Who We Are

And Our Story

Our History

From one day, to day one

Marquette Management is a real estate management company based in Naperville, Illinois. Distinguished by the Core Values of Synergy, Excellence, Authenticity and Customer Centricity, Marquette employees embrace these principles in everyday operations, from prospective renter tours to executive business decisions.

We understand the unique, competitive advantage that every property has within its submarket, and we remain focused on hiring the best people to work at our properties and in our corporate office. By maintaining an unwavering standard of excellence, we create the ideal living environment for our residents, and the ideal working environment for our employees.

Marquette was founded in 1983, with the mission to redefine the quality of life for its residents by providing extraordinary customer service. From its inception, Marquette has remained focused on its vision to be the best place to work, live and invest. To learn more about our portfolio or available careers in property management in Illinois, reach out today.

From one day, to day one

Marquette Management is a real estate management company based in Naperville, Illinois. Distinguished by the Core Values of Synergy, Excellence, Authenticity and Customer Centricity, Marquette employees embrace these principles in everyday operations, from prospective renter tours to executive business decisions.

We understand the unique, competitive advantage that every property has within its submarket, and we remain focused on hiring the best people to work at our properties and in our corporate office. By maintaining an unwavering standard of excellence, we create the ideal living environment for our residents, and the ideal working environment for our employees.

Marquette was founded in 1983, with the mission to redefine the quality of life for its residents by providing extraordinary customer service. From its inception, Marquette has remained focused on its vision to be the best place to work, live and invest. To learn more about our portfolio or available careers in property management in Illinois, reach out today.

From one day, to day one

Marquette Management is a real estate management company based in Naperville, Illinois. Distinguished by the Core Values of Synergy, Excellence, Authenticity and Customer Centricity, Marquette employees embrace these principles in everyday operations, from prospective renter tours to executive business decisions.

We understand the unique, competitive advantage that every property has within its submarket, and we remain focused on hiring the best people to work at our properties and in our corporate office. By maintaining an unwavering standard of excellence, we create the ideal living environment for our residents, and the ideal working environment for our employees.

Marquette was founded in 1983, with the mission to redefine the quality of life for its residents by providing extraordinary customer service. From its inception, Marquette has remained focused on its vision to be the best place to work, live and invest. To learn more about our portfolio or available careers in property management in Illinois, reach out today.

Live inspired. It's not just where you live, IT'S HOW

 

Thirty Five Years Experience

  • Customer Centric:

    Extraordinary service from
    the inside out

  • Authenticity:

    Real, genuine, respectful relationships

  • Synergy:

    Achieving more together than alone

  • Excellence:

    Passionate commitment to quality

Who We Are

We Are Marquette

Our staff knows that working at a Marquette managed property is more than a job, it's our organization that makes the difference. Our culture is unique and work ethic is driven by excellence. At the corporate level, we value an attitude that people come first and as a result, we have attracted the best people. Our property managers are instilled with this philosophy and know that from the time they start their day, to the moment it ends, every detail counts.

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Chief Executive Officer
Nick Ryan
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Nick Ryan
Chief Executive Officer

Nick Ryan serves as Marquette’s Chief Executive Officer. As one of the founding partners, he has been with Marquette since its inception in 1983. With over 35 years of experience in real estate development and investment, Nick has been involved in more than $3 billion in transactions, primarily in the multifamily sector, but also including office, industrial, hotel, retail, student and senior housing. Nick is a civil engineer by profession, bringing engineering and analytical skills to new acquisitions and developments, but his biggest asset is his commitment to forming win-win relationships with major companies, institutional partners and clients. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, the National Multi-Family Housing Corporation and serves as the Board President for the Institute for Community. Nick is a licensed Real Estate Broker and holds a Civil Engineering degree from the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.

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President & Chief Investment Officer
Darren Sloniger
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Darren Sloniger
President & Chief Investment Officer

Darren Sloniger serves as Marquette’s President and Chief Investment Officer. He joined Marquette as the Managing Director of Acquisitions in 2000. With over 25 years of real estate experience and an affinity for forming long-term, strategic joint-venture relationships with institutional funds, Darren has led Marquette in the execution of over $1 billion in acquisitions and development projects, including the development of Marquette’s signature Catalyst Collection. He has added more than 4,500 units to the Marquette portfolio since 2010. Darren specializes in client relationship building and his high-level visionary skills complement his intimate involvement with acquisition and development projects as he continues to explore new investment opportunities for Marquette. Darren holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Executive Vice President & Strategic Chief Financial Officer
Trevor Ryan
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Trevor Ryan
Executive Vice President & Strategic Chief Financial Officer

Trevor Ryan serves as Marquette’s Executive Vice President and Strategic Chief Financial Officer. With a robust background in real estate appraisal and finance, Trevor joined Marquette in 2004 and quickly established himself as an invaluable member of the team. During his tenure, he has identified and executed a number of successful acquisitions, dispositions and new business opportunities. Trevor works to unite the various divisions of Marquette Companies for a more cohesive and efficient organization, with a focus on identifying and financing advantageous investment opportunities and managing seamless individual and portfolio strategy plans. He works closely with our private capital partners and investors. Trevor is a licensed Real Estate Broker and holds a Business Economics degree from Miami University Ohio.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
James J. Cunningham
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James J. Cunningham
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

James J. Cunningham serves as Marquette’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. With a diverse leadership background, and experience in both real estate and hospitality, Jim joined Marquette in 2011 with a focus on maximizing the productivity of existing operations systems. Jim’s creative thinking has led to the successful restructuring of the Marquette Management corporate staff and creating new positions to better support the on-site teams. He has also managed the successful implementation of new operations, maintenance, accounting and marketing systems, with a constant dedication to making Marquette a more efficient workplace. Jim is Marquette’s Managing Broker and he holds a Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton.

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Giving Back

Marquette Cares

At Marquette, we believe our most valuable asset is the people. From employees to residents to investors to vendors, we value the people we interact with every day and we take care of our own.

The Institute For Community is proud to partner with Marquette Companies to create Marquette Cares, a nonprofit fund that provides aid to Marquette employees and residents that are in need of assistance due to a catastrophic event such as illness or accident.

For more information on Marquette's nonprofit endeavor, please visit the official Marquette Cares website.