Draper and Kramer, Incorporated has been a leader in property and financial services since our doors first opened in 1893. For over a century, we have remained family-owned and are proud to be one of the largest privately-held, full-service real estate firms in the United States today.
We remain committed to preserving the trust we have earned over five generations, as we expand and broaden our service offerings. Our mission to create value by delivering exceptional experiences, excellent service and expert insight remains at the core of our business.
As we look forward to our next 100 years, I am pleased to announce Draper and Kramer’s new logo and tagline. I hope you will join me in celebrating this exciting time. Thank you for being part of our past, present and future.
Forrest D. Bailey
President and CEO
July 14, 2016
June 28, 2016
April 12, 2016
Our management and leasing arm offers a diverse range of services for residential property owners, condominium associations, and people looking to rent apartments or buy or sell their homes. We do this by creating a comprehensive action plan, directing the services to keep it in good physical order, providing effective marketing strategy and tight financial controls.
Our acquisitions and development department expertise is in the creation, enhancement, management, and disposition of real estate assets. We serve as the single source of real estate-related counsel to a diverse group of customers, including corporations, private and institutional owners and investors, government agencies, condominium associations and foundations.
We have been arranging commercial mortgages and providing equity in the Chicago area since 1893. This means we have excellent contacts and resources to provide the best solutions to our clients, whether you are an entrepreneur with a small retail complex or run a major pension fund with billions in assets.
1st Advantage Mortgage our residential mortgage division. Our business, our expertise and our success is wholly dependent on customer satisfaction, which is why we are fully committed to providing you sound advice and great service. We help identify and structure mortgage financing programs for clients across the United States.