Robert “Bob” Demarke

Team Partner


Specializing In Property And Facilities Management


  • Based In

    Midwest, USA

With over 35 years of Commercial Property Management experience, Bob’s expertise is the financial and operational oversight, capital planning, value engineering, construction management, and due diligence requirements of commercial real property.

RD Property Service, LLC

January 2020, RD Property Service, LLC was formed to offer expert consulting, receivership services, due diligence, and property management for commercial office, retail and industrial properties. Current assignments include management of a 4-sq. block retail association in suburban Chicago, and property management to a 150,000 RSF. entertainment themed retail center at Marina City in downtown Chicago, which is currently being marketed for sale. 

Experience and Capabilities

From 2004 through 2019 Bob worked for Transwestern, a national real estate services firm. During this time, through progressive responsibilities, in 2011 he came to direct property management and provided operational and engineering oversight of Transwestern’s 8 million SF Chicago portfolio, which included downtown and suburban commercial office, industrial, and retail properties. Clients included Bentall Kennedy, American Realty Advisors, State Farm, and W.P. Carey. Bob was assigned to be court-appointed receiver for 15 properties during the period 2012 – 2017 for special servicers LNR and CIII, and oversaw an LNR industrial receivership in Indianapolis, 2012 – 2014.

Other Industry Highlights

Prior to joining Transwestern, Bob was a Senior Portfolio Manager with Cushman & Wakefield, overseeing property management and operations of 10 million RSF of office buildings and facilities in Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis and Detroit. He handled all management issues for clients including MetLife, Prudential, Wells, and TIAA.

Professional Affiliations/Recognition

  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) by the Association of Energy Engineers,2005
  • Real Property Administrator (RPA) by the Building Owners & Managers Institute
  • Former member Board of Directors, BOMA Chicago
  • Instructor, BOMI Real Property Administrators program


Bob received his MBA from Loyola University of Chicago. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois.