John Cleary

John Cleary

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About Me

John P. Cleary ACMA, CLHMS

My philosophy is simple! - "Add value to every transaction thru experience, innovation, and market knowledge" 


With over 15 years in Real Estate in Chicago John Cleary can help you find suitable investment properties which outperform the market and appreciate over time, no matter what the market conditions. John joined @properties in 2006, he has been a licensed real estate agent since 2003 specialising in Commercial Investment Property, Lot Aquisitions, Development and Residential Development Sales. 

John previously worked for Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., (NYSE: ELS) a self administered REIT an ELS with a controlling interest in 275 quality communities in 25 states and British Columbia consisting of over 100,000 sites. John has opened and managed several successful Chicago bars and restaurants including Hemmingway's Brass Rail, Cleary's on Clark and Fado Irish Pub. In his spare time, John & his wife Trish enjoy restoring old properties and spending time with their 3 children.

John graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology with a B.A. in Management Accountancy. He is a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors and was previously a member of American Institute of CPA's and the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). John moved from Dublin, Ireland to Chicago in 1995. John is currently studying for his MSc. in Project and Programme Management. 


John is a developer's and investors realtor. He has helped numerous developers find attractive development and investmment opportunities downtown and on the northside of Chicago. If your looking for off market development opportunities and buildable lots or distressed real estate in Chicago, give john a call at 773-817-5646 for current opportunities. John works with several banks and institutions cherry picking their best opportunities for his clients.  

Clients are saying:

"Amazing developer services, SOLD our development in record time.. Thanks @properties"