Diana Peterson

President and CEO
AW Properties Global

Diana M. Peterson, President and CEO of AW Properties Global (AW), has 23+ years of experience in law, real estate brokerage and auctions.

Prior to founding AW, Peterson co-founded AuctionWorks, an online real estate auction platform. Peterson built the auction platform for AuctionWorks utilizing her prior auction expertise and her experience founding and operating a real estate brokerage, PMD Realty, LLC, for over a decade.

In 2001, seeing an opportunity to provide homeowners an alternative disposition strategy, Peterson established PMD Realty. PMD Realty quickly became the leading local provider of flat-fee MLS listing services, dominating the emerging flat-fee market for several years. During that time, Peterson was recognized by the Chicago Association of Realtors as one of the top 5 producing real estate brokers, having closed +$130M in residential sales and negotiated +500,000 SF of commercial lease and sale transactions.

Prior to starting PMD Realty, Peterson worked for U.S. Equities Realty and JLL providing strategic planning, site selection and tenant representation services to office tenants nationwide.

In addition to her client-focused philosophy, Peterson is known for her exceptional negotiation and legal skills, honed during years of practice as an attorney with D'Ancona & Pflaum and Hedlund Hanley & John. Peterson draws on these experiences in upholding her commitment to provide only the highest level of service to her clients.

Peterson earned a law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as an editor of the Minnesota Law Review, and before that, acquired a Bachelor of Arts (with honors) from the University of Chicago. In addition to her Illinois law license, she holds an Illinois real estate managing broker's license and an Illinois auction license.

Frequently quoted in the news, Peterson has been featured in DS News, GlobeSt.com, Crain's, Illinois Real Estate Journal, Real Estate Executive magazine, NS Magazine and many other publications. Peterson is often engaged as a speaker and moderator at real estate, workout and turn around management conferences as well.

Peterson is a member of Turnaround Management Association (TMA), American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), Illinois CCIM Chapter, Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

Active in the community, Peterson devotes time to serving on non-profit boards. Most recently, Peterson has served on the boards of Northwestern University Settlement House, True Mentors, The Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Women Leaders in Real Estate Initiative, The Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago, PAWS Chicago, The Poetry Center of Chicago, and The Young Leaders Fund of the Chicago Community Trust.

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Commercial Office
For Sale
Professional-Medical Office Condominium in South Barrington with High End Finishes
2 Executive Court, Unit 3, Barrington, Illinois 60010
Suggested Opening Bid: $340,000 Buyer's Premium: 6% ($40,000 minimum applies) Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% Unit Size: Approx. 3,225 SF Parking Spaces: 12 2018 Taxes: $36,119.46 PIN #: 01-35-200-028-1003 Zoning: LO; Limited Office Association Dues: $2,361.81 QTLY (includes the master association fee of approx. $400) This office condominium with custom, high end finishes is in a single story building that was built in 2002. Currently used as a medical office, it has five (5) exam rooms, a large reception/waiting area, a kitchen with eating area, an in-unit washer/dryer, and a storage area. Some of the many high end finishes in this unit include granite countertops, 42” cabinets, stainless steel sinks, wood & tile floors, and crown molding throughout. All utilities are included in the CAM charges. Located approximately 1.1 miles north of the I-90 interchange, 2.5 miles north of St. Alexis Hospital and 5.8 miles south of the Barrington Metra Rail UP-NW station, this property is in an outstanding location close to the highway, hospital, train station and shopping. **Please note the following exclusions from the sale: all medical equipment/supplies; all office furniture/supplies; all artwork/wall décor; all furniture; washer/dryer. The television in the waiting room and the refrigerator are included in the sale.** • Online Auction Bidding Starts at 11 AM CST Wednesday, March 25, 2020 and ends Friday, March 27, 2020, 11 AM CST • Suggested Opening Bid: $340,000 • Buyer's Premium: 6% ($40,000 minimum applies) • Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% • Pre-Auction Bids Highly Encouraged!
2/4/2020 12:00:00 AM   2/4/2020 8:20:57 PM
Commercial Office
For Sale
Professional Office-Medical Office Condominium in Mokena, IL
9990A W. 190th Street, Mokena, Illinois 60448
New Minimum Bid/Published Reserve Price: $175,000 (Reduced from $195,000) Buyer's Premium: 6% ($40,000 minimum applies) Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% Office Condo Size: Approx. 2,000 sf 2018 Taxes: $6,292.30 PIN #: 19-09-04-301-009-1007 Zoning: I-1 Assessment Dues: $741.98 per month This approximately 2,000 sf vacant office condominium is in the Mokena Crossings Business Park, located just 1.5 miles from the full I-80 Interchange (Rt. 45) and 1.6 miles from the Metro station. Zoned I-1 (offices - general, professional, and trade) it is in move in condition. The layout includes three (3) offices, a conference room, a kitchen with eating area, two (2) washrooms (both ADA compliant), and a reception/waiting area. Ideally located on a corner with great visibility & natural light, this property offers monument signage, 24/7/365 access & HVAC, a well-funded association, abundant parking, and nearby walking/biking paths. Surrounded by a strong commercial & residential base, it is also close to many shopping, dining & lodging options. • Online Auction bidding starts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM CST and ends Friday, February 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM CST • New Minimum Bid/Published Reserve Price: $175,000 (Reduced from $195,000) • Buyer's Premium: 6% ($40,000 minimum applies) • Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% • Pre-Auction Bids Highly Encouraged!
11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM   1/20/2020 9:27:22 PM
Residential Single-Family
For Sale
Approximately 4.65 Acres in a PUD in Dunhaven Ridge Subdivision, Palatine, IL
720 W Ruhl Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60074
1 SqFt
Beds: 0
Baths: 0 full
CALL FOR OFFERS! Property Value: $1.4 Million (Appraised at $7.05 per SF) Asking Price: $1,299,000 Buyer's Premium: 6% Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% Land Area: Approx. 4.6561 Acres (Approx. 202,819.63 sf) 2018 Total Taxes: $32,634.73 (5 PIN #s) 720 Ruhl Road PIN #: 02-03-106-006-0000 2018 Taxes: $8,612.56 672 Ruhl Road PIN #: 02-03-106-010-0000 2018 Taxes: $12,618.71 17 Rosiland Drive PIN #: 02-03-106-017-0000 2018 Taxes: $917.07 1808 Rosiland Drive PIN #: 02-03-106-007-0000 2018 Taxes: $4,715.16 15 Rosiland Drive PIN #: 02-03-106-015-0000 2018 Taxes: $5,771.23 Zoning: P – Planned Unit Development County: Cook County Township: Palatine Subdivision: Dunhaven Ridge Subdivision This parcel of land consists of approximately 4.6561 acres and is within the Dunhaven Ridge Subdivision in Palatine, Illinois. Some lots have frontage along Ruhl Road and some have frontage along Rosiland Drive. These are wooded lots with 3-5 vacant homes/structures on the property which need to be demolished. A zoning process took place 4 years ago to subdivide the parcel of land into 13 lots which has expired and would have to be restarted. All private and public utilities are available to the subdivision. The lots are surrounded by the Forest Preserve. This is one of the last available parcels in a densely populated residential neighborhood. The subdivision is located one quarter mile south of the main intersection where Lake Cook Road and Quentin Road meets. One common address of the property is 720 West Ruhl Road / Dunhaven Ridge Subdivision, Palatine, IL 60067. It is just a 3 minute drive from Deer Park Shopping Center. Located in the Village of Palatine in Cook County, this property is just 26 miles from Chicago, and 18 miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Neighboring communities include Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Hoffman Estates, Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, and Wheeling. SCHOOLS: Elementary School School District 15 High School School District 211
9/26/2019 12:00:00 AM   12/9/2019 10:03:08 PM
Commercial Office
For Sale
Historical Office Building located in Elburn, IL
303 North Main Street, Elburn, Illinois 60119
Minimum Bid/Published Reserve Price: $195,000 Buyer's Premium: 6% ($40,000 minimum applies) Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% Lot Size: Approx. .52 acres Building Size: Approx. 3,671 sf 2018 Taxes: $15,362.66 PIN #: 11-05-101-006 Zoning: B3-Office /Service District This approximately 3,671 sf vacant, historical office building is prominently situated on an approximately .52 acre lot on Main Street (State Rt. 47), in Elburn, Illinois. It is located just 5.5 miles North of I-88 and 2.8 miles from the Metro station. Zoned B3-Office /Service District, this 1880’s Queen Anne was converted from residential to office/service use and potentially could be converted back to residential (please confirm with the village zoning department if you intend to convert the property to residential). This charming, walkup building has a layout that includes one (1) office, one (1) conference room, a kitchenette, and a waiting area on the first floor; and five (5) offices on the second floor. There are 3 washrooms. The building also has two (2) fireplaces, attic access, basement storage, ample parking (20 spaces), a one (1) two car garage, and a artist studio/work studio/storage. Original, custom built-ins and woodworking details throughout add to the overall character of this historic office building. Notably, Elburn’s eastern neighbors are the “Tri-City” communities of Geneva, Batavia & St. Charles. • Online Auction Bidding Starts at 11 AM CST Monday, December 16, 2019 and ends Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 11 AM CST • Minimum Bid/Published Reserve Price: $195,000 • Buyer's Premium: 6% ($40,000 minimum applies) • Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% • Pre-Auction Bids Highly Encouraged!
11/21/2019 12:00:00 AM   11/21/2019 4:25:18 PM
Commercial Industrial
For Sale
Rockford Area Flex-Industrial Property
8155 Burden Road, Machesney Park, Illinois 61115
FOR SALE Valued To: $2,819,060 Asking Price: $2,499,000 Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% Lot Size: Approx. 9.09 Acres Buildings: 3 Free Standing Parking: 23 Spaces 2018 Taxes: $56,768.76 PIN #: 08-16-151-011 Zoning: IG; Industrial General Government Incentives Available: TIF District and an Enterprise Zone (For more info contact James Richter II, Community Development Director, Village of Machesney Park, jamesr@machesneypark.org, 815-877-5432) This property is in a TIF District and an Enterprise Zone. It consists of three, free standing buildings set on approximately 9.09 acres and zoned IG (Industrial General). It has approx. 548 feet of frontage on Burden Road and approx. 723 feet of frontage on the north side of Martin Drive. It is ideally located less than one mile from a robust retail corridor along Illinois Route 173 with abundant nearby shops and restaurants. The main building (8155 Burden Road) is a vacant, approx. 48,294 sf flex/industrial building formerly occupied by Forte Automation Systems. Built in 1978, it is comprised primarily of steel and masonry construction and has 23 asphalt paved and lined parking spaces. It has approximately 10,000 sf of office space with gas-fired forced air and A/C that includes a lobby, reception room, private offices, conference room with adjacent executive office, private restroom and sink/coffee preparation area, two restrooms, and a mezzanine office area including another large cubicle area, several private offices and conference room; the remainder is warehouse space. The warehouse features 2 heavy power (Primary: 2,400 amps, 480 volts & Secondary: 1,200 amps, 480 volts); wet sprinkler system; 25’ truss height ceilings; two drive-in doors; one interior and one exterior depressed dock with levelators; suspended radiant heaters and A/C; a lunch/break room; a first aid room; two restrooms; and 4 bridge cranes. The second building (8157 Burden Road) is an approximately 6,000 sf flex building built in 2011. It is currently leased through December 31, 2021 for $30,000.00 per year ($2,500/month). The third building is an approximately 1,941 sf garage/storage building adjacent to the parking lot and 8155 Burden Road loading dock. Recent capital improvements include new ceiling tiles and light fixtures in the main building office space (October 2019); freshly painted office space in the main building (November 2019); and sealcoating and re-striping of driveway and parking lot (October 2019).
11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM   11/19/2019 8:26:46 PM
Commercial Land
For Sale
Approximately 3.61 Acres Land in Olympia Fields, IL
2601-2605 W. Lincoln Highway, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
$350,000 ($2.23 /SqFt)
3.61 Acres
Previously Valued At: $900,000 Minimum Bid/Published Reserve Price: $350,000 Buyer's Premium: 6% Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% Lot Size: Approx. 3.61 Acres Total 2017 Taxes (4 PINS): $123,568.61 2017 Taxes: $28,493.84 PIN #: 31-24-208-022-0000 2017 Taxes: $15,101.76 PIN #: 31-24-208-023-0000 2017 Taxes: $64,659.02 PIN #: 31-24-208-033-0000 2017 Taxes: $15,313.99 PIN #: 31-24-208-034-0000 Zoning: Special Use Traffic Count: 28,600 VPD AuctionWorks is pleased to present this approximately 3.61 acre parcel of land located at 2601-2605 W Lincoln Highway in the Village of Olympia Fields, Cook County, Illinois. This site is highly visible on a signalized corner with a traffic count of 28,600 VPD. This site has approximately 420 feet of frontage along the high traffic corridor of Lincoln Highway and less than 2 miles from the Interstate 57 interchange. There is an existing building with short lease tenants that would need to be scrapped in order to develop this site. This site is next to Fresenius Kidney Care South Suburban, less than 3 miles from Franciscan St. James Hospital, 7 miles from Franciscan Health, 8 miles from Ingalls Family Care Center and the newly announced Market Square Crossing (a redevelopment project adding 600 housing units, recreational facilities, entertainment, sports and concert venues). Walmart is just a 4 minute walk from this site off of the Lincoln Highway corridor. The planned conceptual plan for the Jewel Plaza includes a new Oak Street Health Center, new Ace Hardware and a new Culver's.
6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM   6/27/2019 6:52:59 PM
Commercial Retail
For Sale
9600 North Milwaukee Avenue Retail Property in Niles
9600-9604 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Niles, IL 60714
Suggested Opening Bid: $599,000 Buyer's Premium: 6% Cooperating Broker's Commission: 2% Lot Size: Total Approx. 21,462 SF; Approx. 9,202 SF (9604 N Milwaukee) & 12,260 SF (9600 N Milwaukee) Building Sizes: Two Buildings with Approx. 1,856 SF (9604 N Milwaukee) & 1,625 SF (9600 N Milwaukee) 2017 Taxes: $40,886 PIN #: 09-11-303-013-0000 (9600 N Milwaukee) 2017 Taxes: $26,591 PIN #: 09-11-303-012-0000 (9604 N Milwaukee) Zoning: C-2 Traffic Count: Approx. 35,900 VPD Incredible retail-zoned corner location now available for pre-auction offers. $599,000 is the suggested opening bid for the online auction, not an asking price; the reserve price is higher. This is an ideal corner location with multiple vehicle entry points and a traffic count average of 35,900 VPD located at the intersection of Golf and Milwaukee in Niles. These two buildings are available as a package sale. There is a separate PIN number for each building and land parcel. Total land is approximately ½ acre. There are 29 parking spaces total with room for more. The buildings prior uses have been retail and restaurant/bar. Numerous opportunities exist for owner/occupier or for investor to lease out to tenants. This Golf Mill corner is undergoing major revitalization. It is an ideal location for retail with many new nearby retail uses under construction and opening soon. PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS • Area Retailers Include Target, Walmart, Jewel, CVS • Directly Across from Golf Mill and Adjacent to New CVS • NWC of Golf and Milwaukee • Close to 294 and Kennedy Expressway • Site Currently has 2 Curb Cuts and 29 Parking Spaces TRANSPORTATION HIGHLIGHTS • Golf Station - Milwaukee North Line • Dee Rd Station - Union Pacific Line • Bus Stop Nearby • Close to Major Expressways Please refer to the Zoning Ordinance for details on permitted uses. If any questions contact Zoning Department at the Village of Niles at 847-588-8075. 8.1 - GENERAL USE PERMISSIONS 8.2 - USE MATRIX 8.3 - PRINCIPAL USE STANDARDS
5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM   5/16/2019 8:35:09 PM
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