2014 Agents’ Choice Finalists

by Peter Thomas Ricci


After receiving thousands of votes from Chicagoland’s real estate community, we have crunched the numbers and selected the finalists for our 2014 Agents’ Choice Awards.

Take a look at the top three vote-getters below, and stay tuned for our Agents’ Choice issue, which is due out Oct. 20 and will feature the winners!

Rookie of the Year City

Bess Ellis, Baird & Warner
Nicole Van Haverbeke, Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty
Debbie Perkaus, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Rookie of the Year Suburbs

Candace Allen, Brush Hill Realtors
Lou Zucaro, Baird & Warner
Aleks Yakovenko, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Best Brokerage Website

atproperties.com – @properties
BrushHill.com – Brush Hill Realtors
BairdWarner.com – Baird & Warner

Best Agent Website

CathyWalshRealtor.com – Cathy Walsh, Brush Hill Realtors
AllChicagoHomes.com – Judy Greenberg, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
SamJenkinsGroup.com – The Sam Jenkins Group, Conlon/Christie’s International Real Estate

Best Team

The Dean Rouso Home Team, Baird & Warner
Jennifer Ames Chicago, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
MKT Properties, @properties

Best Dressed

Lori Rowe, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Penny O’Brien, John Greene, Realtor
Landon Harper, @properties

Lender of the Year

Key Mortgage Services, Inc.
Wintrust Mortgage
Guaranteed Rate

Charitable Service Award

Rose Filar, Baird & Warner
John Wyman, @properties
Gail Niermeyer, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Industry MVP – City

Niko Apostal, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Millie Rosenbloom, Baird & Warner
Emily Sachs Wong, @properties

Industry MVP – Suburban

Jean Anderson, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group
Beth Burtt, Brush Hill Realtors
Susan Maman, @properties

Developer City

Related Midwest
Belgravia Group
Ranquist Development Group

Developer Suburbs

M/I Homes
Lexington Homes
Ryland Homes

Managing Broker City

Kevin Van Eck, @properties
Rick Druker, Baird & Warner
Joe Siciliano, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Managing Broker – Suburbs

Nina Fotopoulos, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Joan Sinnott, Century 21 Lullo
Bill Gill, Baird & Warner

Association VIP

Michael Parent, Mainstreet Organization of Realtors
Sam Powell, Women’s Council of Realtors
Ginger Downs, Chicago Association of Realtors

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  • Edie Apostal says:

    Does this mean that there is more voting for the 3 finalists, or better yet, is every finalist a winner?

  • Chicago Agent says:

    Voting is over, and the winner is among the three finalists. We’ll announce the winners Oct. 14 at our Agents’ Choice Awards party and in our Agents’ Choice issue.

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