Lia Caton | Aria Real Estate, Inc.



President | Managing Broker     

Lia Caton is a licensed real estate broker in Illinois and Tennessee as well as a and candidate pursuing the CCIM designation through the CCIM Institute. Primarily focusing on commercial sales and leasing, specializing in the restaurant, hospitality, and the retail market. With more than 20 years working in sales, Lia believes in fostering long-term professional relationships and generating loyalty with her clients as a trusted advisor. Her clients benefit from her dedication and superior communication, wealth of industry insight, experience, and expertise. Lia understands business objectives and supports them while achieving her client’s real estate and investment goals. She is responsible for creating astute market strategies using demographic studies and detailed market knowledge.

Enthusiastic, creative, and self-motivated, Lia is one of Chicagoland’s and Nashville’s most energetic brokers. She’s a member of the Restaurant Business Alliance (RBA) and is a former committee member for the Commercial Forum, the commercial division of Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR), where she joined many of Chicago’s top producing commercial real estate professionals. She is a member of other professional organizations as well, including Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors (NICAR), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR). A proven expert at building trust and reliability, Lia works throughout the Chicagoland and Nashville areas in all counties and municipalities.

In her spare time, you can find Lia spending quality time with her family and singing and songwriting in Nashville.

– Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker License: 471.018284
– Tennessee Real Estate Broker License: 356564
– CNE – Certified Negotiation Expert (Real Estate Negotiation Institute)

– Tenant Representation
– Commercial Leasing
– Investment Sales
– Site Selection
– Restaurant, Medical, Retail, Office, and Industrial Specializations

Market Areas:
– Illinois: Downtown Chicago, Southwestern Chicagoland (Will, Cook, Grundy, Kane, and DeKalb Counties) Western Chicagoland (Kendall and DuPage Counties)
– Tennessee: Nashville and surrounding communities

– Member, Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors (NICAR)
– Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM) – IL – currently pursuing CCIM designation
– Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
– Member, Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR) and former Commercial Forum Committee Member
– Crye-Leike Commercial Brentwood, TN