Diane Glass, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago, is pleased to announce that John Lawrence, managing broker of the Oak Park and River Forest offices, has been promoted and will also lead the firm’s Elmhurst office located at 210 N. York St.
Glass said, “I’m thrilled to share the good news that John will lead our Elmhurst office. An accomplished manager, John created his own successful brokerage and is highly regarded among agents who appreciate his sage counsel and great ideas. And, he is also an active community member serving on industry and philanthropic boards. I am confident that he will be a great fit to lead our Elmhurst agents in this expanded role.”
“I am really looking forward to getting to know the Elmhurst agents to learn how I can best support them right now as we’re in our spring market and an exciting time of year. I am passionate about helping agents achieve their goals and helping them meet the changing needs of their clients. I can’t wait to get started,” said Lawrence.
John’s family has lived in Oak Park-River Forest for almost 100 years. Born and raised there, he attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but returned to launch his career and start his own family. John was a middle school teacher and high school basketball coach before starting his own highly successful brokerage.
John is a community-wide business leader with strong ethics and deep compassion. He’s been recognized by a number of organizations for his dedication to his field and community. For the Oak Park Area Association of Realtors, he served as president from 2016-2018, vice president from 2014-2016, treasurer from 2012-2014, was Realtor of the Year in 2013 and received the Walter R. James Community Service Award in 2012. He served as a member of the board of directors from 2008 to 2020.
For the Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce, John was president from 2012-2013, vice president from 2010-2011, and received the George Lytle Award for Dedication and Service in 2014. He received the Presidential Leadership Award in 2015. John served as a member of the board of directors from 2009-2014 and again in 2019. John is also involved in Opportunity Knocks where he was Director of the Year in 2012 and has been a member of the board of directors since 2011.
To contact John Lawrence, please call (708) 848-5550 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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