Our Team

Armand Candea

In 2006, Armand and his brother Alan partnered to form Candea Development. With over 15 years of experience in real estate and construction, Armand is involved in all aspects of the development and construction of the projects.

Alan Candea

Having grown up on the Northside of Chicago, Alan is passionate about finding new developments and ideas for Candea. Alan is involved in every project from start to finish and puts great thought into the design features of each building in creating unique and functional layouts for today’s market.

Melaina Prest

After practicing real estate and construction law in the public and private sectors, Melaina joined Candea Development in 2014. Melaina is active in local community organizations in both Lincoln Square and Ravenswood neighborhoods, and is committed to bringing thoughtful development and improvements to those communities.

Sasha Molchanov

Sasha graduated Smith College in 2010. She works personally with all buyers, coordinating their selections and helping them personalize and settle into their new dream homes.

Ryan Kindra

A graduate of University of Iowa, Ryan works on site to ensure all projects are completed in a safe and timely manner.