To augment its 30 years of experience, Alliance maintains an exceptionally qualified Board of Advisors to direct the firm’s overall direction, in order to keep it  on track. While Alliance aims to provide the utmost service to clients, the firm recognizes its responsibilities to all company stakeholders.

Advisory Board Members

Milt Reitveld
CRE Director, ComEd Power Company

Dr. John Golde
Regional Manager and COO, ACCO Corporation

Don Ohannes
Policy Advisor, Heartland Institute
Former Portfolio Manager, Allstate
Former Chairman of the Board, Swedish Covenant Hospital
Former Chairman and Vice-Chairman, Galter Life Center Board, Northwestern University

Dave Pierson
Senior VP RE Acquisitions/Dispositions Manager, Xerox Corporation

Paul Samek
President, PCS Consulting
Former CFO, BTR/Nylex, Allsteel Corp.
Former VP Finance and Administration, Motorola

Rudy Wolf
Senior Director Corporate RE Services, Commonwealth Edison


With testimonials from long-term and newly formed work relations, including Fortune 1000 Companies and private clients worldwide, Alliance’s reputation for excellence is well established.

“Alliance has handled a great deal of our acquisition, disposition and capital markets work in their region for several years. We are extremely pleased with their work and look forward to working with them in the future.”

Celeste Prestinario, Director, AT&T/Lucent/Avaya

“After First Alert had gone through several mergers to expand our business, Alliance’s team assisted First Alert in creating value through sale-leaseback, allowing us to retire debt well ahead of schedule.”

Malcolm Canlish, CEO at First Alert, Inc.

“Alliance’s team was able to create a positive credit enhancement vehicle which solved questions we encountered in the marketplace, and they were able to promote our company strategy as well as anyone in our organization.”

Jim Hopwood, CFO at Wickes Lumber Corp

“Meyercord was a 102-year-old revenue stamp manufacturer with a poor credit record when we acquired it and Alliance’s ability to promote our long-term business strategy and core product mix enabled Meyercord to complete a sales-leaseback without a tangible net worth at the time.”

Joseph Aquilante, CFO at Meyercord Corp