About Us

3526NHalsted - Vert Kitchen

Domus Special Situations Group is a closely held private equity real estate firm located in Chicago. As investment managers and developers Domus has maintained a focused discipline on our core values of opportunistic investing, value-added acquisitions and asset management, as well as a disciplined disposition strategy. Domus believes that an essential component to long term success is significant principal co investment along side our investors to properly align each parties interests and decisions.

Phillip Ciaccio is currently the Principal and Chief Design Officer of Domus Real Estate Group and Domus Special Situations Group (DSSG) located in Chicago. As Chief Design Officer Mr. Ciaccio utilizes his love of architecture and design in the concept and design development stage and is also heavily involved in the day to day construction down to the last detail. He has experience in both residential and commercial real estate investment, construction, finance, sales, and management. Mr. Ciaccio has been, directly thru ownership and indirectly though design consultation, involved in more than $300 million in real estate assets in the Downtown Chicago marketplace. Mr. Ciaccio was the Co-Founder of Domus Real Estate Group in 2001 and still operates the company as its Principal. Mr. Ciaccio was principally responsible for growing the development and sales for Domus Real Estate.

Steven Ciaccio is currently a Principal of Domus Real Estate Group, LLC and Domus Special Situations Group located in Chicago. He has experience in both residential and commercial real estate investment, construction, finance, sales, and management. Mr. Ciaccio was the Co-Founder of Domus Real Estate Group in 2001 and still operates the company as its Principal. Mr. Ciaccio was instrumental in the construction management division of DREG and completed construction projects both in residential as well as commercial real estate. Prior to 2001, Mr. Ciaccio was the Vice President of a private Lincoln Park development company, property manager, and broker where he was in charge of acquisition and management of both residential and commercial properties.

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