Over $1.2 Billion Sold
2015 Midwest Real Estate News Inducts Dan Cooper to the CRE Hall of Fame
2007-2018 CoStar Group Recognizes Cooper Group as "Power Brokers"
Crain's Cleveland Business: Recognized Cooper in 2008 as "top 20 in Their 20's"
Midwest Real Estate News Recognizes Cooper Group as "Best of the Best Top Brokers"
Top Producer and Nominated by NAIOP for "Transaction of the Year" Award

About Us


The Cooper Commercial Investment Group specializes in brokering the sale of commercial real estate properties throughout the United States. Working out of offices in Cleveland, the group has a strong grasp on the real estate market in the Midwest Region and has earned the recognition and respect from some of the most influential commercial real estate companies and investors around the nation. With a specialization in meeting the needs of investors in the commercial real estate market, Dan Cooper and Bob Havasi further strengthen the group's ability to cater to a greater magnitude of clientele and continue their tradition of market excellence. The feats achieved by the Cooper Commercial Investment Group alone attest to their distinction and prominence within the commercial real estate industry.

Given the current state of the investment sales market, the Cooper Group recognizes the earning potential available to both buyers & sellers and continues to serve their clients well by selling and capturing commercial properties at impressive prices. It is with these accolades that The Cooper Commercial Investment Group is proud to serve clientele on both the selling and buying sides of transactions and inspire confidence between all, while meeting and exceeding the objectives of all involved.

Our commitment to effectively meet the objectives of all clients is achieved through the use of:

  • Years of experience in the Commercial Real Estate Industry
  • Strong backgrounds and understandings of the financial market and numerous lender contacts
  • Proprietary relationships with both Buyers and Sellers
  • Extensive company resources
  • Thorough research and planning
  • Optimum speed to market
  • Maximum property exposure

These attributes give us the confidence to serve all potential buyers and sellers of commercial properties as well as the conviction to act on the certainty that we are the means by which all parties will achieve the maximum earnings potential.

Dan Cooper
DAN COOPER - President/Owner/Broker

Dan Cooper, President, Owner and Broker of The Cooper Commercial Investment Group, specializes in investment sales of shopping centers, retail, office and flex properties, throughout the Eastern half of the United States. During the past several years, Dan has completed sales transactions, cumulatively totaling over $1.2 Billion worth of investment capital. Building on early success, Dan consistently earned the title of Top Producer in his years at NAI (2006-2008), as well as the election by Crain’s Cleveland Business as one of the “Top 20 in their 20’s,” recognizing Dan as one of the twenty most successful Northern Ohioans in their twenties. Dan has also been recognized from 2007-2018 by The CoStar Group as a “Power Broker” and Midwest Real Estate News  has inducted Dan to the CRE Hall of Fame and has received the  “Best of the Best” designation for many years.

With a degree in finance from John Carroll University’s School of Business with cum-laude achievement, Dan has taken his high level of Economic and Financial knowledge, perceptivity and insight to a new level, which has helped him in traditional sales, as well as a creative and more visionary, outside-the-box type approach to certain investment sales. It is with these attributes that strengthens Dan to have a successful track record and continues to facilitate high level deals ranking him as one of the nation’s Top Producers.

Bob Havasi
BOB HAVASI - Vice President/Broker

Bob Havasi, Vice President of The Cooper Commercial Investment Group, specializes in the disposition of retail shopping centers, office buildings, net-leased and flex properties throughout the Midwest Region of the United States. Bob joined NAI Daus in 2007 and worked alongside Dan Cooper, whom he ultimately partnered with to form one of the most successful real estate investment brokerage groups in the Midwest. Bob has been recognized by The CoStar Group as a “Power Broker”, while helping the Cooper Group attain significant sales achievements year-over-year.

Bob received a degree in Business from the Nance College of Business Administration at Cleveland State University with a focus on finance. Bob possesses superior market knowledge of the Midwest Region as well as net-leased investments throughout the country. Bob’s work ethic fosters quality relationships between himself and all clients with whom he has worked with over the years.  Bob’s drive for success, impressive utilization of resources, and desire to help his clients have made him a vital element to The Cooper Commercial Investment Group.


Agent Assistant/Analyst and Marketing Administrator to The Cooper Commercial Investment Group, Melissa brings a wealth of knowledge to the team from her years of experience at Developers Diversified Realty Corporation, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Her years at DDR, one of the nation’s leading developer of market-dominant community centers, have molded as well as enriched her understanding of the commercial real estate market and given her the optimum insight needed to effectively assist, analyze, and create marking pieces for The Cooper Commercial Investment Group.

A degree in the area of Accountancy from John Carroll University’s School of Business has enabled Melissa to bring an essential element to the investment group. Her educational background coupled with her work experience has allowed her to enrich The Cooper Commercial Investment Group with a component that is fundamental to the group’s operations.

 Sarah Crowe SARAH CROWE

Agent Assistant/Analyst and Marketing Administrator to The Cooper Commercial Investment Group, Sarah has significant experience supporting both executives and attorneys with the acquisition, development and sale of commercial real estate.  Sarah's most recent experiences with a national development company and boutique real estate firm, both located in Cleveland, Ohio, have provided her with an understanding of the time sensitive nature of real estate sales, as well as the importance of effective marketing and accurate project abstracting.  

While working for a mid-sized title company and a family-owned title company, Sarah mastered the process of information and document organization leading up to and through the closing process.  With her various skills, Sarah helps ensure that The Cooper Commercial Investment Group's transactions move forward efficiently and with the highest level of professional integrity.