David L. Parsons – Managing Partner
Mr. Parsons is a highly experienced real estate executive with over thirty years of involvement with all phases of commercial, industrial, and residential real estate development, entitlement, negotiation, and construction. He was lead partner in a 1000-acre annexation in Carpentersville, IL, and developed a 400- acre mixed-use residential development along with an award-winning custom home development on an environmentally sensitive site. Cedar View Homes, his custom home construction company, won numerous awards including “Best Overall Home” award from the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago. He was responsible for the development of the Batavia Industrial Park and the US Corporate Headquarters for Aldi International along with numerous projects outside of the Chicago area. Mr. Parsons has served as President of the McHenry County Home Builders Association (MCHBA) as well as Executive Director of the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC). Mr. Parsons earned his bachelors and a Masters in Environmental Studies from Yale University.
Sean D. Parsons – Founder/Partner
Mr. Parsons was born into a real estate family, exposed to every facet of the field from an early age. He formally entered the real estate industry in 2005 and in his first year he closed over $15 million in sales. In 2006, he co-founded Linear Commercial, now Linear Realty, a commercial brokerage firm that closed over $300 million in off-market transactions in its first four years. He has built a strong network of contacts and a reputation for being able to underwrite, qualify, and deliver off-market opportunities directly to his clients. Most recently, Mr. Parsons co-led a team into working out over $200 million in loans. His skills range from negotiations, finance and underwriting to acquisitions and renovations. He holds a Bachelor of Science with a focus on Business from Colorado State University.
Marc C. Smith – General Counsel
Mr. Smith has represented clients from small, privately owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies in Federal and State courts in Illinois and throughout the country. Mr. Smith focuses on real estate transactions and real estate related litigation, and represents clients in all aspects of tax reduction work. Mr. Smith is a member of the bar of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Trial Bar of the Federal Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the International Association of Assessing Officers.