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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 (Core).

On a mission to invent the future of living, Marc founded Core in 2010 to develop and manage real estate that redefines the way people live through progressive design and a hospitality-driven resident experience. As CEO, Marc steers company objectives and strategy, and focuses on cultivating a culture of collaboration and innovation.

Prior to starting Core, Marc founded his own real estate development company, LG Development Group (LG), focused on developing residential and commercial properties. Through LG, a student housing-platform evolved, as did segmentation into the hospitality and conventional multi-family markets. These divisions are now known today as Core Spaces.

In keeping with his entrepreneurial spirit, Marc is involved in multiple nonprofit and leadership organizations. In 2008, he co-founded Camp Out for Kids, a nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for underprivileged youth to attend summer camp. He is also a Board Member of Northwestern Memorial Foundation and Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Chicago.

Marc attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering and Minor in Business Administration.

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.