Over $1.2 Billion Sold
2015 Midwest Real Estate News Inducts Dan Cooper to the CRE Hall of Fame
2007-2015 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 of NAI Daus specializes in brokering the sale of commercial real estate properties throughout the United States. Working out of our Cleveland office, 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, Senior Investment Associate Dan Cooper has brought on Bob Havasi and Floyd Trillis III as Investment Associates to 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
• 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, Senior Investment Associate with NAI Daus, specializes in the sales of shopping center, retail, and office properties predominately in the Midwest Region of the United States. During the past year, he completed over 35 commercial sales transactions, with a cumulative total of over $265,000,000 worth of investment capital.   Additionally, Dan earned the title of ‘most successful producer in the history of NAI Daus’ at 2007 year-end, as well as the  election by Crain’s in 2008 as one of the “Top 20 in their 20’s
”, recognizing Dan as one of the twenty most-successful Clevelanders in their twenties.  

Dan Cooper acts as the leading agent of The Cooper Commercial Investment Group, working alongside Bob Havasi, Investment Associate. The group has historically been involved in a broad range of investment properties, with a prevailing focus on the sale of Second Generation and New Construction sites throughout the United States.

With a degree in the area of Finance from the John Carroll University School of Business, Dan has taken his high level of economic and financial knowledge, perceptivity and insight to a new level, which has helped him in traditional as well as outside-the-box investment sales transactions that require a visionary and creative approach. It is with these strengths that Dan has obtained a successful track record and continues to facilitate high level deals continually ranking him as a top producer at NAI.



Bob Havasi, Investment Sales Associate with NAI Daus, actively works alongside Dan Cooper, Senior Investment Associate, to facilitate investment sales with a concentration on shopping center, retail, and office properties.

With a degree in Business and Finance from the Nance College of Business Administration at Cleveland State University, Bob has lived and studied in the city of Cleveland, and possesses superior market knowledge of the Midwest Region, with an emphasis on the Cleveland and Columbus commercial markets. Bob's work ethic and drive for success fosters quality relationships between himself and all clients with whom he works. His hunger for success, impressive utilization of resources, and desire to immerse himself in the operations of the industry have made Bob a vital element to The Group.


Melissa Trillis, agent assistant and marketing administrator to The Cooper Commercial Investment Group, brings a wealth of knowledge to the team from her years of experience at Developers Diversified Realty Corporation, headquartered in Cleveland, OH. Her years at DDR, 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.