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    Robert E. Smietana

    Robert E. Smietana

    Adjunct Professor

    Office Hours:
    Phone: 312.683.7225
    Fax: 312.458.4325
    Email: rsmietan@iit.edu
    Web: HSA Commercial Real Estate



    • BS in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois

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    Bob has received numerous awards over his 30+ year career. He has guest lectured on real estate topics at DePaul University and the University of Illinois. The University of Illinois presented Bob with an award for his presentation on Integrated Design and Construction of Buildings. He has been a featured speaker before the AIA, the Indiana University Center for Real Estate Studies and Commercial Property World. Bob was awarded the Property Management Council Leadership award by New America International and was named Power Player by Crain’s Chicago Business.

    Bob is a member of ICSC/International Council of Shopping Centers, NAIOP/National Association of Industrial and Office Properties and WPO/Worlds Presidents Organization.  He is an Executive Committee member and serves on the Board of Directors of Chicago Commons, a 100 year old social service organization, is Vice President and a Director of the University of Illinois Real Estate Alumni Forum, is a founding member of the University of Illinois’ School of Architecture Professional Partners Committee and serves on the Village of Kenilworth Board of Trustees.

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