John OlarSenior Managing Director
Boasting extensive experience and an unmatched track record, John brings vast knowledge of Chicago’s south side multi-family market and community to Kiser Group. His work with local, regional, and national private investors, institutions, and lenders has been recognized nationally by industry leaders. As a result, John has been consistently ranked as one of Chicago’s top investment real estate agents and has been the recipient of multiple achievement awards given to top producers.
John specializes in the evaluation and sale of mid-market, multi-family properties, including vintage courtyards, walk-up, four-plus-one buildings, high-rise properties and large-scale multi-family residences. He is also well versed in managing portfolio sales and complex 1031 exchanges. Prior to joining Kiser Group, John spent a number of years as a senior investment associate with a national, real estate brokerage company where he also served as director of their National Multi-Housing Group.
Outside of brokerage, John enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. He is a wine enthusiast and art collector. John has a Bachelor of Science in international business and a Bachelor of Science in marketing management from The University of Akron.