Leadership

Joseph Root

Joe has a proven history of success in the investment real estate industry. Since 2006, he has managed, sold, and been appointed receiver on hundreds of investment properties. Joe manages each service line in the business while working directly with clients.  With a focus on client service and a desire to listen to and understand the goals of each stakeholder, Joe’s goal is for Root Realty to execute on the performance plans we develop for clients by leveraging our industry expertise, innovative technology, and strong relationships with vendors.  Joe graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor’s degree in Business, and holds an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

773 904 1384 | jroot@rootrealty.com

Michael Root

Root Realty offers Real Estate Investment, Management, and Renovation services to our investors. Over 60,000 people have lived in Root managed properties and we have expanded our service offerings to become a leading Real Estate firm that has extensive knowledge of the sub-markets of Chicago and can make investment decisions based on our time-tested, data-driven analytical approach.

During my 15+ year career at Root Realty, I have experienced a multitude of roles with hands-on experience in leasing, sales, property management, investing, and renovation. Now as a Partner, my focus ​is driving and executing the long-term strategic vision of the firm.

773 904 1383 | mroot@rootrealty.com

Danny Sider

Danny joined Root in 2016 as a property manager, and in that role oversees the operation and performance of a portfolio of Root managed properties. Over 30 million in assets managed includes multifamily and mixed-use properties. In January 2019, Danny was promoted to Director of Property Management. As director, he leads the processes and operation of Root’s management services, as well as Root’s management and leasing team. He combines hands-on property management experience with a focus on strategic and organizational planning to maximize client satisfaction now and for the long-term. Originally from Chicago’s northern suburbs, Danny has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Indiana University. He is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker.

773 904 1382 | dsider@rootrealty.com

Kevin Itima

Kevin Itima began his real estate career in 2012 and joined the Root team in 2018. Before relocating to Chicago, he managed a real estate investment firm in Houston and Atlanta, cutting his teeth on new construction and value-add multifamily acquisitions. At Root, he uses his intimate knowledge of real estate investing to help advise owners and buyers on practical and pragmatic strategies based on their overall goals. As Director of Sales, he manages the brokerage sales team and comprehensive sales system. He received his Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Houston and completed his Commercial Real Estate Analysis and Investment Certificate from The MIT School of Architecture and Planning.

(773)-904-1387 |kitima@rootrealty.com

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