United States

Rick Edelheit

National Real Estate Industry Leader


Summary of experience

Rick Edelheit is the national real estate leader for RSM US LLP.  He oversees all activities for the national real estate practice across a broad array of services, including assurance, tax, transactional due diligence, lease consulting, financial reporting outsourcing, cost segregation and other consulting services.

Rick has more than 35 years of public accounting experience, primarily focused in the real estate industry.  His clients have included real estate opportunity funds, joint ventures and portfolio companies, REITS, developers, owners and investors, and real estate management, brokerage and advisory firms.  Rick’s work has spanned across all sectors of the industry including commercial, residential, multi-family, retail and hospitality.  Additionally, he has extensive experience in real estate due diligence related services.

Over the years, Rick has been actively involved in charitable services in the Chicagoland community.

Professional affiliations and credentials

  • Certified public accountant
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • Bachelor of Science, accounting, Northern Illinois University


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