Joe has over 18 years of real estate sales and marketing experience; working full-time as a Broker since 2002. He believes that knowledge and experience is the key in being able to best help clients buy or sell their homes and achieve their goals.
Since 2004, Joe has received numerous awards; including becoming a member of the prestigious RE/MAX Hall of Fame, President's Club, 100% Club, and Platinum Club, putting him in the top 2% of all Realtors nationwide. As the team leader, Joe is dedicated to being a top producer and is committed to providing positive results for ALL clients!
In November 2018, Joe moved to Compass, along with his outstanding assistants, Joanne Besterfield and Holly Mateer. With Compass and its sophisticated real estate platform, Joe and his team have expanded business throughout the Chicagoland area.
Prior to becoming a Real Estate Broker, Joe was a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, where he started his career as an options trader, specializing in S&P 100 Index Options. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Joe is an avid swimmer and road cyclist and loves getting on his bike and going for long 50-100 mile rides. Each July, he participates in the Lymphoma & Lukemia Society's Scenic Shore 150 Mile Ride to support the many families affected by these diseases. A local homeowner, market veteran, and a proud father of two, Joe takes pride in welcoming newcomers to the city and helping his neighbors find the perfect place to call home. From home staging and creative marketing to clear communication and educational support, no one will work harder to make your life easier.
If you are buying or selling, call Joe Kelly for first-rate service today!
Representing Chicago and north suburban buyers and sellers, Barb’s friendly nature and calm, confident approach is ideal for identifying her client’s needs and skillfully guiding them to fulfill their real estate goals. Barb has lived and worked in communities throughout the Chicagoland area, including Winnetka, Wilmette, Lincolnshire, Wrigleyville, Old Town, River North and Lincoln Park. Her background in technology sales and marketing, as well as teaching and consulting, has provided her with a valuable skillset for real estate negotiations, educating homebuyers and sellers, and effectively marketing property listings. Barb is highly detail-oriented, excellent at follow-up and listens intently to her client’s needs. With an advertising degree from the University of Illinois and certifications in yoga teaching and health coaching, along with two years experience marketing real estate, Barb has developed strong communication skills and nurtured long-lasting relationships. As a current North Shore resident and mother of two, Barb is well-connected and actively involved in the community. In her free time, Barb enjoys yoga, bike riding, hiking, exploring international cuisine and travel.
The total package, Joanne is honest, knowledgeable, organized and responsive which allows her to provide our clients with a highly efficient and professional experience. Joanne brings an empathic understanding with buyers and sellers from her numerous corporate relocations prior to calling Naperville, IL home. In 2020 she became a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker, allowing her greater opportunity in serving your real estate needs. In her personal time, Joanne enjoys attending her daughter's collegiate track & field events, her son's musical endeavors, spending time with her spouse, extended family and their two crazy dogs as well as volunteering and supporting Jai Food Rescue Corps, Feed my Starving Children, Donate Life America, The Compassionate Friends & various "At Risk Youth" organizations.
Joe Kelly has over 18 years of real estate sales and marketing experience working full-time as a Broker since 2002.Let's Connect