Co-founder and President
Gina joined our team in 2004 as director of business development and real estate investments.
Gina is an experienced multi-family property manager, real estate investment consultant and held a State of Illinois real estate appraisal license in good standing for six years while possessing a State of Illinois real estate broker’s license since 2004. Ms. Gillette’s Illinois Managing Broker’s license is currently in renewal.
Gina has managed millions of dollars in single family to multi-unit residential real estate investment property transactions.
Ms. Gillette has also served as a director of project funding for a Chicago-based private equity organization, specializing in funding real estate investment and construction projects ranging from $500K to $500 million. Gina has conducted well over 4,500 property inspections and has received several O.S.H.A certifications. Consequently, Gina understands the inherent requirements that investment and development projects call for.
Gina earned her MBA at the University of Maryland and is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Springfield, Cum Laude.
Gina holds the City of Chicago (permit-required) Supported and Suspended Scaffold User & Erector Hazards and Fall Protection Training Card ( OSHA 1926 Subpart “L”), and is a EPA Lead Safety-Certified Renovator.
AllStar Renovations, Inc. is an EPA Lead-Safe certified renovation firm.
In September 2014 Gina Gillette received the following accreditations from the Wallcovering Installers Association ( Formerly, the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers), at their annual conference:
- Residential Wallcovering Installations
- Self-Stick Digital Graphics
In September 2015 Gina Gillette received the following accreditations from the Wallcovering Installers Association, at their annual conference:
- Commercial Installations
- Handmade Boutique Product Installations