Kerry Levin, President
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 100
Kerry is internationally recognized as one of the country’s leading experts in architecture, construction, and real estate. He is founder and principal of Levin Associates, a Chicago-based firm providing a unique blend of integrated building services for commercial and residential properties. He enjoys the reputation of the “Consultant’s Consultant,” serving hundreds of clients and industry professionals throughout the World.
Kerry is a 1976 High Honors graduate from the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana, where he remains a visiting lecturer and donor. He holds architectural registrations in Illinois and Wisconsin, with previous reciprocity in Indiana, Missouri, Arizona, New Jersey, and District of Columbia. He holds memberships, or has held, in the American Institure of Architects (AIA), the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the Environmental Assessment Association, and the National Association of Real Estate Appraisers.
Kerry has received numerous awards for design and construction, and has been regularly published in national and local newspapers and trade journals. He is a guest speaker for civic organizations, corporations, and professional associations, as well as a visiting university lecturer and regularly featured guest on radio and television shows. His belief that “Architecture blends Art, Science, and Economics” is carried out throughout all facets of the firm’s work.
Michael Jacobs, VP of Real Estate
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 141
Michael is a Chicago native and holds a Bachelors Degree from Johns Hopkins University. He has over 30 years experience in real estate and development covering all facets of the development process ranging from construction project management, sales and marketing, financial analysis and capital procurement, property management, market feasibility, appraisals and valuation.
He has experience in a wide variety of property types from residential to commercial. He has worked with Banks, Pension Funds, Real Estate Developers, Institutional Investors, and other individuals over the years. He is excited to use his skill set and experience to further Levin Associates success.
Stephen Rebarchak, Real Estate Manager
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 141
Stephen holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Lewis University. He has over thirty years of experience as a project manager dealing with all facets of the development, sale, leasing and management of all types of commercial and residential buildings. His accomplishments include the successful development of office buildings, corporate offices, financial institutions, restaurants, fitness centers and single family residences. Stephen’s current responsibilities include land and building acquisitions, sales and leasing, financial analysis and project work-outs.
Kamil Jerominski, Architectural Associate
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 111
Kamil is a recent graduate from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Studies. By being a result-driven architect with a strong pursuit to accomplish all client necessities he is responsible for the development of residential and commercial architectural drawings. Kamil also helps our Pier-Port team with product development, product marketing, graphic design, and web design.
Jonathan Scott, Property Manager
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 134
While being a resident of Chicago, Jonathan helps our office by providing outstanding leasing work. By working multiple years throughout the Chicago Land Area Jonathan has obtained great knowledge of the community and surrounding area. He would be happy to help with any rental questions.
Tommaso LaVattiata, Product Manager
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 114
After an extensive design education and career in Italy, Tomas joined Levin Associates to perform Design Development, Graphic Design, Renderings, and Production Drawings. He is responsible for development of architectural, manufacturing, and patent drawings. In addition to residential and commercial architecture, he has helped design and develop many of our patented Pier-Port products sold throughout the US and Canada.
James Achterfeld, Production Manager
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 133
After two tours of duty in Afghanistan, we are proud and honored to have Jim on our team. He is responsible for the production of all Pier-Port products, including boat shelters, solar power stations, watercraft lifts and cradles, and our solar powered cruiser, Aqua-Port. He also provides building maintenance and construction assistance as needed.
Vincent Alexander, Assistant Product Manager
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 132
Vincent comes to us from New York. He has moved to Des Plaines over 20 years ago and is currently working on his Associates from Oakton College. He has started with our Pier-Port team beginning of this year and has been contributing with manufacturing, marketing, and prototyping of different solar products. Around the office Vincent also helps with IT and vehicle maintenance/ repair. Vincent is always ready to solve any problems around our office.
Aprill Perez, Office Manager
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 101
Aprill comes to us with more than 13 years of administrative experience. She provides general administrative support, bookkeeping, HR, special projects, marketing, social media, and general office duties to keep the office running smoothly.
Nathan Levin, Marketing Associate
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 115
A business student at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Nathan provides invaluable assistance with web design and development. He has performed nearly all functions in the development of Pier-Port products, including manufacturing, pipe bending, welding, and field installations.
Kaitlyn Vickers, Associate
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 115
Joining us during summers and vacations, Kaitlyn is a pre-med student at the University of Illinois in Champaign. Capable and multi-talented, she assists our administration staff with office organization and filing, as well as travelling throughout the US providing installation assistance for our Pier-Port products.