Ellen Trager

Ellen Trager

Vice President Leasing Services


    Ellen Trager is vice president of Leasing Services at MB Real Estate and has more than 15 years of experience in the Chicago office market. After joining MBRE in 1999, she completed 120 lease transactions that totaled over 1 million square feet at One North LaSalle, One North Dearborn and 360 North Michigan during complete renovations of all three properties. Following the successful repositioning of these assets, Ellen headed the marketing efforts at 200 West Jackson, where she worked closely on a common area renovation and rebranding campaign.

    Ellen’s recent work includes overseeing leasing campaigns at 333 North Michigan and One North LaSalle, which resulted in 43 transactions totaling over 165,000 RSF in 18 months.

    Prior to joining MBRE, Ellen was with Heitman Properties in Chicago for three years, where she worked as a leasing representative on three prominent office buildings that totaled over 1.5 million square feet in Chicago’s Central Business District.

    Ellen is a past president of the Commercial Real Estate Organization (CREO) and a licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois.


    • Bachelor of Arts - Communications, University of Colorado at Boulder

    • Licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois