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Root Realty is committed to our clients. This commitment can be seen in our relationships, in our day-to-day conduct, and in the friendly atmosphere we offer. If that's important to you, then working with us will be a natural choice. Root Realty is synonymous with the quality of its team. We are a cutting edge Chicago property management company and investment real estate sales firm.
Ronald J Root
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A former commercial bank lender and trust officer, Ron has been actively managing and selling real estate since 1975. He opened Root Realty at their present 1710 W. Belmont location over twenty-five years ago. He has consistently been recognized as a multimillion dollar seller. Ron is an experienced property owner having rehabbed numerous properties for resale as well as upgrading buildings to add to his own portfolio. He is familiar with all types of real estate, but likes to specialize in the sale and management of apartment buildings and mixed use properties. He has also been a consistent volunteer for many causes including Catholic Charities, Kiwanis, Sulzer Library Foundation, and has served on the board of the Lincoln-Belmont YMCA.
Vice President and Managing Broker
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Michael Root grew up on the north side of the City of Chicago. He has always been interested in the real estate business. While pursuing a degree in marketing at the University of Dayton, Michael obtained his real estate license, and completed his first commercial leasing transaction to a well-known Chicago based restaurant. This successful deal solidified his eagerness to return to Chicago and begin his career.
Michael oversees Root Realty's property management operation, business development and practices, and the company's growth. Assets under management value over $75 million and include multi-family apartment buildings, mixed-use, office, and retail property types. Michael is a court appointed Receiver for the Circuit Court of Cook County in mortgage foreclosure cases. He has managed over 100 Receiver cases since 2009. He is a Certified Apartment Manager and practicing Illinois Managing Broker. Michael is on the Associate Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago.