Vincent G. Forgione, CPA

Vice President of Finance

As Vice President of Finance for Harlem Irving Companies, Inc., Vincent “Vince” Forgione performs the asset management for the company’s residential mixed-use developments and its hotel property. He provides operational management during all phases of the for-sale housing developments.  He also oversees the preparation and analysis of development budgets and income projections, assisting the CFO in obtaining both construction and permanent financing, as well as managing staff performing construction accounting and reporting.

Background

Vince is a key member of the development team for 811 Uptown, a $138 million, 381-unit mixed-use development in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. He coordinated the management of a $6 million renovation of the Holiday Inn at Surfside Beach, South Carolina. He also managed the construction and sale of 48 townhomes in Chicago’s Logan Square Neighborhood and 20 townhomes at University Village in Chicago.

Prior to joining the company, Vince obtained a diverse knowledge of real estate during his 29 years at New Frontier Companies. During his final 15 years there, he served as President of the Development Division. He was primarily responsible for the development of the residential area of University Village located in the South Campus area of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

University Village consists of 900 private residences developed in a formerly blighted area. Vince’s involvement began with planning the entire South Campus area. New Frontier Companies and Harlem Irving Companies were partners in this major redevelopment. Initially, Vince’s responsibilities consisted of financial feasibility models. They ultimately grew to full responsibility of managing the project’s acquisition, design, marketing, financing, construction, sales, closing, and customer service.

Education & Accreditation

Vince holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from DePaul University. He is also a certified public accountant (CPA) and a licensed real estate managing broker. He has served on various homeowner association boards, as well as his community youth organization board.

Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Illinois CPA Society