Proven ResultsFor the past 20 years, Jean has ranked in the top 1% of Coldwell Banker Sales Associates Worldwide. Every year sinceits inception in 1997, she has made the International President's Premier Club, which is the highest level of recognitionfor Coldwell Banker. Jean has completed over $340 million dollars in sales and worked with over 440 satisfied families.While she has been highly awarded throughout her career, Jean is most proud of her Lucy J. Hathaway Award forexemplary character, dedication, integrity, leadership, loyalty and professionalism. Jean is recognized as a top authority on real estate by the industry as well as the general business community. She hasBeen featured on the cover of Chicago Agent Magazine, interviewed by the Chicago Tribune and Barrons magazine -America™s premier financial weekly publication - and published a weekly real estate article in the Lake Forester newspaper. Essential ExperienceJean has over 32 years of invaluable real estate experience. She has intimate knowledge of new construction derived from10 years of building and developing luxury single family homes and town homes. Jean worked side-by-side with inspectorson every phase of construction from staking the site to the final certificate of occupancy. She also worked with buyers to sellhomes from plans and models, select floor plans, and determine their interior custom finishes. Not only does her experiencegive Jean an extensive depth of knowledge in home construction, but it gives her first-hand experience of what is importantto buyers from the ground up. Due to Jean™s tireless work ethic, strategic thinking, and superior negotiating and communication skills, she has achievedtremendous success over the past 22 years in residential real estate sales. Her greatest compliment is that her businesshas been primarily built by enthusiastic referrals from past clients. Jean strives to make the process of buying and selling asenjoyable and stress-free as possible for her clients, who have a diverse range of needs and price points. Superior ServiceJean sells throughout Chicago™s North Shore, including homes as far south as Wilmette and as far northwest as Grayslake.As a 31-year resident, she has exceptional knowledge and expertise in the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff markets. Her highlevel of professionalism and excellent judgment make Jean™s advice and guidance extremely valuable to her clientsthroughout their buying and selling experience. Superior Service (continued)Before debuting on the market, Jean takes great care to prepare her listings through staging consultations, professionalphotography, custom floor plans, and more. Her first-class strategic marketing plans employ an array of traditional andOnline venues to achieve the best advertising and marketing visibility for her listings. When it comes to buyers, Jeanprides herself on her ability to identify the perfect homes to suit the individual™s needs. She has a unique pulse on themarket and keeps her clients informed about their housing options as they become available. Cutting Edge TeamJean works to stay ahead of the curve in today™s evolving real estate market. To give her clients an edge, Jean hasAnnie Lenzke on her team. Annie is a dynamic licensed agent who uses her extensive background in advertising,marketing, and online strategy to assist buyers and sellers. With over 87% of buyers using the Internet as a tool in theirhome search, online expertise is critical. Annie worked for six years at the Leo Burnett advertising agency running blue chip accounts for Disney and Kellogg.Most recently she managed Kellogg™s largest brand, Special K, during Kellogg™s biggest new product launch to date.The very successful product launch included a revolutionary digital partnership with Yahoo! that Annie spearheaded forthe agency. You can find more information on Annie™s background and experience in her professional bio. BackgroundShe graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has a comprehensivebackground in the healthcare industry and has worked in many different capacities, including being the Charge Nurse ofan intensive/coronary care unit and serving as a Naval Lieutenant during Desert Storm. Jean currently serves on the board of the Lake Forest Lake Bluff Historical Society.
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