Dan Harrington

Founder, CEO and President

Daniel G. Harrington co-founded Becknell Industrial in 1990 and serves as Chief Executive Officer and President. Dan oversees the strategic direction of all aspects of the Company, including capital structuring, business development and property operations. He has created a full-service, vertically integrated business platform at Becknell that provides development, construction, leasing and property management services. Under Dan’s leadership, Becknell has grown from one build-to-suit warehouse for Nabisco to over 150 business distribution properties representing more than 20 million square feet, primarily for single tenant build-to-suit customers.

A 20-year real estate industry veteran, Dan’s development track record includes the development, construction and ownership of facilities in 32 states. He has been instrumental in the formation and ongoing management of key banking and institutional investor relationships, including multiple joint venture funds with an institutional partner.

Prior to joining Becknell Industrial, Dan served as a Partner at the law firm of Harrington and Tock, and currently serves as Becknell’s Corporate Counsel. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and received his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. Dan is a member of the Champaign County and Illinois State Bar Associations and the Florida Bar Association, and is involved in a number of civic and community activities in Illinois and Florida.


University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Bachelor of Science -

Stetson University College of Law
J.D. - Law

Achievements & Affiliations

Champaign County and Illinois State Bar Associations - Member

Florida Bar Association - Member