Select Page

Peter Palivos

Investment Manager, Developer & Philanthropist

Peter Palivos is a dedicated business owner, lawyer, and philanthropist.

Prior to finding great success in the real estate industry, Peter Palivos had quite a fulfilling law career. Upon graduating from Trinity College, with a Bachelor’s Degree in History, Peter Palivos found himself attending Chicago-Kent College of Law in pursuit of a law degree. In 1983, Palivos received his degree and began working for Rittenberg, Krichiver and Buffen Ltd. For over 3 years, Palivos worked as an Associate, Partner for Rittenberg, Krichiver and Buffen Ltd. before establishing his own firm, Peter A. Palivos & Associates. For over 20 years, Peter Palivos effectively managed his firm, before transitioning into real estate.

Today, Peter Palivos works as a real estate developer both nationally and internationally. Peter focuses his development endeavors on a variety of sectors, including retail, offices, and multi family. Peter has developed and restored many projects in the United States and Europe. Two of the projects that received awards involved the renovation and restoration of two American landmark buildings in Chicago- the Oliver and Delaware buildings. Both of these buildings were two of the first steel skyscraper structures build in the world. Their construction occurred following the Great Chicago Fire of October 10, 1971, which destroyed most of the city and showed the importance of constructing steel structures instead of wood structures in densely populated cities. The Oliver Building is located at 159 N.Dearborn and the Delaware Building is located at 36 W. Randolph in downtown Chicago.

Trends of Multi-Family Real Estate Development

The multifamily real estate market is ever changing. With increased growth in jobs in the tech industry, new expectations from the current demographic, and the growing need for more commute-friendly housing, the desires of renters are shifting. Growth Rapid growth in...
Read More

Entrepreneurs Should Discuss Politics

Times are changing and entrepreneurs and business professionals have the opportunity and the platform to open communication around specific issues plaguing the political landscape. Where you stand politically isn’t something that necessarily needs to be kept private...
Read More

4 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Break into the Real Estate Game

Real estate is considered one of the biggest and best asset classes. However, that’s due to the sometimes high risk and usually hefty “entry fee.” Even with a good amount of research and prep work, it’s not the sort of game you can just pick up...
Read More

The Most Expensive Real Estate Development Projects in America

When thinking about the most expensive real estate developments in America, an image of the New York City skyline is probably the first thing that pops into one’s head. It is no surprise then that the most expensive private real estate development to ever be built in...
Read More

How to Make Your Real Estate Investments Work for You

Over the course of the last 50 years, real estate investment has become increasingly popular. When done right, real estate investment can be extremely lucrative, additional income stream. The real estate industry does offer the potential for substantial rewards;...
Read More