President and CEO
Brad Toothaker, CPM, SIOR is President and CEO for Bradley Company, who employs nearly 250 professionals that manage 2,500 multi-housing units, over 7 million square feet of office, medical office, industrial, and retail space. Bradley Company includes approximately 40 full-time commercial brokers serving as brokerage and advisory professionals for over 1,000 commercial properties and corporate users, making them the largest commercial real estate solutions provider in Northern Indiana and Western Michigan.
He also serves as a Managing Partner for the Great Lakes Capital family of companies, which has invested in excess of $250 million in assets and developed nearly 2 million square feet across almost all commercial property types.
Brad is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), as well as a member of the esteemed Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS (SIOR). In 2010, he was named REALTOR of the Year in the State of Indiana, and was inducted into the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame in 2011.
Beginning his career with Bradley Company (formerly Real Estate Management Corp.) in 1996, Brad was named President and CEO in 2003. In 2005, he was a founding member of Great Lakes Capital, now serving as a Managing Partner. Throughout this time, he has gained an insightful and broad-based view of industry dynamics. This allows him to provide his clients with valuable awareness of market trends and new opportunities in commercial real estate.
Toothaker is a Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce as well as a member of their Executive Committee. In addition to being on the Board of Directors of Lake City Bank, Brad has been involved in a number of civic and charitable organizations, including Oaklawn Foundation Board of Directors, The State of Indiana Historic Preservation Board, United Way, Downtown South Bend, Inc., South Bend Symphony, and the Broadway Theater League.