Walter S. Clements, CCIM

Walt Clements

Walt Clements, CCIM, is President of Acquisitions at Clements Realty Advisors in Highland Park, Ill. During his 40 years in commercial real estate, Clements has become an expert in commercial real estate properties including development, industrial, and land.

Clements has been a CCIM Institute instructor since 1980 and is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver. He previously has taught as an Associate Professor and Director of the Lewis White Real Estate Center for the University of Missouri - Kansas City from 2008 through 2014.

Clements was recognized as Instructor of the Year in 1990 by Institute faculty. He also received the CCIM People's Choice Award for teaching excellence in 1992, and was honored with  name endowed scholarships for real estate for the Kansas City CCIM Chapter in 2013 and UMKC in 2012.

Clements earned his associate's degree  in real estate from University of Michigan, bachelor's degree in real estate from Central Michigan University, and his master's degree in real estate and construction management from University of Denver.


  • CI 103: User Decision Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
  • CI 104:  Investment Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate Negotiations