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Thomas A. Corfman is a senior reporter with Crain’s Chicago Business, where he is part of a team of journalists that is expanding the real estate coverage in print and online at ChicagoRealEstateDaily.com.
Mr. Corfman, 53, returned to Crain’s in May, 2006, after six years as the commercial real estate reporter at the Chicago Tribune. He also covered real estate for Crain's from 1997 to 2000. Before that, he was managing editor at urban affairs publication The Chicago Reporter. Mr.
Corfman grew up on Chicago's North Side, and graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in 1978. He holds a J. D. degree from DePaul University, and practiced law in Chicago from 1983 to 1989.
He lives in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood with his wife, criminal defense attorney Carol A. Brook, and their twin sons, Sam and Jack, who are 16.