Dale Strauss

Dale Strauss is the President and owner of Strauss Realty, Ltd., one of Chicago’s most successful real estate brokerage firms specializing in the sale, exchange, leasing and management of commercial investment properties though out the greater Chicago land area. Dale has been involved in all aspects of commercial brokerage for over 20 years and has represented private owners, institutions, lenders, attorneys and corporations. Dale has kept Strauss Realty and his vision moving forward to lead the commercial real estate industry in Chicago.

Dale received his Bachelors degree in Economics with a minor in marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dale is a Broker/Manager and is a member of the Multiple listing Service of Northern Illinois, National Association of Realtors and has been involved in many special interest area’s such as zoning, land use, development, aldermanic reviews, and architectural review committee’s as well as being a native Chicagoan who loves his home town.

Brian Ripp

Brian Ripp joined Strauss Realty, Ltd., in August, 2013. Starting with Camins Tomasz Kritt, he has been a commercial broker since 2004. He specializes in property sales and leasing as well buyer and tenant representation.

Brian is an industrial expert in the Chicago market, and has worked in virtually every city neighborhood. Among other transactions in 2013, Brian represented both buyer and seller in the sale of a 96,000 sf single-story building at 3700 N. Talman. This was the 3rd contiguous property that he has sold on Talman between Addison & Bradley Place, totaling more than $8.3 million for 180,000 sf of buildings on 6.4 acres.

Brian’s notable clients include:
The Chicago History Museum / Chicago HIstorical Society
Powell's Books
Half Acre Beer
Liturgy Training Publications, a division of the Chicago Archdiocese
Chicago Public Library
Warner Brothers Studios
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Koval Distillery
Finch’s Beer

Brian is a member of the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE)

Patrick Duffy

Patrick D. Duffy is Director of Sales for Strauss Realty, Ltd. At the core of our Commercial/ Investment sales and leasing, Patrick has been instrumental in the development of Strauss Realty’s presence on the North Side of Chicago. Over the past 16+ years Patrick has worked hard to develop business in Lake View, Uptown, Edgewater and Rogers Park representing private owners, corporations, lenders and Tenants.

Patrick attended Millikin University from where he received his Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Marketing.

After graduation in 1988 he started his professional career as a sale representative for a hotel management company in Schaumburg, IL. After two separate startup ventures Patrick began his real estate career in 1994 selling Apartment/Investment and Commercial “User” properties in and around Chicago. Well respected by his peers, Patrick is a proven sales leader because he acts in his client’s best interest.

Patrick currently sits on the Village of Wilmette’s Zoning Board of Appeals; is a member of the National Notary Association, National Association of Realtors, C.A.R., MLSNI; and is a volunteer coach for his children’s basketball and soccer teams.

Michael Boyer - Associate Broker

Daniel Finkel - Associate Broker

William Goldstein - Associate Broker

Nancy Todd - Associate Broker