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Samuel F. Smith II, CCIM SIOR SLCR MCR.w

Principal & Chairman //


Sam is Chairman and a Co-founder of RESOURCE and leads our Company Training and Occupier Services. Sam handles sensitive renewal negotiations, achieving multi-million dollar client occupancy cost savings. He conducts national site searches, prepares sophisticated financial analysis, assembles and manages teams of consultants, evaluated alternatives, and negotiated significant economic development incentives. Sam uses proven processes, superior market knowledge, and strong negotiation skills to help clients achieve below market and flexible lease/purchase terms and attractive, functional and efficient space that enhance employee productivity and shareholder value.


Sam has also managed over 90 school projects totaling over 2 million SF. His client list is a Who’s Who of Indiana’s largest and most successful firms. His extensive experience includes over 40 complicated build-to-suits totaling over 5 million square feet and over 5 million SF of multi-market corporate services experience on over 400 projects, from Boston to LA to Seattle and even internationally. Sam also has substantial Corporate Disposition experience and uses a proven accelerated marketing program to help clients optimize their dispositions values.


Sam enjoys keeping up with the Indianapolis sports scene by watching or going to as many Colts and Pacers games as possible. He also enjoys college basketball and football, or playing basketball and tennis as he finds time. He also enjoys playing poker, watching action, thrillers and sci-fi movies.

Select Projects

  • ITT Educational Services, Inc.
  • Navient (formerly USA Group, Inc.)
  • Large Global Pharmaceutical Co.
  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • EDS Corporation
  • CNO Financial Group (Formerly Conseco, Inc.)
  • Anacomp, Inc.
  • American Funds/Capital Group
  • Roche Diagnostics
  • Farm Bureau Insurance Company
  • PCS Health Systems
  • Wiley, Inc. (Formerly IDG Books Worldwide)
  • Land O’Lakes (formerly Countrymark Coop)
  • Ace Mortgage/ Archer Land Title
  • Golden Rule Insurance Co.
  • Large Financial Services Co.
  • CAP ROC (consulting)
  • First USA (Bank One)

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