Robert W. Matanky concurrently serves as President of Matanky and Matanky, Ltd., a law firm which concentrates in business and commercial real estate brokerage transactions and litigation. Mr. Matanky is involved with every phase of more than 100 real estate developments including acquisition, zoning, financing, structuring, negotiation, construction, management and disposition.
Mr. Matanky is a licensed attorney, real estate broker and insurance broker. Having graduated with Honors from both the College of Engineering at University of Illinois at Chicago and Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago in 1990, Mr. Matanky went on to earn his MBA degree with a specialization in finance from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.
Mr. Matanky is a member of the Real Estate Investment Association (REIA) and served as a member of its Board of Directors from 1989-2003 as well as a National Group Vice President in 1989-1990. He earned the designation of Specialist in Real Estate Securities (SRS) in 1985 and earned the designation of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) in 1992. He has served as a legislative contact for the Illinois Association of Realtors and as a member of the Arbitration Committee and the Group Investment Council of the Chicago Association of Realtors. He is also a member of the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors, and Real Property Law and Continuing Legal Education committees for the Chicago Bar Association.
Listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in the Midwest, Mr. Matanky has lectured on real estate topics for a number of institutions including the University of Illinois, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, the National Association of Realtors, the Chicago Association of Realtors, the Decalogue Society of Lawyers and the Chicago Jewish Historical Society.