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John Dessauer – Biography:

  johnJohn 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 two books on the subject, Real Estate H2O and The Alchemy of Wealth. 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.


Jim Samuelson – Biography:

  jimJim 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.


Scott Lindsley – Biography:

  scottScott has been a broker for 14 years. He is a former appraiser with over 12 years in that field and has appraised over 15,000 properties.  His goal in every transaction is to determine his clients needs and expectations, then to exceed them.  He represents all types of sellers and buyers for single family homes to condos and townhouses as well as larger multi-family projects and apartments.

Scott works with all property types and price ranges, and proudly gives the same service to all his clients.  He is a foreclosure specialist and developer representative selling entire condo projects. Scott also is the editor/publisher for Seen Uptown Magazine and a writer for The Mecklenburg Times.  Scott currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina and has a Criminal Justice Degree from Appalachian State University. 


Dave Harkabus – Biography:

  daveDave is a Northwest Indiana native. Licensed in Illinois and Indiana, Dave’s passion for hunting, fishing and being outdoors makes Dave theperfect 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.


Heather Dessauer – Biography:

  heatherHeather’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 five houses in the past year alone.

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 has a limited client base, but 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..