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Skender Chairman Joseph Skender Inducted into Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame
Skender Construction Chairman Joseph Skender was inducted into Midwest Real Estate News‘ Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame. Each year the magazine inducts a new class of the biggest names in the commercial real estate industry. Joseph was selected from a pool of more than 500 nominations and joins 96 others in this year’s class.
In high school, Skender began working summers with his father who owned a small residential construction company in the south suburbs of Chicago, eventually working his way through college on a variety of construction jobs. Since taking a leadership position at the firm in 1980, Skender has helped Skender Construction grow to become one of the largest general contractors in Chicago.
Skender is a busy supporter of charitable and community organizations, and co-founded Skender Foundation, a 501(c)(3) private foundation dedicated to helping organizations impacting education and wellness. Skender serves on DePaul University’s board of trustees and is a member of the Executives’ Club of Chicago and Economic Club of Chicago.
Midwest Real Estate News officially announced the Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame class of 2018 in the December/January 2018 issue.