Colleen's personalized approach to real estate combines outstanding service, strength in creating customized marketing strategies and a commitment to keeping all parties informed. Representing a range of clients from first-time buyers to savvy investors, Colleen serves as a valued resource by staying current on inventory and identifying and capitalizing on trends in the market. For sellers, Colleen designs and implements a creative and strategic marketing plan to highlight the unique assets of each property and attain the optimal price. Similarly, she gives buyers the utmost consideration when presenting only the most qualified properties that fit their unique needs.
Prior to her career in real estate, Colleen was the art director for a luxury, lifestyle publication group in the North Shore and a project manager for a branding/marketing firm in Chicago. She is comfortable in all channels of media and her experience includes targeted marketing to a sophisticated audience. Her branding background, eye for photography and attention to detail serve as invaluable assets to her real estate clientele.
Colleen graduated from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and received her second degree from the Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago. As an added value, she applies her knowledge of design and passion for architecture to help her clients visualize the potential of a new home. She is dedicated to fully understanding not only the needs of her clients but also their aesthetic philosophies.
A lifelong Chicago resident - Chicago and Oak Park -- and art and design enthusiast, she loves the people and neighborhoods in her city but continues to explore new restaurants and entertainment. Colleen enjoys entertaining friends and family but relishes any chance to escape to Michigan for an outdoorsy getaway with her husband and baby boy.