Empowering People & Invigorating Communities through Innovative Investing

Icarus Investment Group is a real estate investment company dedicated to building passive income streams for investors. Started in 2012 by David Pezzola, the Chicago-based company focuses on invigorating neighborhoods in American cities where the potential is high but public misconceptions remain. To date, Icarus has acquired 1,400 units in Chicago, 80 units in Detroit and 42 in Indianapolis, and successfully changed perception, and landscapes, by creating affordable, attainable, reliable housing for residents.

Pezzola, an Oakland, Calif., native and graduate of Claremont McKenna College, has a vision for driving transformation in struggling neighborhoods and inspires others to build financial freedom through strategic investing. A former football player and dynamic salesman, he builds investor confidence in America’s cities, smoothing rough edges and educating others on the value of smart investing toward building financial freedom.


Creating sustainable passive income while improving cities: by eliminating pre-conceived notions, embracing cutting edge technological advances, and being in front of global trends.


Changing the perception of America’s cities, by providing quality affordable housing and service that residents recommend to family and friends, Reliability our clients can count on, an environment and results employees are proud of, and consistency of returns Investors seek for Long-Term Investments.