John Dessauer – Biography:
John has a rich history as an entrepreneur. He has owned many companies in various industries, including: Environmental Services, Hospitality Services, Education and Real Estate. Regarding real estate, John has transacted over 300 deals in real estate in different sectors such as apartments, office buildings, retail, single-family homes and condominiums all within his personal portfolio. John’s National Property Management/Real Estate Agency currently works on real estate transactions throughout the United States. As a Managing Broker in Illinois,Indiana, and Florida he has the experience, knowledge and creativity to help you buy, sell and create a deal in real estate.
He has also been a National speaker on the subject of real estate investing and wealth building. He has been highlighted in various publications such as The New York Post, Los Angeles Times and Success Magazine. He previously hosted a show on XM Sirius radio, Making Money in Real Estate and he has authored four books on the subject, Real Estate H2O and The Alchemy of Wealth, Twisted, and Apartment Confidential. Click here to access John’s books.
John also sits on the Board of Directors for The Caring House Foundation. The foundation focuses on building sustainable villages in 3rd world countries. John has a B.A. in Business Administration and a B.S. in Biology from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. John lives with his wife Heather and their three children Jordan, Payton, and Avi in Chicago, Illinois.
Heather Dessauer – Biography:
Heather’s is not only a principal at Anton Agency, but also a vital part of our Realtor team. Heather is licensed in Indiana and focuses on buying and selling of small residential properties. She also is an active investor buying single family houses, office buildings, and multi-family units.
Heather acts as the Chief Financial Officer for Anton Agency and Anton Asset Management. Heather implements management strategies as it applies to the client’s financial objectives. As a Realtor, she primarily focuses on residential real estate for owner occupants and investors.
Heather graduated with Honors from Indiana University with a Degree in General Studies/Psychology. She lives with her husband John and their three children Jordan, Payton, and Avi in Chicago, Illinois.
Jim Samuelson – Biography:
Jim Samuelson has been in the market of homes and commercial property for fifteen years. Jim’s vast knowledge in real estate goes well beyond the market side as well. Jim was in construction prior to his transfer and his knowledge in that field gives him a unique perspective in the field of real estate. Jim is able to put his experience to work for you in making sure you’re getting the best competitive price in the market at that time.
Jim is outgoing and personable and from the moment you meet him, you’ll feel like you’ve known him for years. Jim works tirelessly with you in every way to make sure that all your needs are met to the best of his ability. Jim, being a family man with two of his own children, understands what it takes to keep family’s happy and comfortable in their everyday lives. Not limiting himself in any one field, he equally works with everyone that has their own specific requests.
Wendy Sanderson – Biography:
Wendy Sanderson has been involved in the real estate industry in the southern suburbs of Chicago and for the last nine years has specialized in the lakeside neighborhoods of Cedar Lake, Indiana. She has a deep commitment to the area, its amenities, and the growing community she serves. A native of New York, Wendy has lived and worked in the Chicago area for over 30 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from State University New York Geneseo, New York and has worked as a fundraiser both professionally and for not-for-profit entities throughout her lifetime. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, The Indiana Association of Realtors and the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors. Wendy has lived on the lakefront in Cedar Lake for the past 11 years. She has two grown children and three beautiful grandchildren. Knowledgeable about the area, Wendy is compassionate and hardworking. Whether its a single-family home, condominium, townhouse, or a fixer-upper you’re looking for she can help you find the perfect property to fit your lifestyle, and to call home.
Dave Harkabus – Biography:
Dave is a Northwest Indiana native. Licensed in Illinois and Indiana, Dave’s passion for hunting, fishing and being outdoors makes Dave the perfect agent for finding and marketing properties that have those traits. Dave also specializes in marketing and finding properties in and on recently revitalized Cedar Lake (Indiana). He also has a passion for working with small commercial properties for his clients.
Dave has been heavily involved in business his whole life. While holding a series 3 license he helped clients buy and sell futures, options and commodities. He spent a good amount of time in the grain,option and bond pits at the Chicago Board of Trade. His entrepreneurial spirit got the best of him over the last two decades owning his own Design firm for the plastics and automotive industries.
Dave enjoys lake living when he is not participating in various civic duties such as the planning commission and boards of zoning appeals. In the past, he has also been involved in other community organizations such as Amvets, The Lions Club and the Eagle Club.
Jen Konen – Biography:
Jen is an Illinois Broker focused on the western suburbs of Chicago, notably Sugar Grove, Aurora, Geneva, Batavia, St. Charles, and Elburn. Her specialty is residential real estate focusing on families trying to find the home of their dreams as well as families moving on or down sizing. Historically, Jen has been in the golf business for 14 years. She has worked in all facets of the golf industry but focused her career on teaching and as well as a merchandise buyer. Jen has also played professional golf. The highlight of her career was playing in the 1999 U.S. Women’s Open. Currently, Jen resides in Sugar Grove Illinois with her husband Eric, and three children, Lilly, Sydney, and Henry. She graduated from Methodist University with a B.S. in Business Administration. Jen looks forward to working with her clients and making all their home ownership dreams come true.
Laura Bogenschneider – Biography:
Laura is an Indiana Broker focusing on the Northwest Indiana market. Her main concentration is residential real estate. She has a passion for serving the growing Northwest Indiana community. Prior to becoming a broker, Laura was always interested in real estate and is currently the office manager for Anton Asset Management. Her knowledge of the property management side of the industry helps her serve investors seeking income properties as well.
Laura, her husband Ryan, and four children live in Cedar Lake where her husband serves the community as a volunteer Firefighter. Laura truly loves Northwest Indiana living and boasts the benefits to her clients. She strives to find her clients the perfect home that meets their needs and wish list all at the same time. She truly enjoys the challenge and takes all the time needed to make sure her clients are fully satisfied.
Francisco Zeledon – Biography:
Francisco has held his real estate license in FL for over 10 years. He specializes with buy-side representation of commercial investments in retail and multifamily including 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges. He thinks “local” but acts “national” often introducing investors to new markets where returns can be higher.
Francisco holds a degree in International Business from Florida International University. He aims to think 10 steps ahead when representing clients, often making transactions seamlessly fall into place.
“Tank” as his close friends and clients call him, is fluent in French and Spanish and uses a vast network of nationwide contacts to find clients their ideal investments.
Francisco lives with his wife Alina in Miami, Florida and when he isn’t on the phone or on a spreadsheet discounting future cash flows, he’s playing in a charity run basketball league or in Nicaragua raising cattle with his father.