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  Representative List of Clients*

The Gorman Group has been called upon to value and/or evaluate real estate assets of some of the nation's more unusual properties. The following is a representative list of those clients, presented alphabetically:


A.J. Smith Federal Savings Bank 
Acme Steel Company
Advance Bancorp 
Aetna Life Insurance Company 
Alden Press Corp. 
Alsip Bank
Alton Packaging Corporation

Allegiance Community Bank  
Amcore Financial, Inc. 
American Airlines, Inc. 
American Freight Systems 
American Hospital Supply Corp. 
American Licorice Company 
American National Bank & Trust Company

American Paper Recycling Corp. 
American Stores Co. (Jewel-Osco) 
Amoco Corporation 
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. 
Anixter Brothers, Inc. 
Arby's Restaurants 
Argo Savings

Army Corps of Engineers
Arlington Heights (Illinois) Park  

Ashland Oil Company 
Austeel Corp. 
Aztec Corn Products, Inc.


Baird & Warner, Inc. 
Bakers Square Restaurants 
Bank of Homewood 
BankAmerica Corp. 
Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing 
Baxter International, Inc. 
Bay City Foundry Company 

Bank Financial

BNY Asset Solutions

Best Western 
Beverage Distributor Corp. 
Beverly Bank Group 
Bloomfield Industries, Inc. 
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. 
Bob Evans Restaurants 
Budgetel  (The Marcus Corp.) 
Burger King Corporation 
Butler Aviation International 


Cablevision of Chicago 
Calumet National Bank

City of Calumet City
Calumet City (Illinois) School

District 122
Canadian Imperial Bank of

Capitol Bank & Trust Company 
Carson Pirie Scott & Company 
Catholic Charities of Chicago 
Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago 
Centier Bank 
Chicago Beverage Systems, Inc. 
Chicago City Bank
Chicago Housing Authority 
Chicago Land Clearance

Chicago Milwaukee Corporation 
Chicago Milwaukee St Paul

Chicago Transit Authority 
Chicago Tribune Company 
Chrysler Corporation 
Church's Fried Chicken 
CIB Bank
Citicorp Heller Financial

City of Chicago Heights

City of Benton Harbor (Michigan)
City of Blue Island (Illinois) 
City of Calumet City (Illinois) 
City of Chicago (Illinois) 
City of Chicago, Board of Education
City of Chicago, Planning Dept. 
City of Chicago, Public Works Dept.

City of Elgin  
City of Evanston (Illinois) Planning Dept. 
City of Harvey (Illinois)
Clark Oil & Chemical Company (Inc.) 
Coldwell Banker Real Estate, Inc. 
Columbia College 
Commercial Nat. Bank 
Commonwealth Edison Company 
Community Bank of Homewood-

Community Investment Corporation
Continental Bank Corporation 
Cook County (Illinois) Board of

Cook County Hospital
Corporate Investments International 
Courtesy Distributors, Inc. 
Crown Life Insurance Company 


Deerfield Transit Company 
DeKalb (Illinois) School District 428 
Detroit Realty & Mortgage 
DeVry Institute of Technology 
Digital Equipment Corp. 
Diversey Medical Center 

Dolton-Riverdale Savings 
DowElanco (Dow Chemical & Eli

Draper & Kramer, Inc. 
Drury Lane Theater 
DuKane Corporation 
Dunkin' Donuts Incorporated 


E.I. DuPont Denemours

& Co. (Inc.) 
Eastern Airlines, Inc. 
Ebenezer AME Church

Edcomb Metal Corp. 
Edward Don & Company 
Eli's Cheesecake, Inc. 


Family Dollar Stores, Inc. 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 
Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance

Financial Federal Savings 
Financial Properties 
First Chicago City Bank 

First Financial Bank
First Financial Funding Corp.


First Illinois Corporation

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

First National Bank of Blue Island

First National Bank of Chicago

First National Bank of Evergreen Park

First Savings and Loan Assn. of South Holland

Flying Tiger Incorporated

Ford Corporation

Franklin Chemical Corporation


General Motors Corporation 
GMAC Mortgage Corp. 
Grace Lutheran Church

General Growth Management

Great Northern Printing Company   

Great Western Financial Corp.

Great Southwest Mortgage 
GTE Corporation 
GTE Directories Corporation


Hardee's Restaurants 
Harris Bankcorp, Inc. 
Healthcare Retirement, Inc. 
Heritage Bank and Trust 
Hickory Ridge Training Center 
Highland Superstores, Inc. 
Hilton Hotels Corp. 
Holiday Inn, Inc. 

Homart Development Company

Homewood (Illinois) School District 153
Homewood-Flossmoor (Illinois) Park District
Horizon/CMS Healthcare, Inc. 
Howard Johnson, Inc. 
Humana Health Care Plan 
Hyatt Corp. 
Hysan Corporation 


illinois Bell Telephone Company 
Illinois Department of Housing 
Illinois Department of

Illinois State Toll Highway Authority

Indiana Federal Savings & Loan
Ingersoll-Rand Corp. 
Inland Real Estate Corp. 
Interstate Bank of Oak Forest 
Izaak Walton League


J.C. Penny 
Jewish Federation of Chicago  Jiffy Lube International, Inc. 

John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance

Joyce Bottling Company of



Kendall County (Illinois) 
Kendall County (Illinois)

Board of Review 
Kentucky Fried Chicken, Inc. 
Kimball Candy Company, Inc. 
Kimco Development Corp. 

Kinney Shoe Corp. 
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines 
Kmart Corp. 
Kraft Foods, Inc. 
Kropp Forge Company 


L.B. Foster 
Lakeland Health Care, Inc. 
Landmark Properties
Lapham-Hickey Steel Corp. 
LaSalle Bank

Lemont Township  

Lexington Steel Corp.

Life Savings of America
Liquid Carbonic (CBI Industries) 
Loyola University - Chicago, Illinois 
Lutheran Church of the Ascension


M.A.V. University 
Majestic Mills Paper Company 
Manufacturers Hanover Corp. 
Marquette National Bank 
Marriott Corporation 
Marshall Field & Company 
Marshall's, Inc. 
McDonald's Corp. 
Mercy Medical Center 
Merlin Mufflers, Inc. 
Metropolitan Life Insurance


Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority

MI Heritage Bank and Trust 
Michael Reese Hosptials 
Michigan Avenue National Bank
Mid-City National Bank 
Mid-West Forging Corp. 
Midas International Corp. 
Mobile Oil Company

Monsanto Corporation 
Mt. Greenwood Bank

Movies In Motion, Inc. 
Mutual of New York 


Nabisco Brands, Inc. 
National Tea Company 
National City
National Bank of Blue Island

National Republic Bank
NBD Bank
New City Packing &

Provisions, Inc. 
New England Mutual Life Insurance Company 
New York Life Insurance Company
Newark Electronics 

Northview Bank

Northeast Illinois Commuter

Rail Corporation

Northeast Illinois Railroad

Northeast Life Insurance Company 
Northern Illinois Gas Company 
Northern Indiana Public Service

Northern Trust Corporation 
Northwest Business College 
Northwest National Bank 
Northwest Paper Company 
Northwestern Steel & Wire Company
Nuclear Oncology, Inc. 


Oak Lawn South Suburban


OSI Industries

Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. 


P.I.E.  (Pacific Intermountain Express)
Palos Bank & Trust Company
Parker House Sausage Company 

Patrick Engineering
Parkview Metal Corporation 
Pinnacle Bank 
Playboy International, Inc. 
Poko-Loco Childcare

Centers, Inc. 
Pop In Supermarkets


Peotone Bank and Trust Popeye's Fried Chicken 
Potash Brothers, Inc. 
Prairie State College
Preferred Meal Systems, Inc. 
Preston Trucking Company 
Proctor & Gamble Company 
Progress Food, Inc.

Providence Management
Prudential Insurance Company 
Publix Supermarkets 


Quantum Foods, Inc. 



R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company 

Real Estate Underwriting Services
Republic Savings Bank
Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC)
Rest Haven

Royal Bank of Scotland

Richco Plastics Company 
Riverdale Bank
RREEF Rosenberg RE Equity Fund 

Rutherford County 



Safety–Kleen Corporation 
Saxon Paint Company 
Scholastic Transit, Inc. 
Sears Roebuck & Company 
Shell Oil Company 
Sheraton Hotels, Inc. 
Shirley Heinze Foundation
Shoney's Restaurants, Inc. 
Simko Provision Company 
Small Business Administration
Solo Cup Company 
South Chicago Savings Bank
South Holland Bank & Trust 
South Holland (Illinois) School

District 149
Southland Corporation

South SuburbanJunior College 
Southwest Airlines, Inc. 
Southwest Financial Bank & Trust Company
Sportmart, Inc. 

Sprint Communications Company, L.P. 
SPSS, Inc.
Square D, Corp. 
Stake & Ale Restaurant Corp. 
Standard Bank 
Standard Boiler, Inc. 
Standard Steel & Wire 
State Farm Insurance
State of Illinois
Stepan Chemical Company 
Steppenwolf Theater 
Stone Container Corp. 
Stoney Island Church of Christ 
Stop-N-Shop, Inc. 
Sun Chemical Company 
Sunoco, Inc. 
Sunrise Healthcare Corporation

State of Illinois General Assembly
Syndicated Equities, Inc. 


Teledyne, Inc. 
The Alter Group 
The Balcor Company 
The Berkshire Group 
The Charles Levy Company 
The Coat Rack, Inc. 
The Firestone Tire & Rubber

The Ford Motor Company 
The Hall Financial Group, Inc.  The Kroger Company 
The Martinique

The Nature Conservancy
The Sabre Room 
Thornton (Illinois) School District 151
Thornton (Illinois) School District 154
Time, Inc. 
Times-Mirror Corporation 
Toys "R" Us, Inc. 
Travelers Insurance Companies

Thornton School District 154

Thornton Community College  


U.S. Dept. of Commerce 
U.S. Dept. of Housing &

Urban Development 
U.S. National Park Service

U.S. Department of Interior  

U.S. Machinery Corp. 
United Methodist Church (UMC's

General Board of Pensions) 
United Air Lines, Inc. 
United Insurance Company of



Village of Dolton  (Illinois) 
Village of Glenwood  (Illinois) 
Village of Hanover Park  (Illinois)

Village of Homewood  (Illinois)

Village of Richton Park  (Illinois) 
Village of Riverdale  (Illinois) 
Village of Tinley Park  (Illinois) 
Village of Western Springs 



Walker Wire

Washington and Jane Smith Foundation

Will County 911

Wickes Furniture

Zayre Department Stores


*This web page was updated in March 2006 and it will not be updated again- it is too tedious a task.


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