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

Michael began his real estate career in 2003 by successfully closing his first commercial leasing transaction to a well-known Chicago based restaurant. Michael oversees Root Realty’s property management, contracting, and leasing operations.  He works closely with his partners in forming growth strategies for business development and practices. Over $75 million in assets under management includes 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 Receivership cases since 2009. He is a Certified Apartment Manager and practicing Illinois Managing Broker.

773 904 1383 | mroot@rootrealty.com

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