Chicago-based multifamily brokerage firm, Kiser Group, announced the promotion of Matt Halper to director and hiring of Jimal Gilbert as broker.
Since joining Kiser Group in 2015 as a broker, Halper has successfully completed transactions in excess of $107 million on behalf of his clients. Focusing his business on the suburbs of Chicago, he has brokered a number of notable transactions including a 128-unit apartment building in Aurora, a 354-unit complex in Blue Island and a $12.4 million condo deconversion in Oak Park. Prior to joining Kiser Group, Halper worked in a variety of roles within the real estate industry and has a diverse background in engineering, construction and consulting.
“Matt is an analytical and thoughtful broker. It is a privilege working with him and watching his market share and presence increase each year,” said principal and managing broker Lee Kiser. “I’m also excited Matt is stepping into this leadership role at Kiser Group. Our company benefits greatly from his vision, skills and collaboration with our other brokers.”
Gilbert joins Kiser Group after working as a realtor in the south suburbs of Chicago. He focuses his brokerage efforts on multifamily properties throughout Chicago’s south and west suburbs including Tinley Park, Homewood, Frankfort and Calumet City. Prior to working in real estate, Gilbert served in the Army for eight years.
“We are thrilled to have Jimal on our team. His knowledge and experience of Chicago’s south suburbs and Kiser Group’s multifamily expertise combine to bring great service to clients in that part of Chicagoland, ” said Kiser. “I am excited to see Jimal’s trajectory this year and am grateful he joined our team.”