Michael Berke is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced real estate broker. His real estate expertise is unique having been a North Shore luxury home builder and real estate developer for many years, as well as being the Chief Financial Officer of a Design/Build homebuilding group. He’s been a licensed realtor since 1998 and serves clients on the North Shore and Chicago.
Mike has a long record of successfully guiding his clients with their home purchases and sales. His passion for the real estate industry stems from growing up in a homebuilding family and walking homes under construction since he was young. Quality work and client satisfaction was always the theme.
His association with @properties brings tremendous marketing outreach, cutting edge marketing programs and innovative technologies. With local, national and international reach, Mike brings results to clents wherever their buying and selling goals take them.
“I appreciate and welcome your inquiry! I like to help people achieve their real estate goals. It’s an area where I can use my knowledge, experience and contacts to help others with one of their largest investments.
I continuously study market trends, review sales data and marketing techniques to help my clients, I’m a student of the industry, and have been for a long time. I’m very prepared and do my homework on the property, neighborhood and market."
A trusted resource, he instills confidence and takes care of his clients throughout the entire buy/sell process. He believes communication is of paramount important. He’s curious, asks a lot of questions and always looks for a better way.
Through industry experience he can bring valuable resources to his clients including; financing sources, building trades, product suppliers, real estate attorneys, architects, interior designers, landscape architects, engineers, land planners & zoning specialists.
Mike also works with builders and developers seeking land to build on as well as selling their new construction homes; and real estate companies looking to purchase properties for redevelopment.
A native of the North Shore, he was raised in Highland Park after moving from Glencoe when he was young. After living in Bucktown and Lincoln Park neighborhoods of Chicago, he’s since moved back to Highland Park with his wife and 2 kids. When he’s not previewing properties or helping his clients, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, seeing live music, golfing, yoga and hitting the gym.
He is a past President and Treasurer of the Highland Park Hospital Jr. Foundation Board.