Nicholas Yassan is a Principal at Rany Management, LLC (RANY), a privately owned business specializing in commercial and residential real estate investment and property management in the Chicago area since 1979. Nicholas is a progressive entrepreneur, visionary leader, and deal-maker, who strives for innovation within the real estate industry. His life-long career in real estate includes solid knowledge and proficiency in all aspects of the real estate industry, including engineering, construction, zoning, complex negotiations, and financing. These skills and experiences give Nicholas the extra edge and a solid track record of success in negotiating solutions to complicated projects and transactions. One of Nicholas’ deep-seated values is being active in his community, and he gives back by providing housing assistance and work and childcare programs through his participation in various boards and chambers of commerce. In addition, he is the Ravenswood Commissioner, where he consults on community improvements. Nicholas believes that making communities strong and creating a solid infrastructure for business and education are imperative for growth. A native of Chicago, Nicholas attended the University of Illinois, and lives in Chicago.