Mordy LebovicsFounder, Chief Executive Officer Mordy has over 20 years experience in real estate development and construction. In founding ML Group, he brings his extensive background in commercial real estate and hospitality to bear in leading our multi-talented organization.
Michael LebovicsFounder, Director of Design Michael leads the design team and directs all design projects, drawing upon a diverse background in commercial, retail and residential design. He grew up in Los Angeles and is a graduate of Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.
Michael HarveyVice President, Director of Operations Mike oversees the day to day operations of the firm from project development through implementation. As a licensed architect, experienced construction manager, and development consultant, his multidisciplinary background provides a lens to align operations with strategic goals. Before joining ML Group in Chicago, Mike lived and worked in Honolulu, Hong Kong, and Los Angeles. He has a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University in the City of New York.
Mike PerriController Mike leads our finance and accounting team with a focus on internal control and continuous improvement, as well as providing financial insight and guidance to stakeholders. Previously, he has held financial leadership positions with general contractor and subcontractor firms. Mike is a CPA and graduated from Loyola University Chicago.
Steve ApkeSenior Director of Construction Steve oversees and directs multiple construction projects as well as large facility capital maintenance projects. He was a second-generation general contractor prior to becoming an owners’ representative and project manager.
Eli LebovicsDirector of Business Development Eli leads the business development team for our Asset Management Division. With broad experience and expertise in construction and property management, and a passion for connecting people and building relationships, he develops comprehensive and focused outcome-driven solutions for clients across multiple sectors.
David SchoningSenior Architect David brings experience as both a licensed architect and a general contractor. He has designed and supervised construction of a broad range projects from healthcare and commercial to single and multifamily housing. He is a graduate of University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.
Ayala TeitcherProject Architect Ayala has a knack for visualizing in 3D and conceptualizing problems to find unique solutions that fit the environment and client. A licensed architect, she brings ten years of experience in diverse architectural fields, and expertise in multi-family residential. She earned her Masters of Architecture at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Adam HellmanProject Architect Adam comes with years of experience working on architectural teams for builders. He has worked alongside development teams on high-rise hospitality and residential projects, using the latest technology to articulate conceptual buildings on a scale that feels like home. Adam graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a Master’s Degree in Architecture.
Martina StoychevaProject Architect As a member of the architecture team, Martina is adept at delivering both inspired and pragmatic solutions. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a minor in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and Master of Architecture degree from the University of Michigan, forming a balanced technical and speculative foundation. Her professional experience is multifaceted, spanning various market sectors including commercial, education, healthcare and residential, working with both public and private clients. Martina is a licensed architect in the State of Illinois, a member of the American Institute of Architects, and fluent in Bulgarian.
Daniel TynesProject Architect As a member of our design team, Daniel brings years of experience in both hospitality and multifamily markets to the ML Group. He specializes in a combination of both technological and analogue design processes to marry client desires and project design to deliver a truly unique and successful product. Daniel received his Bachelor’s Degree from University of Florida and a Master’s Degree from the Sam Fox School of Design at Washington University in St. Louis. He was also a contributing member of a design charette studio in Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Kat BernardoIntern Architect Kat received her professional bachelor’s degree in Architecture with a specialization in construction management at Illinois Institute of Technology.
Some of her past experiences include working in accounting and managing in real estate and designing and building a small-scale park pavilion for a community in Puerto Rico as part of her education. She hopes that the skills she’s learned will help her succeed in the field of design-build and construction management