Leadership Team

Brezicrew Partners

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Leadership Team

Jason Kraus

Jason is a Partner along with Daniel at Brezicrew Partners. Jason has run the office related operations since 2011 and has been part of the significant growth of the firm since its inception. Jason’s daily roles include payroll, contracts, invoicing, material purchasing, estimating, insurance, onsite client meetings, and networking. He previously served as a Development Associate with Terra Firma from 2007 to 2010.  Mr. Kraus was directly responsible for property management, tenant relations, and daily operations of Terra Firma’s projects.  He has also managed residential investment properties in Uptown and Lincoln Square since 2002, and has a strong background in marketing.

Prior to joining Terra Firma, Mr. Kraus managed retail operations for a 50 year old family-owned retail apparel business.  Beginning in 2002, Mr. Kraus initiated an internet commerce program for the store, which grew to over $800,000 in sales and represented over 20% of the business’s overall sales volume.

Mr. Kraus is an active member of the Lincoln Square community and has served on Board of the Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce, where he chaired the Marketing and Promotions Committee from 2005 through 2008.  In 2006, he received the Chamber’s annual Distinguished Service Award for his dedication to the community. He also resided on the Ravenswood/Lakeview Historical Society BOD from 2013 to 2015.   Mr. Kraus is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Illinois and remains a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.  He attended Southern Illinois University and Arizona State University, and currently resides in the Lincoln Square community on Chicago’s North Side with his wife and children.

Alin Bataneant

Alin is a customer-driven construction project management professional with a proven, 16-year record in initiating strategy, design, and estimation. From inception through turnover, Mr. Bataneant is dedicated to completing multiple multi-million dollar projects on time and on budget.

Daniel Brazovan

Daniel Brazovan initially started in the general construction industry in the Sacramento, California, area in 1994. His first company Brazovan and Sons' core business model revolved around the facilitation and installation of mobile homes and offices. In the spring of 2003, Daniel and his family moved to the North Suburbs of Chicago and partnered up with a few entities to begin mid/large scale condominium conversions. The first project he completed was a 22-unit apartment building on the Northwest Side of Chicago at 6341-45 North Washtenaw, which sold out completely in 2006. After that, he went on to complete four additional apartment-to-condominium conversions, totaling 58 units.

As many general contractors adjusted their business models after the 2008 collapse of the housing market, Danny decided to focus on his own general construction company. Danny continued to be a go-to name in the North Suburban market for home additions, bathroom, kitchen, and basement renovations. As business progressed, Danny was able to solidify and form long-term relationships with some of the most active and growing property management companies in the Chicagoland area. To this day, Danny's business model has centered around the client and customer service. His business and scope of services continue to grow and include: single family construction, City of Chicago violation repair/replacement work, commercial build-outs, and many others.