Industry Partner Directory

Advertising & Marketing Attorney Backflow Device Testing  Cable / Internet / Phone  Concrete Restoration & Replacement Elevator / Escalator Service Energy Broker Engineering Services Food Service Mngmt Financial Services Fire Sprinkler Contractor General Contractor HVAC Janitorial  Landscaping Lighting Masonry Restoration Mortgage Lender Painting / Carpentry Paving Pest Control Pest /Bird Control Property Management Software Renovation Services Reserve Studies Restoration  - Fire/Water/Mold Roofing Contractor Security Snow Management Technology Solutions Water Treatment

ADVERTISING & MARKETING

Connect Media


Carol Atkins - [email protected]
770 Frontage Road
Northfield, IL 60093

847-722-4040

Connect Media is an integrated media company providing national daily news, conferences and creative services to the commercial real estate industry. Connect news is delivered daily across property types and markets throughout the country touching on deals, trends and more.  Connect conferences are both regional and national and targeted for an audience of c-suite developers, owners, investors, brokers and lenders.

ATTORNEY

Elliott & Associates Attorneys, P.C.


Ingrid DeCanio - [email protected]

1430 Lee Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018

224.220.2377 Direct

At Elliott & Associates, our mission is to obtain the lowest taxes possible for every client every day. And, we take the extra steps necessary to achieve that goal.

Our attorneys and analysts have over 90 years of combined experience in the property tax field. We have filed thousands of appeals and saved our clients over $280 million tax dollars since 1995. 

To support our team, we have developed and fine-tuned systems, technology and procedures to make sure all cases are handled efficiently and effectively every day. These tools enable our team to spend time thinking about your appeal and formulating strategies to lower your taxes rather than spending time shuffling through paperwork. We are committed to educating and informing our clients about the tax appeal process and providing best in class customer service.

We assist businesses, community associations and homeowners throughout Illinois. Our experience, team, commitment and results make Elliott & Associates the right choice.

Fullett Swanson PC

 

Jane Fullet [email protected]

430-440 Telser Rd
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

847.259.5100 x3021

Fullett Swanson distinguishes itself from other law firms by concentrating its practice in the representation of condominium, townhome, homeowners and master associations and cooperatives.  The team of 10 accomplished attorneys and 20 skilled staff members represent over 800 community associations located throughout Northern Illinois and offer a full range of transactional, assessment collection, litigation and corporate counsel services.



Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP

Joseph Kincaid - [email protected]
330 N. Wabash, Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60611
(312)321-8442

David Goles - [email protected]
1860 W. Winchester Road, Suite 201
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847)949-0062

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP is a Midwest law firm founded in 1992 and headquartered in Chicago by a team of trial attorneys who left “Big Law” to better serve their clients’ needs. 

Because of the firm’s size, efficiency and focus, Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP is able to provide the highest quality legal services at rates lower than those offered by other, large Chicago law firms.

Among the legal services offered, the firm protects and represents commercial property owners and managers in a wide array of matters and disputes.  Whether working for the largest property management companies in the country or a single building owner, we collaborate closely with clients to identify their goals and maximize recovery through an efficient strategy.  Evictions, CAM fights, easement disputes, zoning, development, land use, real estate litigation, collections, bankruptcy, corporate law, construction disputes, contract claims, commercial litigation and business disputes are just some areas in which we can assist IREM members and industry partners.

CABLE / INTERNET / PHONE

Xfinity Communities

 

Xfinity Communities – [email protected]


Attract residents with a better entertainment experience. Xfinity Communities can help you attract and retain quality residents. We can seamlessly provide the technology, fast speed and entertainment your residents desire.

CONCRETE RESTORATION & REPLACEMENT

Bulley & Andrews Concrete Restoration


Don Redar [email protected]
1755 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622

Direct Phone: 773.645.2059
Direct Fax: 773.645-2060

Restoration and maintenance of parking garage, plaza and other concrete structures; also, caulking and waterproofing of buildings.

ELEVATOR / ESCALATOR CONTRACTOR

Smart Elevators


Suzy Martin [email protected]
233 Eisenhower Lane South
Lombard, IL 60148

630-544-6800
 

 

ENGINEERING SERVICES

Elara Engineering


Steve Maze
- [email protected]
30 N. Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162

708.236.0300

Kimley-Horn

 

Jake Panter, P.E., [email protected]
Direct: 630.487.3432 | Mobile: 678.283.2279

Kimley-Horn is an engineering consulting firm with 90+ offices nationwide. Our engineers work closely with property managers to budget and execute capital projects for single and multi-year plans. Our expertise includes pavement management, structural engineering, ADA, drainage remediation, and property condition assessments.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Community Advantage, A Wintrust Company


Peter Santangelo - [email protected]
201 S. Hough St
Barrington, IL 60010

847.304.5940

FIRE SPRINKLER CONTRACTOR

Allegiant Fire Protection


Jill Nottke [email protected]
2760 Beverly Drive, Ste 9
Aurora, IL 60502

630.506.5535

Allegiant Fire Protection LLC, delivers exceptional fire protection services to businesses throughout the greater Chicago area. Services include the design, installation and service of fire alarm systems, as well as offsite alarm monitoring. The firm’s NICET-certified technicians also inspect and test all life safety systems. Allegiant Fire Protection is a privately held firm located in Aurora, IL. For more information about their services, call 630-506-5535 or visit them online at allegiantfire.net.

 

 

United States Alliance Fire Protection


Tim Farmer - [email protected]
28427 N. Ballard, Unit H
Lake Forest, IL 60045

224-433-5655


Established in 1986, we are the largest full service fire protection solution provider in the Midwest.  USAFP is a licensed, union, fully insured and financially secured contractor specializing in all aspects of fire and life safety protection systems.  Our highly trained personnel will assist you with any fire sprinkler system testing, inspection or maintenance.  We want to be your partner in fire and life safety for your properties.

GENERAL CONTRACTOR

Victor Construction

Elizabeth Schuttler [email protected]
1701 E. Woodfield Rd, Ste 430
Schaumburg, IL 60173

847-392-6900 x19

Victor Construction is a family owned and operated General Contractor, and has been since incorporation in 1954. Our expertise ranges through all phases of construction, but with an emphasis on that all important completion/opening date. We have concentrated our abilities on commercial, industrial, retail and manufacturing projects of all sizes and scopes. For more than 62 years, Victor Construction has delivered on-time, budget sensitive, quality workmanship while developing long standing business relationships that constitutes the core of our client base.

HVAC CONTRACTOR

Temperature Service Company

Geoffrey Reif - [email protected]
847-640-0505

As a HVAC contractor, providing mechanical services for industrial and commercial facilities in Illinois, Southeast Wisconsin & Northwest Indiana since 1982, we have earned the trust of many clients which include public schools, colleges, hotels, restaurants, apartment buildings, office buildings, retail plazas, business complexes, manufacturing facilities and industrial plants.

JANITORIAL SERVICES

Able Services

 

Ben Fish - [email protected]
150 N. Wacker, Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60606

mobile (312) 605-2348

Able Services is America’s largest family-owned provider of Janitorial, Engineering, and Facility solutions. Since 1926 Able has consistently delivered world-class service at a competitive value, thereby achieving significant cost savings and efficiencies for our clients.

Building Services of America


Michael Jaskulski [email protected]
10216 Werch Dr.
Woodridge, IL 60517

630.783.9570

Harvard

 

Thomas R. Frye - [email protected]
Senior Director, Suburban Chicago

525 Lively Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

815-593-6077

Harvard Maintenance is one of the largest and fastest growing privately owned providers of high quality managed services in the United States. Our success over the last fifty years stems from Harvard’s Inverted Pyramid®, which puts our employees first, so they in-turn deliver Service Excellence to our clients. While the majority of our industry cleans for appearance alone, we Clean for Wellness, focusing on health and safety, sustainability, innovation and asset preservation of our clients’ facilities. Founded in 1961, we perform services in all 48 contiguous Unites States and service more than 590 locations in the Greater Chicago market.

LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR

Clarence Davids & Company


Alan Watkins - [email protected]
22901 S. Ridgeland Avenue
Matteson, IL 60443

708.720.4100

Fox Valley Branch:  Tim Hoskins / Kurt Pflederer
23900 W. 127th Street, Plainfield, IL 60544 
(815) 439-1177    (815) 439-2291 fax

Lake County Branch:  Frank Babcock
756 Frontage Road, Unit B, 
Lake Villa, IL 60046 
(847) 356-7660    (847) 356-7661 fax

We are a full service landscape company providing maintenance, landscaping and design/ build services to commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and multi-family clients throughout the entire Chicago Metropolitan area.

 

Landscape Concepts Management


Matt Sokolowske - [email protected]
31745 Alleghany Rd.
Grayslake, IL 60030

847-223-3800

Moore Landscapes LLC


Tod Schneider - [email protected]
1869 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

708-451-0559

Moore Landscapes provides comprehensive exterior and interior landscape services for commercial, municipal and institutional properties throughout the Chicago region. Snow and de-icing services, landscape construction, design, and pavement and walkway maintenance are offered in addition to Moore’s interiorscapes and commercial grounds management services. In 2018, Moore will celebrate 70 years of enhancing the health and beauty of commercial environments with meticulous horticultural care and responsive customer service.

LIGHTING

Omni Commercial Lighting, Inc.


Christina Chwala - [email protected]
1501 Commerce Drive
Elgin, IL 60123

847-741-6664

For All Your Commercial Lighting Needs

Omni Commercial Lighting provides for your retail, commercial and industrial facilities interior and exterior lighting needs. With fully stocked service vehicles and boom trucks to access all heights needed. Our goal is to deliver the best possible service and value in the commercial lighting industry.

We are a full service lighting company that employs some of the best electricians and lighting experts in the industry. Together with our large inventory of lamps, ballasts and electrical components, as well as using the newest equipment and technology, we insure your lighting and electric needs will be handled quickly and efficiently.

We specialize in monthly and quarterly inspection programs. We also handle emergency calls for customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

MASONRY RESTORATION

Dakota Evans Restoration, Inc.


Charles McCrimmon [email protected]
800 E. Northwest Hwy, Suite 504
Plainfield, IL 60074

847.439.5367 

Weathershield, LLC

 

Peggy Glenn - [email protected]
Director of Business Development
1415 Centre Circle
Downers Grove, IL. 60515

C: 630-940-5728

Weathershield LLC has been in business for over 30 years and specializes in caulking, tuckpointing, restoration, deck/garage waterproof coating and painting.

 

PAINTING / CARPENTRY

CertaPro Painters of the North Shore

Matt Velez [email protected]
847-477-2854

CertaPro Painters® of the North Shore delivers quality painting that will refresh your property and maintain its value in the entire Chicago Metro area and surrounding states. We understand what is important to our business to business clients when it comes to commercial painting. We will help you get your project completed on time, on spec, and on budget.

Inside Out Painting & Construction

Toni Ivanov - [email protected]
847-287-2642

Inside-Out Painting Company & Inside-Out Construction Services have been providing Chicago and the Chicago suburbs award winning and high quality painting, construction, maintenance, and floor coating services for over 20 years. Inside-Out Painting company is a well renowned Chicago Painter providing swing-stage commercial painting, rust prevention, epoxy floor coatings, and much more. Inside-Out Construction Services is a quality Chicago carpenter that specializes in exterior facade replacement, Chicago property maintenance, commercial build-outs, and much more.

Painters USA, Inc.

Jeff Stemper - [email protected]
262-806-2018

Painters USA, Inc. is proud to be a nationally certified woman-owned company providing commercial & industrial painting, floor coating systems, & industrial cleaning services to all business segments.  Our team of 150+ painting professionals has the training & certifications to handle the largest & most complex projects safely, on time, & on budget. With offices in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, & Danville, IL, Painters USA can easily provide maintenance services nationwide.

Professional Touch Painting

Pete Haralambopoulos - [email protected]
312-933-8244

Professional Touch Painting services involve all prepping, priming, and finishing coats. We can paint any surface, whether it's interior or exterior.  Learn more about the painting process we follow to ensure that you're thrilled with the results.

If your commercial/residential project requires expert painters, Professional Touch Painting is your partner of choice. We have more than 25 years of experience developing relationships with builders, general contractors, architects, property managers, developers, and condominium associations.

Our customers trust us to complete their painting and custom painting projects on time and within budget.

Whether it's brand new construction or renovation of an existing structure, we work on all types of commercial/residential projects.

PAVING CONTRACTOR

M & J Asphalt Paving Co., Inc.


Jim Distasio - [email protected]
3124 S. 60th Court
Cicero, IL 60804

708.222.1200

 

The Patching People

 

Dan Whalen - [email protected]
2324 Hamilton Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

(847) 439-9191   (847) 439-1731 fax

Firm offers commercial / industrial asphalt paving with estimates and assistance with planning at no charge.

 

Rose Paving LLC


Julio Chinea - [email protected]
1539 Bourbon Pkwy
Streamwood, IL  60107

708-638-8728

PEST CONTROL SERVICES

Smithereen Pest Management


Alengta Benjamin - [email protected]
7400 N. Melvina Ave
Niles, IL  60714

847-647-0010

Property Management Software

Yardi Systems

Amy Lau - [email protected]

800-866-1144

Yardi develops and supports industry-leading property management software for all types and sizes of companies. Yardi offers two versatile SaaS platforms, Yardi Breeze (including next-level Yardi Breeze Premier) and Yardi Voyager, to serve property owners, managers and investors of all portfolio types and complexity. Each is compatible with a range of Yardi add-on products that support marketing, leasing, accounting, maintenance, procurement, energy, investment management, asset management, market research and more – all in a single connected solution.

Reserve Studies

Reserve Advisors

Christopher DeWall - [email protected]
Todd Walter - [email protected]
800-221-9882

Reserve Advisors is dedicated to providing an exceptional reserve study experience and an easy-to-use report that clients can depend on with complete confidence.

Local Experience - Our team uses its engineering expertise and familiarity with local conditions to determine the most reliable project forecast estimates. Our database of actual project costs are derived from more than 1,200 reserve studies completed for 750 condominium associations throughout the City of Chicago. Clients benefit with a realistic reserve funding plan based on the timing and cost of actual replacement projects.

Using Your Reserve Study Made Easy - Reserve Advisors clients receive a comprehensive report in an easy-to-use PDF format, Excel spreadsheets with formulas for conducting "what-if" scenarios, and ForeSite, a cloud-based solution that allows users to collaborate, track historical costs, and plan for the future.

Expert, Unbiased, Guidance - Our consultative approach results in the highest level of customer satisfaction. Our team listens to your concerns and keeps your association’s objectives in mind when preparing each reserve study. Your Reserve Advisors engineer is always available to discuss the reserve study and to provide project insights, indefinitely.

RESTORATION (FIRE/WATER/MOLD) PROFESSIONALS

American Cleaning & Restoration South

Alex Petrakis - [email protected]
M: 630-251-1137
O: 630-480-9760

American Cleaning & Restoration South is located in Woodridge and services all of Illinois, Northern Indiana and Southeastern Wisconsin. We are a full service emergency restoration company capable of handling any size residential and commercial loss from start to finish including water & fire mitigation, mold remediation, demolition, contents cleaning/restoration and full reconstruction. We pride ourselves not only on the quality and consistency of work that we provide but also establishing positive and trusting relationships with our clients that we service. We pride ourselves not only on the quality and consistency of work that we provide but also establishing positive and trusting relationships with our clients that we service. We believe it is essential for a restoration company to work closely with a property manager, agent and/or claims adjuster along with the client(s) to ensure the entire process runs smoothly and everything is handled accordingly and professionally. We are fully aware of how any type of disaster can be emotionally and mentally taxing on your clients, which is why having compassionate and knowledgeable experts will help expedite the process and ease the stressful turmoil always associated with a crisis situation.

J.C. Restoration


Michael Collins - [email protected]
3200 Squibb Ave.
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

(800) 956-8844

Perfection Property Restoration

Courtney Schmidt - [email protected]
815-990-9900
877-962-9644 (24/7)

Perfection Property Restoration is Available 24/7, soon to be FIRST ONSITE provides full-service emergency response restoration and general contracting services. Our transformative and proprietary approach to disaster recovery is designed to speed up recovery and claims time, reduce recovery costs. We specialize in the repair and reconstruction of compromised commercial properties nationwide. Emergency Restoration services including:

  • Emergency Mitigation
  • Drying and Dehumidification
  • Asbestos and Mold Remediation
  • Biohazard/Blood-Borne Pathogen Decontamination
  • Documents Recovery and Restoration – Cutting Edge Freeze-Dry Chamber Technology
  • Temporary Power and HVAC Services.
  • Reconstruction service: Structural Repairs -Interior Finish Work -Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing-Demolition (demo/selective demo)
  • Code Compliance and Sustainability (LEED)-Renovation
  • Consulting & disaster pre-planning

SERVPRO of West Loop & South Chicago

Ron Muldoon - [email protected]
312-890-0278

SERVPRO of West Loop & South Chicago is a full service disaster restoration company servicing residentially managed properties throughout the Chicagoland area when fire, flood, mold & bio-hazard emergencies strike, as well as commercial cleaning needs for properties arise such as garbage chute cleaning, carpet cleaning, and sanitization services. For more information on how we can meet your properties needs, visit www.servproevergreenparksouthchicagocity.com

 

ROOFING CONTRACTOR

Pine Roofing Company


Jay Pine - [email protected]
5428 N. Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

773-539-9595

Showalter Roofing Service, Inc.


CJ Martin - [email protected]
25 W048 Ramm Drive
Naperville, IL 60564

630-499-7700

Showalter Roofing Service, Inc. is family owned and operated, fully licensed roofing contractor that has been providing the Chicagoland area with the very best in commercial and residential roof installations, repairs, maintenance, warranties, and more, since 1979. Their trusted team of roofing experts have the skill and experience to service all of their customers’ needs, all under one roof!

Showalter is also very active in the community, having garnered national recognition for their charity work by receiving the National Roofing Contractors Association’s 2019 “Community Involvement Award.” They also operate their own 501(c)3 not-for-profit called,   “A Roof Over Your Head” and hold the status of being Illinois’ largest pro bono donor to Habitat for Humanity.

SECURITY

Kastle Systems

Michael Hayford [email protected]
225 W. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
O: 312-849-1103
C: 312-632-0704

Kastle Systems is an international security company that has been protecting both residential and commercial properties for over 40 years. Because hardware and software alone cannot ensure security, Kastle pioneered a "Managed Security"? approach that combines JD Power-rated customer service with cutting edge access control and video technology. Kastle helps Building Owners and Property Managers secure their properties by providing everything from the design of a system to installation, monitoring and maintenance - all from a dedicated account manager.

Prudential Defense Solutions

Patrick Kakos - [email protected]
312-202-6970

Prudential Defense Solutions is a comprehensive physical security company with home offices in Chicago, Illinois, that provides on-site security guard services, mobile patrol, doorman, for commercial and residential properties. Our security officers may work as armed or unarmed guards, uniformed and plain clothed, on foot, or vehicle patrol.  All our security officers must pass a rigorous background check and complete an intense and comprehensive training program custom tailored to our client needs.  

Secureone Security Services, Inc.

Dave Sticha - [email protected]
708-465-1857
708-548-1214

Contract Security Services- Permanent & Patrol service.  Secureone provides a wide range of custom security solutions for the Commercial/Residential Real Estate Industry. Over the past two decades, we have grown into one of the largest and most reputable security firms in the business. Think of us as more than your security provider, but as your commercial real estate partner, devoted to helping you succeed.

 

SNOW MANAGEMENT

Balanced Environments Inc.


Jason Seebacker - [email protected]
17950 W. US Route 173
Old Mill Creek, IL 60083

847-395-7120

Beverly Companies

 

Don Kerwin – [email protected]
Tom Marsan[email protected]

16504 South Dixie Highway
Markham, IL 60428

708.331.5811

Beverly Snow and Ice Inc., founded in 1999, provides Snow Plowing, Snow Removal, Ice –Control and Sidewalk Shoveling services to all commercial property types in the City of Chicago, Surrounding Suburbs and Northwest Indiana. As an industry leader within the snow management industry, we are committed to listening and responding to clients’ needs and maximizing our labor force, equipment and resources to customize the most comprehensive and cost-effective service plans for each and every client.

Beverly Snow & Ice, Inc. is dedicated to providing timely, quality snow removal services. Our specialized fleet of snow fighting equipment and strategically designated satellite facilities enables us the ability to service any size property. We are pleased to be an industry partner with IREM Chicago Chapter 23.

Tovar Snow Professionals


Tom Fitzgerald - [email protected]

847-376-1534

Tovar was founded in 1990 as a landscape and snow company and changed to Tovar Snow Professionals a ‘Snow Only’ company in 1994.  The company is a privately held minority owned company.  We are the largest ‘Snow Removal and Ice Management Only’ company in the nation.  Being a snow and ice only company allows us to focus our time on training, R & D, maintenance of equipment, and perfection of our processes to assure our customers exceptional service during the winter season. 

Our mission is to create a safer winter environment through heroic customer service, the strengths of our people, aggressive industry leadership, innovative solutions and continuous education of our employees. The goal is to ensure that your facility is safe for employees and visitors alike during winter months. No matter what type of weather conditions Mother Nature bestows upon us, we continuously adapt and never compromise on our mission.

We currently service over 3,000 commercial sites across Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Missouri, employing 85 full time employees and over 1700 seasonal employees.

WATER TREATMENT

Essential Water Technologies

Lori Hilson Cioromski - [email protected]
M. R. “Pete” Wesley - [email protected]
630-344-6770

“Delivering World-Class water treatment products and services locally.”

-Lori Hilson Cioromski, President Essential Water Technologies