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Chicago Real Estate Investor Meetups

CHICAGO PROPERTY MANAGERS BEST PRACTICES

Location of Meeting: Easy Street Pizza and Pub in Park Ridge
Frequency of Meetings: January 25th at 2pm
Group Contact Name: Mark Ainley / Bob Hansen
Group Contact Email: Mark@gcrealtyinc.com / bhansen@secondnature.com
Admission: Free - Complete the form to join the group
Group Focus or other info people should know: Property Manager Best Practices
Sponsorship Opportunities: Absolutely and we have expert speakers at most events

Chicago West Suburban Real Estate Investors

Location of Meeting: Friendly Coffee Lounge, 6733 Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn, IL 60402
Frequency of Meetings: Monthly, Last Tuesday of each month (except for December)
Group Contact Name: West Suburban Building Owners
Group Contact Email: fortesaleschicago@gmail.com
Group Website or other promotion page: in the works.
Admission: Free
Group Focus or other info people should know: Supporting and connecting rental housing providers in the western suburbs
Sponsorship Opportunities: Yes!

Chicago Multifamily Club

Location of Meeting - Chief O'Neill's
Frequency of Meetings - Monthly on the 3rd Monday of the month
Group Contact Name - Nicole Valenzuela
Group Contact Email - nicole@nvrpropertiesllc.com
Group Website or other promotion page - https://www.meetup.com/Chicago-Multifamily-Club/
Admission - Free
Group Focus or other info people should know - The Chicago Multifamily Club is composed of active, passive, and aspiring multifamily investors.
Sponsorship Opportunities - Annual Holiday Party

The Real Estate InvestHER Meetup, Chicago Branch

Location of Meeting - Chief O'Neill's
Frequency of Meetings - Monthly on the 1st Wednesday of the month
Group Contact Name - Kory Dieter
Group Contact Email - kory.a.dieter@gmail.com
Group Website or other promotion page - https://www.meetup.com/The-Real-Estate-InvestHER-Meetup-Chicago-IL/
Admission - Free
Group Focus or other info people should know- This group has been created to help women real estate investors local to Chicago meet, connect, and learn together and from one another!
Sponsorship Opportunities - Reach out for more information!

Real Estate Group Name Multifamily Masters Suburban Chicago

Location of Meeting: Currently online
Frequency of Meetings: Every first Tuesday of the month (monthly)
Group Contact Name: Mandy McAllister
Group Contact Email: mandy@mandymcallister.com
Group Website or other promotion page: https://www.meetup.com/mfm-suburban-chicago-meetup/
Admission: Free
Group Focus or other info people should know: Multifamily
Sponsorship Opportunities: Summer soiree, Christmas party

Chicagoland Investors

Location of Meeting: Virtual & In Person
Frequency of Meetings: Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. (virtual) & In Person (TBD)
Group Contact Name: Lily Kosek
Group Contact Email: lilykosek@gmail.com
Group Website or other promotion page: Coming Soon
Admission: Free
Group Focus or other info people should know: Networking with Local Investors & Bigger Pockets Guest Speakers
Sponsorship Opportunities: None

Chicago REIA

Location of Meeting: Andrew Holmes Headquarters - 520 E. 22nd Street, Lombard, IL 60148
Frequency of Meetings: In Person & Virtual every Thursday
Group Contact Name: Lori Palmer
Group Contact Email: Info@nationalreinvest.com
Group Website or other promotion page: www.nationalreinvest.com
Admission: Free
Group Focus or other info people should know: Single Family Residential Rentals, Flips, and Wholesales
Sponsorship Opportunities: Yes contact Info@nationalreinvest.com for more information.

MULTIFAMILY MASTERS CHICAGO

Location of Meeting: Virtual
Frequency of Meetings: First Tuesday of each month
Group Contact Name: Brian Kochendorfer
Group Contact Email: brian@arcequitygroup.com
Group Website or other promotion page: https://www.meetup.com/MultifamilyMasters-com-Chicago-IL/
Admission: Free
Group Focus or other info people should know: Multifamily Real estate
Sponsorship Opportunities: Christmas Event/TBD

Windy City REI - GOB Network Chicagoland Affiliate

Location of meeting: Hybrid
Navigator Taproom
2211 N Milwaukee Ave #100
Chicago, IL 60647
Frequency of meetings: Monthly/Last Sunday of every month at 2PM CST (subject to change based on holidays)
Group Contact Names: Kris Toribio, Angela Toribio, April Trillana, Julian Trillana
Contact Email: windycityrei@gmail.com
Group Website: https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=4633130200095197&ref=content_filter
https://www.meetup.com/windy-city-rei/
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/freedominvestingcom-51592022723

Admission: Free
Group Focus: General Real Estate Investing, Business, Mindset & Nationwide Networking
Sponsorship Opportunities - Absolutely, please e-mail windycityrei@gmail.com for more information!

Northwest Side Building Coalition

Location of Meeting: Various venues on Chicago's northwest side / Zoom
Frequency of Meetings: Every 1-2 months
Group Contact Name: Jon Womack
Group Contact Email: chicagonsbc@gmail.com
Group Website or other promotion page: https://www.chicagonsbc.com/
Admission: First event is free - for membership info, visit https://www.chicagonsbc.com/become-a-member
Group Focus or other info people should know: We are neighborhood building owners and service providers (e.g. real estate brokers, bankers, property managers, attorneys, insurance brokers, etc) working on the northwest side of Chicago. We focus on advocacy for issues impacting building owners and our residents, continuing education for building owners, and networking opportunities.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Yes, please contact chicagonsbc@gmail.com

Investor Empowerment Series Meetup

Location of Meeting: 122 W Main St, 2 nd Floor, West Dundee, IL 60118 and zoom with covid
Frequency of Meetings: Monthly
Group Contact Name: Joe Mueller
Group Contact Email: jmueller@tanisgroupllc.com
Group Website or other promotion page: iesmeeting.com
Admission: $10-20 depending on drink and food offerings if any
Group Focus or other info people should know: Wholesale/Flip/Buy and Hold Focused
Sponsorship Opportunities: Yes

SouthEast Chicago Real Estate Club

Location of Meeting: Various southeast side locations
Group Contact Name: Ibn Abney
Group Contact Email: Communityinvestment@southeastchicagorealestateclub.com
Group Website or other promotion page: http://southeastchicagorealestateclub.com/
Facebook group: South East Chicago Real Estate Club
Meetup: https://meetu.ps/c/3YMdy/zdrfm/a
Admission: Free to all!

Chicago RE Investors Meetup

Location of Meeting: A and N Mortgage Services, Inc. (1945 N Elston Ave · Chicago, IL)
Frequency of Meetings: 1st Saturday of the month (virtual project walk-through, 3rd Saturday of the month (in-person meetup)
Group Contact Name: Jonathan Klemm & Andy Smith
Group Contact Email: jonathan@qualitybuilders.com & andy@anmtg.com
Group Website or other promotion page: https://www.meetup.com/es-ES/chicago-re-investors-meetup/ and https://www.eventbrite.com/o/quality-builders-57823751593 and https://wwwfacebook.com/groups/446137290335308
Admission: Free/Register in advance
Group Focus or other info people should know: Pure networking event and Chicago industry professional speaker each month.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Yes

Keeping It Real Estate Meet Up

Location of Meeting: The Pony Inn
Frequency of Meetings: In Person Monthly on the 2nd Tuessday of the month
Group Contact Name: Sarita Scherpereel
Group Contact Email: sarita@saritasells.com
Group Website or other promotion page: https://www.meetup.com/keeping-it-real-estate-chicago-investing-and-house-hacking/>
Admission: Free
Group Focus or other info people should know: House Hacking, Multifamily Investing and Networking
Sponsorship Opportunities: Reach out for more information!

Chicago Real Estate Investors Meetup

Location of Meeting: 1438 W Cortland St, Chicago, IL 60642 Nine Nine's Asian Bistro
Frequency of Meetings: First Tuesday of the month 6-8 pm
Group Contact Name: Eli Goodman
Group Contact Email: eli.goodman@thegoodmangroupllc.com
Group Website or other promotion page: https://www.illinoisbestwholesaledeals.com/meetup
Admission: Free
Group Focus or other info people should know: Open meetup for anyone in the real estate business.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Yes contact Eli.

Location of Meeting: 7030 Centennial Dr, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Frequency of Meetings: Second Tuesday of the month 6-8 pm
Group Contact Name: Eli Goodman
Group Contact Email: eli.goodman@thegoodmangroupllc.com
Group Website or other promotion page: https://www.illinoisbestwholesaledeals.com/meetup
Admission: Free
Group Focus or other info people should know: Open meetup for anyone in the real estate business.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Yes contact Eli.

DUPAGE COUNTY REAL ESTATE MEETUP

Location of Meeting: Emmett's Ale House 5200 Main St · Downers Grove, Il
Frequency of Meetings: (Starting on February) Every 3rd Wednesday of the month 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Group Contact Name: Michael Barbari & Chris Tan
Group Contact Email: mbarbari1@yahoo.com & chris@pwcabinetry.com
Group Website or other promotion page: DuPage County Real Estate Investors Meetup, Wed, Sep 21, 2022, 6:30 PM | Meetup
Admission: Free/Register in advance
Group Focus or other info people should know: Pure networking event no pitching or promoting.
Sponsorship Opportunities: No

Strategic REI

Location of Meeting: Hue 67 E Cermack Chicago
Frequency of Meetings: Monthly every 2nd Thursday of the month (First meeting Jan 12,2023)
Group Contact Name: Mike Morawski & Ryan Cotter
Group Contact Email: Mike@MikeMorawski.com
Group Website or other promotion page: https://www.meetup.com/strategic-rei-real-estate-apartment-investing/
Admission: Free
Group Focus or other info people should know: Real Estate Investing with a focus on Multi-Family, Networking, Personal intrductions and a monthly speaker
Sponsorship Opportunities: Open to discussion

CRE Expo by HRE

Location of Meeting: Tinley Park Convention Center
Frequency of Meetings: MARCH 24TH & 25TH 2023
Group Contact Name: Ken Houbolt
Group Contact Email: ken@hreillinois.com
Group Website or other promotion page: https://creexpobyhre.com/
Admission: $10
Group Focus or other info people should know: Attendees include brokers, owners, investors, HOAs, service companies, attorneys and more.
Exhibit Fee: $1,300 to $7,500
Sponsorship Opportunities:

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