Donahue Commercial Real Estate

Providing Real Estate Services in Chicago for over 30 years

Bill Donahue

Managing Broker

During his 30 year career in real estate Bill has been responsible for a broad range of assignments to include business brokerage, commercial office leasing and sales, disposition of land, assemblage, mixed use property, consulting, institutional portfolios, and hotel sales. Prior to forming Donahue Commercial, Bill was Director of Sudler Commercial Real Estate. During the 1990s as a Leasing and Sales Broker with Coldwell Banker Commercial in Chicago, he earned numerous sales awards. He is currently active in brokerage of land,  investment, office and hotel properties in the Chicago, U.S. and Global markets.

Professional Organizations:

Choose Chicago Hotel and Tourism bureau, PartnerPower Brokers Commercial ForumCommercial Forum Chicago Association of RealtorsNational Association of Realtors, Commercial Member

Community Activities:

Richard Clark Park Advisory Council of the Chicago Park District, PresidentFriends of the Parks & Friends of the Chicago River


BA Northern Illinois University


(773) 972-3977

 william Gibbons

Real Estate Broker

Bill has engaged in real estate since 1980. A licensed broker, certified 56 appraiser, and consultant, Bill made a commitment to the business, to provide his clients with the experience and resources necessary to complete transactions in a professional and timely manner. His background includes expert witness testimony in Circuit and Federal Courts, Chicago and Suburban Zoning Boards of Appeals.  


National Association of RealtorsIllinois Association of RealtorsChicago Association of RealtorsNorthern Illinois MLS (NIMLS)

Personal Affiliations:

Kiwanis International (Illinois/Iowa District) Norwood/Edison ClubPast Lieutenant Governor, Past PresidentLeaning Tower Park YMCA, Club Activity MemberVictory Choral Club, Bass


(773) 286-5480

 Norm Zable

Real Estate Broker

Norman Zable has a long and varied career as a commercial real estate broker. Since starting out in Sarasota Florida in 1974, he transitioned from residential real estate to commercial, multifamily and industrial classes as has not looked back.

Norm has operated as the Leasing Director of an “Executive Suite” office center in Chicago and has experience in heading up auctions for one of the largest real estate companies in the country, based in Oak Brook, IL. As a commercial real estate broker, Norm went on to put together major commercial transactions of 34.5 M in 2005 alone, earning him the “Silver Award” from the Commercial Forum.

Norm has excelled in providing service to his clients, as a listing broker but often as a buyers broker, able to find the right fit associated with putting the pieces of the puzzle together in complex environments and transactions. Let Norm show you how he is able to pursue the single minded goal of acquisitions and dispositions of a variety of commercial asset classes for you. Norm has the knowledge, experience and business acumen to skillfully advise you and put deals together in multi family apartments, development land, hotels and other commercial or industrial asset classes.


(312) 543- 9634

David Rodriguez

Real Estate Broker

Although David is new to the real estate business, he has over 30 years of experience with every aspect of the real estate purchase and sale. Now he will use his knowledge and experience to find his clients great properties and represent buyers and sellers to the best of his abilities. David brings his experience as a lawyer to his real estate practice. He knows single family homes, neighborhood values and has the analytical tools to assist clients to make great decisions on investment properties from multi family, retail or developer sales.

 David earned his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law, and is an accredited member of the Illinois Bar Association. He received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida, and is a long time resident of Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. Please contact him with any questions you may have about selling or acquiring property or if you have a question about real estate or investments.


(312) 636- 2006

Donahue Commercial Real Estate