Updated: December 28, 2010 5:47PM
David Roeder is a business reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times covering real estate development and the financial markets. Besides his daily coverage, he writes columns every Wednesday and Sunday in the Sun-Times. Roeder has been a Chicago writer for nearly 30 years, garnering honors such as a Peter Lisagor Award for excellence in local journalism. His assignments have included covering City Hall during the "Council Wars" era of Mayor Harold Washington. He previously worked for the Daily Southtown, the Daily Herald and served as editor of an urban affairs magazine, Chicago Enterprise. He lives on the city's Far North Side with his wife and two children.