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Top Broker Honorees: Savills’ Joe Learner and Robert Sevim

Savills’ Joe Learner and Robert Sevim have worked together for more than 15 years and bring over 45 years of combined commercial real estate experience to each client engagement. They’ve earned industry respect for their multimarket expertise, their principled honesty, their tenacious advocacy and their reputation for solving the complex real estate challenges of organizations spanning many geographies and property types.

Learner and Sevim completed 89 deals in 2019, totaling approximately 1.6 million square feet and nearly $426 million in value. Among the most notable was a relocation by the Chicago Federal Home Loan Bank to the Old Post Office redevelopment from its longtime home of Aon Center. Along with expanding to 125,000 square feet, FHLB will benefit from larger floorplates in its new home.

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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).