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Michael Glasser, President
Magellen Properties

Greg Jones, Vice President
Crum Halsted

Steve Shah, Treasurer
ARS Property Development

Steve Cain, Secretary, Writer/Editor
Greenspire Capital

Marty Max, Chairman - Finance Committee
MLC Properties & Management

Carla Price, Chairman - Outreach, Public Relations Committee
PMG Vintage Apartments

Alan Goldberg, Chairman - Arts
Al Goldberg Real Estate, LLC

Brian Semel, Chairman - Fundraising
Monarch Realty Partners

Dan Starzyk, Chairman - Planning & Development
First National Bank of Brookfield

Jay Johnson, Representative - Neighborhood Building Owner’s Alliance
Cornerstone Investment Group

Rick OfmanChairman - Membership
Essex Realty Group


DIRECTORS as of June, 2023

Rich Aronson
Berkshire Hathaway

Mary Bao
Bao Joint Ventures

Sal Becovic
Becovic Management Group

Tony Benedetto
Chase Commercial Term Lending

Dorian Bezanis
Alpha Adjusting Co., Inc.

John Brauc
Checkmate Realty & Development, Inc.

Bryan Cagan
Cagan Management Group, Inc.

Steve Cain
Greenspire Capital

Mina Cardenas
Wintrust Bank - Rogers Park

Bill Cassin
Apartment Investment Advisors, LLC

Mike Chip
Albany Bank

Jennifer Clark
Loyola University

Jack Crane
Community Investment Corporation

Barbara Edelstein
Supreme Laundry Service, LLC

Jerome Ettinger
Ettinger Realty

David Gassman
DLG Management & Development

Alan Goldberg
Al Goldberg Real Estate, LLC

Sam Goldman
Arbor Investment Management

Tom Heineman
Tom Heineman Enterprises

Doug Imber
Essex Realty Group, Inc.

Jay Johnson
Cornerstone Investment Group

Greg Jones

Jim Kutill
Integra Realty Resources - Chicago

Ross Landman
Linden-Wilmette LLC

Andrew Levin
Bass Management Inc.

Sarah Lisy
Lisy Rentals

Keith Lord
The Lord Companies, LLC

Jerry Lumpkins
Valley Bank

Marty Max
MLC Properties and Management

Carla Price
PMG Vintage Apartments

Sandi Price
Rogers Park Business Alliance

Stephen Rachman
Marcus & Millichap

Brian Semel
Monarch Realty Partners

Steve Shah
ARS Property Development

Ibrahim Shihadeh
Creative Design

Laszlo Simovic
Laszlo Simovic Architects

Allen Smith
Winnemac Properties

Dan Starzyk
First National Bank of Brookfield

Dan Sullivan
Lams Real Estate Management

Peter Venetos
Pantelis, LLC

Greg Viti
Keller Williams ONEChicago

Michael Wallk
Lakeside Real Estate, Inc.


Associate Members as of June, 2023

Connie Abels
RE/MAX Premier

Evan Adams
Adams Realty

Fred Agustin
Law Offices of Agustin and Associates

Brian Bianchi
Northern Trust

Samuel Block
Block Property Group

Ray Burzic
Marquette Bank

Jim Casey
Casey Capital

Marty Cerny
Housing Plus

Julie Clayton

Harrison Cohen
Triton Realty Group

Alan Cosby
Westward 360

James Dash
Carlson Dash

Faruk Daudbasic
First Eagle Bank

Gary DeClark
Valbridge Property Advisors

Donna Erf
MTD Property Management, Inc.

Alan Erickson
Viking Cabinet Supply

James Erwin
Erwin Law, LLC

Len Felton
Second City Cleaning

Sam Goldberg
Sarnoff Baccash

Kevin Greer

Richard Gregory
Vertex Corp.

Nancy Haag
Capstone Partners, LLC

Shari Haefner

Rich Heathfield
First Eagle Bank

Andrew Holmes
Andrew Holmes Real Estate

Javier Jugo
Xfinity Communities

Shantanu Kamra

Mark Keppy

Carl Kettler
BrightStar Care

Jonathan Klemm
Quality Builders

Peter Lazzari
Sweet Home Chicago

Michael Lerner
GEM Management

Marlene Levy
Franklin Energy

Tony Liu
YOUMU Ventures LLC

Irv Loundy
Devon Bank

Harry Major
Major Realty Group

Chris Manley
Lakeside Bank

Danny Mantis
Consumer Credit Union

Donna Matkovic

Bree McKenzie
Coldwell Banker

Joe Moore
Joe Moore Strategies, LLC

Liam Moore
33 Realty

Laurence Morgan
Morgan Real Estate Advisors

Peter Nicholas
Nicholas Design Collaborative

John O’Leary
O’Leary Law Firm

Sead Odzic
Becovic Management Group

Rick Ofman
Essex Realty Group

Terrence Palmer

Roman Patzner
Patzner Realty, LLC

Elizabeth Pyle

Kevin Rahmanim
Interra Realty

Andrea Raila
Raila PC

Ann Rainey
Ann Rainey Research & Strategies, LLC

Arijana Rakic
Westward 360

Ben Rees
MacMaster Properties

David Rees
MacMaster Properties

Manuel Riveria

Joseph Root
Root Realty

Saf Sarich
The Kenmore Group

Mitchell Schoeneman
A. Schoeneman & Co.

Marut Shah

Susan Starrett
Peregrine Flats

Nick Stein
Forge Construction

Jeff Stringer

John Szymański
Urban Equities

Leodus Thomas Jr.
Ivory Partners

Frank Vannucci

John Vargo
Vargo Properties

Ken Walchak
Clark Devon Hardware

Frank Ward 111
Independent Recycling Services

Elfriede Wedam
Loyola University - Chicago

Ed Wittenstein
Worsek & Vihon LLP

Jon Womack
Third City Properties

Chris Zala
Northside Community Services

Deb Zameic
Fulton Group







Notable Achievements

Since it’s founding in 1992, the RPBG has been a consistent advocate for responsible development, investment and property management in Rogers Park, and has formed a reputation as being an effective and proactive developer’s organization


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About Rogers Park Builders Group

The early ‘90s were a challenging time to own and operate investment real estate in Rogers Park. To address these issues, a group of dedicated local property owners, developers, brokers, bankers and business owners created the Rogers Park Builders Group, in hope of changing the image of Rogers Park and to help create a more vibrant and stable community.


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Membership - Join or Pay Dues


Click the link below to join RPBG and pay dues. Also, we encourage you to submit a Member Profile so that your colleagues can learn more about who you are and what you do. At times, we share these profiles when we send out our newsletter and blog posts.

NEW Associate Member - $375



Click the appropriate link below to pay online using any credit card.

Existing Associate Members - Renew/Pay Dues - $375

Existing Directors - Renew/Pay Dues - $675



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