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James P. Avgeris, President

Jim Avgeris is the President and founder of Avgeris and Associates, Inc. Jim has over 50 years of experience in the development, investment, and construction of commercial real estate. Throughout his career, Jim has always been a diversified real estate investor

Based out of Lombard, Illinois, Jim relies on his staff of real estate professionals to manage his more than 8 million square foot portfolio. Over the past 50 years, he has built a portfolio valued at over $600 million dollars located throughout Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa, Ohio, North Carolina, Louisiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Minnesota, Arizona, Nevada, and Texas. Jim can be reached at x214 or at

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Stewart W. Mills, Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President of Avgeris and Associates, Inc., Mr. Mills is involved in all aspects of the company’s development, financing, leasing and management interest. He also coordinated all architecture, engineering and construction of Avgeris owned property. Mr. Mills’s corporate estate background spans the last 21 years and includes extensive experience in office and industrial development, leasing and land development throughout the Midwest.

Mr. Mills is responsible for the acquisition, management and disposition of all real estate owned or purchased by Avgeris. He is also responsible for expanding Avgeris and Associates development opportunities and instituting the necessary short and long term plans for its management. His involvement in the planning and implementation of the firm’s strategies includes working closely with Avgeris brokers and financial entities to enhance the real estate portfolio of Avgeris and Associates, Inc. Stewart can be reached at x213 or at

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Bradley P. Gdowski, Chief Financial Officer

As CFO of Avgeris and Associates, Inc., Mr. Gdowski is responsible for directing Avgeris and Associates accounting functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining the organizations accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives.

Mr. Gdowski prepares financial reports and presents findings and recommendations to top management. He supervises internal control, policies, and procedures according to established audit procedures. Mr. Gdowski also reviews federal, state and local forms for internal accounting and auditing purposes. He prepares all budgets for the entire company while supervising the reconciliation of the general ledger and subsidiary accounts.

Mr. Gdowski has been active in the financial aspects of real estate development since 2001 upon coming aboard Avgeris & Associates. Prior to his arrival he spent two years as a Senior Auditor for a National accounting firm in the Chicago area. Here he completed and supervised many audits, reviews, and compilations. Brad can be reached at x220 or at

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Tim Knudson, Controller

As Controller, Mr. Knudson is involved in all aspects of the company’s financial and investment operations. Tim reviews and manages the financial reports of each commercial real estate investment of Avgeris and Associates to make sure it is meeting budgeted investment goals.

Tim’s 15 years in the real estate industry has given him extensive experience in the construction, development, and investment of commercial real estate. He routinely underwrites and analyzes leasing opportunities to meet investment goals. He is also instrumental in the coordination of construction and development projects to meet company and tenant deadlines. Tim can be reached at x219 or at

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James (J.C.) Avgeris, Asset Manager

James C. Avgeris, who goes by “J.C.” professionally, joined Avgeris and Associates, Inc. in March of 2005 as its Asset Manager. His role in the company mainly focuses on Property Management and all that it includes, as well as acquisition, disposition, and leasing of the company’s properties. He finds Avgeris and Associates, Inc. not just a company, but a team, and he can fill in wherever the need arises.

J.C. studied Finance and Real Estate at Denver University and Southern Illinois University, always returning to the real estate specialty when school was not in session. Prior to joining the company, J.C. worked in the brokerage side of real estate concentrating on investment properties. Prior to that, J.C. worked in property management on condo conversion projects until the sales team recruited him for their company and next project.

Happy to find a comfortable home with a great team, J.C. looks forward to expanding the portfolio of Avgeris and Associates, Inc. and happiness of its tenants. JC can be reached at ext.212 or at

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Alex Sund, Staff Accountant

Alex joined Avgeris and Associates, Inc. in 2016. He is involved in many aspects of the Avgeris team’s yearly, monthly and daily operations. As a staff accountant, Mr. Sund provides analysis and assistance across the company’s entire portfolio. Additionally, Alex prepares financial and diagnostic reports across multiple aspects of the company’s portfolio. He also handles the daily and weekly accounts payable and accounts receivable needs to ensure that the financial statements are current and accurate.

Prior to joining the Avgeris team, Alex spent time in the construction management services as a project accountant at Walsh Construction Company. Duties there included cost accounting and waiver management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Valparaiso University, and a master’s degree in Accounting and Financial Management from Keller Graduate School of Management. Alex can be reached at x215 or at

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Cathy Davidson, Office Manager

Cathy joined Avgeris and Associates, Inc. in 2010, with a background spanning a couple decades in commercial real estate working for industry leaders like Trammell Crow Company and CBRE, she was the perfect fit. Her background encompasses all facets of real estate including brokerage, market research, client services, web marketing and property management.

With outstanding organizational skills she coordinates the day to day operations of Avgeris and Associates, Inc. with unparalleled proficiency. She is responsible for designing and implementing our current filing system; reviewing and approving supply requisitions and clerical functions. Effectively maintaining a professional and successful environment for her colleagues and clients is her top priority. Cathy can be reached at x210 or at

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