Shamus was raised in real estate with his first exposure as a laborer in a family-run homebuilding business responsible for over 500 residential units in Chicagoland. After growing up intimately involved in the sales and operations of the land development and homebuilding industries, Shamus attended DePaul University in Chicago, where he graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. Post-graduation, he was trained in commercial credit by ABN-AMRO, and spent two years in commercial lending with LaSalle Bank. In 2011, Conneely Real Estate began working with john greene Commercial to complete a large, intricate distressed development transaction, which closed in 2012, and led to an opportunity for Shamus to join jgC. Shamus brings a diverse background in commercial finance, underwriting, homebuilding, commercial construction, site analysis & selection, sales, leasing, and a strong entrepreneurial ambition to jgC.