Harold D. Rider, Jr. - Co-President

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Harold D. Rider, Jr. – Co-President/ Managing Broker

Prior to joining Realty & Mortgage Co. in 1991, Harold was a Property Manager for JMB Properties Co. His current duties include supervising the management activities of our Lincoln Park office, identifying new investment opportunities, and supervising various rehabilitation projects. Harold has served on the Executive Committee of the Chicago Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management and is a Past President (and current Treasurer) of the Lincoln Park Builders of Chicago.

Harold holds a BA degree in economics from Colby College as well as the Real Property Administrator (RPA®) and Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designations. He is a licensed Managing Broker and Community Association manager.

Hugh G. Rider - Co-President

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Hugh G. Rider – Co-President/ Managing Broker

Prior to joining Realty & Mortgage Co. in 1994, Hugh worked in the Human Resources Department at Spraying Systems, Inc. Hugh currently manages our Andersonville office, and is particularly well versed in the special management requirements presented by HUD, IHDA and CHA financed projects. He is the Past President of the Chicago Association of Realtors and serves on their Government Affairs and Property Management committees.

Hugh holds a BA degree in Political Economy from Hillsdale College and is both a licensed Managing Broker and Community Association Manager. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Elgin Academy, a K through 12 college preparatory school.

Harold D. Rider - Chairman Emeritus

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Harold D. Rider – Chairman Emeritus

Harold joined Realty and Mortgage Co. in 1967. His experience is extremely diverse and includes the management of all types of real estate, lease negotiation, property rehabilitation and syndication. He is an expert in the financing and management of properties financed through governmental entities. Harold is a Past President of the Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR) and the Chicago Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®). His redevelopment projects are valued well in excess of $200,000,000 and have won several Good Neighbor Awards as well as the coveted Richard H. Driehaus Award for Outstanding Leadership in Preservation.

Harold holds a BS degree in chemistry from Colorado College and has earned the Certified Property Manager (CPM®) and Counselor of Real Estate (CRE®) designations. Harold is also a licensed State of Illinois Real Estate Broker and serves on the Board of Trustees at Elgin Academy, a K through 12 college preparatory school.

Anna Cebulak - Vice President and Comptroller

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Anna Cebulak – Vice President and Comptroller

Anna was previously the Accounting Manager for Realty & Mortgage Co. and has been with the firm since 1983. She currently maintains the financial records for Realty & Mortgage Co. and supervises the payment process for all mortgages and real estate taxes.

Leonard Grandsart - Vice President, Financial Services

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Leonard Grandsart – Vice President, Financial Services

Prior to joining Realty & Mortgage Co. in 1998, Mr. Grandsart was Controller at Century Place Development Corp. Len is responsible for implementing and maintaining consistently reliable accounting procedures throughout our organization. Additionally, he oversees our reporting operations and communicates directly with clients regarding their specific requirements in this area.

He holds a BA from Northeastern Illinois University, and a JD degree from The John Marshall Law School. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Aggie Jaworski - Area Manager

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Aggie Jaworski – Area Manager

Aggie joined Realty & Mortgage Co. in 1995. Prior to obtaining her current position, Ms. Jaworski worked in the accounting department at Realty & Mortgage Co. and later became an Assistant Property Manager. She currently supervises the management of several Chicago properties from our corporate office.

Sonya Ivory - Area Manager

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Sonya Ivory – Area Manager

Prior to joining Realty & Mortgage Co, in 2004, Sonya worked as a Manager for AT&T/Ameritech beginning in 1994. She obtained her Real Estate Sales License in 2001 and worked with Prestige Partners Realty. Sonya currently supervises an affordable housing portfolio of family and senior communities throughout the Chicago Area that includes Tax Credit, Market, Section 8, Public Housing, and Housing Choice Vouchers.

Sonya continues her studies at Chicago State University in Business Management and is a licensed Real Estate Broker. She is a Certified Occupancy Specialist, Tax Credit Specialist, and a Blended Occupancy Specialist.

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Mickey Nikezic – Condominium Director

Mickey came to Realty & Mortgage Co. in 2016 with our purchase of Private Holding Group’s management portfolio. Mickey started there as a Portfolio Manager and was promoted to a supervisory position in a short period of time.  He most recently served there as a Director.  He currently manages a portfolio of mid to large sized associations though the Chicago area and provide support to other managers in the department.

Mickey is a Chicago native.  He holds a BS degree from DePaul University and is a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA).  He is also a licensed Community Association Manager in the State of Illinois.

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Andrew Schillaci – Area Manager/Condominiums

Prior to joining Realty & Mortgage Co. in 2016, Andy was a long time employee of Private Holding Group where he held virtually every position in the company, most recently as the company Controller and Operations Manager.  Andy has extensive experience in managing owner occupied properties and currently manages 9 different properties ranging from 28 to 143 units.

At Private Holding Group, he was responsible for the management of some of their most important accounts, a role he continues to fill after joining Realty & Mortgage Co.  He is a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) and a licensed Community Association Manager in the State of Illinois.

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Chon Lemon – Area Manager/Condominiums

Chon came to Realty & Mortgage Co. in 2015 as part of our acquisition of the management accounts of Root Realty.  During her 16 year career, Chon has managed condominium properties ranging in size from 132 to 728 units.  Her key strengths lie in preparation of budgets, vendor/supplier relations, and resident relations.  She has managed large capital projects at various homeowners associations including installation of new elevator, as well as roof and window replacement.  Chon is a resident of Hyde Park and holds her Brokers License and Community Association Manager license in the State of Illinois.

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Margarita Guzman – Condominium Services Coordinator

Prior to joining Realty & Mortgage Co., Margarita was the Director of Resident Services at Private Holding Group, LLC.  She joined PHG in 2006 as a Leasing Agent and through a series of promotions, became Director of Resident Services.  She prepares Information Disclosure Statements for condominium sales and refinances, and arranges moves for over 20 homeowners associations.  Additionally, she provides support to Area Managers with day to day building operations.

Patrick Schaffer - Retail Manager

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Patrick Schaffer – Retail Manager

Patrick came to Realty and Mortgage Co. in 2008 when the management operations of Vranas & Chioros were purchased by Realty & Mortgage Co. He worked at Vranas & Chioros for 21 years where he was responsible for managing and leasing their retail portfolio. Patrick continues to manage and lease several retail locations throughout Chicago as well as several suburbs.

Patrick holds the Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois.

Alma Sikiric - Leasing Director

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Alma Sikiric – Leasing Director

Alma joined Realty & Mortgage Co. as a receptionist in 2007. Her work ethic and dedication to her job has led to a series of promotions and her current position as Leasing Director for Chicago apartments. Alma now oversees the leasing of 2,000 apartments in 50 buildings throughout the north side of Chicago. She also supervises our tenant retention initiatives and lease renewal programs.

Alma earned a BA degree in finance from Northeastern Illinois University and is a licensed Leasing Agent. Prior to her tenure at Realty & Mortgage Co., Alma worked as a Pharmacy Technician for Walgreens.

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Teresa Juarez – Director of Computer Services

Teresa joined Realty & Mortgage Co. in 2006 and currently supervises all book keeping activities at the property level, including timely generation of monthly statements.  Teresa started out with us in a data entry role and has since been promoted twice.  In addition to directly keeping records for all of our properties, Teresa also trains on-site personnel in the use of our accounting systems.

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Kimberly Boeselager – Tax Credit Compliance Monitor

Kim has been with Realty & Mortgage Co. since 1996 and was previously employed by Equity Residential Properties. Kim currently supervises tax credit compliance procedures for all of Realty & Mortgage Co.’s governmentally financed properties.

Mrs. Boeselager holds the C3P designation.