The Legend Group is a partnership of three real estate
professionals with over fifty years of combined experience in the Chicagoland
rental market. Our ability to seek out solid investment opportunities
is backed by our banking relationships with institutions including Citibank,
Edens Bank, GE Capital Corporation, Berkadia, and Harris Bank.
Ralph Robbins, Managing General Partner
Since 1985, Ralph has directed the acquisition of more than
$90 million of investment property, and the management of over 800 rental
units in Chicago. As a lifelong Chicago-area resident, he has a strong
familiarity with Chicago’s north side and suburban neighborhoods.
His ability to secure financing and structure favorable loan terms has
been instrumental to the success of his real estate acquisitions. He
attended Roosevelt University in Chicago.
Sheldon Ashman, Managing General Partner
Since 1990, Sheldon has been actively involved in the acquisition
and management of more than $90 million worth of rental properties on
the north side of Chicago, representing almost 800 units. Prior to that,
he worked as a real estate consultant and held several managerial positions
outside the real estate field as well. He contributes innovative ideas
on property management to real estate management publications, and is
a graduate of Northeastern University.
Allen Shechtman, Managing General Partner
Since 1985, Allen has been involved in the acquisition of over
800 rental units valued at over $90 million. For 19 years he worked
for W.W. Grainger, Inc., the country’s largest wholesale industrial
distributor as director of brand communications as well as manager of
advertising and public relations. He earned a Master of Management degree
from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Allen taught at the University of Chicago's Graham School of Continuing
Education as an adjunct instructor of marketing for five years and is
now a guest lecturer there.
540 West Roscoe, Suite 274 Chicago, Illinois
Phone: 773.327.6100 Fax: