Our Management Team

Danny Michael
Founder and CEO

Danny Michael got his start as a realtor in Ravenswood in the late 1970’s. Danny saw what Ravenswood could become, and sought out opportunities to purchase smaller multi-family properties in the area. In 1984, Danny purchased 1946 W Lawrence—which now serves as the main office for Horizon Realty Group’s operations. Since then, Danny has grown the company to include properties throughout Chicago’s Northside.

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Jeff Michael

After receiving his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1997, Jeff Michael served as an associate at Altheimer & Grey from 1997-2001, representing lending US-based institutions, investors and developers for financing and acquisition transactions. In 2001, Jeff joined Horizon Realty Group to lead property acquisition and strategy, and ensure overall legal compliance. Jeff also oversees Horizon’s extensive and ongoing renovation and construction projects. Since stepping in as COO at Horizon Realty Group, Jeff has played a significant role in growing the portfolio to what it has become today.

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David Sherman
Vice President Operations

David Sherman joined Horizon Realty Group in 2014 after more than 28 years of working in operations and revenue management for various types of residential and commercial properties. As Vice President Operations, David oversees the daily ins and outs of the firm’s property management division.

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