Our Team

Jim Palecek
Chief Financial Officer

Jim Palecek, Chief Financial Officer – Jim oversees the entire accounting and financial reporting function for the company and multiple other real estate investment ventures. Mr. Palecek has over 20 years of real estate accounting experience and has worked in all areas of accounting, including auditing, analysis, and tax preparation.  Mr. Palecek has been an employee of CRES since 2005, serving as the company’s controller before his promotion to CFO in 2012.  Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois-Chicago and is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for top academic performance.