Chicago Deferred Exchange Company Silver Sponsor Spotlight 

April 10, 2023
Written by: CREW East Bay


Chicago Deferred Exchange Company (CDEC), founded in 1989, is one of the nation’s oldest and experienced providers of Qualified Intermediary and Exchange Accommodation Titleholder services for investors looking to structure tax-deferred exchanges under IRC Section 1031. Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, San Francisco and San Diego, CDEC provides 1031 Exchange services nationwide. 

CDEC has successfully facilitated more than 60,000 tax-deferred exchanges for individuals, partnerships, and corporations across the country, touching every sector of real estate. CDEC creates a separate trust account for every client on every transaction. Funds held in trust for the benefit of our clients are segregated and cannot be reached by creditors’ claims by operation of law. 

The CDEC team brings 30 years of experience to provide unmatched expertise, security, and integrity in every transaction. CDEC provides complimentary CLE and CPE presentations nationally. CDEC is a subsidiary of Wintrust Financial Corporation—a $42 billion financial services company headquartered in Chicago.

Teresa Fluegel, Executive Vice President, is a long-time CREW East Bay and CREW San Francisco member and served as CREW East Bay’s President in 2017. For more information about CDEC, contact Teresa 415-596-6749 or