Proactive, Progressive, Professional
Established in 1990, The Building Group manages over 5,000 residential units, in addition to a variety of retail space, commercial real estate, and parking garages. Unique to our team is that our leadership consists of licensed professionals, including lawyers, accountants, and architects. Leveraging these skills, we are able to solve problems where other management companies struggle. We are a customer focused, solution-based organization. Our clients value our local presence and ability to provide personal attention to any matter.
Meet The Leadership Team
Chief Financial Officer
Steve is a registered Certified Public Accountant and has worked in real estate accounting for the past 18 years. Steve is skilled at handling accounting matters specific to condominium associations, multifamily residential properties, and commercial spaces. Steve manages all of our client’s accounting in-house, along with any applicable payment procedures.
Senior Vice President
Margo is a licensed property manager with extensive management knowledge of Chicago area residential properties. Her experience includes all areas of property management: building systems; condominium laws; customer service; building emergencies; capital projects; personnel supervision; purchasing efficiencies; refinances and sales transfers and vendor management.
Marty is a Certified Manager of Community Association, certified through the Community Association Institute. Over the past 22 years, Marty has become an expert in managing luxury condominium, commercial and rental portfolios. Additionally, he has implemented long-term financial plans and completed complex capital projects for multiple shared interest communities.
President and CEO
Jim is a licensed architect, real estate broker, and property manager. As a founding member of The Building Group, Jim has spent 30 years developing a reputation as one of the leading authorities on the management of condominium associations. Additionally, with his background in architecture, Jim is able to provide clients direction regarding their construction and budgeting of large capital projects.
Zac began his career as an attorney focusing on multi-family real estate transactions. With an interest in the development and management of multi family housing, he transitioned to work for a former client as the Director of Operations for a multifamily development firm, managing nearly 10,000 units throughout the Midwest. Zac joins us with a breadth of knowledge that is key to serving our clients and on going operations.