Our Team

  • David W. "Buzz" Ruttenberg

    Founder
    Office: 312.561.5201
    Fax: 312.751.2715
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    Mr. Ruttenberg is the President of Lakewest, Inc, Founder of Belgravia Group, Ltd., and a Principal in the law firm of Ruttenberg Gilmartin Reis LLC. He obtained an undergraduate degree at Cornell University, a J.D., cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law, and pursued post-graduate studies at London School of Economics. For over 40 years, Mr. Ruttenberg has been actively involved in the development of residential, retail and commercial properties, principally located in the core communities of Chicago. He is recognized as an industry leader and has received numerous awards and accolades. Mr. Ruttenberg continues to be active in many Chicago area civic and charitable organizations.

  • Alan D. Lev

    President and CEO
    Office: 312.561.5216
    Fax: 312.751.2715
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    Past President of the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Alan D. Lev has a strong attachment to the Chicago area.  As a student at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Alan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy.  Mr. Lev later obtained his J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago.  He has been a CPA since 1985 and a licensed real estate broker since 1989.  Alan is a proud member of the Chicago Association of Realtors and is a past Chairman of the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society.  Recognized as an expert in real estate, Alan has appeared as a guest and keynote speaker at numerous industry events, including the International Builders Show, Appraisal Institute, University of Illinois Chicago and Big Builder. Alan joined Belgravia Group in 1989.

  • Pamela Kaji

    Vice President, Finance
    Office: 312.561.5218
    Fax: 312.751.2715
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    Pam is a CPA and has been part of the Belgravia team since 1989. Leading the accounting department for Belgravia and its affiliates, Pam oversees Belgravia's financial performance and reporting, financial statement preparation, budget activities, treasury management, income tax reporting, compliance and risk management.

  • Elizabeth Brooks

    Vice President of Sales and Marketing /Belgravia Group, Ltd.
    Office: 312.561.5228
    Cell: 312.952.1717
    Fax: 312.751.2715
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    Liz  joined Belgravia Group in 2007 and serves as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Prior to joining Belgravia, Liz was the Regional Vice President of Sales and Marketing with Neumann Homes where she worked for 14 years.  Liz was named the 2008 Sales Executive of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Sales and Marketing Council.  She was recognized for her vision and leadership that propelled Belgravia Group to have the highest city-based new home sales volume by a member developer.  A licensed managing broker, with over 20 years of experience in developer sales, Liz has served as Treasurer for the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Sales and Marketing Council and is an active member of the Women's Council of Realtors.

  • Jonathan McCulloch

    Senior Vice President
    Office: 312.561.5253
    Fax: 312.751.2715
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    Jonathan McCulloch is a Senior Vice President at Belgravia Group as well as Principal for Lakewest, Inc. and Lakewest Venture Partners, both Belgravia affiliates.  Jonathan joined Belgravia/Lakewest in 2004 and currently manages Belgravia’s residential developments, performs underwriting analysis for new company endeavors, and oversees the company’s equity raises.  For Lakewest he oversees the creation and management of private equity and venture capital investments, including his role as co-founder of Lakewest Venture Partners. Jonathan received a B.S. in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Stuart Kantoff

    Vice President
    Office: 312.561.5238
    Fax: 312.751.2715
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    Stuart joined Belgravia in 2015 as a Vice President, bringing 25 plus years of real estate experience. He has participated in the completion of over 1,000 residential units in the City of Chicago as a developer, builder, manager and owner, being recognized as one of “Chicago’s Top 50 Builders” for multiple years.  For Belgravia, he oversees new developments and property acquisitions. Stuart received his B.S. in Real Estate/Finance from Indiana University- Bloomington and his M.B.A. from Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management.

  • Michael Levine

    Assistant Vice President
    Office: 312.561.5227
    Fax: 312.751.2715
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    For the 15 years prior to joining Belgravia Group, Michael worked for various Chicago area general contractors, most recently as Chief Estimator for Friedler Construction Company and as Project Manager for Lend Lease. Michael provides constructability analysis and oversight throughout Belgravia’s construction process. He also oversees Belgravia’s punch list and warranty programs. Michael received a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MBA from the University of Illinois-Chicago.

  • Jeremy Reis

    Vice President and General Counsel
    Office: 312.561.5215
    Fax: 312.751.2715
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    After practicing real estate law at Katten Muchin Roseman LLP., Jeremy joined Belgravia Group in 2005. Jeremy's expertise ranges from residential sales to more complex negotiations and commercial transactions. He serves as Belgravia's in-house counsel providing legal guidance in all matters. Jeremy is also a principal in the law firm Ruttenberg Gilmartin Reis LLC., an affiliate of Belgravia Group, Ltd.

  • Adrianne Ruthhart

    Marketing Coordinator
    Office: 312.561.5251
    Fax: 312.751.2715
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    Prior to joining Belgravia Group, Adrianne spent over a decade as a marketing professional in the media and healthcare industries. Adrianne joined Belgravia Group in 2015 and is an integral part of the marketing team. She handles everything from print media to event planning and works directly with Belgravia's advertising agency to produce collateral materials, site signage, email marketing, social media and direct mail campaigns. She is heavily involved in philanthropic and service organizations in Chicago, including Professional Women's Club of Chicago, Rotary Club Chicago Cosmopolitan, the Children's Research Fund Junior Board and Ronald McDonald House. Adrianne received her undergraduate degree in Communication from Indiana University-Bloomington.  

  • Amanda Mason

    Senior Design Director
    Office: 312-561-5250
    Fax: 312-751-2715
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    Amanda Mason is the Senior Design Director for Belgravia Group. Prior to joining Belgravia, Amanda worked on the finance side of real estate investment and private equity fund raising for six years. Amanda’s design interest was sparked after her creativity was leveraged to design investor pitch books, marketing materials and interior spaces. Amanda oversees the finish selections, interior design and design development for Belgravia. Amanda received a B.A. in Hospitality Business and Real Estate Development from Michigan State University and a M.A. from Harrington College of Design.