Business Administration (in alphabetical order by last name)
Research Analyst Team (in alphabetical order by last name)
Chair – Frank Diliberto
Frank Diliberto is Chair of Chicago-based Diliberto Real Estate Services, LLC (DRES), a leading firm in real estate.
Frank has completed billions of dollars in sales, including substantial real estate and advisory contracts with private and public sector clients. He has been involved with thousands of transactions including real estate, financing, investment, new capital and evaluations.
Diliberto Real Estate Services, LLC is the “expert’s expert” when it comes to proper real estate advice, creative financing, Auctions and structured sales solutions. Frank utilizes a global platform, perfected over 25 years, to maximize results for his clients. The firm has worked in many markets far away from their Chicago base, due to their unique expertise in real estate advisory and auction programming.
RealEstateAuctionsINC.com has become one of the most recognized platforms for quality auctions, and includes a unique and rare live auction application. Working from a quality list of proprietary contacts, and developing new and qualified contacts in every transaction, allows DRES to provide quick results; usually within 6 to 12 weeks. This has provided a major competitive edge for clients, due to the potential for volatile market changes.
City Capital Advisors offers a investment banking and merchant banking platform with extraordinary resources in the marketplace. As operating director, Frank heads the real estate area at CCA, creating a bridge between DRES and CCA. This offers a unique competitive edge to his clients.
DRES has worked for Fortune 500’s, institutional and private investors, banks, municipalities and hundreds of private sellers. The firm has been instrumental in the blending of capital markets resources into real estate solutions; a prime reason for winning clients such as: GE Capital, Lurie Holdings, Allstate Life, Bank of Montreal Harris Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Centex Homes, Intel Corp, Apollo Development, Jones Lang LaSalle, InsituForm Technologies, MGM Development Services, past chairman of TWA, Stetson Hat Family, Bowne, BP, Creamery, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg and many other service providers.
Frank has accomplished some industry “firsts,” such as Intel’s first offshore real estate auction; successfully selling nearly one-half million square feet of high technology space. His expertise includes high-level transaction negotiations, real estate and capital markets advisory and deal structure.
He has been a speaker and sponsor at numerous panels, over the years, including the latest national conferences:
IMN 5th Annual Midwest Bank & Financial Institutions Special Assets Forum on Real Estate
C&I and SBA Loans
The 13th Annual Winter Forum on Real Estate Opportunity & Private Fund Investing
Laguna Beach, CA
National Home Builders Association’s IBS (International Builders Show) on Finance & Capital
Las Vegas, NV
Former Experience: KPMG Corporate Finance; Managing Director, head of Auctions and expansion of real estate advisory.
He has been a member of many professional organizations, including: Urban Land Institute (ULI), CoreNet Global, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) & the National Association of Realtors (NAR). He has been featured in regional, national and international media including The Wall Street Journal, news affiliates ABC 7, NBC 5, CBS 2, The Chicago Sun Times, The Chicago Tribune, New York Newsday, Toronto Globe, FOX News, WTTW, WBBM Radio, London Guardian, MSNBC and Yahoo News.
Frank maintains a General Securities Representative (Series 7) and Securities Agent (Series
63). He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in IL and maintains a presence in Florida; Diliberto
Real Estate Services of Florida, LLC.
References available upon request.