Striving to make an impact that help others and businesses every single day
Investor | Speaker | Maverick | Renaissance Man Creative problem solver while ethically serving others first. Featured on over 45 podcasts. Host of the Accredited Investor Podcast.
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, 3 mobile home parks, as well as owning and managing 2 residential real estate brokerage offices in the suburbs.
Jonathan previously served as the President of the Midwest for Yale Realty and Capital Advisors. Yale is the preeminent boutique mobile home park 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 select and approved 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. Midwest Park Capital was selected as 45 Best Startups Founded in Illinois 2020 and 101 Top Commercial Companies and Startups of 2021.
Jonathan is the Founding Director of Revenue Ascend, a digital marketing agency that was selected as one of Chicago’s most inspiring stories by Chicago Voyage Magazine. They 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 unmatched client support. Revenue Ascend handles it all.
Jonathan understands the value of first impressions and was selected by the prestigious Crain’s Chicago Business and Fox News TV as the best dressed Chicagoan. He was selected by the 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 Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, 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) currently 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 principles 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 of the most exclusive culinary invite-only society in the country, the Les Amis D’ Escoffier Society of Chicago. Jonathan through Revenue Ascend is looking to give away 4-7 free college HVAC technician scholarships. In addition to Founding the Brownie Bash, which is his annual fundraiser and adoption event to help homeless dogs to find forever homes.
Before real estate, Jonathan was the Number 1 sales producer in the United States out of over 9,500 associates at women’s clothier, bebe. Setting many records including first in the company’s 33-year history to achieve the company’s biggest milestone of $1.5 million sold 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.