Yury Ivanou
Director
Yury joined Essex in 2020 as a Director of multifamily investment sales, specializing in the sales of multi-family properties in Chicago’s suburbs.

Before joining Essex, Yury acquired and renovated multi-family properties throughout Chicago. Yury also founded and operated a successful short-term rental property management company in Chicago and New York City, establishing a cohesive network of landlords, bankers, agents, and contractors.

Before moving to Chicago, Yury worked on Wall Street, helping to manage $1.2 billion in client assets. While assisting high net worth families and small businesses with comprehensive financial planning, Yury developed an extensive knowledge in portfolio management, commercial and residential lending, trust formation and oversight, tax harvesting, insurance coverage, and intergenerational asset transfer.

Outside of work, Yury enjoys reading, traveling, snowboarding and cycling. Yury also finished New York and Chicago marathons, and he is looking to add Los Angeles and Boston marathons to his list.
TEAM
Brian Kochendorfer
Managing Director
773.305.4870
Brian Karmowski
Director
773.305.4892
Courtney O'Keefe
Senior Associate
773.305.4868
Derek Kaptanoglu
Director
773.305.4862
Anthony Citriglia
Director
773.305.4844
EDUCATION
Yury graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor’s in finance, setting several academic records in financial modeling and critical thinking classes in the processes.
AFFILIATIONS
Yury is active in Chicago Real Estate Investors Association and Albany Park Buildings Owners Group.
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