Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Loyola University, 1963.
Real estate appraiser Talman Federal Savings and Loan, Chicago, 1963—1974. Vice president, director Real Estate Research Corporation, 1974—1983. Senior vice president Victoria University of Wellington Realty Inc., since 1983.
Member of American Arbitration Association, Society Real Estate Appraisers, American Institute Real Estate Appraisers, Lambda Alpha.
Married Julianne Clare Thompson Gathman. Children: Alaina, Joseph, Matthew, Michael, Justin, Christopher.