Inland has been an incubator of real estate companies for more than 40 years. We have developed and nurtured companies following our own unique business model and today we oversee assets in excess of $16.4 billion. We're proud of our accomplishments but we believe our best years lie ahead.

Daniel L. Goodwin
Chairman and CEO
The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc.

About Us: The Principals

Robert D. Parks
Chairman, Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation

Current Responsibilities

Robert D. Parks is a Director of The Inland Group, Inc. and one of its four original principals; Chairman of Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation and a Director of Inland Investment Advisors, Inc. Mr. Parks is Chairman and Affiliated Director of Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc., Chairman and Affiliated Director of Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc. and is also a Director of Inland Private Capital Corporation. He was Director of Inland Securities Corporation from 1984 until July 2009; and he was a Director of Inland Real Estate Corporation from 1994 through June 2008 and its President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 through June 2008.  He was Chairman and Affiliated Director of Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc. from its inception in March 2003 until October 2010, and an Affiliated Director of Inland Institutional Capital Partners Corporation from May 2006 until August 2012.

Career Summary

Prior to joining Inland, Mr. Parks taught in Chicago’s public schools. He received his B.A. Degree from Northeastern Illinois University and his M.A. Degree from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).