Amy J. Hall, CRRP, CRX, CLS, SLD

Chief Operating Officer


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Since 1997, Amy Hall has enjoyed a fruitful career in the commercial real estate industry, involved in both ground up development of master planned communities, enclosed regional shopping centers, and established retail shopping centers. As Caton Commercial Real Estate Group's COO, Amy Hall oversees the day to day operations, talent recruiting and development, and strategic growth of Caton. Prior to joining Caton Commercial Real Estate, she has led the day to day operations, performance, and training and development of brokerage, development and leasing divisions for other commercial real estate firms. Amy has extensive experience in ground up and repositioning development of retail assets, retail lease negotiations, commercial property management, staff architecture, performance management and optimization, sales and leadership training and development, maximizing revenue streams to drive value, strategic planning, tactical implementation, budgeting and forecasting.

Professional development and continuing education are one of Ms. Hall's passions. Since 2005 she has helped educate, mentor, coach, and train hundreds of industry leasing and leadership professionals for her own organizations and through the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). She is a shopping center industry thought leader; actively participating in various industry conferences and educational institutes. Amy Hall of Caton Commercial also enjoys mentoring real estate professionals through both ICSC Foundation and The Goldie Initiative.

As an active member of the community and philanthropic supporter, she serves as an officer, and is the past president, of her women's philanthropic educational organization - PEO Chapter MV Hinsdale, on the fundraising committee for the O'Brien School for the Maasai and served as a board of director for the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra. Amy is a life long member of chancel choirs and holds a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Professional Development.


  • CRRP (Certified Retail Real Estate Professional)
  • CRX (Certified Retail Property Executive)
  • CLS (Certified Leasing Specialist)
  • SLD (Specialty Leasing Designation)


  • CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member - Chicago Chapter
  • ICSC - International Council of Shopping Centers (IL State Ambassador, Foundation Mentor, Member)
  • IREM - Institute of Real Estate Management (Member)
  • LAI - Lambda Alpha International (Member)
  • NICAR - Northern IL Commercial Association of Realtors (Member)
  • NICAR Commercial Global Business Network (Member)
  • The Goldie Initiative (Mentor, Member)
  • WIRL - Women In Retail Leasing, Chicago (Member)


  • Bachelor of Professional Studies - Psychology, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
  • Master of Arts Professional Development, Amberton University, Garland, TX
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