Ryan Parks

Ryan Parks


1875 N. Damen
Chicago, IL 60647

Ryan Parks Real Estate Group

When choosing an agent to help you buy or sell a home, it is critical to select someone who is familiar, confident and experienced with Chicago Real Estate. Ryan Parks works closely with his clients to ensure they are aware of important real estate market knowledge and information so they can make the most informed decisions. Ryan also believes that strong communication is the foundation for building strong relationships. As a result, Ryan maintains an open and honest line of communication with all of his clients. Ryan Parks thrives on fulfilling his clients™ desires and exceeding their expectations.  

Ryan has worked diligently with buyers and sellers in many of Chicago's wonderful neighborhoods. He has extensive experience dealing with many property types, including condominiums, townhomes, single-family homes, multi-unit buildings, and new developments. Over the years, Ryan has built a very successful real estate business and has amassed an impressive resume with sales volume exceeding $155 million dollars. He has been recognized multiple times by the Chicago Association of Realtors as a "Top Producer."  

Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Ryan attended the University of Illinois, majored in Speech Communication and played Varsity Baseball for the Fighting Illini. Upon graduation, Ryan packed his bags and headed out west to obtain his MBA in General Management from The Sid Craig School of Business at Fresno State University. While completing his Masters Degree, Ryan had the opportunity to spend a year teaching grammar and math at a local high school.    


Chicago Association of Realtors "Top 1%" 2016

House Hunters (January 2014)

Chicago Agent Magazine "Who's Who" (Summer 2017)

Chicago Agent Magazine Who's Who" (Summer 2015)  

Chicago Agent Magazine Who's Who" (Summer 2014)  

Chicago Agent Magazine Who's Who" (Summer 2013)  

The Chicago Tribune Real Estate Spring Kickoff Edition (Spring 2015)

CS Magazine Industry Insights (Summer 2013)

Five Star Professionals award recipient for excellent client service (7 years running)    

Designations, Affiliations, and Awards:  Certified Negotiation Expert  

#1 Individual agent @properties Bucktown office 2016

Recognized as a ˜Top Producer™ by the Chicago Association of Realtors  

Lead Broker on 27 new construction developments with total sales volume exceeding $45 million (2004-2007)

Member: Chicago Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors

Clients are saying:

"Ryan was wonderful to work with. He was not only incredibly knowledgeable about the areas in which we were looking to buy but also understood what a growing family needed. As first time home buyers, he guided us through the process and was incredibly responsive. The entire process from beginning to end felt almost effortless because of Ryan's expertise - I would highly recommend him!"

"We can't say enough positive things about Ryan. As first time home buyers, his knowledge of the process and willingness to guide us through every step was invaluable. He was incredibly responsive, and flexible in working with our busy schedules throughout the search. With all that goes into a first time home purchase, our experience couldn't have been easier, or more reassuring that we were making the right decisions along the way. When we are in the market again for a real estate investment, we will definitely be calling on Ryan for his help. Thank you for everything Ryan!"

"Hotdiggity, Ryan was AMAZING in our three-flat sale. I don't think there are enough words in the English language for us to communicate our appreciation of all that he did and all that he is. Ryan created marketing materials that generated 4X the amount of showings than we had with a previous realtor. He helped us with complicated negotiations with an out-of-country buyer. He managed our expectations when things progressed at an unusual pace. He facilitated attorney discussions that were complex and hard for us to understand. He was a trusted advisor when we needed perspective. And so much more."

"Ryan was involved in selling our condo in Lincoln Square. He was very knowledgable on the area, priced our condo at a fair price to sell and was very involved in preparing us in staging to sell. We sold the condo within 30 days of it being on the market. He was a true pleasure to work with."

"Ryan and his team went above and beyond to help my wife and I both buy our first single family home as well as sell our prior condo - both in Wicker Park within a 6 month period. His suggestions around minimum improvements and staging paid off quite well - we had 2 offers on the first day of listing and sold a few days later. Ryan's professionalism comes through in his thorough research, market instinct, attentiveness and objective advice. Ryan puts the customer first and genuinely wants you to come away satisfied. We never felt pressured to do anything and could not be more thrilled with the results. We would definitely Ryan and his team again should we decide to move again in the future."

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