior to joining Gordon Brothers Group, Mr. Dattilo directed Corporate Real Estate for the Kraft Heinz Company and also previously held account management and brokerage positions for Cushman & Wakefield and Arthur J Rogers & Company.  Mr. Dattilo earned his BS of business administration from Roosevelt University and holds a Certified Commercial Investment Membership, Masters of Corporate Real Estate and has been a licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois for over 25 years.