Jennifer Riccolo DeBower became a REALTOR® to combine two of her passions; building a home and advocating for clients. She has over a decade of legal experience handling civil litigation in Cook County. She is a skilled negotiator and communicator - direct, decisive and responsive. She also has hands on home buying and renovating experience. Her legal training, mindful approach to real estate and approachable demeanor are just a few reasons her clients choose Jennifer as their broker.
Jennifer will partner with you to reach your real estate goal – whether it’s selling your place, finding your dream home or locating the best investment property.
Jennifer treats each client’s interests with the care and attention to detail of a trusted friend. She will act as a personal advisor to help her clients find the perfect space to fit their needs and to make their dreams reality.
Jennifer Riccolo DeBower holds a Bachelor of Arts in English & Italian from the University of Iowa and earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2004.
Outside of work, Jennifer is a constant projector, aspiring minimalist, yoga enthusiast and avid reader. She serves as a volunteer attorney with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, representing home owners in mortgage modification mediations. She is also General Counsel for Chicago Volunteer Doulas, a local non-profit which provides families with labor and birth support.
Jennifer has lived in a Gold Coast highrise, a Wicker Park three flat, a Bucktown condo, and now calls the East Village home after extensively renovating a century old two flat.
Clients are saying:
"Jennifer is a uber-positive agent who works to fulfill the dreams of clients. She is available throughout the searching and buying process 24/7 and responds to all questions in nano-seconds. She is also clearly pro-woman, pro-family, pro-inclusion, pro-diversity, and if you care about these things ideologically, then you will find an agent that you enjoy working with."
"Jen is fantastic - I would use her again and enthusiastically refer her to friends and family. She is professional, dilligent and easy to work with."
"I had a great experience with Jen she was diligent and always GREAT with correspondence. She put me at ease during the process. I would recommend her to all of my friends."
"Jennifer was amazing! We were moving due a family emergency and didn't need the additional stress of selling a house, but Jennifer's experience and knowledge made the ordeal not just manageable, but successful. We were so lucky to have worked with her - I will recommend her to anyone looking to sell their property."
"Jennifer was an immense help throughout the entire process of selling our condo. She went the extra mile and facilitated all the extra needs by both our end and the buyers end to keep the sales process moving. Her tenacity throughout the process was much-needed and got us a great outcome!"