Vince Slivka

Vince Slivka

Real Estate Development and Construction Executive | Owner's Representative

Greater Chicago Area
Real Estate

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Vince Slivka's Overview

  • Principal at VS3 Associates

317 connections

Vince Slivka's Summary

Excellent track record delivering over $5 billion of sophisticated commercial office, multi-family residential, industrial and institutional projects on time, on budget with highest customer satisfaction. Professional, honest, loyal, respectful and respected team leader with ability to research, analyze and solve complex problems and manage multi-disciplinary teams. Technically proficient, experienced and motivated with extensive background in architecture, construction management, design/build, program management and commercial real estate development.


Areas of Expertise
• Development Management
• Program Management
• Construction Management
• Design Management
• Design/Build
• Consultant Management
• Pre-Construction Planning and Team Selection
• Budgets and Estimating
• Entitlements and Permits
• Value Engineering
• Change Management
• Green Building / LEED Certification
• Closeout

Vince Slivka's Experience


VS3 Associates

February 2010Present (4 years 8 months) Greater Chicago Area

Associate Director, Global Construction Practice

Navigant Consulting

May 2010April 2013 (3 years) Greater Chicago Area

Senior Vice President

Mesirow Financial

March 2001March 2010 (9 years 1 month) Greater Chicago Area

Vice President

The McClier Corporation, an AECOM Company

March 1989December 2001 (12 years 10 months) Greater Chicago Area

Director of Cost Control

The Austin Company

November 1988March 1989 (5 months) Greater Chicago Area

Vice President

Mike Oppenheim Associates

February 1984November 1988 (4 years 10 months) Greater Chicago Area

November 1976February 1984 (7 years 4 months) Greater Chicago Area

Vince Slivka's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Director

      St. Michael's Square Home Owners Association
    • Director

      St. Michael's High School Condominium Association
  • Volunteer Interests

    • Organizations I support:

      • The Salvation Army
      • JDRF

Vince Slivka's Certifications

  • Registered Architect

    • 1979

Vince Slivka's Organizations

  • Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings

    • 2011 to Present
  • American Institute of Architects

    • 1979 to Present

Vince Slivka's Skills & Expertise

  1. Architecture
  2. Construction
  3. Construction Management
  4. Feasibility Studies
  5. LEED AP
  6. Program Management
  7. Mixed-use
  8. Real Estate Economics
  9. Real Estate Development
  10. Commercial Real Estate
  11. Business Development
  12. Urban Design
  13. Design Research
  14. Due Diligence
  15. Architectural Design
  16. Consulting
  17. Value Engineering
  18. Contract Management
  19. Real Estate
  20. Valuation
  21. Green Building
  22. Corporate Real Estate
  23. Sustainable Architecture
  24. Financial Analysis
  25. Residential Homes
  26. Sustainable Design
  27. Budgets
  28. Project Planning
  29. Disposition
  30. Project Management
  31. Submittals
  32. LEED
  33. Risk Management
  34. Renovation
  35. High Rise
  36. Design Management
  37. Revit
  38. BIM
  39. AIA
  40. Comprehensive Planning
  41. Entitlements
  42. Expert Witness
  43. Urban Planning
  44. Integrated Project Delivery
  45. Space-planning
  46. Asset Managment
  47. Financial Modeling
  48. Sustainability
  49. Contract Negotiation
  50. Construction Drawings

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Vince Slivka's Education

University of Pennsylvania

Master of Architecture (M.Arch.), Architectural Design


Master of Architecture in Architectural Design
Beaux Arts Ball Committee Co-Chair
Graduate Thesis - A New Town Hall for Oak Park, Illinois

Activities and Societies: Beaux Arts Ball Committee Co-Chair

Foreign Study Program, Versailles, France



Activities and Societies: Accelerated professional degree courses French language course Extensive travel throughout Europe

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Science (BS), Architecture


Grade: Highest Honors

Emphasis in Architectural Design
Dean's List
Foreign Study Preparation Group

Activities and Societies: Bates Scholar Plym Scholar

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