James R. Smart founded the real estate firm of Smart & Golee, Inc. in 1885. Smart was the mayor of Evanston from 1913 to 1915 and President of Evanston Bank and Trust from 1914 to 1917. Heil & Heil Insurance Agency, Inc. was established by George Heil, a graduate of Yale University. Smart & Golee, Inc. was acquired by Heil & Heil, Inc. in 1972, forming the present day firm of Heil, Heil, Smart and Golee.
In 1972 the firm was purchased by James M. Flanagan. Flanagan was born in Chicago and graduated from Northwestern University. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in June 1959. He began his career in the real estate field.
Following the death of Flanagan, the firm was purchased by the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Robert E. Landers in 2007. Landers grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana and attended Indiana University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1978 followed by his MBA in Finance in 1979. He worked in public accounting for Deloitte, Haskins & Sells following graduation and joined Heil, Heil, Smart & Golee Inc., two years later. Upon Landers purchase of the company the name was changed to HHSG Holdings LLC. This company includes Heil & Heil Insurance Agency LLC, Heil, Heil, Smart & Golee Commercial LLC and Heil, Heil, Smart & Golee Residential Property Management LLC.
Heil, Heil, Smart & Golee is a leader in residential property management, commercial real estate and receivership services providing management as well as development and leasing.
Heil, Heil, Smart & Golee Commercial
5215 Old Orchard Road Skokie, IL 60077
P 847 866 7400
F 847 864 6901