Named by Crain's one of Chicago's 2018 Most Respected Residential Real Estate Brokers, Carol Ann Edwards-Nasser excels at the luxury home market with a record of sales that places her in an elite tier of Chicago brokers. Carol Ann serves on the Professional Standards Board for the Chicago Association of Realtors, and has been a guest speaker at the prestigious Kellogg School of Business. She has served as Director of Sales for new developments in both Miami and Chicago”most recently for Lincoln Park 2550.
A professional opera singer for 15 years, Carol Ann brings a diverse background and unique perspective to the upper bracket market. A rare combination of being multi-lingual (fluent in Italian, conversant in French and German), and the unique experience of living abroad and performing for opera companies and symphony orchestras world wide all combine to make Carol Ann excel at the luxury home market in Chicago's Gold Coast and Lincoln Park neighborhoods as well as the North Shore.
Carol Ann serves on the Advisory Board of the Stetson University (DeLand, FL) School of Music and has been awarded the Patron of the Arts designation from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy (Chicago). Active in professional organizations, Carol Ann is accredited by the National Association of Realtors as a mediator in conflict resolution and holds an ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative). Professional affiliations include the Women's Council of Realtors, REBAC (Real Estate Buyers Action Council), and FIABCI (Federation of International Property Specialists. Carol Ann is also a member of The Women's Club of Evanston, The Musician's Club of Women, and The Arts Club of Chicago, Carol Ann is very active in her community. She is a graduate of The Governor's School of North Carolina, and holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from Stetson University, where she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta. Graduate degrees are from the prestigious Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University (Masters of Music).
Delighting in the responsibility of having raised a child in the city, Carol Ann has first hand knowledge of the public and private school choices available. A 2016 graduate of Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL, Carol Ann's son now attends Stetson University.
A winner in the Metropolitan Opera Voice Competition, whether performing for 10,000 or negotiating for 1, Carol Ann has the skills, training and background necessary to be an effective advocate for her clients.
Clients are saying:
"Carol Ann Edwards Nassar did an outstanding job as our broker. She is very professional, knowledgeable and personable. She has a good eye for presentation of the property. She gives good attention to detail and goes out of her way to take care of any issues that arise. She played a crucial part in the sale of our condo. We have used her as our broker three times."
"Carol Ann is not only one of the most organized, professional and creative colleagues [sic] she is also my personal Realtor. I could trust no one else with my real estate transactions, as Carol Ann brings to the table the most ethical, professional, and precise demeanor, all the while making your time spent the most enjoyable experience. As Director of Sales for Lincoln Park 2550, she is one of my favorite clients and colleagues, offering positive and creative ideas and always being open to more of the same. She is, in short, the rarest type of professional: one who is fiercely devoted to her clients, fights long and hard for their best interests, but makes everyone around her comfortable and enjoy their experience all the more.l"