April 5, 2018

About

Dedication, Knowledge, Experience, and Results

  • Golden R – National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Member of the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Realtors
  • Earned multiple real estate industry designations and certifications, such as: CCIM, CAI, AARE, PRI, CNE, CIPS, CRB, CRS, GRI, ABR, RECS, SRES, and ePRO
  • Certified as a CCIM by the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute. The CCIM designation is earned upon completion of a graduate-level curriculum and the attainment of a high level of qualifying experience. CCIMs are recognized experts in commercial and investment real estate throughout the world
  • Earned the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute Member (CAI) designation from the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute, by successfully completing three years of graduate-level curriculum at the Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. (2007 – 2010)
  • Certified by the National Auctioneers Association as an Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE)
  • President of the Illinois CCIM Chapter (2005)
  • Vice President of the Illinois CCIM Chapter (2004)
  • Treasurer of the Illinois CCIM Chapter (2003)
  • Graduate of the Illinois Association of Realtors Leadership Development Academy (2003)
  • Graduate of the CCIM Institute – Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy Class of 2003
  • Chairman of the International Committee of the Chicago Association of Realtors (2003)
  • Vice Chairman of the International Committee of the Chicago Association of Realtors (2002-2003)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois CCIM Chapter (2000-2008)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Association of Realtors (2002-2004)
  • Associate member of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA)
  • ILLINOIS RECEIVER (Chicago, Illinois; 2010 – Present).
    Responsible for management of a portfolio consisting of a commercial real estate, corporations, and LLC’s under court’s jurisdiction in the Illinois State Courts and in the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois.
  • FLORIDA RECEIVER (Fort Lauderdale, Florida; 2020 – Present).
    Responsible for management of a portfolio consisting of a commercial real estate, corporations, and LLC’s under court’s jurisdiction in the Florida State Courts and in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
  • OUR HOME TREE CORPORATION (Chicago, Illinois; 2016 – Present).
    Property management company serving Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County, Kendall County, McHenry County, Will County, and Kane County, State of Illinois.
  • SAVVY CONTROLS, INC. (Chicago, Illinois; 2014 – Present).
    Construction and building maintenance company providing services to mortgage lenders. Assisting lenders with property clean ups, winterizing, board-ups, remodeling, and security of foreclosed assets.
  • SOL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC. (Chicago, Illinois; 2010 – 2013)
    As the Managing Partner/Asset Manager, managed multiple assets in different categories.
  • THREE DIMENSIONS BANC CORP. (Lincolnwood, Illinois; 2005 – 2009)
    Vice President. Owned and supervised an Illinois Mortgage Banking Company. Was involved in all aspects of loan origination and underwriting. Possesses a solid understanding of general finance, accounting principles, and financial reporting.
  • MAJOR ENTERPRISES, INC. (Niles, Illinois; 1989 – 2010)
    Grew Major from 6 to 612 associates with annual sales of approximately $1 Billion Dollars. Developed an Enterprise CRM & Transaction Management Systems to manage all aspects of a real estate transaction using Internet transaction management technologies. Participated in management, acquisition, and liquidation of approximately 10,000 commercial and residential assets throughout North America and Europe. Closed an average of 200 real estate transactions per month under his management. Well versed in title examination, real estate closings, and review of closing documents. Has very strong knowledge of real estate legal documentation, underwriting, valuation, purchases/sales, leasing, and property operations. Experienced in loan origination, mortgage processing, loan docs. review, underwriting, and funding. Experienced in various aspects of building construction, maintenance, and development.
  • REALTOR’S TITLE CORPORATION (Niles, Illinois; 1998 – 2004)
    Owned and operated a title insurance agency. Performed title examinations, supervised all aspects of the agency’s operations, and provided the then unique service of remote traveling closings.
  • THE WORLD BANK (Washington, DC; 2003)
    Completed training at The World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC. on the subject of Housing Finance in Emerging Markets. Participated in organizing a secondary mortgage market in Poland as a consultant to and a liaison between Polish Development of Housing and Fannie Mae (2002 – 2004). Participated in the development of the MLS system in Poland.  Worked as a consultant to the Polish Real Estate Federation and the Warsaw Association of Real Estate Brokers.
  • SKYWAY BUILDING MAINTENANCE CO., INC. (River Grove, Illinois; 1991 – 1992)
    Vice President. Owned and operated a union construction company. Increased revenue by approximately 300% within 6 months of the acquiring of his ownership interest. Engaged in a successful condominium development. Acted as the general contractor.