Darragh Griffin

Darragh Griffin is a Principal and President at Essex Capital Markets. He grew up in Ireland and graduated from University College Cork in beautiful County Cork, Ireland. He got his start in finance at Anglo Irish Bank. In 2006 he relocated from Dublin to Chicago to establish a representative office for the Anglo Irish Bank, which he did with another senior lending manager. During that first year in Chicago, loans exceeded $1 billion, net profits exceeded $14 million and fee income exceeded $3.5 million.

Over the course of his career, Darragh has managed diverse and complex loan portfolios located in many states across the country. He has been directly involved in more than $5 billion in real estate transactions across multi-housing, senior housing, office, industrial and logistics, life sciences, retail and single tenant net leased assets.

Darragh’s desire to join the Essex Capital Markets team and lead this new venture is the culmination of a career’s worth of experience, expertise, and connections. We invite you to reach out to Darragh and see how he can help your business.


Darragh received a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Finance from M.T.U. in Cork, Ireland.


Outside of the office Darragh is a member of Lincoln Park Builders and a board member for Bandwidth Chicago and Christ the King Jesuit College Prep



Quinn Keenan

About The Essex Family of Companies

Essex Realty Group is Chicago’s leading mid-market multi-family brokerage firm. Since 1990, we have completed more than $3 billion of investment property sales across Chicagoland. Essex brokers bring, on average, more than 13 years of investment property sales experience to each transaction. Our team of experienced multi-family brokers work with clients to deliver superior results.

Essex Three Twelve (Essex 312) is Chicago’s premier multi-family brokerage exclusively servicing investors in the 3-to-12-unit market. Whether you are a seasoned real estate investor or brand new to multi-family ownership and investing, the Essex 312 team will provide the tailored service and market insights you need to help you achieve your real estate goals.

Essex Capital Markets, LLC
2718 W. Roscoe St.
Suite 100A
Chicago, IL 60618
Phone: 773.305.4900
Fax: 773.305.4901


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