Our Broker Team

Our Commercial Realtor Team

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Michael Carpenter, CCIM, Managing Broker
Mike CarpenterMichael Carpenter is the Managing Broker for RVG  Commercial Realty. He is a commercial real estate investment specialist with more than 20 years of experience in sales, leasing and development of commercial properties. He earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2003, which confers recognition as a professional in commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, asset management, valuation and investment analysis.

Mike attended Northern Illinois University and graduated in 1985 with a degree in Engineering Technology. Prior to his real estate career, he developed and sold a chain of retail and food and beverage operations. He has previously formulated investment companies and conducted all aspects of commercial development of real property, including the acquisition and subdivision of land, providing for utilities, construction of building improvements, property and ground leasing, and property exchange for reinvestment purposes. His specialty is in retail and medical office space.

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Denise Weinmann, CCIM, SIOR
Denise 2Denise Weinmann has been a commercial real estate broker for more than 15 years. She is well-versed in all facets of commercial and industrial sales and leasing. She has a proven track record of being very successful in negotiating contracts, whether with a sole proprietor or a Fortune 500 company. Her experience has gained her the trust and confidence of numerous clients and the respect of her peers. She was named Realtor of the Year in 2006.

Denise holds the prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designations, and is a member of the Accredited Land Consultants (ALC). She currently is co-chair of the SIOR’s Admission and Accreditation Recruitment Committee.

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Mark Sawyer, Broker

Mark SawyerMark began his career in real estate in residential sales in 2007 with Century 21 Elsner in DeKalb. Prior to his real estate career, Mark spent 25 years in his family’s automobile dealership, Sawyer Auto Imports in DeKalb, representing Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Honda automobiles. As dealer principal for more than 15 years, Mark developed hands-on management experience, enabling him to bring a balanced business perspective to the challenging process of buying or selling properties. Mark has teamed up with his wife, Denise Weinmann, at RVG to ensure every aspect of a client’s transaction is managed successfully from start to finish.

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Adam Katz, Broker
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Adam Katz began his career in real estate in 2011 and has been with RVG Commercial since 2014.  Katz’s emphasis on maintaining strong relationships with his clients and peers is his key to success. His clients speak of his charisma and charm when they complement his professionalism and passionate work ethic. These character traits have allowed him to establish a comfort level and trust with a diverse range of people, from high net worth developers and investors, to first time buyers needing direction and knowledge.  From the first year Adam joined RVG Commercial, he has been a multimillion dollar producing agent, each year growing his client base.

Before joining RVG Commercial, Katz worked in the banking industry.  He also started a real estate investment LLC that specializes in single- and multi-family unit acquisitions, which he still operates. Katz received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and his MBA from Northern Illinois University.

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