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Robert Harold Weitzman

Robert Harold Weitzman, American investment company executive. Bar: Ill 1963. Recipient Outstanding Young Man American award United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1973.


  • Weitzman, Robert Harold was born on July 15, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Nathan and Selma Weitzman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Business, Economics, Grinnell College, 1959. Juris Doctor, DePaul University, 1963.


    • Vice president Weitzman Enterprises, Chicago, 1955-1963. Associate Lissner, Rothenberg, Reif & Barth, 1963-1968. Real estate counsel Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company, 1968-1974.

      Vice president, group head Continental Illinois Investment Trust, 1974-1976. Founding partner Group One Investments, 1977—2006. Founding sponsor DePaul University Real Estate Center, 2002-2006.

      Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ill 1963.


    • Editor: Real Estate Finance Handbook, 1979. Contributor articles to professional jours.


    Trustee, advisor Weitzman Foundation, 1963-1977, managing trustee, 1978–2006. Consultant, advisor Illinois chapter Big Brothers American Organization, 1969-1972. Trustee The Wisconsin Real Estate Investment Trust, 1980, 81.

    Member Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, National Association Review Appraisers and Mortgage Underwriters (charter member certified review appraiser designation, cert valuation consultant), Real Estate Securities and Syndication Institute (board directors Illinois chapter 1982-1990, president 1984, regional v. p. 1988, specialist in real estate securities designation 1988, chairman national committee on continuing education 1989, 90). Real Estate Investment Association (founding member, National board directors 1990-2006, executive committee nat association and Illinois chapter 1990-2006, chairman national committee for advanced education, 1990-1995, national president 1996-1998, national chairman 1999-2006, specialist in real estate investment designation 1990), American Institute Banking, International College Real Estate Consultant Professionals, International Real Estate Bd.


    • Married Marilynn Beth Felzer (deceased 2003), September 5, 1965. Children– Joshua C., Eliza Son of.
    • father: Nathan Weitzman
    • mother: Selma Weitzman
    • spouse: Marilynn Beth Felzer
    • children: Joshua C. Weitzman
    • Eliza Son of Weitzman
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    Died April 1, 2006
    (aged 68)
    • 1959
    • 1963
      DePaul University
    • 1955 - 1963
      Vice president, Weitzman Enterprises
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1963 - 1968
      associate, Lissner
      Rothenberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1968 - 1974
      real estate counsel, Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company
    • 1974 - 1976
      vice president, Continental Illinois Investment Trust
    • 1974 - 1976
      group head, Continental Illinois Investment Trust
    • 1977 - 2006
      founding partner, Group One Investments