who we are

Chody Real Estate Corp is a Chicago based real estate development company with a history of acquisitions and development of retail, industrial, office and residential properties. The individuals below provide the strength within the Chody organization and embody the commitment, energy, focus and creativity that make our company a success.

LANCE CHODY

PRESIDENT

Lance founded Chody Real Estate Corp in 1980 and continues to oversee all aspects of the company. In addition to the real estate business, Lance’s entrepreneurial drive has created opportunities in other industries where he has founded and managed successful domestic and international businesses. Lance's involvement in those companies provides a unique perspective and in-depth understanding of the challenges that face landlords and tenants alike. This knowledge is soundly embedded in the Chody Real Estate acquisition and development philosophies.

BART FRIEDMAN

PRINCIPAL

Bart has over 20 years of real estate development and transactional experience. As a principal of Chody Real Estate, Bart's passion for the business extends to all phases of development, from acquisition and design, through leasing, construction and disposition. Part of this development process includes working hand-in-hand with other principals of Chody Real Estate and its investment partners in zoning issues and finance matters, many of which requires significant time and aptitude. Bart works collaboratively with municipalities, community residents, tenants, brokers and all parties involved in the development process. Bart's success has involved projects that included Grocery anchored, national and regional tenancies.

  • Erika Vlasak
  • Jaime Brown
  • Amanda Schwob
  • Denise Rivera
  • Adam Sajewich
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