Marcus & Millichap

Daniel J. Burkons


Dan Burkons holds the title of Vice President of Investments with Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services and serves as a Senior Director within its National Multi-Housing Group. He is also a member of the National Self-Storage Group. One of the three founding agents of the firm's Cleveland office in 2003, he has been a consistent leader in multifamily investment sales in the Midwestern United States brokerage community for the past 10 years. During his career, Mr. Burkons has closed transactions totaling in excess of $660,000,000. He is unique among members of his firm for having excelled in not only multifamily, but also self-storage and distressed assets.

With a focus on Cleveland, Columbus, and Pittsburgh MSAs, he proudly counts several of the largest apartment owners in Ohio and Pennsylvania among his clients, many of whom he is honored to have represented on multiple occasions over the years.

In addition to his work in Ohio and Pennsylvania, Mr. Burkons has successfully represented owners in complex transactions throughout the Midwest, as well as in Texas and South Carolina. Having led teams of agents on multi-state marketing campaigns for portfolios of as many as 25 properties at a time, he has proven adept at designing the most efficient and effective tailor-made strategies to maximize value for his Sellers. In his work as a Buyer's representative, Mr. Burkons has orchestrated a client's purchase of six retail properties across three states within the strict guidelines of a single 1031 exchange.
Dan currently heads the top producing team in the state of Ohio and has mentored and trained more than 10 CRE investment professionals from the firm's Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia offices. Outside his countless hours spent in the brokerage business, he is active in several professional and community organizations- as a Board Member of the Hebrew Free Loan Association, the Bonei Atid section of Jewish Community Housing, and the Parkinson’s Pals organization. Mr. Burkons is regularly quoted in publications such as The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Crain's Cleveland Business, Real Estate Alert, and National Real Estate Investor.        

Daniel J. Burkons

Daniel J. Burkons

First Vice President Investments
Tel: (216) 264-2018
Fax: (440) 815-2178

License:  OH  SAL.2002021829

National Multi Housing Council

Director - Special Asset Services Group
Senior Director - National Multi Housing Group
Member - National Self Storage Group

Promoted to Associate in August, 2004
Promoted to Senior Associate in May, 2006
Promoted to Associate Vice President Investments in October, 2008
Promoted to Vice President Investments in July, 2009
Promoted to First Vice President Investments in January, 2015
As of Second Quarter 2016 the Barron, Burkons, Wintermute Group has closed over $1.3 Billion in Total Sales comprised of 33,714 sold units.

University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts
University of Copenhagen
The CCIM Institute, 2013

Chairman's Club - 2015
National Achievement Award - 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
Sales Recognition Award - 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

CoStar Power Broker Award - 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 
Midwest Real Estate Hall of Fame by Midwest Real Estate News in 2012
Crain's Cleveland Business Forty under 40 - 2013


Daniel Burkons: Multifamily Real Estate Agent
Daniel Burkons: Multifamily Real Estate Agent
As a Director in Marcus & Millichap’s National Multi Housing Group, Dan specializes in Multifamily transactions throughout Northeast Ohio and most specifically Cleveland Apartment Sales. He works with private clients as well as institutions on their apartment acquisitions and dispositions. Dan leverages the specialization of the firm and has experience in the following multifamily product types.
Affordable Housing
  • Section 8 HAP Contracts (Housing Assistance Program)
  • Section 8 Vouchers
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LITEC)
  • All Sizes
  • Market Rate Apartments
  • Older and Modern Construction
  • Suburban and Inner Ring Locations
Senior Housing
  • Assisted Living Facilities (AL)
  • Independent Living Facilities (IL)
  • Nursing Homes
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 55+ Apartments
Special Assets Services
  • Receivership Sales
  • Real Estate Owned (REO)
  • Short Sales
Student Housing
  • Akron University Apartments (AU)
  • Baldwin Wallace University Apartments (BW)
  • Case Western Reserve University Apartments (CWRU)
  • Cleveland State University Apartments (CSU)
  • Cuyahoga Community College Apartments (Tri-C)
  • Lake County College Apartments
  • Lakeland Community College Apartments
  • Kent State University Apartments (KSU)
  • The Ohio State University Apartments (OSU)

Our Team

National Multi-Housing Group:
Daniel J. Burkons, VP of Investments
Michael S. Barron, VP of Investments
Joshua Wintermute, Senior Associate
Self Storage Group:
Daniel J. Burkons, VP of Investments
Rick Schontz, Associate
Regional Manager:
Michael L. Glass
Kristy Colburn - Office Manager
Justin Blanche - Senior Financial Analyst
Suzanne Reinhart - Marketing Coordinator

In The News

  • Marcus & Millichap’s Barron, Burkons, Wintermute Group has brokered the sale of Quail Hollow, a 200-unit apartment community in Toledo, for $15.3 million.

    Quail Hollow at the Lake is located in Toledo, Ohio. Michael Barron, Daniel Burkons and Joshua Wintermute of Marcus & Millichap listed the property on behalf of the seller and procured the buyer.

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    The Barron, Burkons, Wintermute Group of Marcus & Millichap is behind the $22.5 million sale of Richmond Park Apartments.

    The 736-suite Richmond Park Apartments deal is the largest apartment sale of 2015 in Northeast Ohio with the sale price of $22.5 million.

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    Marcus & Millichap closed the sale of Spring Valley, a 76-unit apartment property in Newark, Ohio. The asset sold for $2.5 million

    Marcus & Millichap closed the sale of Spring Valley, a 76-unit apartment property in Newark, Ohio. The asset sold for $2.5 million

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  • Dan Burkons--In the News

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    Historic National Terminal apartment complex soon will hit market

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    Press Releases

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  • CRE Industry Faces Dramatic Changes in Multifamily Supply, Financing Environment

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    Marcus & Millichap to sell 117-unit waterfront apartment in Cleveland market

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    Cleveland Crain's Business, 40 Under 40--Dan Burkons

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  • 221 Real Estate Professionals Earn the Distinctive CCIM Designation

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    ‘Ton of offers’ pour in for 3 apartment complexes put up for sale in Columbus

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    K&D Group sells big Marsol apartment complex

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  • Midwest Real Estate Hall of Fame induction for Daniel Burkons

    December 2012, Daniel Burkons was inducted into the Midwest Real Estate Commercial Hall of Fame.

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    City Highlights - Cleveland Apartment Market

    December 2012, an article published by Heatrtland Real Estate Business featuring an overview of the Cleveland apartment market contributed by Daniel Burkons.

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    Sweet Music - Vacancies are Dropping to Levels Not Seen Since the Mid-’90s as Cleveland’s Manufacturing Sector Rebounds

    May 2012, an article contributed by Daniel Burkons was published in Apartment Finance Today.

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  • Northfield Park Apts. Sell for $1.2 Million - Marcus & Millichap Handles Trade of 60 Units in Bedford

    May 2012, Dan's sale of a 60-unit multifamily property in Bedford, OH featured in CoStar News

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    Flagship Mgmt. Trades Assets in Kent for $1.4M - Marcus & Millichap Handles Exchange of East Main Street Property

    March 2012, Dan's sale of 44-unit multifamily property in Kent, OH featured in CoStar News.

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    Avenue Tower Condos Inch Closer to Sheriff's Sale

    February 2012, Dan Burkons quoted in Crain's Cleveland concerning the possible sheriff's sale of Avenue Towers.

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  • Marcus & Millichap Cleveland Proudly Honors the Top Producers for 2011

    February 2012, Daniel named a Top Producer in 2011 for Marcus & Millichap Cleveland. Announced in an issue of Crain's Cleveland.

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    Marcus & Millichap pair qualifies for National Achievement Awards

    December 2011, Dan's qualification for the 2012 National Achievement Awards announced in Midwest Real Estate News.

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  • Apartment rents aren't rising fast in downtown Cleveland, despite high occupancy and waiting lists

    November 2011, Dan quoted in a Plain Dealer article on rent growth in the downtown Cleveland apartment market.

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    Millennia Housing Buys Apt. Complex in Kirtland - Marcus & Millichap Handles Trade of 76 Units on Chillicothe Road

    October 2011, sale facilitated by Daniel Burkons featured by CoStar Group News.

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    Marcus & Millichap lists $30 million apartment portfolio in Cleveland area

    October 2011, Daniel Burkons featured in an article by Midwest Real Estate News.

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  • Apartment owners bet on tight market, try selling nearly 550 units in Beachwood, Mayfield Heights

    September 2011, Daniel Burkons' Beachwood & Mayfield Heights listing featured in the Plain Dealer.

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    Opportunity Knocks in Apartment Sales Market

    September 2011, Daniel Burkons quoted in an article by Crain's Cleveland Business.

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    GF Properties Buys Fulton Place Apts. From US Bank – Marcus & Millichap Handles Sale of 79-Unit Property

    September 2011, Daniel Burkons featured in an article by CoStar Group.

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  • Stone Ridge Apartments in Berea change hands for $13.3 million

    March 2011, Daniel Burkons' sale of Stone Ridge Apartments featured in Crain's Cleveland Business article.

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    K&D Group Goes Back to Roots, Buys Distressed Nottingham Apartments for $500,000

    October 2010, Daniel Burkons' sale featured in Plain Dealer article.

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    Commercial Real Estate Market Looking a bit Brighter, Report Shows

    October 2010, Daniel Burkons quoted in an article in the Plain Dealer.

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  • North Olmsted Apartments sold for $2.8 million

    February 2009. Daniel Burkons featured in an article in the Plain Dealer.

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    Apartment Building Owners Finding Some Bright Spots in Down Economy

    February 2009, Daniel Burkons featured in an article in the Plain Dealer.

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    Forest City Puts Apartment Complex up for Sale

    August 2008, Daniel Burkons featured in an article in the Plain Dealer.

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  • These Days, Apartment Deals Moving

    May 2008, Daniel Burkons featured in an article in Crain's Cleveland Business.

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    Friends Make Their Mark

    December 2006, Daniel Burkons featured in and article in the Plain Dealer.

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    BMC Capital Provides $2.8M Loan for an Apartment Complex in Bedford, Ohio

    August 2006, Daniel Burkons featured in a press release issued by BMC Capital.

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  • Marcus & Millichap Names Two Agents To Vice President Investments in Cleveland Office

    July, 2009 Daniel Burkons awarded to the position of Vice President of Investments.

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    Paying Dues Pays Off For Young Real Estate Brokers

    Daniel Burkons featured in Cleveland Jewish News Article.

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