As office manager, Christie maintains the day to day team operations to ensure that things are running smoothly from all angles. She manages the marketing, oversees agents and staff, and works to keep the business running the best way possible.
Christie graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in Elementary Education and quickly started a teaching career with middle school English and Social Studies. Once she started her family and had done some part-time organizational work for Sarah, the real estate industry position quickly became a perfect fit. Starting with Sarah as an individual agent, Christie helped coordinate her transaction with follow up, feedback, and organization of each file. As the team grew, she eventually transitioned to the management ... Read More
Listing CoordinatorsYour Listing Coordinator will assist you with the listing process with our Team! From scheduling appointments, assisting with paperwork, and constantly monitoring our current listings to update our clients, they are always available to help! These coordinators’ attention to detail and organizational skills help ensure that our Team will keep your listing process moving smoothly!
When she is not at work, Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband Bill, their kids: Abigail and son-in-law Aaron, Jake, An... Read More
Melissa (Mel) graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Marketing Communications and an emphasis in Creative Sports Marketing. After completing internships at a local radio station and NFL & NBA sports agency in Chicago, Mel worked as a Ticket Representative for the Chicago Bulls. Later, she accepted a position as Stadium Experience Coordinator for the Chicago Bears where she worked for five years, and spent two years with an event services provider in Chicago. Mel is most comfortable while managing guest experiences from start to finish and paying special attention to client needs. Mel was looking for an opportunity to get more involved in the northwest suburbs where she grew up and was drawn to the fast-paced real estate industry. She enjoys getting to know clients ... Read More
Transaction CoordinatorsFrom the time you sign a contract, whether it be a listing or sales, your Transaction Coordinator will help assist you every step of the way. She will be in constant communication with home inspectors, lenders, attorneys, and other agents to ensure that everything runs smoothly from start to finish.
Alex’s past experience as a hotel front desk manager lends itself perfectly to her role of transaction coordinator for the busy Sarah Leonard Team. She has the skills needed to juggle multiple clients while tending to the needs of each individual one. Sellers will feel her organizational skills, as well as her personal touch along the way. She communicates well with all parties involved: buyers agents, attorneys, appraisers, and inspectors, much like running a hotel staff to keep things moving efficiently. Alex has always been drawn to the hospitality field, and helping clients enjoy their experience with our team is her core goal.You can count on Alex to oversee the sale of your home from listing to closing with a personal touch of kindness and caring.
In her personal time, h... Read More