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Irene Mester
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Irene has been a licensed Realtor since 1995 with achievements as a multi-million dollar producer recognized by North Shore Barrington Association of Realtors.

Irene's knowledge in real-estate transactions and commitment to her clients to provide them with exceptional service set her apart from other agents. Her goal is to keep you informed of current local trends using the latest market data concerning your community. With this information and her expertise you will be able to make intelligent buying or selling decisions on the most important financial transactions of a lifetime. If you are considering buying or selling a home or have any questions on real estate in your area feel free to contact Irene

In her free time, Irene enjoys dining at the Lake Forest / Highwood restaurants or running along the lake.  Irene has been active in serving on various condo boards in the city and has also been active in the Northern Suburbs public schools, serving for 2 years on the APT board for new families moving into the community. 

Originally from California and a graduate from Loyola of Chicago she has lived in various different neighborhoods throughout the city and now resides in Lake Forest with her three children. Having lived in the city for 13 years and now based in the Northern suburbs she is comfortable and knowledgeable in selling real estate in both the city and suburbs along the North Shore.


Beth Wexler
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The Wexler Gault Group is among the top sellers of real estate in the city of Chicago and the North Shore. Beth Wexler and Joey Gault have been business partners in the residential brokerage industry for over eighteen years. They share the same vision of bringing the utmost care and integrity to every client's transactions. They pride themselves on their overall real estate knowledge, experience and successful track record. Since entering the real estate business, they have consistently ranked among the top 1% of realtors in the Chicago area. Year after year, their combined sales have totaled well over $500 million.

Beth Wexler's love of real estate began by learning the basics when she teamed up with her father in their family owned real estate company. Along with her father and their team, Beth learned to purchase, rehab and manage buildings while entering the residential brokerage business as well. Beth's dynamic approach to real estate has included working with top Chicago developers selling new construction condominiums, lofts, town homes and single family residences.  Beth now spends her time representing individual buyers and sellers in the North Shore as well as the City. Working almost entirely from referrals, Beth has built a following that uniformly commends her for confidently and effortlessly ushering her clients through the process of purchasing or selling their most important investment “ their home. Beth's energy and enthusiasm for her job is evident as she treats each client as the most important client and constantly keeps them in the loop during every step of the process until the deal has reached completion. Beth graduated from Boston University with a degree in advertising and marketing.

Joey Gault's career started in Chicago city as well and has extensive knowledge of the city and its surrounding neighborhoods. Real estate runs in her family as well, as both her mother and sister were successful realtors. Joey is dedicated, hard working and truly passionate about her business. Joey's patience and focus on her client's needs is what sets her apart. She always strives to go above and beyond in order to insure that her clients™ expectations are exceeded throughout the home buying and selling process. Joey prides herself on treating each transaction as if it were her own. Joey worked at Mesirow Financial prior to entering the real estate industry, working on a team managing assets of high net worth individuals. Joey has applied these financial skills when structuring and negotiating real estate transactions on behalf of her clients. Joey graduated from Columbia College with a degree in Liberal Arts.

Beth and her family reside in Highland Park and Joey and her family reside in Deerfield. Since moving out to the suburbs, they have been able to grow their business on the North Shore as well. Having the knowledge and expertise of both the city and North Shore communities, allows them to educate their clients on the most current real estate trends and market information.

The Group offers their clients extensive market knowledge and the benefit of multiple brokers working on their client's business. When you hire us, you hire our team. Whether buying or selling, we will all be involved from beginning to end. By hiring more than one agent, someone will always be available to answer questions, show your property or help you find your dream home. With the combination of our teams skills, experience and market expertise we are confident we will exceed your expectations.

Beth and Joey are thrilled to have designated team experts in both the City and North Shore. Our City group members include: Chantel Asner, Joie DeGraff and Cari Zweig-Driscoll. North Shore group members include: Liz Salinas, Elise Dayan, Steph Degodny, Laura Eason, Scott Glazer, Jen Golding, David Kintz, Irene Mester, Lauren Rabin and Cari Zweig-Driscoll. Each dedicated team member has their own individual areas of expertise and shares the group's vision to bring unparalleled client service throughout the entire real estate process.

RECOGNITION/AWARDS

Over $500 Million Sold

Top 1% of Chicagoland Realtors for over 25 years

@properties Top Producers, 2009-2018

@properties™ #1 Team in the Highland Park Office, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

#1 agents in Highland Park for all Brokerages, 2015

Chicago Agent Magazine, Who's Who, 2016, 2014

Beth Wexler Licensed Broker, 1991-2019

Joey Gault Licensed Broker, SRES, CNE, e-RPO, CSM 1999-2019

Members of Chicagoland Association of REALTORS, North Shore Barrington Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS

www.thewexlergaultgroup.com


Joey Gault
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The Wexler Gault Group is among the top sellers of real estate in the city of Chicago and the North Shore. Beth Wexler and Joey Gault have been business partners in the residential brokerage industry for over fifteen years. They share the same vision of bringing the utmost care and integrity to every client’s transactions. They pride themselves on their overall real estate knowledge, experience and successful track record. Since entering the real estate business, they have consistently ranked among the top 1% of realtors in the Chicago area. Year after year, their combined sales have totaled well over $450 million.

Beth Wexler’s love of real estate began by learning the basics when she teamed up with her father in their family owned real estate company. Along with her father and their team, Beth learned to purchase, rehab and manage buildings while entering the residential brokerage business as well. Beth’s dynamic approach to real estate has included working with top Chicago developers selling new construction condominiums, lofts, town homes and single family residences.  Beth now spends her time representing individual buyers and sellers in the city as well as the North Shore. Working almost entirely from referrals, Beth has built a following that uniformly commends her for confidently and effortlessly ushering her clients through the process of purchasing or selling their most important investment – their home. Beth’s energy and enthusiasm for her job is evident as she treats each client as the most important client and constantly keeps them in the loop during every step of the process until the deal has reached completion. Beth graduated from Boston University with a degree in advertising and marketing.

Joey Gault’s career started in Chicago city as well and has extensive knowledge of the city and its surrounding neighborhoods. Real estate runs in her family as well, as both her mother and sister were successful realtors. Joey is dedicated, hard working and truly passionate about her business. Joey’s patience and focus on her client’s needs is what sets her apart. She always strives to go above and beyond in order to insure that her clients’ expectations are exceeded throughout the home buying and selling process. Joey prides herself on treating each transaction as if it were her own. Joey worked at Mesirow Financial prior to entering the real estate industry, working on a team managing assets of high net worth individuals. Joey has applied these financial skills when structuring and negotiating real estate transactions on behalf of her clients. Joey graduated from Columbia College with a degree in Liberal Arts.

Beth and her family reside in Highland Park and Joey and her family reside in Deerfield. Since moving out to the suburbs, they have been able to grow their business on the North Shore as well. Having the knowledge and expertise of both the city and North Shore communities, allows them to educate their clients on the most current real estate trends and market information.

The Group offers their clients extensive market knowledge and the benefit of multiple brokers working on their client’s business. When you hire us, you hire our team. Whether buying or selling, we will all be involved from beginning to end. By hiring more than one agent, someone will always be available to answer questions, show your property or help you find your dream home. With the combination of our teams skills, experience and market expertise we are confident we will exceed your expectations.

Beth and Joey are thrilled to have designated team experts in both the City and North Shore. Our City group members include: Chantel Asner, and Christine Egley-Rashkow. North Shore group members include: Deborah Brill, Scott Glazer, Jen Golding, Jenny Lazarus, Irene Mester, Mora Sacks and Liz Salinas. Each dedicated team member has their own individual areas of expertise and shares the group’s vision to bring unparalleled client service throughout the entire real estate process.

RECOGNITION/AWARDS

Over $450 Million Sold

Top 1% of Chicagoland Realtors for over 20 years

@properties Top Producers, 2009-2015

@properties’ #1 Team in the Highland Park Office, 2015, 2014, 2013

#1 agents in Highland Park for all Brokerages, 2015

Chicago Agent Magazine, Who's Who, 2016, 2014

Beth Wexler Licensed Broker, 1995-2014

Joey Gault Licensed Broker, CNE, e-RPO, CSM 1999-2014

Members of Chicagoland Association of REALTORS, North Shore Barrington Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS

www.thewexlergaultgroup.com


Liz Salinas
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An expert in the Highland Park real estate market, Liz Salinas is committed to making her North Shore clients residential home buying and selling experience enjoyable and seamless from start to finish. Client service is Liz's number one priority and she approaches each transaction with integrity, perseverance and dedication. Liz takes pride in exceeding her client's expectations by her attention to detail, marketing acumen, seasoned negotiating skills and tireless work ethic. 

  • @properties Driven Awards Recipient, 2017
  • #1 team in the Highland Park Office, 2013-2018
  • Over $40 million in sales, 2018
  • #1 brokers in Highland Park, 2015
  • Over $500 million total in team sales 
  • Top 1% of REALTORS® in Chicago
  • SRES - Seniors Real Estate Specialist
  • @properties Relocation Team Specialist
  • Top Agent Network (TAN) member

Liz officially joined the @properties organization in December of 2012, assisting city and North Shore brokers with their marketing and administrative needs. This training program allowed Liz to immerse herself in the world of real estate and learn first hand from local industry leaders. In 2013, Liz aligned herself with The Wexler Gault Group, who are among the top sellers of real estate on the North Shore and are in the top 1% of all Chicago REALTORS® . Liz is a consistent top producer and plays an integral part in running the team's business systems and the development of their unique marketing platforms. Liz's experience allows for a reliable level of support, innovation and unique insight, making her an expert in the Highland Park real estate market.

Before entering the world of real estate, Liz enjoyed over 15 years as an advertising industry executive who worked with many high profile clients managing their marketing and media budgets. This background provided Liz with the organizational, communication and negotiation skills for her career in real estate and gives her clients a unique marketing advantage. Liz is a graduate of Boston University's College of Communication with a BS in Mass Communication/PR. 

Originally from the East Coast, Liz has lived in the Chicagoland area for the past 25 years and resides in Highland Park with her husband and three teenage children. In her spare time, Liz enjoys socializing with family and friends, walking by the lake, taking yoga classes and being active in the North Shore community. Liz is involved with the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation, The Art Center of Highland Park and has served on the Highland Park High School PTO executive board, as well as, the Ravinia Elementary PTO board.

Liz is a member of @properties' Highland Park office, North Shore Barrington Association of REALTORS® (NSBAR), the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and holds a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation.

AREAS SERVED: Highland Park, Highwood, Deerfield, Glencoe, Glenview, Northbrook, Northfield, Lake Forest, Wilmette and Winnetka


Chantel Asner
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Chantel Asner is a proud member of the Wexler-Gault Group, recognized year after year for being in the top 1% of Chicagoland's top producing real estate teams. (To see more of her listings and past sales, please visit the team website.)

As one of the Wexler-Gault Group's dedicated city agents, Chantel an advocate of Chicago living and truly believes this "city of neighborhoods" is like none other. She has lived in the Bucktown/Humboldt Park/Ukrainian Village neighborhoods since 2005, and believes them to be among the most exciting, eclectic, and all encompassing neighborhoods in the country. Although she calls this area of the city her home, Chantel enjoys taking advantage of what Chicago's other neighborhoods have to offer, and can recommend restaurants, venues, bars, and shopping in your neighborhood of choice.  Most importantly, she is an expert on each neighborhood's distinctive markets.

Chantel understands that finding your dream neighborhood is not unlike finding the love of your life. "I often feel like a relationship matchmaker when helping buyers, especially first time buyers, find their dream home. Their personality and energy level needs to be compatible with their neighborhood, so that they can fall in love and truly call their new place home."

When working with buyers, she enjoys getting to know her client's lifestyle and finding the perfect home and neighborhood to compliment them. Her patience and expertise are especially helpful to first time homebuyers. Chantel is known for making her clients feel at ease during the buying process, relieving much of the stress and making the journey fun and exciting. When working with sellers, her extensive sales experience from her previous career in the cosmetics industry makes her a reliable asset. She understands the art of presentation, strategic marketing, and the psychology behind negotiations.

Chantel values the long-term relationships she has with her clients and actively maintains her client relationships long after the closing. Reputation and excellent customer service are the foundations on which she builds her business.

When not working, Chantel is passionate about music and enjoys attending live performances. She studied classical voice at the Lawrence University Conservatory in Appleton, WI and is passionate about music of all kinds. Chantel considers Chicago's musical history and the widespread access to quality live music part of what makes Chicago so special.


Scott Glazer
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Nothing validates an opinion on a property like firsthand experience. Scott Glazer is an expert on the Northwest suburbs of Chicago – one of a team of seasoned professionals in the Wexler Gault Group. Consistently ranked among the top 1 percent of REALTORSâ in the Chicago area, the Wexler Gault Group offers every client the benefits of a team approach, guaranteeing an unmatched depth of market knowledge and negotiation skills.

Having grown up in Buffalo Grove and a resident of Grayslake for the past 14 years, Scott delivers reliable, astute knowledge on market conditions along with expertise on the particular nuances and strengths of the area’s individual communities. He knows clients today are flooded with information from online resources, and guarantees that his client’s needs get the right information they need to make an informed decision every time.

Whether you are a seller, first-time buyer, renter or investor, Scott guarantees your needs are listened to and met.

His expertise on the Northwest suburbs, coupled with an impressive background in working with Fortune 500 customers, makes Scott a Realtor who operates with the utmost professionalism, efficiency and integrity. People who have worked with him say he has:

Tenacity and devotion to doing the right thing for the customer
• Diligence and devotion to the job
• The highest standards of ethics, professionalism and personal integrity

Scott transitioned to real estate after 16 years as a senior client executive with Verizon Enterprise Solutions where he worked with the firm’s largest clients. He graduated from DePaul University in Chicago and is a member of the North Shore-Barrington Association of REALTORSâ.

To give great service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” – Douglas Adams

 


Lauren S Rabin
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Lauren is a lifelong resident of the North Shore. She has lived in Highland Park for over 40 years and raised her two children there. Her unparalleled knowledge of the neighborhoods, schools and amenities of the North Shore makes her a perfect choice to help you buy or sell your home.

Lauren brings over 25 years of experience in sales and client services. Listening to her clients and understanding their needs is her top priority. From the initial meeting through closing and beyond, Lauren provides all clients with an incomparable level of communication, personal attention and dedication.

Lauren is proud to be a part of the Wexler Gault Group, the #1 @properties team in Highland Park since 2013. The Wexler Gault Group brings their extensive real estate expertise to every transaction and has sold over $500 million in real estate. They have consistently ranked among the top 1% of Realtors in the Chicagoland area. The Group's members all share the same vision of bringing the utmost care and integrity to every client interaction, no matter how large or small.

Lauren is a member of the North Shore Barrington Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS.


Elise C Dayan
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Elise relocated from Ohio to the city of Chicago 29 years ago. She has been a resident of the North Shore for the past 18 years where she has raised her three daughters. Elise has extensive knowledge of the schools, neighborhoods, and all the amazing things the North Shore has to offer.

Elise is thrilled to be a part of the Wexler Gault Group which is among the top sellers of real estate in the city of Chicago and the North Shore. Year after year the Wexler Gault Group is consistently ranked among the top 1% of realtors in the Chicago area with combined sales of over $500 million. When you work with Elise you get get the benefit of having a whole team behind you to make sure your needs are met 100% of the time.

Elise is a proud University of Michigan graduate who worked for almost 20 years as an Art Director/Creative Director at Ogilvy and Mather, one of the top advertising agencies in the world. Elise brings her extensive experience and knowledge to help you sell or market your home as well as an artistic vision if you want to purchase a home that needs to be updated or renovated.

Elise is really excited and motivated to help you sell your home or find your dream home. You can count on her to be with you every step of the way


Laura Eason
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Building excellent relationships is key to Laura Eason's success. Laura's 30 year career has been passionately spent in various creative sales environments, delivering exceptional solutions for clients. As a result, Laura brings a unique angle to the real estate industry.  Whether it is Laura's eye for design when helping decide the perfect space, or helping a seller stage their home to get top dollar – Laura won't settle for anything but perfection.  Laura has a great understanding of market trends, and prides herself on superior organizational skills and attention to detail.

Born and raised in Buffalo Grove, IL, Laura is thrilled to have settled back in her hometown to raise her family after many years working in NYC and Chicago. As a residential broker in this area, Laura is an active and connected community member with two boys in District 96 schools, and brings exceptional knowledge and local expertise to Buffalo Grove and the Northwest suburbs. 

Laura is delighted to join the Wexler Gault Group, representing the areas of Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, Lincolnshire, Deerfield and Vernon Hills. Whether you're looking for a family "forever" home or are ready to downsize to a townhouse or condo, Laura understands that buying or selling a home can be a life-changing experience. Her dynamic energy and unwavering empathy can be felt every step of the journey.


Steph Degodny
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Steph Degodny joins The Wexler Gault Group, one of Chicagoland's premier real estate teams, with an extensive skill-set and diverse community-based experience including home building sales, promotional sales, teaching, school board caucus participation and board membership of the non-profit, Camp for All Kids. Steph will provide the client centered, responsive service and creativity that has helped The Wexler Gault Group earn a ranking of the top one percent of brokers with sales exceeding $500 million.

Steph is a lifelong North Shore and Chicago resident. She was born and raised in Highland Park, lived in Chicago for twelve years, taught in the schools on the North Shore and is raising her three boys in Deerfield. With strong ties to the community, Steph has a deep knowledge of neighborhoods, schools, parks, beaches and other resources of the North Shore and Chicagoland area.

Steph is a tireless advocate for her clients and their properties. She is dedicated to listening to what her clients want today and helping them anticipate what they will need in the future because she understands that families and their goals are ever changing. Steph is committed to making sure her clients' home needs are her number one priority and that the transaction is positive - and fun!

Please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions you may have as Steph looks forward to making your real estate dreams a reality!


Cari Zweig-Driscoll
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Cari is a highly regarded residential and commercial real estate adviser who prides her business based on personal attention and market expertise. She stays ahead of the curve by keeping current with market trends, inventory, and technology.

Cari is a member of the National Association of Realtors and has been appointed to the National Finance and Policy Committee. In addition to real estate she is a Financial Advisor holding both insurance and securities licenses. Her background in business and banking enhance the experience for her clients and approach to analyzing each transaction.

Cari's extensive market knowledge, residential development, building analysis, and marketing strategies have launched a successful career and a strong referral network. Her dedication to the profession provides opportunity for the first time buyer to the investment funds. Her focus is on areas of her 20 year sales in Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Gold Coast, River North, Old Town, South Loop,Wicker Park, North Center, Bucktown, West Loop , and many areas of the North Shore.

Cari is a graduate of the University of Kansas Business School with a minor in Economics. She lives in Highland Park with her husband Timothy, a North shore and city builder,and two high school age boys Dylan and Daniel.

Cari brings both energy and integrity to both her real estate clients and her peers.