"Your Trusted Advisor"
Sheryl Graff is known for her strong financial and analytical skills and high-end marketing techniques. As a full time REALTOR with @properties, Sheryl takes a client focused approach to her business. This combined with her market knowledge, expertise, and personal attention to detail allows her to deliver top results and a positive experience for her clients.
Originally from the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, Sheryl graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign with a B.S. in Finance, and then graduated Summa Cum Laude from DePaul University with an MBA in Real Estate Finance. She previously worked as a financial analyst, developing marketing projections and preparing financial forecasts for promotional toy programs. This experience honed her intense focus on details and market analysis when assessing a property's potential value.
Sheryl's financial background gives her the ability to confidently assist clients with one of the largest and most important financial transactions they may ever make. Coupled with her effective use of cutting edge marketing tools and programs, these skills provide a competitive edge for Sheryl and her sellers resulting in higher sales prices and shorter market time. Her statistics are proof of her success for her clients:
- Over $65 Million sold since 2013
- Averaging 93% of the list price on her listings
- Average market time of 62 days for her listings
Her approachable, outgoing and positive manner has enabled Sheryl to connect with clients and collaborate with other real estate professionals, which is an asset to both Buyers and Sellers. She has worked with all types of clients, from relocation to luxury to first time home buyers and sellers. Sheryl takes her fiduciary responsibilities seriously, and is a strong client advocate in the negotiation process. She also has earned the CNE designation (Certified Negotiation Expert).
Sheryl has volunteered extensively in the community, including a 3 year term as President of Stevenson High School's Hockey Association, and has held various roles in District 96, Stevenson High School and the communities of Long Grove and Kildeer.
She is a lifelong resident of the Northwest suburbs and a 20-year resident of Kildeer. In her free time, Sheryl enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Clients are saying:
"It gave us comfort to have Sheryl in our corner. She has a deeper knowledge of the financial side of real estate which she uses to leverage negotiations for her clients - both on the buy and the selling side. She understands how stressful selling and buying a home can be for her clients --- works around the clock to be responsive."
"To date we have sold two different homes with Sheryl's help as our agent, and each time she did a spectacular job! Both I and my wife highly recommend Sheryl for her expertise and attention to detail - she's a great real estate agent and trusted advisor!"
"As a consummate professional, Sheryl Graff expertly guided us through the process of selling our home. Every step of the way, we valued her clear, direct communication. Of Sheryl’s many great attributes, the one we valued most was her positive attitude…it was the foundation for the entire transaction! Heartfelt thanks to Sheryl and her entire team for their responsive, reliable care."
"Sheryl has relevant knowledge of the local market and she has an extensive financial background that made this experience successful. We would highly recommend Sheryl. Her style and professionalism are unmatched."
"Beyond Sheryl's level of Real Estate expertise, she has a calming presence that made it easier for us to get through the inevitable emotional ups and downs that occurred in the process of selling our home. She has our strongest recommendation."