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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nathan Levin, Marketing Associate
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.
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 115
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.
Michael Vedrine, Pier-Port Sales Manager
T: 847-297-1121 ext. 134
Michael comes to us from Iowa State University with a Marketing Degree and Speech Minor to handle our Pier-Port Sales. He has as love for the water and has been boating for most of his life. Michael is very excited about Pier-Port production and manufacturing.