Northbrook, IL – January 14, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Kathie Tratebas has joined Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT as a commercial associate. She will reside in the Porter County office at 2110 N. Calumet Avenue in Valparaiso, IN.

As a native of Porter County, Kathie is well versed on the local market and knows firsthand the needs of owners and tenants in the area. In her new role she brings over 11 years of licensed real estate sales and marketing experience. Starting her career in residential development, she earned Rookie of the Year within her first year and quickly moved into commercial development assisting big box retailers, national companies; and local and state economic departments in leasing and asset management. Kathie’s background lends itself well to the buying and selling of real estate having built her career and client base through her ability to develop and maintain relationships.

“Kathie is energetic and proactive to the needs of her clients, which contributes to her success,” explains Jordan Schnoll, Director of Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT. “Because of her diverse background in all aspect of the commercial real estate industry, she is able to understand our business and help her clients make informed decisions.”

Kathie will represent owners and tenants in all aspects of real estate, focusing on Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties. She can be reached at (219) 405-4484 or .

About Coldwell Banker Commercial

Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT is one of the leading franchisors of commercial real estate services through the Coldwell Banker Commercial® brand. Coldwell Banker Commercial is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Through its independently owned and operated offices, the Coldwell Banker Commercial network is a premier provider of real estate services and is a leader in the commercial real estate industry. The Coldwell Banker Commercial network of brokers serves the needs of owners and occupiers in the leasing, acquisition, disposition, structured finance and management of all property types. The Coldwell Banker® network of commercial brokers can be found in 41 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, the world’s largest real estate franchisor. For additional information on the Coldwell Banker Commercial organization, visit the brand? ??s Web site at, or contact us at (847) 313-4600.

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