Kerry Ira Levin - Curriculum Vitae

Public Recognition

Publications:

Better Homes & Gardens Magazine, Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Pioneer Press, Daily Herald, Building Design & Construction Magazine, Builder Magazine, various local periodicals.

Lectures:

University of Illinois School of Architecture, Loyola University, Oakton Community College, Chicago Chapter American Institute of Architects, Japanese Architects Consortium, Museum of Science and Industry, National Home Office Association, Lions and Rotary Clubs, various lending institutions, schools, & civic organizations.

Appearances:

HGTV National “Dreambuilders,” Commercial Real Estate Review, Showcase Chicago, Continental CableVision Local Celebrities and various local productions.

Awards

1991, Award for Neighborhood Development, Townhome Design and Construction
1989, Award for Development Excellence, Townhome Design and Construction
1986, Award for Architectural Excellence, Restaurant Renovation
1985, Award for Construction Excellence, Office Building Rehabilitation
1985, Award for Architectural Excellence, Office Building Rehabilitation
1980, Award for Design Excellence, Residential Addition

Professional Affiliations

AIA American Institute of Architects
NCARB Nat’l Council of Architects Registration Board
NAR National Association of Realtors
IAR Illinois Association of Realtors
NWAR Northwest Association of Realtors
NAREA National Association of Real Estate Appraisers

Professional Experience

1980-Present
Levin Associates

Principal
Founder of four division, integrated building service firm. Design/Build Services include Land Planning, Building Design, Interior Design, Graphics & Rendering, Site/Building Engineering, Construction Management and General Contracting. Real Estate Services include Property Management, Building Maintenance, Real Estate Brokerage, Property Development and Real Estate Appraisal.

1977-1980
James March Goldberg Architect

Associate
Residential and Commercial Design, Renderings, Working Drawings and Construction Management.

1976-1977
Henry Addison Restaurant Design

Draftsman
Restaurant Design, Working Drawings, Construction Administration and Supervision of Equipment Installation.

Education and Certifications

1980-Present
Registrations & Designations

Licensed Architect: States of Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Arizona, Indiana. NCARB Certified.

Licensed Contractor: State of Illinois, various locales.

Licensed REALTOR, State of Illinois;

Certified Environmental Inspector, EAA;

Certified Real Estate Appraiser, NAREA.

1977-Present
Continuing Education

Courses on Architectural Design, Land Planning, Interior Design, Solar Design, Environmental Inspection, Real Estate Development, Property Appraisal, Real Estate Brokerage, Property Management, Business Management.

1973-1976
University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana, IL.

High Honors Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, Dean’s List, Gargoyle Architectural Honor Society, 1 of Top 5 Freshman in Architecture of 1300 students.

I found his firm to be unusually innovative and very responsive to public concerns.
-Timothy Clarke, AICP
Economic Development Director
Village of Lincolnwood

Your Courthomes of Custer Row project stands as a monument to your cooperative spirit and forward thinking. The City of Evanston, Illinois recognizes your role in pursuing public/private partnerships for the betterment of the community.
-Joan Barr, Mayor
City of Evanston, IL