What WE do

What we do

MAg Partners combines the vast pools of knowledge and experience garnered by Magnum Development Corp. with the expansive investment strategies of the nationally recognized Agman Partners. In doing so, MAg Partners offers a distinct perspective on real estate development, portfolio expansion, asset management opportunities and partnerships with maximum returns on sensible risks. Encompassing a staggering array of businesses through the brands of Magnum and Agman, MAg Partners looks for profitable investments and formulates long-term strategies tailored specifically to optimize every unique project.

What We do

 Land Planning

Master Development

Site Acquisition



Public-Private Partnership

John Hughes


John Hughes is a Principal of MAg Partners and President and Principal of Magnum Development Corp. John has over 29 years of experience in real estate development leadership including ventures in Retail; Corporate Office; Entertainment; Hotel; Medical; Fitness and Health; Light Industrial and Residential. John focuses his efforts on securing new opportunities, arranging the equity capital for various ventures, and managing the partnerships to achieve the desired outcomes. John oversees 20+ partnerships including real estate ventures, food and beverage enterprises; and retail businesses. John received his BA in Philosophy from Colorado State University. John and his wife Chrisi are active community members and supporters of public education. John currently serves as Bond Oversight Committee Chairman for the Westside Community Schools. 

Scott Silverman

CEO Agman Partners

H. Scott Silverman is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Agman. Scott has served an instrumental role in many private enterprises, including as a founder, initial investor and Chairman of the Board of Directors. A number of these businesses have been acquired or publicly listed, created billions of dollars in value for shareholders, generated thousands of jobs and developed products that have improved countless lives. In both his business and philanthropic pursuits, Scott has sponsored numerous initiatives focused on diversity, sustainability, community, and health. In companies under Agman’s control, more than half of the team members and nearly a third of leadership includes women, minorities and veterans. Scott considers these initiatives fundamental to Agman’s success. Scott received a doctorate from the University of Oxford as a Keasbey Memorial Scholar. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with High Honors from Dartmouth College and first in his class from The Latin School of Chicago. Scott currently resides in Chicago with his wife and two children. He is a member of YPO and the Economic Club of Chicago.

Jeremy Smith

Principal Agman Partners

Jeremy Smith is a seasoned Principal who, over his career, has worked on over $500 million in commercial real estate development projects. Prior to his work as a Principal of Agman Partners, Jeremy was a Principal at Metonic Real Estate Solutions, where he directed all commercial asset management activities and managed the diligence phase of commercial acquisitions. His portfolio includes years of work in both investment and development, previously working as Director of Real Estate for Al Shankle Construction Company. Jeremy’s work as a Principal of MAg Partners lets him implement the wisdom accrued from years in real estate and capital enterprises. Jeremy received his MBA, with Honors, as well as his B.A. in Political Science from Humboldt State University.

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