Leadership

Steve Horvath

President

Steve Horvath has worked in the Real Estate industry since 1994, previously as a licensed Real Estate appraiser. Since 2004, he has worked solely in commercial real estate, focusing on office, industrial and retail leasing in the Chicagoland area. He has successfully leased over 1 million square feet of office, industrial and retail space. Steve has also managed over 1.2 million square feet of office and industrial leasing portfolio. He has consistently...[Read More]

Sean J. Conlon

Founder/Partner

Sean J. Conlon grew up in County Kildare, Ireland in the village of Rathangan and has become one of real estate’s leading entrepreneurs.

Before immigrating to America in 1990, Sean attended the College of Marketing and Design in Dublin and worked as a credit analyst for Middle East Bank in London. Upon his arrival in America, Sean found work as a janitor. While working in various...[Read More]

Marcus Cook

Managing Director

Marcus Cook, a native Chicagoan, has worked in the Real Estate Industry since 1998, initially handling tenant representation for a number of Restaurant and Bar operations throughout the Midwest. After teaming up with two of his college friends, Marcus became the Managing Partner of several bars and restaurants in Iowa City, Iowa, home to The University of Iowa. He led the company in the acquisition of three additional locations and subsequently sold the company. Once...[Read More]

Benjamin W. Burford

Partner

Benjamin Burford is C.E.O. of Conlon & Co, C.E.O. of CONLON: A Real Estate Company and a Director of Conlon & Co | Ireland. In these roles, he is responsible for strategy, new business development and day-to-day global operations.

Before joining Conlon & Co, Mr. Burford spent a successful five years as a consultant with the Chicago office of McKinsey & Company. As a consultant, his work included developing...[Read More]