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F. Jan Kopis

F. Jan Kopis, American real estate broker. Licensed real estate broker; certified residential specialist, Graduate Realtor Institute. Recipient Gold medal National Sports Foundation, 1984; named Citizen of the Year, Village of Downers Grove, 1993.


  • Kopis, F. Jan was born on December 21, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank John and Marie Melvina (Herrmann) Kopis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Dayton, 1964.


    • Executive training Marshall Field & Company, Oak Brook, Illinois, 1964-1967. Manager, owner The Music Shop, Downers Grove, 1967-1978. Real estate broker Re/Max Enterprises, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed real estate broker. Certified residential specialist, Graduate Realtor Institute.


    Commissioner, president district of Downers Grove Park, Illinois, 1975-1985. Councilman Village of Downers Grove, 1985-1993. Member Downers Grove Chamber of Commerce (chairman board directors since 1996), Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors (past chairman), Argonne National Laboratory Regional Consortium (village liaison 1986-1992), Lions (past president).





    • Married Carol Ann Brune, June 1, 1965 (divorced May, 1976). Children: Kelly Sue, Casey Marie. Married Lois Jean Whermann, June, 1978.
    • father: Frank John Kopis
    • mother: Marie Melvina (Herrmann) Kopis
    • spouses: Carol Ann Brune
    • Lois Jean Whermann
    • children: Kelly Sue Kopis
    • Casey Marie Kopis
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    Born December 21, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1964
      University Dayton
    • 1964 - 1967
      Executive, training Marshall Field & Company
      Oak Brook, Illinois, United States
    • 1967 - 1978
      Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
    • 1978
      real estate broker, Re/Max Enterprises