Nationally Recognized Real Estate Authorities

The professionals at Hilco Real Estate are involved in and have earned leadership positions with many real estate industry associations and related trade organizations. Our team members have enjoyed instructional speaking engagements, participation in educational panels, and authorship of numerous articles.

The team members at Hilco Real Estate are very involved with the best-known and most highly regarded industry associations, including:

Turnaround Management Association


The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. TMA members are turnaround and corporate renewal professionals who share a common interest in strengthening the economy through the restoration of corporate value.

American Bankruptcy Institute

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The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) is dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. It is engaged in numerous educational and research activities and the production of a number of publications for the insolvency practitioner.


International Council of Shopping Centers

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) advances the shopping center industry and promotes the role of the shopping center. It does so in part by providing educational programs and publications in all aspects of shopping center development, finance, and management.

Real Estate Investment Association


The Real Estate Investment Association (REIA) is comprised of a unique mix of some of the brightest, most visionary investment professionals in the Chicagoland real estate industry. The REIA addresses the interests and needs of all real estate investors, regardless of the form of ownership.

Attorneys & Executives in Corporate Real Estate

AECRE LogoAttorneys & Executives in Corporate Real Estate (AECRE) provides a collegial forum for real estate executives and attorneys to explore corporate real estate issues of common interest. AECRE gives its members with a senior-level network of executives and attorneys who share professional concerns.

National Restaurant Association

National Restaurant AssociationThe National Restaurant Association (NRA) is the largest foodservice trade association in the world—supporting nearly 500,000 restaurant businesses. Among other things, the NRA provides tools and systems that help members of all sizes get significantly better operating results.

National Association of Federal Equity Receivers

N.A.F.E.R LogoThe National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (N.A.F.E.R.) provides a forum for federal equity receivers to consult with one another regarding the legal and practical issues they face in order to develop best practices and common solutions.

To develop a partnership with one of the leaders in the commercial real estate industry, contact the Hilco Real Estate team at 847.714.1288.

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