3700 W. Devon, Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Our team

Dan Plotnick
founder

Dan Plotnick is a Principal and founder of Landstar Realty Group and has been instrumental in growing the company into one of Chicago’s most prominent real estate operators. Dan started his career in residential real estate quickly expanding the Landstar portfolio to commercial and multifamily investments.  Further to Dan’s expertise in commercial and multifamily investing, he also has extensive knowledge on Section 8 as well as low-income housing tax credit opportunities.

Dan brings more than 30 years of experience to the firm and has been involved in all aspects of real estate varying from the acquisition and disposition process, real estate brokerage, and property management.

Dan is a graduate of the University of Illinois and is a Managing Broker at Landstar Realty Group.

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Ira Fishman
VP OF ACQUISITIONS

Ira Fishman is a Principle and leading Vice President of Acquisitions at LandStar Realty Group, specializing in the acquisitions and disposition of multi-family apartment buildings with additional expertise in Section 8 properties (HAP Contracts) as well as low-Income Housing Tax Credits opportunities.

Ira also specializes in coordinating debt and equity financing for investments and has 10+ years of experience in all aspects of property management being an owner of multiple investments within the LandStar portfolio. Throughout Ira’s career, he has been part of +$100M worth of real estate transactions.

Ira holds a Bachelors in Accounting from the University of Illinois.

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RICKY JOLCOVER
VP OF ACQUISITIONS

Ricky Jolcover is a leading Vice President of Acquisition at Landstar Realty Group, serving private investors and Landstar Holdings LLC. Ricky specializes in the acquisition and disposition of multifamily buildings, senior Hud buildings, and residential distressed assets. Ricky’s two decades of experience make him an integral part of the Landstar Team.

Throughout Ricky’s career, he closed in excess of $100,000,000 in Real Estate sales and has a created large network within the Chicagoland market. Prior to his career in Real Estate, Ricky was involved in the financial markets as an independent broker at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange successfully trading in the S&P 500 for his own account. Ricky is also a partner in Energy CX energy procurement company located in downtown Chicago.

Ricky holds a Bachelors in Business Economics and Public Policy from Indiana University .

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AVI SCHIFFMAN
ACQUISITION AND BROKERAGE

As a member of Landstar’s Acquisition and Brokerage team, Avi focuses on serving clients in the acquisition and disposition of real estate with extensive knowledge underwriting all real estate asset classes.

Prior to LandStar, Avi worked for a real estate firm providing services to one of the largest private equity companies as a Valuation and Portfolio Management Associate. In his role, Avi was responsible for the financial modeling and reporting of real estate in excess of $20bn. Prior to this role, Avi worked for a mid-sized private equity real estate management firm providing investment reporting for over a $2bn pension fund.

Avi holds both a Bachelors and Master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a registered CPA in the State of Illinois.

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ISAAC JOLCOVER
ACQUISITION AND BROKERAGE

As a member of Landstar’s Acquisition and Brokerage team, Isaac focuses on the North side markets pro-actively engaging with real estate owners and buyers looking to enrich their portfolios. Isaac’s qualities and knowledge has consistently proven to exceed expectations of buyers and owners. Prior to starting with the Landstar Realty Group, Isaac spent time at one of the largest commercial brokerage firms in North America.

Isaac holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Iowa and holds an active real estate license in the state of Illinois.