Dennis D. Koonce

Attorney at Law

Dennis ("Denny") Koonce graduated from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston with a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and went on to obtain his Juris Doctor at California Western School of Law in San Diego. He is a licensed attorney in California and Illinois and has been involved in real estate finance and real estate law for over 35 years.

"I'll use my knowledge, skills, and experience to work hard and see that you get the best deal."

His professional experience includes services as a real estate lawyer representing buyers and sellers in purchase transactions and services as a title insurance agent conducting title examinations, drafting title commitments and issuing title policies. He has closed hundreds of loans in his capacity as a lawyer, a title closer, a broker and a lender.

Prior to American Portfolio Mortgage, he worked as a mortgage banker with The Federal Savings Bank and Chicago Bancorp.

Denny's unique background provides a perfect match for a high quality, mortgage banking company like American Portfolio Mortgage. His friendly, professional style makes his clients comfortable and confident in both their financing transaction and their mortgage lender. He resides in suburban Frankfort with his wife and two children.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • California (inactive)


  • J.D. - California Western School of Law, 1984
  • B.S. Business Management - Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, 1981