Jim Milliken


Jim has over 10 years of experience in leadership roles within private real estate development firms and property management companies.

Jim is a highly regarded leader in the real estate industry in Chicago, and he brings significant experience to his role at CLA. His previous work with a rapidly growing developer has given him the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in this position. With a background in both real estate development and property management, Jim is equipped to provide clients with the specialized industry expertise they need.

Jim is proficient in CLA's CAAS (Client Accounting and Advisory Services) practice, where he helps clients to outsource and enhance their accounting functions. Working alongside a team of skilled accountants, he plays a key role in optimizing and managing a wide range of accounting and finance functions for clients. Drawing on best practices from a diverse client base, Jim is able to provide clients with valuable insights and guidance to help them achieve their financial goals.

Through a specialized industry approach, CLA is among the nation’s leading professional services firm offering tax, assurance, consulting, digital, and wealth advisory. 


The College of St. Scholastica

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Double Major in Accounting & Finance 

In the community

Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Real Estate Investment Association (REIA)