What was your first job in the realty industry? Sales associate at Bruni & Co.
Where did you grow up? Chicago
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Exercise, walk my dogs, dinner/night out with my husband, vacation in St. Barts
Growing up, what did you want to be? A trader or a Realtor
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Princess Diana – she was known to be very kind and warm, and was a role model for women around the world.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? Piccolo Sogno’s garden in the summer
What do you love most about the industry? The positive influence I have on my clients that comes with the ability to guide them through such an emotional process
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? By my reputation
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Aligning clients’ expectations with reality in regards to market value.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? DePaul University functions, the Opera, the Chicago Symphony, charity events
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Earning the respect and admiration of peers and clients throughout my career
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Joy
What is your favorite restaurant? Joe’s Stone Crab
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Chicago? The modern wing at the Art Institute.
What kind of car do you drive? Mercedes Benz S550
Smartphone or paper? Both
What is your favorite city after Chicago? New York
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Develop a sphere.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? I don’t use real estate Apps.
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? I don’t use Twitter.