With more than 30 years of experience in real estate, Joanne has an exceptional understanding of properties and their values, as well as the latest marketing and advertising techniques. Her Internet marketings skills are noteworthy. A true "people person" who always puts the client first, Joanne is committed to building long-term relationships based on the highest standards of service and respect. In October of both 2011 and 2012, Joanne was recognized int Chicago Magazine as a Five Star Real Estate Agent, a select group representing less than 7% of realtors in the Chicagoland area. The award was based on the recommendations of clients, using criteria such as integrity, communication and customer service.
Joanne works with a wide range of residential buyers and sellers all over the Chicago area, specializing in the near west suburbs and northwest Chicago. An Oak Park native, she does an outstanding job of selling that community to buyers unfamiliar with its many facets and assets. She keeps up to date with changing market trends and is helpful in educating her clients on the most recent real estate conditions that could affect their sale or purchase. She is especially talented at helping first-time buyers navigate the often confusing waters of a prospective home ownership.
Joanne's interests include reading, music, theatre, travel and volunteerism. She has been continuously active in her community, where she served 13 years on the board of Oak Park Festival Theatre and is currently a member of the Sing to Live Community Chorus. A former teacher, Joanne has a bachelor's degree from Roosevelt University and a master's degree from National Lewis University.