Tim Harrington

Managing Principal
Illinois Licensed Real Estate Broker

201 W Springfield Ave.
11th Floor
Champaign, IL 61820

Cell: (217) 369-0226
Office: (217) 403-3302
Fax: (217) 352-5513

Professional Profile

Tim Harrington has spent his entire career pursuing a passion for exceptional commercial real estate service. Striving to enhance the client experience at CBCDR, Tim utilizes the collective expertise of his team of professionals to lead this effort. Tim’s role, which includes providing the tools and technology necessary to improve efficiency and information flow, is focused on creating a bright vision of the future for clients and associates. Building from a foundation of integrity, and from years of proven results, Tim has positioned CBCDR to continue with best in class delivery of client service and increased client value.

Professional Experience/Education

  • 35+ years of Commercial Real Estate Experience
  • Business Administration Degree, University of Arizona, 1981
  • Commercial Brokerage Business from 1981 to Present
  • Illinois Licensed Real Estate Broker, 1981
  • Illinois Real Estate License, 1979


  • Coldwell Banker Commercial Halter/Case Leadership Award (2016)
  • Midwest Real Estate News Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame Inductee (2016)
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial National Advisory Board (2000-2005, 2014-2021)
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial National Retail Group Member
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial: Platinum Circle of Distinction (2004, 2005, 2006)
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial: Gold Circle of Distinction (2007, 2017)
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial: Silver Circle of Distinction (2011, 2014, 2019)
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial: Bronze Circle of Distinction (2008, 2009, 2015, 2016)
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial: Mentor/Protégé Award of the Year (2006)
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial: Top Illinois Producer (2007)
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial: Top Five Producer for Northern Region (2007)
  • CCAR (Champaign County Association of Realtors)
  • Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, Board of Directors (2000-2005)
  • ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)
  • NAR (National Association of Realtors)
  • IAR (Illinois Association of Realtors)
  • Central Illinois Bank Board (2006-2008)
  • Commerce Bank Board of Advisers (2013-present)
  • Champaign Country Club Board of Directors (1997-1999)

Personal Profile

Tim is a native of Champaign-Urbana and over the years has fostered numerous contacts and resources beneficial to clients. He and his wife, Kris, reside in one of Devonshire’s residential subdivision developments, Devonshire South. Tim enjoys golf, travel, dining, home projects, entertainment events, and working out.


“Our joint venture with Tim Harrington and his team to create the Sterling Commons project in Peoria exceeded our expectations. With his guidance in the development, management, and leasing the center and is now a valuable asset in our portfolio compared to the vacant unproductive property prior to our partnership.”

-Robert Balzebre

“Tim Harrington and his team recently assisted me with the sale of several apartment projects in Champaign-Urbana.  He was well prepared, kept me informed and worked diligently to get both projects closed in a timely manner.”
-Dan Hamelberg