Sheldon F. Good, president of the Good Realty Group, LLC, has raised more than $30 million for civic and charitable causes, including the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., the University of Chicago Bernard Mitchell Hospital, the 100 Club of Chicago and the Chicago Association of Realtors’ Education Foundation. He has also served in numerous leadership roles for civic, university and other charitable causes. A senior director of the 100 Club of Chicago which benefits families of fallen Chicago police officers and fire fighters, he has served on the 100 Club Board for the past 40 years.
Additionally, Sheldon F. Good was president of the Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation at the University of Chicago and chairman of the Real Estate Division of the Crusade of Mercy in Chicago. And he received the Prime Minister’s Medal from the State of Israel as well as the Crown of Good Name Award for his charitable work on behalf of Israel.
Alumni Leader at University of Illinois
A graduate of the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.S.:Marketing and Urban Land Economics), Sheldon F. Good has remained actively involved as an alumni leader. He was a member of the University’s Foundation, an advisory board member of its Office of Real Estate Research and a founding board member of the Jewish Studies Program. To recognize his philanthropy, leadership and real estate marketing innovations, the University awarded him its most prestigious award – the Alumni Achievement Award – in the year 2000. He was selected from the ranks of some 300,000 living graduates and was the first Realtor to receive the honor. His photo hangs in the hallway of the Illini Student Union with those of other distinguished awardees.
Many university officials have recognized Sheldon F. Good’s far-reaching contributions to university and fraternity life.
“Thousands of university students…have benefited directly and indirectly from Sheldon F. Good’s significant contributions to universities, student learning and campus life.”
Andrew S. Borans, executive director of the AEPi Foundation
“Thank you for choosing to nourish the excellence that is Illinois.”
Sidney S. Micek, past president, University of Illinois Foundation