Igor Jokanovic is co-founder and Chairman of Arete’ Investment Fund.
With 15 years of experience in the real estate industry he leads a team of highly qualified individuals responsible for the daily management of the fund.
Igor focuses on real estate due diligence, closings and legal aspects of every real estate purchase. In past fifteen years he has overseen successful purchases and sale of over one hundred real estate projects.
Igor obtained his first degree from a top ranked grammar school in the capital of Croatia. He then earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Rockford University, Illinois with major in business management and philosophy. In 2005 Igor completed a Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance and International Business from Loyola University, Chicago.
He has had successful tenures with LaSalle Bank, and Morgan Stanley as a relationship banker and wealth manager respectively.
Igor has co-funded American Southeast Europe Chamber of Commerce, a not-for-profit organization focusing on business and cultural exchange between countries of Southeast Europe and United States.
He has also cofounded and is currently President of 4 companies: Arete’ Realty LLC, Arete’ Renovators Inc., Arete’ Contractors LLC and Renovators Outlet Inc. together bringing more than 4 million in annual revenues. In his time with these companies, Igor has managed and overseen in excess of one thousand remodeling and new construction projects throughout the Chicagoland area.