An active figure in the Illinois renewable energy industry, Jim Graca serves as the Principal of Marquest Financial, Inc., a professional organization aimed at assisting various entities in securing the government incentives offered for qualified solar power equipment and installation costs. Through Marquest Financial, Jim Graca offers his clients assistance in obtaining solar energy tax-credit rebates, which allows remodelers, contractors, and businesses to take advantage of these substantial tax reimbursements provided through state and federal law. In particular, one government-endorsed program offers up to 30 percent rebates for reimbursement of costs pertaining to equipment and installation of solar power provision units.
Prior to his work at Marquest Financial, Jim Graca gained crucial business experience in the real estate industry, another sector of operations in which he serves Marquest Financial. Over the course of past years, Jim Graca has conducted a wide variety of professional transactions pertaining to various properties located throughout the country in such areas as California, New York, Connecticut, and Illinois. Of particular note, Jim Graca has supervised and facilitated investment and real estate development projects pertaining to landmark luxury properties, including the Francis J. Dewes House in Lincoln Park in Chicago and Doris Duke’s Duck Hollow in New York’s Tuxedo Park. A resident of Lake Forest, Illinois, where Marquest Financial is based, Jim Graca supports the work of numerous charities, including the Detroit Dog Rescue and The Anti-Cruelty Society, and continues to serve on the Board of Directors for the Glenview Credit Union, a position he has fulfilled for the past 15 years.