Coffee Chats

We are here to serve you! Looking for real estate related advice? Speak with a member on our interdisciplinary executive board! 

Schedule a coffee chat to speak about any or more of these topics!

  • Resume review

  • Interview prep

  • Exploring different paths in real estate

  • How to learn underwriting and/or Argus

  • Networking tips

  • Help in real estate courses

  • Case competition prep

  • Past experiences

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Charlie Ezgur

Real Estate with a minor in Leadership Studies

Charlie believes in the process of leadership and demonstrates this sentiment by being actively involved with many organizations at UIUC. Charlie is interning with Stack Real Estate LLC, conducting market research and rendering acquisition and disposition services for RCAC senior living facilities throughout the midwest.



Alex heard about Rho Epsilon through a former member who currently works at Jones Lang LaSalle in Chicago. In the Summer of 2020, Alex will be working at Imperial Realty for former club member and speaker, Al Klairmont.


Consumer Economics with a minor in Business

After hearing about the Rho Epsilon Student Real Estate Association from a friend, Jake started attending meetings and became more interested in Real Estate as a career. Thanks to the help of previous executive board members, Jake will be interning at ProTen Realty Group in Chicago doing market research this summer. He looks forward to bringing the club together at social events throughout the upcoming semester.


 MA in Architecture and Construction Management

Ben holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and a minor in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois. Ben is currently an engineering assistant for the University's Facilities and Engineering Services department. He is also involved in architecture and construction organizations around campus.


Jonathan Hernandez

Agriculture and Consumer Economics

Jonathan's interest in commercial real estate led him to intern at Oak Street Real Estate Capital LLC during his sophomore year. Jonathan continued his interest in real estate by engaging in The Rho Epsilon Real Estate Association and The Eisenberg Foundation. This summer, Jonathan will be interning at Heitman LLC.

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Lizzey Erlebacher


Lizzey is a senior studying Marketing in the Gies College of Business. She became interested in real estate through her mom who is a commercial real estate broker. Through her involvement in Rho Epsilon, Lizzey has attended events such as the REAL Bright Summit, and networked in weekly meetings with various professionals. After graduation, Lizzey will be working at PepsiCo as a Sales Management Associate.