David Gottlieb

David Gottlieb

Managing Director

As Managing Director at Hilco Real Estate, David assists clients in monetizing real estate assets. David utilizes his 25 years of real estate brokerage and law experience to predict, maximize and add value to all transactions while serving as a trusted advisor throughout the process.

Prior to joining Hilco Real Estate, David worked for MB Financial Bank as Vice President, Asset Manager-Real Estate Disposition where he was responsible for managing and marketing a broad range of assets including multi-family, retail, industrial, mixed-use, self-storage, office, condo, single family homes and land. David managed 99 properties and worked with attorneys, brokers, property managers, environmental engineers and third-party vendors to successfully dispose of 84 properties ranging in sales price from $1,000 to $13,450,000. He possesses a proven track record for realizing value that exceeds the expectations of buyers, sellers and appraisers by providing solutions to complex problems and by leveraging market knowledge, business acumen and legal expertise.

Before joining MB, David enjoyed a successful dual career as an attorney specializing in real estate and corporate law and as president of his own investment real estate brokerage firm. He is a licensed real estate broker and licensed attorney in Illinois with special expertise in valuations, marketing, due diligence, problem solving, contract review and negotiation and facilitating IRS Section 1031 Exchanges. David earned a B.A. in business at the University of Minnesota and completed his law degree at the University of Minnesota Law School. He is a member of the Northbrook Industrial and Commercial Development Commission.