Best Real Estate Agents in Chicago

Why These Real Estate Agents?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Real Estate Agents on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Ami Bumia

Ami Bumia is a broker and Realtor with Fulton Grace Realty in Chicago, Illinois. For over 15 years, Ms. Bumia has been serving home buyers and sellers in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. As a buying agent, Ms. Bumia focuses on new construction, investment properties, and luxury homes. She executes intuitive marketing and website campaigns, which she believes helps gain maximum exposure for clients' listings. Ms. Bumia's approach to business involves fostering long-term relationships with clients.

2901 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60657


BJ Tregoning

BJ Tregoing is a real estate broker with Coldwell Banker assisting clients in the Chicago, Illinois, metro area, for over 25 years. His specialties include buying, listing, consulting, and appraisal. He uses market data to provide detailed property analysis and employs visual elements into marketing strategy, such as video tours and 3-D technology, offering clients access to a network of service providers for specialized marketing needs. BJ Tregoing is a lifetime Chicago resident who is especially familiar with the north and northwest areas of Chicago.

5364 W Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60646


Carolyn Anavi

Carolyn Anavi is the founder and managing broker of Live Here, a real estate agency with two offices located in Chicago, Illinois. Specializing in rental properties, she and her team also help sellers price and stage their houses, along with recommending home improvements and coordinating open house showings for buyers. Licensed as a Realtor since 2001, Ms. Anavi has earned the designation as Seller Representative Specialist and Accredited Buyer's Specialist.

3021 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60657


Danny Lewis

Danny Lewis is the lead real estate agent for the Lewis Group of Chicago's Dream Town Realty. He helps clients buy, lease, and sell residential homes, investments, and commercial properties throughout the Chicago metro area. Noted for being extroverted and sociable, Danny uses these traits and his ability to understand his clients' needs to assist them in their ventures. Danny has received several accolades in his real estate career, including being named "Top Producer" by the Chicago Association of Realtors.

849 W Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60607


Debra Dobbs

Debra Dobbs is a broker and Realtor for @properties in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Dobbs has been serving homebuyers and sellers for over 35 years in Chicago and neighboring communities. Her vast knowledge of Chicago neighborhoods and extensive negotiation skills make the buying and selling processes seamless for clients. She also advises clients on staging homes to accelerate sales and limit market time. Clients recommend Ms. Dobbs for her compassion and tenacious effort to find the perfect home.

548 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614


Dominic Irpino

Realtor Dominic Irpino is the managing broker and owner of Irpino Real Estate, a family-owned brokerage founded in 2000 serving Chicago, Illinois, and the surrounding suburban communities. Mr. Irpino is experienced in the purchase and sale of residential single-family homes, townhouses, condos, foreclosures, and investment properties, whether his client is purchasing a home or selling one. He is bilingual in English and Spanish. Irpino Real Estate is a one-stop full-service agency.

4234 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60613


Greg Nagel

Greg Nagel is the managing broker and owner of Ask Nagel Realty LLC, a team of 10 brokers based in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Nagel assists clients in identifying properties that fit their requirements while maximizing their return on investment. He has experience as a general contractor and developer and provides clients with a detailed analysis of properties to identify their strengths, weaknesses, and planning. Greg Nagel is in the top 1% of all Chicago brokers.

1919 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622


Grigory Pekarsky

Grigory Pekarsky is one of the founders and a Realtor at Vesta Preferred Realty in Chicago, Illinois. Speaking English, Spanish, and Russian, he serves residents throughout Chicago, including Lincoln Park, North Side, and Old Town. For over 10 years, Pekarsky and his team have assisted clients with finding the right apartment or condominium and understanding their lease agreement. He also works with investors to find the right property to match their budget and rental income expectations.

1001 N Milwaukee Ave Apt 401
Chicago, IL 60642


Helaine Cohen

Helaine Cohen is a Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Realtor and broker and team leader at For over 15 years, Ms. Cohen has been working in the condominium market in Chicago and neighboring communities. She is a buying and listing agent and created the website to give clients an all-encompassing resource for condominiums. With extensive marketing and industry experience, Ms. Cohen works with clients to enhance the web presence of condo listings to reach future buyers and advance sales.

980 N Michigan Ave # 7
Chicago, IL 60611


Jake Tasharski

Jake Tasharski is a real estate broker with Compass, a residential real estate firm operating throughout the Chicago, Illinois, metro area. He serves areas from South Loop to Logan Square, as well as neighborhoods such as East Lakeview and River North. Mr. Tasharski assists clients in buying, selling, relocating, and managing properties. He has experience in marketing over 60 luxury rental communities in the downtown area, which he believes reinforces his knowledge of the local market.

2350 N Lincoln Ave # 3
Chicago, IL 60614


Jason Finn

Jason Finn is a Realtor and founding partner of the Real Group Real Estate Team at Baird & Warner, serving the Chicago, Illinois metro area since 2011. Jason is a Certified Real Estate Negotiator and a top producer. He is a genuine advocate for his clients, providing services to buyers, sellers, investors, landlords, and renters in the residential market. Mr. Finn counsels his homeowners on handling multi-bid situations, negotiating variables, and finalizing deals.

2762 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614


Leslie Glazier

Leslie Glazier is a broker and Realtor for @properties in Chicago, Illinois. She focuses on residential and luxury homes in the greater Chicago area. Ms. Glazier works tirelessly to understand clients' needs and find dream homes in Chicago's most desirable neighborhoods. She uses unique marketing plans to maximize exposure of listings, and as an Accredited Home Stager, provides staging services to accelerate sales and minimize market time. Ms. Glazier was recognized as a Top 100 Broker by @properties.

548 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614


Mary Wallace

Mary Wallace is a Coldwell Banker Realtor in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Wallace serves residential home buyers and sellers in neighboring Chicago communities, such as Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, and Burbank. Ms. Wallace's business philosophy is client-centered and results-driven and works to meet the diverse real estate needs of all her clients. She has been the recipient of these Coldwell Banker awards: #1 Realtor in North America, #1 Realtor in Oak Lawn, and #1 Realtor in South Chicagoland Region.

6232 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453


Matt Farrell

Matt Farrell is a Realtor with Urban Real Estate serving the Chicago, Illinois, metro area, who represents high-net-worth executive and celebrity clients. He often markets luxury listings and uses his technology background to elevate his research and presentation skills, typically using proprietary software for help with lead generation and transaction management. Mr. Farrell advocates for property owners and has met with legislators in Washington DC on a wide range of real estate concerns, including housing affordability and lending issues.

400 E Randolph St Ste 500
Chicago, IL 60601


Matt Laricy

Matt Laricy is a third-generation Realtor and managing partner of Americorp Real Estate. He also heads his own team, the Matt Laricy Group, serving the Chicago, Illinois, metro area. His extensive experience and legacy mentorship empowers him to provide expertise to buyers and sellers in every aspect of real estate, including first-time home purchases and in investor and luxury property searches. He consequently markets to a wide variety of clients but can also assist with many other issues and pursuits.

375 W Erie St # 103A
Chicago, IL 60654


Sam Shaffer

Sam Shaffer is the managing broker and owner of Chicago Properties in Chicago, Illinois. He has 17 years of experience in the real estate industry and uses a consultative approach to help clients understand the complex details of the real estate market. He works with a wide range of clients, from first-time buyers to seasoned investors, and plans an exit strategy for his clients so that their choice of property to purchase aligns with their future plans.

2348 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60612


Shay Hata

Shay Hata is a Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Realtor and owner of Buy Sell Love Chicago. When working with home buyers, Ms. Hata's knowledge of Chicago neighborhoods and access to pocket listings allows her to find the perfect fit for clients. As a listing agent, Ms. Hata utilizes marketing and technology tools for maximum exposure and minimum market time. She also provides client access to a professional organizer and handyman. Clients recommend Ms. Hata for her proactive approach to the buying and selling processes.

1800 N Clybourn Ave # 2
Chicago, IL 60614


Sohail Salahuddin

Sohail Salahuddin is the leader and founder of Sohail Real Estate Group in Chicago, Illinois, a brokerage serving Evanston, Glenview, Lincolnwood, and the surrounding areas. His team of listing agents assists clients with pricing, marketing, staging, and listing homes. The team's buyer's agents coordinate open house showings and can recommend professionals, such as mortgage brokers and home inspectors. Mr. Salahuddin speaks English, Arabic, and Spanish. He has a background in the home finance industry and uses his tough negotiation skills to get his clients the best deals possible.

1875 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60647


Wilfredo Nunez Jr

Wilfredo Nunez is the leader and founder of Chicago Habitats LLC. Serving the entire city of Chicago, his team of real estate agents assists clients with recommending home improvements, negotiating offers, marketing the home, coordinating open house showings for buyers, and overseeing the home inspection process and closing procedures. For almost 8 years, Wilfredo Nunez has provided military relocation services for active-duty soldiers, along with property management services on behalf of landlords for rental properties.

1457 N Halsted St Apt 1703
Chicago, IL 60642


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