Michael Ricamato


Mike Ricamato’s expertise for Alter includes land acquisition, land planning, engineering, building architecture, due diligence, environmental work, subdivision and platting, and construction.

As a key member of Alter’s Chicago office, Mike prepares cost estimates and proposals, client contracts, permit submittals, construction schedules, consultant selection and supervision, contract bidding and awarding, cost update preparation, and day-to-day project management. He also is responsible for managing tenant improvements and procuring permits and approvals from local, state and federal public agencies

Over the last decade, Mike’s primary responsibilities for Alter have included the development of One11 West Illinois Street, a 10-story, 227,604 SF office building in Chicago’s River North neighborhood; and Corridors 4, a pioneering LEED®-submitted 470,000 SF office prototype in Downers Grove, IL.

Mike previously was Senior Project Manager for Opus North Corporation, where his major accomplishments included the Class A Highland Landmark I and II office buildings totaling 600,000 SF in Downers Grove, IL; the 550,000 SF Northwestern Mutual Life Franklin Campus in Franklin, WI; an 861,438 SF speculative distribution building at Minooka Ridge Business Center in Minooka, IL; and a 1,094,000 SF warehouse for Roundy’s Distribution Center at Pabst Farms in Oconomowoc, WI.

Mike, who joined Alter in 2007, holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Marquette University.