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Sam, Nick & Jackie

Nick, Sam, & Jackie

Jackie, Sam, & Nick

Sam with children Nick, Elizabeth, & Jackie

Sam, Nick & Jackie

"We're small, nimble and entrepreneurial, so we're quick to
assimilate leading edge technologies, and flexible enough to
respond rapidly to any problem our clients present."
Samuel N. Oliva, CPA, CMA, CLP
Managing Partner




Leasing company management; merger and acquisition consulting; real estate brokerage, finance and management; estate administration; litigation support; personal and corporate tax planning; financing acquisition and negotiations; investment advice and systems consulting; strategic business planning.

Tenure with Firm:

Since 1978; named managing partner 1981.


Certified Public Accountant; Certified Management Accountant; Certified Lease Professional; Licensed Real Estate Broker (Illinois); Licensed Business Broker (Illinois).


BS/Accounting, Western Illinois University; MBA, University of Chicago; ongoing continuing education focusing on various leasing and business management issues.


Director, Harris Bank, Glencoe; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society; Institute of Management Accountants; Equipment Leasing Association; United Association of Equipment Leasing; Midwest Association of Equipment Leasing; Northwest Association of Realtors; National Association of Realtors; Illinois Association of Realtors; Presidents Association of Chicago; Executive Board Member, Thatcher Woods Boy Scouts Council; Chairman, Western Illinois University Advisory Council.


Leasing company management; real estate development and management; merger and acquisition consulting.

Copyright Edwin C. Sigel, Ltd. 2000-2003.