Broker Associate

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  • Office 847.432.0500
  • Direct 847.266.4733
  • Cell 708.997.7778
  • Fax 630.448.5796
Highland Park Office
1920 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035



Successful self-starter with over 40 years of real estate experience interacting with clients, negotiating listing and sales contract to a positive conclusion.  Involved in a broad array of cultural and civic responsibilities within the community to generate exposure for my real estate career.


2007- current

Baird and Warner

207 E. Westminster
Lake Forest, IL  60045


Renaissance Realty Partners
Lake Forest, IL
Independent Real Estate Professional, Multi-Million Dollars in production.  Assisted in firmly establishing a new real estate company in a limited high-end market.  Company was acquired in December of 2007 by Baird & Warner.


Prudential Preferred Properties
Lake Forest, IL
Listed and sold real estate for over ten years for the highest production company in the community.  Achieved great success reflected in my membership in the Presidents Club, the Diamond Society as well as the Chairman’s Circle.


Rayner Real Estate
Lake Forest, IL

Worked with builders purchasing land for development and buyers designing plans for homes.  A multi-million dollar agent I successfully achieved the Sapphire Circle in 1987,  the Ruby Circle in 1988 and the Diamond Circle in 1989.


Joe Keim Builders
Wheaton, IL
Interacted with the buyers and builder selling homes in several subdivisions in the Wheaton, Lisle, Glenn Ellyn area.


American Invesco
Lake Point Tower
Chicago, IL
Leased luxury apartments in the high-rise building overlooking Lake Michigan.



2009-2014 Lake Forest Symphony Guild Co President

2009-2010 Gorton Community Center Board of Directors
2009-2012 Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Historical Society Board of Directors
2006-2007 Volunteer for “ The Mad Hatter” spring luncheon, Silent Auction Chair
2011-2013 Lake Forest Woman's Club President


Junior League of Evanston-Northshore

Policy Board-Sustainer Chair-integrate sustaining members with membership at large.
Management Board-Sustainer Chair-develop programs for sustaining members in the community


Junior League of Evanston-Northshore “Sustainer of the Year” 2003-2004


Woodlands Garden Club-President 2005-2006
Woodlands Garden Club Board of Directors
Garden Clubs of Illinois-State of Illinois District IX Annual Meeting, Co-Chair 2009


Lake Forest Women’s Club-President

Board of Directors
Philanthropic Luncheon Chair 2008-2009
Planned and executed the December Holiday and Spring Scholarship fundraising luncheons.


Camerata Singers- Board of Directors
Corresponding Secretary 2004-2005, 2006-2007, 2007-2008

Recording Secretary 2007-2008


Lake Forest Symphony Orchestra-Board of Directors

Lake Forest Symphony Orchestra Women’s Board
“Moonlight Serenade” 2004 Benefit Co-chair-Onwentsia Country Club, Lake Forest
“Rhapsody in Blue” 2005 Benefit Chairman-Onwentsia Country Club, Lake Forest
“50th Anniversary Celebration” 2007  Co-chair-Onwentsia Country Club, Lake Forest


SRES A designation to meet the requirement of specializing in assisting people who are over 55 to buy and sell real estate.


SFR Short Sale Designation


  • B&W Chairman's Club
  • B&W Vice President's Club
  • GRI - Graduate Realtor Institute
  • Managing Broker
  • SFR - Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource
  • SRES - Seniors Real Estate Specialist
  • e-Pro

Reviews On Zillow

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"Laura helped us through three real estate transactions (2 selling, 1 buying) in Deerfield and did an outstanding job. I also recommended her to my family and she was terrific in helping my father buy a house in Northbrook. I highly recommend Laura for any of your real estate needs in the northern suburbs of Chicago. She is knowledgeable, professional, hardworking, and friendly."


by zuser20141222072623149

"Laura helped us in many ways when we were trying to market our house in Lake Bluff. Her knowledge and professionalism were outstanding! She also has a great sense of humor and fun!"


by evelyntribbs