Adam Secher has been a partner with Baum since 2001. Representing both landlords and tenants, Adam has fostered long term relationships with retailers and restaurateurs throughout Chicago’s most desirable retail corridors.
As a founding member of Baum’s Luxury Division, Adam spends time with landlords and tenants specializing in the fashion and lifestyle categories. He is responsible for the recently completed flagship Gold Coast stores for Marc Jacobs, Saint Laurent, Anthropologie’s new BHLDN Concept, Brioni, Madewell, Perchance, Starbucks, Le Pain Quotidien, Vans and Warby Parker.
As one of Baum Realty’s restaurant specialists, Adam’s clients include Starbucks, Chipotle, Union Sushi, Roka Akor, Tortoise Club, Fish Bar, DMK Burger Bar and a variety of local independent restaurants. He also represents numerous landlords including the Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Repak Development and Golub & Company. Adam possesses an intimate knowledge and understanding of Chicago’s retail communities including the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Bucktown and Wicker Park.
Adam is past vice-chairman of the Chicago Association of Realtors’ Commercial Forum committee and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers where he sits on the committee for the Illinois ICSC State Committee. Previously, he served as co-chairman of the Chicago’s Next Generation committee.
Adam earned his Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin in 1993.