PLS Financial Services is one of the largest privately held organizations in Chicago. It offers services for the check cashing industry. Its sister company, PLS Realty, manages corporate and investment real estate for PLS Financial Services. PLS Realty performs site analysis and due diligence for real estate acquisitions, ground development, construction management, financing, lease negotiation, portfolio and leasing services. PLS Financial Services manages more than 300 financial service centers in Alabama, Arizona, California, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, New York, Texas and Wisconsin. The company is a member of the Financial Service Centers of America. It additionally operates various loan stores and offers tax service options.