Mr. Huzenis has been active in the real estate industry for over 30 years. Shortly after acquiring his real estate license, Mr. Huzenis, along with his brother Harry, started Jameson Realty Group. Founded in 1982, Jameson Realty Group grew from a traditional storefront brokerage into one of the city's foremost representatives of developers of both new construction and renovation projects. The company has been responsible for successfully marketing over 300 condominium development projects.
As part of the strategic planning process for Jameson Realty Group, Mr. Huzenis was instrumental in a 2008 merger of the firm to create Jameson Real Estate, LLC. Subsequent to the merger, the firm grew over 250%. Mr. Huzenis continues to be a partner in Jameson Real Estate and is a member of Jameson’s advisory board. During his career, Charles has been responsible for overseeing $16 billion in sales and $1 billion in project development.
JRG Capital Partners, LLC and its affiliates, which are controlled by Mr. Huzenis and his brother, Harry, have been active in numerous partnerships and joint ventures. They have converted thousands of condominiums and built townhouses, mid-rises, and high-rises, along with the development of retail and office space. In addition to its development activities, JRG Capital Partners is active in the acquisition of opportunistic and value added assets including retail, land and industrial for its core portfolio of real estate.
Mr. Huzenis is a Board Member of the Charitable Council at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and a Board Member of Chicago City Day School. He is also a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors and Lincoln Park Builders Club. In 2005, he was honored by the State of Israel Bonds and was also a recipient of the Lincoln Park Builders Impact Award. In 2007, Charley was the recipient of the prestigious Arthur Rubloff Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Chicago Chapter of the Anti-Defamation League.
Mr. Huzenis earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Northern Illinois University in 1974. He and his wife, Deirdre, reside in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood.