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Our Founders

Jorjio Hopkins

Jorjio Hopkins is a Wisconsin native who served as a Logistics Officer in the United States Marine Corps for 8 years, attaining the rank of Captain before concluding active duty in 2018.   

Currently, Jorjio is employed at MLG Capital, a well-established private real estate investment firm with a 36-year track record of success and over $6.1 billion in historical Commercial Real Estate transactions nationwide. At MLG, Jorjio primarily focuses on engaging with existing and potential investors, while also collaborating closely with the acquisitions team to identify and secure exceptional investment opportunities.

Throughout his career, Jorjio has conducted comprehensive investment analyses on numerous prospects and played a pivotal role in successfully closing over $1 billion worth of transactions across the country. In recognition of his achievements, he was honored as a recipient of the 2022 Milwaukee Business Journal’s Veteran in Business award. Jorjio holds a Master’s degree in Real Estate, is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), and actively engages in both active and passive investments within the industry, showcasing his unwavering passion for the field.

Beyond his role at MLG, Jorjio is deeply committed to making a positive impact throughout the community in the affordable housing space.

Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey, cofounder of Cordon Housing, is devoted to making a lasting impact in the lives of low-income veterans by providing affordable housing to veterans in need. His unique blend of experience includes 7 years as an infantryman in the US Army and a Master’s degree in Real Estate Development from Tulane University.

Notably, Chris also played a key role at the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, where he financed over $90 million in affordable housing projects.

His rich background in commercial real estate also encompasses valuable contributions to external development firms, including Ryan Companies and Pennrose, where he assisted in the development of over $200 million in multifamily development projects.

Chris’s combined military service, educational accomplishments, and professional acumen make him an exceptional leader in the quest to provide sustainable housing for veterans in need.

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