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Founder + Principal
Michael Cordaro established Peerless in 2009 to take advantage of prime real estate investment and development opportunities in his hometown of Chicago and has subsequently controlled over $100MM in real estate. From his early investment in small residential properties, he has organically grown the portfolio to include larger commercial mixed-use, multi-family, and hospitality assets.
Michael is a Partner and Board Member at Allston Holdings, LLC, a private trading firm in Chicago, and an active member of Keiretsu Forum Midwest, Breakpoint Ventures, and West Loop Ventures, all of which are Angel Investing, and Venture Capital Groups based in the Chicagoland area. He received his Bachelor of Finance from the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana in 2005.
Ryan oversees underwriting and reporting across all portfolio assets. Additionally, he assists with real estate development, marketing, and asset management.
Prior to Peerless, Ryan was a Financial Planning Analyst at Ryerson and received his Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago. A native Chicagoan, in his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, traveling to warmer places, and playing soccer.
Advisor — Finance & Investment
Luke Goodwin studied Accounting and received his MBA and CPA from the University of Illinois in 2005. With over a decade of Institutional Real Estate experience, Luke is now a Principal at Walton Street Capital. Luke and Michael have successfully completed dozens of smaller private real estate investments together since their first partnership in 2009.
Advisor — Development & Construction
Justin has over a decade of real estate experience in the development of hospitality, multifamily and retail properties totaling over $10 billion. Justin has incredible proficiency in managing all aspects of the development cycle including financial analysis, acquisitions, capital markets, development management, operations and disposition.