Cell: (773) 580-2907
5412 N. Wayne
Chicago, IL 60640
Steve brings an unparalleled mix of expertise to every real estate transaction. As both a CPA and a Lawyer, Steve has unique insight into transactions from a financial perspective as well as the legal implications. Residing in Chicago for over 18 years, Steve understands the changing dynamics of the many Chicago neighborhoods. In partnership with his clients, Steve will discern the most optimal place to call home for you. Born and raised in the Midwest, Steve graduated from Hope College, received an Entrepreneurial Certificate from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and Juris Doctorate at the John Marshall School of Law.
Steve launched his career at Arthur Anderson in the Transactional Advisory Services Group specializing in the valuation of Mergers and Acquisitions. Taking his passion for creatively structuring transactions, Steve moved to ReMax where he received the “rookie of the year” award. Leveraging invaluable skills from a large, franchised company, Steve helped start a boutique real estate firm in 2003 directly focusing on the needs of individual clients. This client-focused mission has proved successful with Steve’s sales exceeding $100 million.
Real Estate Knowledge:
Steve’s financial and legal background is clearly advantageous in negotiations and real estate process. You can rely on Steve’s advice as he will guide you in giving sound counsel on proving out a listing price using his beloved spreadsheets to setting up a contract ensuring a buyer has little room to exit out of a contract. Steve will always work diligently to make certain his clients receive the best possible outcome. Steve’s success in both the real estate boom and bust, has given him many creative strategies that have included first-right of refusal deals, pre-possession agreements, to paying a buyer’s rent or mortgage to achieve a closed transaction for his client.
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