Nancy A Pacher   Nancy A. Pacher
President and Chief Operating Officer

Nancy Pacher, a Principal of U.S. Equities Realty, has been the firm’s President and Chief Operating Officer since 1993 and Director of the Real Estate Consulting and Brokerage Services Group since joining the firm in 1984. An attorney, Pacher has gained national recognition for her representation of major office space users.

Pacher has acted as chief negotiator in major lease and lease/equity transactions totaling tens of millions of square feet for office space users throughout the United States. Included as major clients are: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; The Boston Consulting Group; Erikson Institute; Hinshaw & Culbertson; IBM Corporation; Illinois Housing Development Authority; Marsh & McLennan Companies; Polk Bros. Foundation; Shefsky & Froelich; Ventas; Winston & Strawn; and The YMCA of the USA.

She has twice received the coveted “Broker of the Year” award presented by Crain’s Chicago Business and has been a finalist four other times. Additional professional accomplishments include: Commercial Property News “Top Brokers,” Crain’s “100 Most Influential Women in Chicago,” Crain’s Chicago Business “Who’s Who in Chicago Business” since 2005, and Today’s Chicago Woman 20th Anniversary Hall of Fame.

Before joining U.S. Equities, Pacher served for four years as a Senior Vice President and Principal of Howard Ecker & Co, a commercial real estate company. She began her real estate career in 1975 as the first woman attorney at the Chicago law firm of Katten, Muchin, Gitles, Zavis, Pearl & Galler (now Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP).

Pacher graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University and received her Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University.


Board Positions
 Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago  Board of Directors Board Member, 2009 - present
 Northwestern University School of Law Board, 2009 - present
 Illinois Real Estate Journal Editorial Advisory Board, 2000 - present
 Communities in Schools Chicago Board Member, 2009 - 2010
 Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago Board of Directors, 2003 - 2004
Building Project Committee, 2004
 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Auxiliary Board, 2002 - 2003
 Leadership Greater Chicago Board of Directors, 1996 - 2001
Selection Committee, Co-Chair, 2001
 Francis W. Parker School Board of Directors, 1991 - 1997
 City of Chicago Plan Commission Commissioner, 1994 - 2012
 The Chicago Network Member since 1994
Board of Directors, 2003 - 2009; Chair, 2005 - 2006;
Vice Chair/Chair Elect, 2004 - 2005
Membership Committee Chair, 2003 - 2004;
Membership Committee Member, 2000 - present
Professional Services Subcommittee Chair, 2001 - 2003
 American Bar Association Member since 1975
 Chicago Bar Association Member since 1975
 The Economic Club of Chicago Member since 1981