Sarah Valentino Katz
Sarah has over 15 years of vast real estate experience. Her experience ranges from working in the single family home, townhouse, condominium, new construction, commercial, investment property, and rental markets. She represents a diverse group of clients such as real estate investors, first time buyers, empty nesters, relocating executives, professional athletes, and many more.
Currently, She specializes in the North Shore Chicago area but also has experience providing real estate services in Chicago neighborhoods such as River North, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, Old Town, West Loop, and South Loop. She has also has worked on several development projects in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
She began her career as as a sales consultant in Chicago in 2002. She successfully sold and specialized in the new construction development condominium market in Chicago's Near North areas. In 2004, Sarah was offered an opportunity to relocate to Los Angeles. While she resided in Los Angeles she supported reputable developers and Real Estate Investment & Construction Management firms to build profitable projects during the revitalization of downtown Los Angeles. Her experience working in Los Angeles included luxury residential home sales, commercial new construction development, asset management, leasing, tenant management, building operations, contract administration, and adaptive re-use project management. In 2010, She was given another opportunity to work on a new construction development on the Las Vegas strip working as a consultant managing pre-development efforts to build a 3 phase 100 million new construction shopping center, pedestrian bridge, and sign. The position offered an excellent opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic group of Consultants to establish an iconic, successful, and highly profitable investment.
Sarah's skills include but are not limited to superior client relations, support, negotiations, luxury home sale preparation and listing, relocation assistance, planning consultant, permit and business license expediting, zoning & code review, property & project management, contract & document preparation, and accounting.
Her experience has allowed her to build a strong entrepreneurial work ethic and proven success record to assist clients' in a professional, caring, and diligent manner. A relationship builder with excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills to deliver her clients a successful outcome.
Sarah has resided in Glenview for 7 years. She graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with a bachelors degree in Kinesiology. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, yoga, pilates, reading, volunteering at her kids school, party planning, attending charity events, or planning the next hiking or skiing trip.