Having been involved in the real estate industry for over 18 years, with over $4 billion in real estate transactions, from high rise development and construction to residential home sales, Cory offers a wealth of experience and knowledge in real estate finance, contracts, construction and negotiation. With this, he is able to skillfully structure deals designed to always put his clients in the best position and ultimately into their dream homes; providing expert guidance and utilizing an abundance of professional resources. He fully understands and appreciates that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience. That’s why he is dedicated to providing exceptional, white glove, personalized service for all of his clients, ensuring that they are informed every step of the way. Cory’s philosophy is simple: “Clients come first. I pledge to be in constant communication with my clients, around the clock, keeping them fully informed and advised throughout the entire buying or selling process. I believe that if you’re not left with an amazing experience, I haven’t done my job. I don’t measure success through achievements or awards but through the satisfaction of my clients.”
Cory has built an impressive professional resume and reputation through his commitment to personalized client service that consistently exceeds expectations. A master at building lasting relationships and gaining the trust of buyers and sellers by ensuring a smooth process, from the first meeting through to closing. Being a long time resident of Chicago and the North Shore area, Cory has an unmatched understanding of the local marketplace; always keeping a close eye on the day to day changes in the housing sub-markets so that he can keep his clients informed at all times. Whether you are buying or selling a home, it’s critical that you have someone you can trust for up-to-date and accurate hyper-local information.
When it’s time to move, you need someone who will advertise and market your home properly and effectively, proactively find prospective buyers, and strategically negotiate to get you top dollar. From helping to arrange for the best financing and legal representation options, overseeing the inspection process, coordinating with his large pool of trusted contractors to take care of repairs to renovations, handling all of the necessary paperwork, and supervising the closing; Cory and his team take care of everything from start to finish and beyond. Often times buyers don’t visualize living in your home the way you do; he will make sure your home is attractive to your ideal audience- this includes professional staging of the home, suggestions for repairs or minor improvements, or just simply painting the walls. This can be the difference between a home sitting on the market and one that’s sold quickly for the highest possible price.
Cory strategically utilizes the strength and numbers of his unique social media presence as well his fully optimized website search engine results, which will expose your property to the largest possible audience. Along with that, his team will put together unmatched marketing videos and materials to feature on multiple different web based outlets and forums, including a custom single property website that’s SEO optimized, to ensure that your home is cast to as wide an audience possible. He has a true powerhouse team of seasoned support staff behind him to ensure that no detail is overlooked, including full time marketing, contracts, and closing managers. Cory is also backed by the Berkshire Hathaway brand, which is recognized around the globe as the premier luxury real estate brand.
Cory is a proven leader in the North Shore and Chicago Real Estate markets, working tirelessly to build an uncompromising reputation based on integrity and work ethic, and is proudly continuing that endeavor with each new client and property he takes on. Clients are his first priority; his time is their time. This approach and individualized attention, is what has helped Cory solidify himself as a premier agent in the North Shore community. That doesn’t just stop at the closing table; Cory prides himself on maintaining life long relationships with his clients, always following up long after closing.
Cory is a graduate of Western Michigan University, where he earned a B.S. in Structural Engineering with a minor in Business Economics. He and his wife are raising their twin daughters in the North Shore suburb of Lake Forest.