NAI Hiffman
One Oakbrook Terrace
Suite 400

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois United States 60181
t+1 630 693 0669 f+1 630 932 7258
Senior Associate

Specialties:  Industrial

Scope of Service Experience

Brett Tomfohrde is a senior associate with the Industrial Services group of NAI Hiffman. Brett provides acquisition, disposition, and leasing solutions for private companies, owners, real estate investment trusts, and developers of industrial real estate throughout the greater Chicagoland markets. Brett represents properties and tenants in the I-55, I-88, Central DuPage, Southwest Cook, and Fox Valley corridors. 

Brett began his real estate brokerage career in 2013 with NAI Hiffman. In 2015 and 2016, Brett was the recipient of NAI Hiffman’s “Young Gun” award which acknowledges the top producer in the firm with 5 years or less experience. In 2017, Brett was the recipient of AIRE’s Frank Mahoney Award which recognizes outstanding leadership, community service, and real estate brokerage success among young industrial real estate professionals with less than five years of experience.

Prior to joining NAI Hiffman, Brett attended Miami University in Ohio and was a 4-year letterman on the Men’s Varsity Golf team.  


Miami University BA, Psychology

Professional Associations & Designations

Real Estate Broker, Illinois

NAIOP Developing Leader Board Member 2014 - 2017

NAIOP Developing   Leader Board President 2018

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Candidate

Young Industrial Brokers (YIB) 2013 - Present

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Member 2013 - Present

Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE) Member 2016 - Present

Industry Awards:

NAI Hiffman Emerging Leader Award - 2015, 2016

AIRE Frank Mahoney Award of Excellence Finalist - 2016

AIRE Frank Mahoney Award of Excellence - 2017

Transaction History

DCT Industrial (Owner) 854,809 SF (5 transactions)

Liberty Property Trust (Owner) 429,756 SF (1 transaction)

Bentall Kennedy 390,058 SF (2 transactions)

Midwest Industrial Funds (Owner) 279,655 SF (1 transaction)

Stockbridge (Owner) 271,680 SF (2 transactions)

STAG Industrial (Buyer) 224,921 SF (1 transaction)

Growth Logistics Properties (Owner) 216,594 SF (3 transactions)

Ferguson (Tenant) 210,000 SF (1 transaction)

High Street (Owner) 196,405 SF (3 transactions)

TIAA (Owner) 154,919 SF (5 transactions)

Duke Realty (Owner) 126,450 SF (1 transaction)

Cascades Enviropac (Tenant) 122,394 SF (2 transactions)

Prologis (Owner) 106,580 SF (3 transactions)

DIK Drug (Seller) 101,282 SF (1 transaction)

Brennan Investment Group 99,684 SF (1 transaction)

Oak Realty Group (Owner) 80,445 SF (1 transaction)

VARVIT USA (Tenant) 55,161 SF (1 transaction)

K5 Construction (Seller) 34.86 Acres (2 transactions)

Bridge Development Partners 32 Acres (1 transaction)