Jim McShane

McShane Development Co


Job Functions: Executive, Design & Construction, Investment Management


Jim is the Founder & Chairman of Conor Commercial Real Estate and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Jim founded The McShane Companies in 1984 and has used his leadership, creativity and vast knowledge of commercial real estate and construction to propel the companies into success on a national basis. The McShane Companies have grown from a single-office operation in suburban Chicago into a national, multi-office organization with Conor locations in Phoenix, Arizona; Irvine, California and Dallas, Texas.


The growth and success of Conor and the other McShane Companies is anchored upon Jim’s dedication to the core commercial markets of industrial and office while evolving into growing sectors such as multi-family and healthcare. Today, the firm continues to enjoy a solid base of market diversity, geographical expansion and numerous successes on behalf of highly-respected clients.


Jim is a Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota.