A native South Side Chicagoan, Ken Baker attended the culturally diverse Whitney Young High School on the Near West Side. He started exploring the Chicago neighborhoods where his friends lived and developed a love and appreciation for the variety and beauty that the city offered. That experience sparked his interest in Chicago real estate.
After returning from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ken's career path lead him to retail sales and management, but a career in real estate was just around the corner. In fact, his real estate philosophy was heavily influenced by the high level of personal service he embraced in retail sales and management.
During his more than 24 years in business, Ken has represented property owners and the developers of premier quality condominiums, townhouses, single family homes, brownstone and greystone buildings as well as apartment rentals. He has successfully closed transactions throughout the South Loop, Gold Coast, West Loop and Downtown areas, as well as the surrounding suburbs, helping each discerning buyer to secure the right property within their means. He is selective in choosing prospective clients because he views a connection with himself as synonymous with successful marketing. Ken's clients enjoy his proactive approach and extraordinary marketing skills designed to provide each listing with comprehensive exposure in the most avant-garde mediums.
Whether a client is a new contact or an old colleague, Ken treats everyone with respect and professionalism. He specializes in one thing: getting the job done. He's Results Driven. Every day.
Clients are saying:
"He is very knowledgeable about the real estate market. During the process of finding a tenant for my rental property, his suggestions were always on the money."
"Ken Baker did a fantastic job for me finding a renter for my condo. He is highly professional and would recommend him with no hesitation."
"I have used this realtor for the past 4 years for rental and purchased properties. He is a master of his craft. I have never been disappointed."
"Awesome Professional. Very calm and understanding. Expert in his field."