Sperry Van Ness Director Honored by Real Estate Firm


BIRMINGHAM — Robert J. Pliska, CRE and managing director for Sperry Van Ness / Property Investment Advisors LLC was selected as an inductee into the Midwest Real Estate News Hall of Fame.

The publication recognizes individuals who are considered “the biggest names in the commercial real estate” industry.  Pliska’s profile in the Dec/Jan issue of the Midwest Real Estate News attributes this honor to his in depth knowledge of the commercial and investment real estate industry, his work ethic, his level of trust he earns from his clients and his expansive community, industry and nonprofit service work.

Pliska specializes in the sale, financing, leasing, managing, consulting, auctioning and accelerated marketing of office, retail, multi-family, industrial, hotel and other investment and commercial properties.  With over 35 years of commercial and investment real estate experience, he has secured over $1.5 billion in real estate transactions.  Pliska served as president and officer of several commercial real estate firms.  As a certified public accountant, he advised real estate and financial institution clients. Pliska earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Detroit and received his masters of business administration from Michigan State University.