Michael Petak

Michael Petak one of the founders of J Michael Acquisitions & Redevelopment is responsible for executive management of development and general contracting services. Michael enjoys working directly with the homebuyer through the construction process to assure them the most satisfying experience.

At a young age Michael had a passion for construction. Prior to J Michael, Michael had a successful sales career and also worked for two of the larger local developers and general contractors. There Michael developed a reputation for completing projects on time and within budget. His past experience includes all levels of residential construction, commercial construction and land development.

Michael graduated from Joliet Catholic High School and earned his degree in Business Management from the University of Illinois Chicago.

Karli Mayher

Karli is a co-owner of J Michael Builders where she focuses on day-to-day operations, construction, and sales for the firm. Mayher has a B.S. in Communication from Michigan State University and a Master’s of Real Estate from the Marshall Bennett Institute at Roosevelt University where she was a Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Scholar.

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