Cindy Cleveland Cook

Cindy Cleveland Cook

CNE, SRES - Broker

212 E. Ohio Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60611

Providing the highest level of service to both buyers and sellers, Cindy customizes her approach by carefully listening to needs of her clients and providing accurate information, sound guidance and excellent negotiating skills. Having cultivated trust and loyalty from her clientele her goal is to always exceed expectations and provide a 5 star experience!

On the buying side, Cindy specializes in working with both first-time homebuyers and homeowners ready to downsize to a condo or retirement community. Educating first-time homebuyers about the often bewildering process of looking for, and buying a first home is a passion.  By the time her buyers submit an offer on a property, they are well versed on all pertinent details of the transaction that lay ahead.

As a listing agent, Cindy's marketing expertise insures that her clients’ homes are exposed to the widest possible pool of potential buyers, with a heavy emphasis on internet marketing, where over 85% of today's homes for sale are first viewed by their eventual buyers.  She also makes every effort to be present for  each and every showing of her listings to be able to point out special features to potential buyers and their agent; answer any questions specific to the home or its surrounding neighborhood; and to gain instant feedback that she can share with her sellers.  Cindy also prides herself on frequent and timely communication with all of her clients.  Whether by phone, e-mail or text messages - she always lets her clients know what's going on. 

Preceding her career in real estate, Cindy has 7 years Sales & Marketing experience in the Senior Living industry. The skills she gained in those years serve her well in helping her clients navigate through the increasingly complex transactions of buying and selling properties. Having assisted in more than 100 household moves over the last 7 years, Cindy has also compiled an extensive referral list of vetted attorneys; contractors; designers; home inspectors and movers to help make her clients’ transitions as easy as possible.

Calling Chicago home for the past 30 years, she is an active supporter of her Lincoln Park community, currently serving as a Community Representative on the Lincoln Park High School Local School Council as well as being involved with parent groups at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School; the Sheffield Neighborhood Association Garden Walk and as a tutor with Fourth Presbyterian Church’s City Lights program.  Cindy knows the communities she serves!

Noted as a detail fanatic and a research junkie, Cindy is the perfect agent for first-time time buyers; a couple downsizing to the city; a growing family or an anxious seller with a very unique property.    Looking for a great Realtor?   You just found one!


Cindy is licensed in Illinois and Michigan. Looking for a second home in Harbor Country? She can assist you with both your needs and dreams!

Clients are saying:

"Cindy is exactly what you need in a realtor. She is unfailingly energetic, positive, resourceful, reassuring, creative....I could say more but you get the idea. I was extremely impressed by Cindy's knowledge of the market and marketing skills from the very beginning. Her likeable personality and professional demeanor, along with her knowledge of the neighborhood and her understanding of the details of our house all combined to make her the perfect spokesperson to represent our best interests.I highly recommend Cindy Cleveland Joss. Without reservation. She is an absolute dynamo."

"awesome; was on top of everything at all times."

"Cindy was fabulous to work with to find our first home. She was attentive to our must-haves and patient as we figured out what was really most important to us. Always enthusiastic, quick to respond to questions and really plugged into the Chicago market. Can't wait to work with Cindy on our next home!"

"Cindy is a great business partner. Her knowledge of the Chicago market is remarkable. She did a great job understanding my needs and developing an action plan for finding the right property for me. She was incredibly patient during the process but also quick to act when the time was right. I absolutely recommend her for your real estate needs!"

"Cindy is the absolute BEST! So on top of her game and always going above and beyond the normal 'call of duty' for most realtors. We are extremely happy with our new place. We owe it all to Cindy! Highly recommend her to anyone looking for their new home sweet home in Chicago. Thanks again for everything, Cindy."

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