Our Mission

Provide the best investment banking advice and service in the middle-market

Our Values

  • Clients first
  • Objective advice
  • Absolute integrity
  • Demonstrated expertise
  • Firm-wide collaboration
  • Exceptional results

Our Legacy

The firm’s success and reputation were built over fifty years through attention to a few precepts:

  • Sensitivity to clients’ goals and objectives
  • Analytical thinking refined with experience
  • Thoughtful solutions attuned to marketplace reality and industry knowledge
  • Interaction with clients, peers and counter parties conducted with mutual respect

Why The Chicago Corporation?


  • Clients always come first – trusted advisors to business owners
  • Relationship driven – not transaction-driven


  • Seasoned bankers with extensive industry, operational and transactional experience
  • Elite team of senior advisors with diverse industry specializations and competencies


  • Two or more senior bankers lead every engagement to provide best-in-class advice and execution
  • Clients benefit from firm-wide thinking


  • Entrepreneurial passion – all managing directors are owners
  • Ability and willingness to engage in purely advisory / consultative roles


  • Goal to exceed client expectations by providing best-in-class, unbiased advice
  • Success measured by client referrals and endorsements – Results