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We’re All
to Lead

This team makes it possible.

Everyone at Core is empowered to do what
they think is right for our residents and
To go after never-been-done ideas,
big and small. To think up the next great
innovation that makes our buildings amazing
places to live. That’s how we revolutionized
student housing and it’s why there’s no limit
to what we can do next.

Team Members

Marc is a company founder and Chief Executive Officer of Core Spaces.

Marc’s vision is to develop and manage real estate in multiple sectors that reinvents the environment where our tenants live and how they enjoy the spaces they call home. Marc steers company objectives by monitoring and evaluating the ever-changing market trends in multi-family housing, and by doing so, keeps Core a progressive industry leader. Marc also focuses on ensuring the company’s working environment encourages fun, success, responsibility, and the right amount of risk-taking. 

Marc graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering and Minor in Business Administration. Post-degree, Marc worked for Vail Resorts and IKON before starting his own real estate development company, LG Development Group (LG). Through LG, a student-housing platform evolved, as did segmentation into the hospitality and conventional multi-family markets. These new divisions are now known today as Core Spaces.

Brian is a company founder and Director of Core Spaces. Brian has spent his entire career in real estate and has an abundance of experience in management, investment, financing and development of class A assets. He focuses on corporate strategies that will solidify Core’s position as an industry leader well into the future. He oversees the management of the developments and stabilized assets.

Prior to Core Spaces, Brian was a founding member of a national real estate company that acquired and developed more than 3,500 units. In addition, he managed both new and renovation construction for the firm.

Brian is a University of Illinois graduate, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Barry is a 15-year veteran of the real estate industry and is Chief Sustainability Officer of Core Spaces. Barry focuses on the strategy and implementation of the company's environmental, social, and governance strategy that is integral to developing the company’s financial growth around its sustainability efforts. To compliment his work at Core, Barry is also the founder and co-owner of Herban Produce, a woman, minority social enterprise on Chicago’s West Side. Barry was formally a partner and CFO for LG Construction + Development and has been with Core Spaces since its inception.

Barry graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Barry further received a Master in Business Administration in Entrepreneurial and Real Estate Management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.