Drake joined Essex Realty Group, Inc. in 2022 and concentrates primarily on asset valuation, market research, and transactions analysis. To date, Drake has underwritten over $150 million worth of investment real estate.
Before joining Essex, Drake spent several years in the sports-business industry, working for high-profile brands like the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Bears, as well as a Chicago-based tech start-up. He credits his professionalism, collaborative nature, and relationship-focused mentality to these experiences.
Drake graduated from the University of Iowa where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Entrepreneurship.