John joined @properties in the spring 14 years ago. John was one of the first few agents recruited as a resale agent holding the prestegious title of @properties Founding Agent. Experience and service is everything in today's market. Listening and acting on your needs is what John does. He lives by respecting others and, "always uses humor and a light-hearted approach for getting problems resolved."
"I am committed to providing you with the best possible real estate services; that means understanding and being responsive to your needs, focusing on the details, and always expecting the unexpected." Understanding the value of real estate is second nature to John. He is a highly organized, forward-looking professional. The foundation for his real estate career is a strong financial background that includes industrial appraising, residential mortgage financing, facility management, and customer service. John has 30 years of experience on all sides of this business. Not a newcomer to the area, John Sanfilippo understands and celebrates the wonderful diversity our city has to offer from neighborhood to neighborhood. Born and raised on the western border of Chicago, he has grown with this city. He currently lives in the Gold Coast. When he can, John loves to ride his Trek 4300 mountain bike on the lakefront trails.
John believes we learn something from everything we do and that giving back to the community is paramount. "Continually educating you before, during and after we make your real estate dream a reality is a corner stone of my business." Previously, as Chairperson of the New Business Development Committee with the Lake View East Chamber of Commerce, he connected the business community, educational as well as social organizations with the residents. Working with, and sponsoring groups like Chicago House, Aplha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, RU Proud, W.C.P.A. and others has made his belief a reality. John has also served his community as a firefighter/E.M.T., done fundraising for the P.N.R.C., Kiwanis, N.N.S.P, Shriners Hospital, and the Y-Me Race. John is a member of the National Association Of Realtors, and The Chicago Association Of Realtors.
"Above all else, I am passionate about working with people to solve their real estate needs."
Clients are saying:
"John was great! He was helpful, had great communication skills, always listened, and ensured our best interests were looked out for."
"John was very professional and friendly! His knowledge and expertise allowed us to find a fantastic place with all the amenities we were looking for. He met our needs in a timely manner and was very helpful for any questions and concerns we had. I have already recommended him to several friends!"
"We have known and worked with John for over ten years and he is THE BEST! From buying our first place, to moving out of state and finding renters every Fall, he knows exactly what he is doing, is extremely knowledgeable about all areas of the city, makes you feel like you are his only client and has the most positive attitude when things can become stressful. @properties is very lucky to have someone as amazing as John! Keep it up, John, you're great and very much appreciated by us!"
"John is a great agent and truly made me feel as if I was the only one he was working with. For the third year in a row he has gotten our condo rented in under two weeks."
"Agent is good, and knowledgeable."