Multi-family asset management company in Chicago

Meet The Team

Ralph Pickett

Ralph Pickett

CEO & President

Ralph Pickett joined LivCor, LLC as President and Chief Executive Officer in August of 2013. Prior to joining LivCor, Mr. Pickett was Senior Vice President for Aimco from February 2007 to August 2013, overseeing Asset Management, Redevelopment, Ancillary Income and Facilities activities. Before Aimco, Mr. Pickett was Vice President for Hilton with responsibility for Managed Development activity in the Western US from 2004 to 2007.  Prior to Hilton, Mr. Pickett worked for Catellus Development Corporation, a San Francisco, California-based real estate investment trust, where he was Vice President of Asset Management, overseeing the company’s industrial, retail, office and multi-family assets and joint venture relationships from 1995 to 2004.  Mr. Pickett earned his B.A. in Economics from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Jack Dickens

Jack Dickens

EVP - Chief Operating Officer

Jack Dickens joined LivCor in November 2013 as Senior Vice President of Asset Management.  Prior to joining LivCor, Mr. Dickens was Senior Vice President of Operations at Equity Residential. As Senior Vice President, Jack was responsible for the daily operations, strategic planning and oversight of property management in the Southwest region.  Mr. Dickens held various positions since joining Equity Residential in June 1994, starting off as Controller and holding the positions of First Vice President of Financial Services as well as Senior Vice President of Asset Management. Mr. Dickens was instrumental in the growth of Equity Residential with extensive work on over 300 property acquisitions during his time there.  Prior to Equity Residential, Mr. Dickens worked at Kemper Corporation from 1993 to 1994 working in their Joint Venture Real Estate division on compliance and lender issues.  Jack has been involved in various associations such as Board Member of California Apartment Association, Illinois CPA Society and Habitat for Humanity. Mr. Dickens attended Illinois Wesleyan University where he earned a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and attained his Certificate of Public Accounting.

Keith Cyrus

Keith Cyrus

EVP - Chief Financial Officer

Keith Cyrus joined LivCor in April 2018 and is the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Cyrus is responsible for oversight of all financial and administrative activities including accounting and reporting, treasury, IT, tax, and risk management. Prior to joining LivCor, Mr. Cyrus was the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Equity Office. Mr. Cyrus was responsible for the financial, accounting, treasury and information technology functions of the company. Mr. Cyrus previously held the role of Senior Financial Officer responsible for strategic analysis, financial planning and transaction execution. Before Equity Office, Mr. Cyrus was a Senior Vice President in Lehman Brothers’ Global Real Estate Group working in investment banking and bridge equity. Prior to Lehman, Mr. Cyrus worked in the Global Real Estate & Lodging Group of Citigroup. Early in his career, Mr. Cyrus was Controller at Tishman Speyer Properties and worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young. Mr. Cyrus earned his BBA degree in Accounting from the University of Miami and has an MBA from New York University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.