2015 Agents’ Choice Finalists


After receiving thousands of votes from Chicagoland’s real estate community, we have crunched the numbers and published the finalists for our 2015 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. 19 and will feature the winners!

Rookie of the Year – City

Josh Lipton, Jameson Sotheby’s
Eli Masud, Dream Town Realty
Ashley Dirks, @properties

Rookie of the Year – Suburbs

Pam MacPherson, DreamTown Realty
Jessica Jakubowski, Baird & Warner
Claire Schwab, @properties

Best Brokerage Website


Best Agent Website

JohnIrwinChicago.com – John Irwin, Baird & Warner
RyanParksRealEstate.com – Ryan Parks, Related Realty
ChicagoHomePartner.com – Amanda McMillan, @properties

Best Team

The Sheahan Group, CONLON/Christie’s
Wexler Gault Team, @properties
The Carrie and Renee Team, Baird & Warner

Best Dressed

Ray Nicolas, Baird & Warner
Lori Rowe, Coldwell Banker
Nathan Binkley, @properties

Lender of the Year

Guaranteed Rate
Key Mortgage
Wintrust Mortgage

Charitable Service Award

Sara McCarthy, Coldwell Banker
Rhonda Altman, Baird & Warner
Bari Levine, @properties

Industry MVP – City

Dennis Huyck, @properties
Colin Hebson, Dream Town Realty
Jennifer Ames, Coldwell Banker

Industry MVP – Suburbs

Mary Summerville, Dream Town Realty
Dawn Larsen, Baird & Warner
Judy Greenberg, Coldwell Banker

Developer of the Year – City

Belgravia Group
Related Midwest
CMK Development

Developer of the Year– Suburbs

Ryland Homes
William Ryan Homes

Managing Broker of the Year – City

Jim Miller, Jameson Sotheby’s
George Schultz, @properties
Drussy Hernandez, CONLON/Christie’s

Managing Broker of the Year– Suburbs

Renee Naffziger, Baird & Warner
Tricia Riberto, Coldwell Banker
Natasha O’Connor, @properties

Association VIP

Ginger Downs, Chicago Association of Realtors
Evelyn S Fred, WCR Chicago Chapter
Lynn Madison, Mainstreet Organization of Realtors