John Cleary

John Cleary


806 N. Peoria
Chicago, IL 60642

John P. Cleary ACMA, CLHMS

My philosophy is simple! - "Integrity, innovation and hard work"

With over 10 years in Commercial Real estate in Chicago John Cleary can help you find suitable investment properties which outperform the market and appreciate over time, no matter what the market conditions. John joined @properties in 2006, he has been a licensed real estate agent since 2003 specialising in Commercial and Investment Property. 

John previously worked for Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., (NYSE: ELS) a self administered REIT an ELS with a controlling interest in 275 quality communities in 25 states and British Columbia consisting of over 100,000 sites.

John graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology with a B.A. in Management Accountancy. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the American Institute of CPA's, Chicago Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.

John moved from Dublin, Ireland to Chicago in 1995. He owns and manages several properties in the Andersonville, Edgewater and Ravenswood neighborhoods of Chicago. John’s specialty is finding development land and marketing new construction condos on the north side of Chicago. Recently John has been hired by several investors to find distressed and bank owned properties in Chicago, thru his extensive contacts with the banking community and his inate skill at finding deals this avenue has proved very profitable for investors.

John has opened and managed several successful Chicago bars and restaurants including Hemmingway's Brass Rail, Cleary's on Clark and Fado Irish Pub. In his spare time, John & his wife Trish enjoy restoring old properties and spending time with their 2 children.

Clients are saying:

"Amazing developer services, SOLD our development in record time.. Thanks @properties"

"We could not have gotten to where we are today without the help of John and @properties. He has helped us sellout our development at Winnemac terrace in one of the toughest market in 20 years. He sold 5 of 6 units in 12 weeks for over our desired end price. His hard work and dedication is second to none. I have no hesitation as a developer recommending John as an expert residential condo seller and retail leasing agent."

"Article written about me on WTTW's website and feature about Irish in Chicago"

"1216 W Winnemac was awarded a Chicago Association Of Realtors Good Neighbors Award for the development by Dominic McGee and Mardom Properties Inc. Dominic & John took a vacant foreclosed 6 unit building, gut rehabbed it and sold 5 of the 6 units in 3 months in one of the toughest markets in over 20 years."

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