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About Sue

Experienced commercial real estate guidance

For more than three decades, Sue Matejcak has represented institutional investors and corporate real estate clients on the acquisition, disposition and development of commercial properties. Her work covers a wide range of properties, including office, industrial, retail, senior housing, medical office and mixed-use assets. Sue has significant experience:

  • Drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements and related documents in connection with the transfer of real estate, including access agreements, option agreements, easement agreements, restrictive covenant agreements and shared use agreements.
  • Advising clients in connection with real estate aspects of alternative energy projects, including solar, wind and hydroelectric projects.
  • Drafting and negotiating leases on behalf of both landlords and tenants.
  • Negotiating state and local governmental incentive agreements related to the location of new facilities for corporate real estate clients.

Sue is the Chicago chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group.


  • Sale of a 523-unit, four building portfolio of senior housing facilities in Florida on behalf of a joint venture between a major institutional investor and a senior living operator.
  • Sale of a 120,000-square-foot life sciences research facility in Chicago on behalf of a nonprofit medical center.
  • Sale of a 611,232-square-foot regional shopping center outside of Dallas on behalf of a major institutional investor.
  • Negotiation of governmental incentives for construction of a proposed 230,000-square-foot manufacturing facility on behalf of a food industry client.

Professional Recognitions

  • Bisnow Power Women Chicago honoree (2022)
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, fellow (2021)

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Habitat for Humanity Chicago, board of directors (2024-2026)
  • Commercial Real Estate Executive Women of Chicago, advisory board member (2022-2024), board of directors (2012-2021), president (2020)
  • Illinois Bar Association, member
  • Chicago Bar Association, member
  • Off the Street Club through Time To Read program, reading tutor (2013-2015)
  • Working in the Schools, reading tutor (2018-2013)

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