Jerry Kallas

Operating Director
(312) 494-9800

Jerry has over thirty-five years of financial services, sales and trading experience. He is currently Executive Vice President of Strada Real Estate Services, a mobile multi-maintenance company that serves commercial properties. At Strada, he is responsible for business development and corporate strategy.

Jerry started his career on the floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange with the institutional brokerage firm Engelman Securities. He was one of four partners who sold the business to ETrade Financial, shepherding ETrade into the institutional brokerage business. He was also a Managing Director at Terra Nova Financial, where he led all sales, trading and support, and fostered Terra Nova's expansion in the institutional business. He was also Principal and Head of Knight Capital Markets Chicago Institutional Trading Desk when it merged with Getco LLC to become KCG.

Jerry is on the advisory board for Aspire CoffeeWorks, a nonprofit that hires and supports adults with developmental disabilities. He is also a member and former board member of the Security Traders Association of Chicago. Previously, he was a board member of the Wall Street Committee for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, chair of the St. Jude Chicago Golf Classic, and chair of the LaSalle Street Committee for St. Jude.

Jerry holds FINRA series 7, 63, and SIE licenses.


Knight Capital Chicago
Terra Nova Financial
Engelman Securities


St. Xavier University, Bachelor of Science