Peter began his investment real estate career in 1980. He founded Investment Real Estate Specialists LLC in 1985 and brokers real estate throughout the state of Wisconsin.. Peter currently owns 10 properties including 3 multi-families, one office/warehouse, one strip center and five self storage facilities. His philosophy is to own the types of investments which he sells.
Peter founded the Wisconsin Self Storage Association in 2002, which currently has over 200 members. Peter is also a former member of the Argus Self Storage Sales Network.
Chris joined Investment Real Estate Specialists, LLC, in 2007 and has been a real estate investor since 1997. He is a self storage broker, property manager and owner. He currently manages 5 self storage facilities in Wisconsin, and is a former member of the Argus Self Storage Sales Network.
Prior to joining IRES, Chris worked for Capgemini, a management consulting firm based in Paris, France. As a consultant Chris worked in several industries including retail, pharmaceuticals, insurance, financial services, distribution and energy. He focused on a variety of issues facing businesses such as developing sales growth strategies, assessing cost reduction opportunities, evaluating sales force effectiveness, segmenting customers, evaluating customer experience, developing business partnerships, reengineering and standardizing processes, and piloting new service offerings.
Prior to joining Capgemini, Chris worked for Sears, Roebuck and Co. and McMaster-Carr Supply Co., an industrial supply distribution company. Chris earned a BA in Economics from Northwestern University and a MBA from the University of Chicago.