President's Message


October 6, 2015
Dear Chicago Chapter Colleagues,

Please join me in congratulating our newly designated members since early September!

Karen L. Dabek, MAI
Gina M. DeGuzman, MAI
Trenton Beyer, MAI
Eric W. Dost, MAI, AI-GRS

As a reminder, we have some upcoming meetings.  Please join us at one or both of these events.

On October 14, 2015, our downstate Illinois members are having a Dinner meeting at the Champaign Country Club.  Mark Whitsitt, SRA and Dan Crawmer, MAI, AI-GRS have put together a Bank Underwriter's Perspective panel.
Register by following this link -

November 4, 2015 is our next Lunch meeting in downtown Chicago at Wildfire Dr. Joe Schwieterman from DePaul University will be the guest speaker discussing Vital Transportation Linkages and Land Use in Chicago.  Dr.
Schwieterman is frequently contacted by local media regarding his opinion on transportation.  He recently was cited in Chicago Magazine, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and before the Labor Day holiday, he was interviewed by Phil Ponce on Chicago Tonight.  We hope you take the time to meet Dr.
Schwieterman and register -

Looking for the 2016-2017 USPAP 7 hour Seminar?  Check out CCAI's offerings.
We are hosting many classes all over Illinois before the deadline of June 30, 2016.  To find a convenient location and date, check out our website:

George F. Collins, MAI, FRICS, CRE
5 West 2nd Street, Suite 2
Hinsdale, IL 60521