John J. Lipic




125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 2900
Chicago, Illinois 60606

John focuses his practice on commercial real estate and related areas, including finance, private equity, investment, leasing and asset management. He has built a reputation as a dealmaker and closer who brings common sense solutions to sophisticated commercial real estate and finance matters.

John represents insurance companies and other commercial lenders who look to him for assistance with all aspects of their real estate lending activities, as well as real estate investors and companies that use and occupy commercial real estate for business purposes. He is skilled with multi-state and portfolio transactions, and has significant experience with agribusiness finance.

Prior to joining MPS, he was a partner in the Chicago office of a major international AM Law 100 firm. He also spent 8 years working as a CPA, which gives him a unique understanding of complex legal and business aspects of real estate deals, and of the value of client service.


  • J.D., cum laude, Saint Louis University, Order of the Woolsack
  • B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University


  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Mortgage Attorneys Association, former Board Member and past-President
  • Oak Park Liquor Control Review Board, Board Member, 2008-2014