Marshall Bennett
Marshall Bennett †
Advisory Group Member

Marshall Bennett was President of Marshall Bennett Enterprises.

As co-founder and partner of Bennett and Kahnweiler, Mr. Bennett was numbered among the most productive corporate and industrial real estate developers of the postwar period.  In 1954, the firm completed the first comprehensive planned industrial park, the O'Hare Industrial Park and the Centex Industrial Park.

Mr. Bennett was also considered to be one of the most influential people in building relationships that promote large real estate transactions in the U.S. Mr. Bennett received numerous awards; An Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from the Catholic Theological Union and An Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Roosevelt University, including the 1979 Man of the Year by the National Association of Industrial/Office Parks, Urban Land Institute Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Hall of Fame Award from the Chicago Board of Realtors. He served on the Board of Governors of the University of Chicago Hospitals, Board of Directors, Evanston Hospital, Trustee of Chicago Symphony Orchestral, and Treasurer and Trustee of the Albert Einstein Peace Prize Foundation, as well as numerous other organizations.