Cowan Treviño Group

$150 million+ in sales and growing

Chicago's premier real estate team with sales of $150 million+ and growing.


Steven powers, VP Sales & agent development

Since purchasing his first home at the age of 20, Steven realized the importance of investing in real estate and decided to pursue his passion for sales after returning from an active duty deployment to Afghanistan in 2009.

Steven’s extensive experience in building custom homes helps him to identify and target properties that make sound investments. His talent to visualize cosmetic changes, room rearrangements, and design upgrades allows him to help his clients see what their home can become.

Having joined the Army in September of 2002, Steven dedicated himself to his fellow comrades and his country. Steven’s leadership and discipline were recognized while serving in Afghanistan where he received a field-grade promotion to sergeant. His commitment to the military has carried over to his client’s needs. He encourages an open line of communication so that the client’s experience is rewarding, informative, and pleasant.


Nathan Cowan, advisor

Nathan has worked in all aspects of the restaurant industry from chef to Sommelier to manager. Working in the restaurant industry has taught him how to deal with the most demanding of customers and still deliver a memorable dining experience.

Nathan has transferred his years of experience in customer service to the real estate industry where he thrives to provide each client with a seamless and memorable encounter. The words that define Nathan’s best are patience, dedication, and wisdom. As a father to 3 children, he has needed all in abundance.

Nathan is a person of impeccable character with a strong empirical bent who possesses an exceptional talent to write and speak precisely. He is someone who brings a fair measure of intelligence, empathy, and class to the real estate industry.

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jesse trevino, Advisor

Born and raised in Chicago, Jesse has worn many hats in his career: legal assistant, sports marketer, media strategist, and fundraiser. His experiences have taught him and reinforced several of his professional values and best-practices. They include: keeping your client’s best interest at the center of everything you do; having a passion for success; and building relationships so strong that people will not only remember your accomplishments, but will more so remember how you treated them and how you made them feel.

In his spare time, Jesse trains and competes in endurance sports. Most notably, he has completed two Ironman 70.3 races and several Chicago Marathons.

Jesse earned a Bachelor of Arts from DePaul University and resides in the South Loop neighborhood.



After graduating from the University of Southern California with a degree in Communications, Adam started his first career mastering the hospitality industry. Over a 10-year period, he helped open 9 different restaurants in Los Angeles and Chicago, spending most of that time training and managing staff. He prides himself on utilizing his passion and experience in hospitality to provide all of his clients with a level of service and professionalism that is truly outstanding. He also uses his knowledge gained from over a decade of living and working in Chicago to offer his clients unique neighborhood insights.

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Cowan Treviño Group, Century 21 S.G.R., Inc., 1161 W Madison Street, Chicago IL 60607