Our Firm


May Real Estate LLC

May Real Estate is one of the most active shopping center investment transaction advisors in the United States. This is our sole focus. We take our, and your, business very seriously. We deliver the highest level of service - responding to a client’s needs quickly and with concentrated resources. May Real Estate conducts the most thorough and exhaustive marketing process in the industry.


Our Advantage
  • Each project receives direct continuous involvement from the principals of the firm.
  • A body of shopping center and investor knowledge unmatched in the industry.
  • A persistence and attention to detail to gather all necessary information.
  • The ability to produce detailed and accurate offering memoranda that can be relied upon by the investment community.
  • An efficient delivery of information to clients and prospective purchasers.
  • The ability to effectively and efficiently conduct a competitive offering process – thus yielding a maximum number of offering proposals from qualified investors.
  • Management of the contract negotiation and due diligence processes – thus ensuring an orderly and timely closing of transactions.

Mission Statement

May Real Estate shall provide the highest level of disposition, acquisition and capital transaction advisory services to the shopping center community. This service shall be conducted with the paramount concern for the fiduciary role we enjoy with our clients. The firm shall maintain the highest level of standards with regard to ethics, honesty and avoidance of conflicts.


State Licensing

May Real Estate LLC is an Illinois limited liability company. We are properly licensed as real estate brokers in the following states:
  • Colorado – dba John J. May (Independent Broker)
  • Florida - dba John J. May (Broker Sole Proprietor)
  • Illinois
  • Indiana – dba John J. May (Managing Broker Eligible)
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska – dba May Real Estate NE LLC
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania – dba John J. May (Broker Sole Proprietor)
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota - dba John J. May (Broker)
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin – dba May Real Estate WI LLC