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Biographic Profile : Robert Hess

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Robert J. Hess (Bob Hess) joined Newmark Knight Frank - NKF Consulting in June 2008.  This bio will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Recent Experience

Newmark Knight Frank - NKF Consulting

Prior Experience

Managing Director, Strategic Advisory Services, Cushman & Wakefield Consulting Group - Chicago

President, Hess & Co. Location Advisors  

Partner, Deloitte & Touche Fantus Corporate Real Estate Services, Chicago

National Media Coverage

Oct 2004 article in National Real Estate Investor, "It Pays for Corporate Execs to be Strategists" quoted Bob Hess soon after he joined Cushman & Wakefield

Public Speaking and Lecture Experience

Professional Affiliations

CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals - formerly Council of Logistics Management (CLM)

CoreNet Global - formerly IDRC and NACORE

International Economic Development Council (IEDC)


Academic Background

Published Articles and Books (with links if available, also in Consultant Tips)

July 2007 Cushman & Wakefield research report about real estate trends in the Life Sciences industry by their Research and Global Life Science Practice Group

Contact Information:


Bob Hess

NKF Consulting
One East Wacker Drive, Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601


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NKF site selection consulting services


TEL : 312-386-3195

Cell : 312-576-8363

Fax : 312-386-3196


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The above is an example of a GUIDE Biographic Profile.  There will be minor variances in the structure and content of such presentations, and in some cases we will link to profiles published elsewhere, such as on websites where the companies keep such profiles current for their own promotional purposes.

This summary of personal experience complements GUIDE Service Profiles, which outline the capabilities of professional service providers.

A Biographic Profile  is not intended to be a comprehensive statement of all personal qualifications, nor a complete biography, resum, or CV.  It is summarized from information provided by the individual.

The purpose is to facilitate introductions among corporate executives by providing insights into the background of professionals of potential relevance to their direct investment plans.  We make no warranty about the content of any Biographic Profile, and welcome corrections.

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