Our Story

Greymark Development Group + Design is a full-service real estate development, design, and general construction firm specializing in the luxury market. Founded in 2013, Greymark’s founders have a combined 20 years of experience in design and construction. Our portfolio of projects ranges from custom single family homes, to gut rehabs, to commercial build-outs.

The Team

T. Donovan Eckhardt

President and Founder

With over 15 years of design and build experience, T. Donovan Eckhardt founded Greymark Development Group in 2013 and serves as President and head of Business Development. Donovan received his Masters of Architecture from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Some might say he is also a master of the golf course.

Lauren Foxx

Lead Designer and Project Manager

Lauren joined Greymark Development in August 2013 and leads both the Design and Project Management teams. Lauren received a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Finance from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. In her time off the jobsite, Lauren enjoys exploring the neighborhoods of Chicago, gardening, and a stiff adult beverage or three.

Ronald Jirsa

Project Manager

Ronnie joined Greymark Development in June 2014. Ronnie received his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Western Illinois University. Ronnie has the distinct honor of being the longest-running Employee of the Month, thanks to his team player attitude and occasional surprise treats for the office.

Megan Bishop

Interior Designer and Project Manager

The newest member of the Greymark team, Megan joined Greymark Development in January 2016. Prior to joining Greymark, Megan worked at the Holly Hunt corporate office. Megan has a BFA in Interior Design with a specialization is Historic Preservation, from Harrington College of Design. In her free time, Megan likes to relax by taking in a yoga session and baking a mean macaron.

Adriana Rodriguez

Office Manager

Adriana joined Greymark Development in September 2015 and is the team Office Manager. Prior to joining Greymark, Adriana received her degree from Roosevelt University and worked at PNC Bank for 14 years. Adriana loves a good Moscow Mule, and is an expert party planner.

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Greymark Development + Design Group’s dynamic range of services allows us to offer a ‘one-stop-shop’ business model that streamlines and economizes the overall design and build process under one roof. Efficiencies saved are returned to investors and clients as value added to the bottom line of each project.

Our dedicated team of project managers and designers pride themselves on client service, efficiency and attention to detail. We are with you every step of the way throughout the project and here to educate you on the best decisions for adding value to your project. We treat every project as if it were our own home and we invite you to see the results and difference as well.