David LeCavalier, CCIM

David (Dave) LeCavalier, CCIM is a graduate of the University of Illinois and a licensed broker in both Illinois and Wisconsin.

Previously served as Vice President of Van Vlissingen and Co. for 21 years before forming ForeFront Properties LLC.

With 29 years of experience and over $700M in transaction volume, Dave continues to serve his client's needs primarily within Lake and Cook County along with Southern Wisconsin.

847.272.4030 ext. 11


Kevin Cox, Principal

Kevin Cox, Principal, is a graduate of Illinois State University and a licensed salesperson in Illinois.

Excelled in a number of executive and operational capacities with over eighteen years of business and operations experience including ground up development in Mexico to the President of a manufacturing firm previously based in Lake County.  

Possesses the knowledge of overseeing real estate assets from a business owner's perspective and leverages this skill to providing ForeFront's clients with intelligent real estate decision making while balancing bottom line budgeting with operational flexibility.



Joshua Lapins, Principal

Josh, Principal, is a graduate of the University of Iowa and a licensed salesperson in the State of Illinois .  

Before his nine years at ForeFront, Josh spent time with Transwestern and Portfolio Solutions Group.

Josh is focused on expanding brokerage services in both the landlord and tenant representation arena. Josh has expansive market knowledge with clients ranging from downtown office to suburban industrial.

847.272.4030 ext. 15


Tommy Mantice, Associate

Tommy Mantice, Assistant Property Manager, is a graduate of Valparaiso University and a licensed salesperson the State of Illinois.

In his second year with the ForeFront team, Tommy is responsible for the management of several properties in the North, Northwest and West Suburbs of Chicago.

847.272.4030 ext. 17

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Nick Cox,

Digital Media, Marketing Strategy

Nick, Digital Media & Marketing Strategy Associate, is currently a senior at DePaul University studying Digital Media Science, Marketing and Public Relations. 

He heads the creation and management of ForeFront's digital marketing strategy, property marketing campaigns and social media platforms.