Dearborn's Leo Lenaghan and Chuck Lucchese have specialized in real estate development in the Chicagoland area for over 40 years.
Leo Lenaghan, Partner Leo was born in England, and after serving a brief stint in the Royal Navy immigrated to the United States. He received a B.S. in Accounting from DePaul University, and passed the C.P.A. examination shortly thereafter. After starting his own C.P.A. firm, which he successfully sold to a larger firm after 16 years, Leo and Chuck formalized a business relationship, and Dearborn Realty and Construction was born.
Chuck Lucchese, Partner After graduating with a B.S. in Commerce from DePaul University, Chuck began his real estate career in 1968 by managing and selling residential property in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. Shortly thereafter, he began specializing in the sale of investment properties, and simultaneously started to convert many of the buildings he had been selling into over 200 condominium units. He moved on to rehabbing commercial and residential properties in Lincoln Park.
Now, together, Chuck and Leo oversee the building, managing and leasing of over 300,000 square feet of retail space in Roselle, Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Round Lake, Carol Stream, Elgin, and Hoffman Estates.
Over the years, Dearborn Realty and Construction has been featured in both the Chicago Tribune and the Daily Herald.