Leigh Marcus is a Top Real Estate Agent for @properties who has been recognized annually since 2009 for being in the Top 1% of REALTORS® in the city. @properties is the largest independent real estate brokerage firm in the state of Illinois and one of the top 8 residential brokers in the U.S. As a locally-owned, independent company, they offer local homebuyers and sellers the highest level of service for their real estate needs.
Leigh has been licensed for over a decade and strives to embody the real estate agent of choice by providing extraordinary service and utilizing the latest technology. In his current role, Leigh strives to give clients the comfort and confidence that he will be able to help them achieve success with their move while specializing in single-family homes and condos on Chicago's North Side. Working with everyone from first-time homebuyers and sellers to luxury clients, he maintains honest and open communication, tailoring his services to suit their needs.
At heart, Leigh is a gregarious and people-centered leader who has delivered human-centered solutions in record time. Since the start of his career, he has closed over 2,200 homes totaling over $1 Billion in sales volume. Further, he exceeds performance among real estate agents in Chicago by selling a home practically every other day for 99% of the list price, half of which sell in 12 days or less.
In 2019, Leigh represented the listing that garnered the highest transaction in Roscoe Village in over a decade. He has been recognized as a top producer by the Chicago Association of REALTORS® for five years straight and has made the Inc. 5000 list for the past two years.
Prior to joining the industry, he worked in technology sales at IBM, CDW, and EMC for 15 years which can be attributed to his success in fostering and maintaining client relationships. He was inspired by his wife's success to adapt his skillset and experience to the real estate industry.
Leigh is a big advocate of continuous learning and is a resource for anyone who wishes to learn more about the market. Even outside of work, he never ceases to enhance his skills and knowledge.
Leigh is a member of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® and the Mike Ferry Organization, and he volunteers at various food pantries throughout Chicago. In his free time, he also enjoys meditating, riding bikes with his daughters, and listening to different types of music.