Ready for Launch: Kingbird Properties

Akrete successfully launched new real estate investment firm Kingbird Properties to the marketplace the 2017 Fall ULI meeting.  Read More

Began work with Skender

In the summer of 2017, Akrete built out its range of commercial real estate clients by beginning PR work with Skender, a vertically integrated design, construction, and building component manufacturing firm.

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Akrete Ranked as an O’Dwyer’s Top Financial PR Firm

Akrete is honored to announce that O’Dwyer’s PR ranked our firm #20 in a list of Top Financial PR and Investor Relations Firms nationally and #13 in Chicago PR Firms. O’Dwyer’s determines the listings by reviewing firms’ net fees and staff size.

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WSJ Podcast: Key Succession Planning Tips from Akrete Client Third Federal

Akrete client Third Federal Savings and Loan was featured on June 5, 2017 in The Wall Street Journal on the podcast Watching Your Wealth: Succession Tips for a Family Business.  


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WSJ‘s “Life” Section Features Akrete Client, JLL and their new HQ Cafe

Akrete client JLL was featured on June 2, 2017 in The Wall Street Journal in the article The Office Barista Will Now Take Your Order.  JLL’s high-end headquarters café was featured prominently in the “LIFE” section of the WSJ.


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Akrete Produces First 5-hour YouTube Livestream From a #PropTech Conference

Team Akrete fed our appetite for innovation and passion for commercial real estate technology this spring. As public relations consultants to JLL and content sponsor of the DisruptCRE conference series, we produced 5 hours of continuous live video programming from the floor of each DisruptCRE conference this spring. Read More

Akrete CIO Brian Greenberg Discusses IT For a Liquid Workforce on JLL Live @ DisruptCRE – Chicago

At the JLL Live broadcast during DisruptCRE Chicago, Akrete’s CIO Brian Greenberg discussed the unique IT needs of a liquid workforce. Read More

Akrete Client Golub & Company Highlighted as Creative Developers in The Wall Street Journal

Akrete client Golub & Company was featured on April 27, 2017 in The Wall Street Journal in the article Working From Home? Real-Estate Developers Are Here to Help

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Akrete Founder and CEO Margy Sweeney Discusses Our Liquid Workforce Business Model on JLL Live @ DisruptCRE – New York City


On the first installment of JLL Live @ DisruptCRE – New York City in March, Margy Sweeney talked about founding a company based on a liquid workforce model. Read More

Akrete Launches PR and Marketing Communications Program for Maverick Commercial Mortgage

Akrete is pleased to welcome Maverick Commercial Mortgage as a new client. Team Akrete will create compelling content, execute an email marketing strategy, and provide national public relations services to this entrepreneurial commercial mortgage firm.

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Akrete Celebrates 5 years in Business, $1 million in Annual Revenue

We’re proud to have celebrated 5+ years in business by passing an important milestone: our first $1 million year (in annual total revenue). Thanks to our clients and team members who made this accomplishment possible. Read More

Akrete Founder and CEO Margy Sweeney Joins SomerCor 504 Board of Directors

Our Founder and CEO Margy Sweeney joined the Board of Directors for SomerCor 504, a non-profit certified development corporation dedicated to providing and servicing SBA 504 loans to Illinois small businesses. Read More