Bio

About Keith

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Exceptional results, world-class service, and 24/7 availability are hallmarks of Keith Wilkey’s listing and buyer representation in Chicago’s high-end residential real estate market. Keith ranks among the Top 11 listing brokers in the entire City of Chicago for highest priced single family home sales. Clients describe Keith as immensely knowledgeable, honest and trustworthy, highly professional, a pleasure to work with, and always willing to go the extra mile.

Concentrating on sales of single family homes, townhomes/condos, high rises and new construction, Keith attributes his numerous industry awards and accolades to a focus on client collaboration and the pursuit of smooth and flawless execution for both buyers and sellers. The numerous compliments and referrals Keith receives from his clients speak to his passion for excellence.

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With over 15 years of award-winning residential real estate experience, Keith has successfully negotiated hundreds of deals across an incredibly wide spectrum of market conditions and situations, and whether the price point is $400,000 or $4,000,000+, buyers and sellers can trust that Keith will secure the best price on their behalf in the shortest amount of time.

Keith employs the latest technology and the most effective marketing techniques to ensure his clients’ listings get maximum exposure with the right target buyers: locally, nationally and internationally. Keith creates a customized Go-to-Market plan for every listing, and his recommendations are fact-based and backed by thorough market analysis. Keith simplifies the intricate real estate process and guides clients through every milestone including all needed referrals for attorneys, inspectors, lenders and more.

Keith has an outstanding design sense and knows exactly what pre-market improvements a property needs to deliver the maximum return on investment for selling.  His vetted list of industry contacts and suppliers is available to clients both for listing updates and post-purchase renovations.

Prior to his work in real estate, Keith was a Fortune 100 marketing executive running brands with $300+ million in annual sales.  Additionally, he has owned numerous real estate companies that have generated above market returns thru the redevelopment of luxury residential properties in Lincoln Park and Lakeview.

Keith resides in Lincoln Park with his wife and three children, and his commitment to living and raising their children in the city keeps him highly attuned to the many important lifestyle and educational considerations that drive real estate decision-making for his clients.

Keith received a B.A. in English and Psychology from The University of Michigan, and an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from The Ohio State University. 


Awards:

-    TOP PRODUCER 2011 thru 2020, Chicago Association of Realtors

-    Hall of Fame - BHHS Chicago - 2016 Inductee

-    Chairman’s Circle GOLD - Top 2% National BHHS Network: 2013 to 2020

-    LEGEND’S Award - BHHS Chicago

-    Chicago’s Most Influential Residential Real Estate Brokers, 2018

-    Crain’s Custom Media

 
Source: Top 11 Highest Priced SFH Listing Broker - MRED CAR North & South 1/1/19 to 12/31/20


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