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Fortus Partners


Our geographic focus provides regional insight and strong local relationships

Real Estate Development Company


We build strong communities within micro-neighborhoods for Detroiters to live, work, and play

Detroit Real Estate Experts


Our team provides premier sourcing for attractive opportunities



Fortus is developing the future of neighborhoods, right here in Detroit. Fortus creates quality communities within micro-neighborhoods that change & enhance how people live. Fortus prides itself on delivering quality work, live, play communities at an affordable price. Investing in Detroit for nearly a decade, Fortus has been designing exclusive residential products that will get people excited about living in Detroit. Fortus is a vertically integrated real estate development company with internal brokerage, management, and construction.



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Jordan Friedman

Managing Partner

Jordan has extensive experience with property acquisition, financing, disposition and business development. He has been involved in different aspects of Real Estate for more than 10 years. Jordan began investing in residential real estate in distressed areas such as Compton, CA with personal capital in 2009.

Jordan's passion is envisioning neighborhoods of the future and making people excited about where they live. People's lives are different than 50 years ago and their neighborhoods should reflect that. Jordan wants to create homes for a wide range of people and reshape the residential landscape.

Jordan graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis with a focus in Economics in 2005, a Masters in Real Estate and Finance from NYU-Stern in 2007, and a J.D. from UCLA Law School in 2010. Jordan is a regular speaker at real estate conferences regarding investing and real estate development.

Corey Hanker

Managing Partner

Corey co-founded Fortus Partners in 2011 after spending 15 years with Goldman Sachs, UBS and the Capital Group. Corey’s responsibilities include property acquisition, financing, disposition and business development.

Corey joined UBS in 2005 where he and his team built one of the nation’s leading private wealth management groups and were recognized by Barron’s Magazine annually as one of the Top 100 Wealth Advisory Teams in the country. Previously, he was with Goldman Sachs in its Private Wealth Management Group where joined in early 2000. Corey began his career at The Capital Group Companies in 1997, holding multiple roles servicing the broker dealer community, including internal wholesaler for the American Funds.

Corey graduated from the University of Michigan in 1997 with a B.A. in Economics, which included a one year concentration at the London School of Economics. He actively serves on the Board for the Men’s Guild Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.




1201 Woodward Ave, Suite 900

Detroit, MI 48226



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