President & CEO
Jim Stoller has over 30 years of experience in all areas of real estate: property management, development and construction; office and retail leasing, co-op and condominium management, marketing, sales and acquisitions; accounting, workout and foreclosure management, architectural design and land planning. Jim is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is a registered architect, and a licensed real estate broker.
Prior to founding The Building Group, Jim Stoller handled management and development for companies with extensive holdings both in the Chicago area and nationwide. He was Vice President of Management and Development for The Chicago Dock & Central Trust, where he was responsible for properties in Florida, Michigan, Indiana, and for the property management of Cityfront Center, the Director of Homart Development's 22-office building portfolio. He has served as President of the Cityfront Center East Maintenance Association, which was responsible for the 23-acre site in Chicago's Gold Coast. Recently, he has been a real estate consultant to the Chicago Area Circulator Project.
Chief Financial Officer
Steve Guzy is a registered Certified Public Accountant and has specialized in the area of real estate accounting for the past 18 years. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and is a member of the Illinois CPA Society.