Jen Riccolo DeBower

Jen Riccolo DeBower

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About Me

Jennifer Riccolo DeBower became a REALTOR® to combine two of her passions; building a home and advocating for clients.  She has over a decade of legal experience handling civil litigation in Cook County.  She is a skilled negotiator and communicator - direct, decisive and responsive.  She also has hands on home buying and renovating experience.  Her legal training, mindful approach to real estate and approachable demeanor are just a few reasons her clients choose Jennifer as their broker.


Jennifer will partner with you to reach your real estate goal “ whether it's selling your place, finding your dream home or locating the best investment property.

Jennifer treats each client's interests with the care and attention to detail of a trusted friend. She will act as a personal advisor to help her clients find the perfect space to fit their needs and to make their dreams reality.

Jennifer Riccolo DeBower holds a Bachelor of Arts in English & Italian from the University of Iowa and earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2004. 

Outside of work, Jennifer is a constant projector, aspiring minimalist, yoga enthusiast and avid reader.  She serves as a volunteer attorney with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, representing home owners in mortgage modification mediations.  She is also General Counsel for Chicago Volunteer Doulas, a local non-profit which provides families with labor and birth support.

Jennifer has lived in a Gold Coast highrise, a Wicker Park three flat, a Bucktown condo, and now calls the East Village home after extensively renovating a century old two flat.

Clients are saying:

"Jen is a force of nature. If you are in the market for real estate, you’d be crazy to use anyone else. She is the mayor of Chicago - she knows every street, building, edifice and inch of the city. She scours the market for the best options and is just as dedicated to helping you avoid what you don’t want (and don’t even know you shouldn’t want) as she is committed to finding your dream home. She can be an agent, a designer, a friend, and occasionally (when needed), a marriage counselor. She is an honest broker, a trusted advisor, and and a ferocious negotiator. She is simply the best."