ROBERT D. PARKS
Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation
Robert D. Parks is a Director of The Inland Real Estate Group, Inc and one of its four original principals. Mr. Parks is also a Director of Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation and a Director of Inland Private Capital Corporation.
He served as chairman of Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation from November 1984 to December 2016. He was a Director of Inland Investment Advisors, LLC from June 1995 to May 2013 and a Director of Inland Securities Corporation from August 1984 until June 2009. He was a Director of Inland Real Estate Corporation from 1994 through June 2008 and served as chairman of the board from May 1994 to May 2004 and its President and Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to April 2008. He was a Director and chairman of the board of Inland Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc. from its inception in September 1998 to March 2006, and as chief executive officer until December 2004, and as the chairman of the board and a Director of Retail Properties of America, Inc. (formerly, Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc.) from its inception in March 2003 to October 2010. Mr. Parks also served as the chairman of the board and a Director of Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. from its inception in June 2008 through July 2014, and InvenTrust Properties Corp. (formerly, Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc.) from October 2004 through February 2015. He was also a Director of Inland Institutional Capital Partners Corporation from May 2006 until August 2012.
Prior to joining Inland, Mr. Parks taught in Chicago’s public schools. He received his B.A. Degree from Northeastern Illinois University and his M.A. Degree from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).