Sarah Leonard


SLT_0001_IMG_6498_0000_SLT_0010_IMG_6509As a lifelong resident of the Chicagoland Suburbs, Sarah Leonard possesses an impeccable knowledge of the local market, its diverse neighborhoods, and everything in-between. Having been in the real estate business for over ten years and bringing a background as a loan processor to the table, Sarah’s expertise makes her the Realtor of choice to handle all your real estate needs.

As your personal Realtor, you can be certain that Sarah will work hard to meet and exceed your expectations while keeping your best interests at heart. Throughout the years working with RE/MAX, Sarah has successfully navigated through a variety of real estate markets and is very proud to say that her team has managed to stay strong by listing and selling over 415 homes in the past 12 months!

Sarah believes that in order to have a successful home buying or selling experience, it’s important for her to build a strong rapport with her clients. She believes the foundation of a successful relationship starts with exceptional client service. Sarah prides herself in being readily available 24/7 to accommodate her clients schedules, questions, and inquiries. Contact Sarah Leonard today and receive the confidence and guidance you need to make your next real estate move a successful one.

Sarah’s Accomplishments
Ranked #2 RE/MAX Realtor in Illinois, Closed over 415 Homes in the Past 12 Months! Featured on the cover of the nationwide edition of Top Agent magazine, Featured Cover Story in Chicago Agent Magazine, Inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Recipient of Chairman’s Club, Executive Club, 100% Club, Five Star Agent Award through Chicago Magazine, and featured in the February 2016 Professional Women in Real Estate edition in the Daily Herald!
Contact Information                224-239-3966

Carie Cox


 SLT_0001_IMG_6498_0004_SLT_0005_IMG_6471Carie’s passion for helping others inspired her to pursue a full time career in real estate. As a Northwest Burbs native she started her career ten years ago with a nationwide home builder. In 2010 she earned her associate appraiser’s license which is so helpful for her sellers when pricing their home right, or knowing the right price to offer as a buyer. She also studied home staging and earned her ASP designation in 2011. Honesty and integrity are so important when searching for a broker you can trust with one of your biggest assets, and Carie prides herself on treating each client as a family member. Many of her past clients have become close friends.

Carie is wired to work and loves what she does. When she has free time she enjoys reading, writing, relaxing at a local spa, or attending church services with her family.

Contact Information                847-561-5508

Laura Parker

Realtor® — Buyer’s Agent


With Laura’s primary focus as a buyer’s agent, Laura takes pride in her knowledge of the various communities and all they have to offer.  Her attention to detail, strong work ethic, availability and prompt follow-up with clients is what Laura’s clients appreciate most!

In addition to being a lifelong resident of the Chicagoland area, Laura has a strong background in property management, a valuable perspective when dealing with all types of real estate.

When Laura’s not working, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling with her husband, reading and decorating.

Contact Information                847-514-2443

June Kim

Realtor® — Buyer’s Agent

SLT_0001_IMG_6498_0009_juneJune primarily works with buyers to help them achieve their dream of purchasing a home.  She has great attention to detail and will help you every step of the way making purchasing a home fun and enjoyable as it should be. June is always available at any time and prides herself in that. She also has extensive knowledge of the market, being a life long resident of the Northwest Suburbs.  With June’s expertise and guidance, she is confident she will make your home buying process a great experience.

In her off time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and enjoying a glass of wine, of course.

Contact Information                224-522-1106

Tammy Hufford

Realtor® — Buyer’s Agent


Growing up in the Northwest Suburbs, Tammy always had an interest in the real estate market. For over seven years, Tammy has successfully helped many buyers purchase their first homes in the Chicagoland area. She is passionate about finding the best options for her clients, always with their best interest as the top priority. She ensures that they are guided and educated throughout the home buying/selling process, so that they feel confident in their choices.

A very strong referral base, from both previous and current clients, is a true testament to her clients’ satisfaction and trust.  Tammy has had the pleasure of working with many extended families, and enjoys getting to meet and work with siblings, children and parents of clients year after year.

When Tammy is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter checking out local concerts and volunteering. She also enjoys bicycling and listening to her daughter’s choir and piano performances.

Contact Information                815-540-7671

Kelly Vanderbilt

Realtor® — Buyer’s Agent

Kelly was raised in the city, and moved to the NW suburbs with her husband in 2008. Her love of all things real estate began nearly 15 years ago, working at the Assessor’s Office, helping homeowners with their property taxes and exemptions.

Her ability to negotiate and love of helping others makes a great fit for buyers and sellers, as she has extensive experience with both! Kelly’s past clients have noted her tenacity to get the deal done, and her genuine love for what she does shows up at every single deal! She has remained great friends with many past clients. 

When Kelly isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her husband Mike, her son Cole, and her pit-bull Mama Bear. She is also a wine collector and CrossFit enthusiast!

Contact Information                773-671-5777

Tori Valenza

Realtor® — Buyer’s Agent

SLT_0001_IMG_6498_0008_SLT_0000_IMG_6507Job Description: As a Buyers Agent, Tori prides herself in assisting her clients in finding exactly what they are looking for and making the experience enjoyable while doing so! Her strong work ethic, availability, follow through, and compassion are what helps make it a smooth process from first meet to closing.

In addition to being a lifelong resident in the Chicagoland Suburbs, Tori joined our team with an extensive background in New Home Construction. This gives her a versatile view of the market and ability to assist with any home buying process.

About Me: When Tori is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends whether out for dinner and cocktails or entertaining at home. She is happiest having an active lifestyle and being surrounded by people. Tori takes advantage of any extra downtime by taking on new Pinterest projects, recipes, or being with her dog Rocky.

Contact Information                630.723.9443


Christie Nyquist

Office Manager

SLT_0001_IMG_6498_0008_SLT_0000_IMG_6507Job Description: Christie maintains the day to day team operations to ensure that things are running smoothly from all angles. She manages the marketing, oversees the staff and agents, and works to keep things organized at the office.

About Me: When Christie is not working, she is spending time with her husband and two sons. She enjoys baking, decorating, and travel.

Contact Information                224-828-2662


Listing Coordinators:

Your 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!

Kristen Morrow

About Me: When she is not at work Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband Bill, their kids: Abigail and son in law Aaron, Jake and Angie, and beloved poodle Rocket!

Contact Information                224-239-9745

Desiree Corral

About Me: Desiree enjoys spending time with my nephew, Ethan, and exploring new places together. She also likes going out to dinner with her friends.

Contact Information                331-422-6124

Transaction Coordinators:

From 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.

Chantal Peppler

About Me: When she isn’t at work, Chantal loves spending time with her daughters, Aubrielle and Amaya. She also enjoys crafting and watching football (Go Packers!) in her free time.

Contact Information                224-239-4554

Kelsey Ebarb

About Me: When Kelsey isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, Crossfit, being on the water, and spending time with her dogs, Rajh and Sunny.

Contact Information                224-239-4181

Alexandria Azam

About Me: Alexandria is a freelance makeup artist, a foodie, and enjoys trying new restaurants! She also loves to spend time with her chihuahua, Cooper.

Contact Information                224-339-0577

SJ Briick

Inside Sales Associate

Job Description: As the team’s Inside Sales Associate, Jamie focuses on connecting our buyers with an agent on our team!  Scheduling showings with the buyer’s agents on our team, setting up clients’  online home searches, or checking in on a regular basis to make sure the agents are locating the perfect property for our clients!

About Me: Jamie is truly a people person and loves being able to connect with so many clients. When she is not working, she is spending time with her friends and family. Jamie is also an avid reader and huge movie-buff.

Contact Information                224-828-9466

Laura Villars

Inside Sales Associate

Job Description: As one of the team’s Inside Sales Associate, Laura’s passion for working with people allows her to assist our clients in making their home search as easy as possible. She works with clients, old and new to make sure they are receiving everything they need during the process. In addition, she makes sure they receive detailed information to assist them in finding the home they love by setting up clients’ online home searches, answering their calls or checking in with them on a regular basis to make sure all of their questions are answered and the agents are locating the perfect property for our clients!

About Me: In her spare time, Laura enjoys gardening and spending time with her family, including her 4 grandchildren!!

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Lindsay Schroer

Office Assistant

Job Description: Lindsay is our part-time assistant in the office who helps with everything from answering phones, filing, mailings, and other clerical work.

About Me: Lindsay is a full time college student working towards a business major. When she’s not working or studying, she loves working out, being outdoors, and volunteering at Anderson Animal Shelter!

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