Kelsey Scheive

Kelsey Scheive

Vice President Leasing Services


    Kelsey Scheive joined MB Real Real Estate in 2012 and is vice president of the firm’s Leasing Services division. Kelsey delivers strategic planning to multi-tenant office building owners, representing 1.7 million square feet in downtown Chicago and achieving a 90% occupancy rate. She has significantly increased value for a number of distinguished clients, including HNA Property Holdings, Madison Capital, MetLife, Callahan Capital Properties, Ivanhoé Cambridge and Wirtz Realty Corporation. Kelsey has experience with every asset class, from prominent properties such as 181 W. Madison and 10 & 120 S. Riverside Plaza to loft properties in Fulton Market and River North. She has extensive redevelopment experience, most notably the $50 million repositioning of 333 North Michigan Avenue and four-building portfolio in Fulton Market including a new development at 328 N. Carpenter. Kelsey has brokered over 1.2 million square feet including QRM (107,000 SF), Vital Proteins (38,000 SF), MediaOcean (35,000 SF) and QBE Insurance Group (26,000 SF).

    Prior to joining MBRE, Kelsey was a residential real estate broker for Exit Strategy Realty and Jameson Real Estate, in Chicago. During her tenure, she was a member of a top sales team that closed more than $60 million in transactions within a one-year period. Kelsey also has extensive experience in publishing and advertising, public relations, and marketing, having worked at both Haute Living Magazine and Niche Media before beginning her career in real estate.

    Kelsey is active in the philanthropic community and recently served as executive vice president of the Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, which she has been a member of for more than four years. The board has committed over $2,000,000 to enhance treatment for patients and their families through a host of patient care initiatives.


    • University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago, Illinois)
    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Miami (Coral Gables, Florida)

    • Licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Illinois

    • Young Office Brokers Association (YOBA)
    • Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital (ABNMH)

    • Beacon Capital Partners
    • Callahan Capital Properties
    • CBRE Global Investors
    • Farbman Group
    • Ivanhoé Cambridge
    • MetLife
    • United Investors
    • Wirtz Realty Corporation
    • Madison Capital
    • United Investors
    • Shopoff Realty Investments

    • 10 & 120 South Riverside
    • 1 North LaSalle
    • 121 West Wacker
    • 181 West Madison
    • 333 North Michigan
    • 550 West Washington
    • 910 West Van Buren
    • 200 West Monroe
    • 939 West Fulton Market