Having an extensive real estate background, knowledge, and experience that started very early growing up in a real estate family where his father was a general contractor for over 80 custom homes including being selected as a preferred home builder by Inland Real Estate. In addition, learning from his father who had over 30 house flips, owning multi-family apartment buildings, parcels of land, manufactured housing communities, as well as owning and managing a few residential real estate offices in the suburbs.
Jonathan previously served as the President of the Midwest for Yale Realty and Capital Advisors. Yale is the preeminent boutique Manufactured Housing brokerage firm in the United States where the team of 5, had completed 2 Billion in closed brokerage real estate transactions and evaluations in this niche sector. He pivoted to acquiring these assets with accredited investor capital as the fund manager at Midwest Park Capital, a mobile home park real estate fund.
Midwest Park Capital is a private real estate investment firm providing accredited investors with exclusive access to high yield investment in the mobile home park vertical. Our fundamental strategy is to assemble a diversified portfolio of low risk, high cash flow mobile home park assets with the goal of delivering capital preservation consistent quarterly cash on cash income paired with equity growth. To see our PPM go to https://MidwestParkCapitalFund.com
Jonathan is the Founding Director of Revenue Ascend, a digital marketing agency which was selected as one of Chicago’s most inspiring stories by Chicago Voyage Magazine. We are trusted by small businesses using our powerful lead generation & conversion systems, omnipresence and intent-based branding, marketing automation & follow up, dynamic call tracking, detailed analytics, along with our unmatched client support. We handle it all. To learn more https://RevenueAscend.com
Jonathan understands the value of first impressions and was selected by the prestigious Crain’s Chicago Business and Fox News TV as one of the best dressed Chicagoans. He was selected by Habitat for Humanity Youth Board as one of the top social media influencers in Chicago. Wanting to create more value on better and more favorable negotiations to his clients, he attended the program on negotiation for senior executives at Harvard Law School. Considered a trusted resource for real estate information as he is quoted in national articles for Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post and local media. He was one of 12 selected to speak on stage at the Manufactured Housing Institute National Congress and Expo 2020 in Las Vegas which included speakers Dr. Ben Carson (former Presidential Candidate) and the National Secretary at HUD and Warren Buffet’s, Clayton Homes CEO. Recently, he was selected to Forbes magazine as the real estate council contributor. Jonathan’s core principals are built on the highest levels of honesty, integrity, and transparency.
In his spare time, Jonathan gives back to local charities and has sat on numerous board of directors of 100% nonprofits including; the Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame for 5 years. Also, he was one of 99 selected members in the most exclusive culinary invite-only society in the country, the Les Amis D’ Escoffier Society of Chicago. In addition to throwing Brownie Bash, which is an annual fundraiser for homeless dogs which raises thousands of dollars per year while finding homeless dogs new forever homes.
Before real estate, Jonathan was the Number 1 sales producer in the United States out of over 9,000 associates at women’s clothier, bebe. Setting many records including first in companies 33-year history to sell $1.5 million in a single year. In addition to being on corporate videos, Jonathan received the most positive complimentary letters written about him in the companies history.
Learn More: www.RevenueAscend.com
Mike Saunders, MBA
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