RE/MAX Names Northern Illinois Residential Top 20 for 2012: Barrington Broker Associate and Lake Bluff Team Capture Top Spots

Chicago, IL, March 17, 2013 --( The RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network recently honored its associates whose 2012 residential sales achievements earned them coveted spots in its year-end Residential Top 20.

Each year, the network gives special recognition to its Top 20 residential brokers and Top 20 residential teams, as well as its Top Three commercial brokers and teams.

John Morrison, a broker associate at RE/MAX of Barrington in Barrington, Ill., claimed the No. 1 ranking among residential associates for the first time. The No. 1 rank among residential teams went to Jane Lee of RE/MAX Top Performers, Lake Bluff, Ill. She won that honor for a remarkable ninth consecutive year. A team involves the combined efforts of two or more licensed brokers. Here are the Top 20 RE/MAX Northern Illinois residential teams and agents for 2012:

Top 20 Teams
1. Jane Lee, RE/MAX Top Performers, Lake Bluff;
2. Matt Kombrink, RE/MAX Great American North, St. Charles/Wasco, Ill.;
3. Leslie McDonnell, RE/MAX Suburban, Libertyville, Ill.;
4. Marco Amidei, RE/MAX Suburban, Libertyville;
5. Andee Hausman, RE/MAX Experts, Buffalo Grove, Ill.;
6. Bernie Cobb, Jr., RE/MAX of Naperville, Naperville, Ill.;
7. Lance Kammes, RE/MAX Suburban, Wheaton, Ill.;
8. Cindy Banks, RE/MAX Cornerstone, West Chicago, Ill.;
9. Alex Rullo, RE/MAX Great American North, St. Charles/Wasco;
10. Susan Coveny, RE/MAX Prestige, Long Grove, Ill.;
11. Tim Binning, RE/MAX All Pro, Bloomingdale, Ill.;
12. Kat Becker, RE/MAX Advantage Realty, Antioch, Ill.;
13. Linda O’Donnell, RE/MAX Signature, Chicago;
14. Rosemary West, RE/MAX Professionals Select, Naperville;
15. Paul Wells, RE/MAX of Barrington, Barrington, Ill.;
16. Robert Wisdom, RE/MAX Horizon, Elgin, Ill.;
17. Wayne Reuter, RE/MAX Excels, Geneva, Ill.;
18. Alexander Pagonis, RE/MAX Professionals Select, Naperville;
19. Thomas Domasik, RE/MAX 10, Palos Park, Ill.;
20. Jeff Jordan, RE/MAX Excels, Geneva.

Top 20 Brokers
1. John Morrison, RE/MAX of Barrington, Barrington;
2. Kristi Gunther, RE/MAX Exclusive Properties, Chicago;
3. Steve Malik, RE/MAX Professionals Select, Naperville;
4. Robert Padron, RE/MAX Cityview, Chicago;
5. Marlene Granacki, RE/MAX Exclusive Properties, Chicago;
6. Sarah Leonard, RE/MAX Suburban, Schaumburg, Ill.;
7. Mimi Burke, RE/MAX of Barrington, Barrington;
8. Sharon Gidley, RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest, Algonquin, Ill.;
9. Jill Clark, RE/MAX Professionals Select, Naperville;
10. Edward Lukasik, Jr., RE/MAX Professionals, Bolingbrook, Ill.;
11. Larry Leibovitz, RE/MAX Experts, Buffalo Grove;
12. Sharon Falco, RE/MAX Central, Roselle, Ill.;
13. Christine Lee, RE/MAX Showcase, Long Grove;
14. Hasani Steele, RE/MAX Premier Properties, Chicago;
15. Daniel McGovern, RE/MAX Properties Northwest, Park Ridge, Ill.;
16. David Cobb, RE/MAX All Properties, New Lenox, Ill.;
17. Linda Price, RE/MAX of Naperville, Naperville;
18. Bert Gor, RE/MAX Professionals Select, Naperville;
19. Sue Hedlund, RE/MAX Suburban, Wheaton;
20. Anna Klarck, RE/MAX Showcase, Long Grove.

RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,000 sales associates and 100 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of residential and commercial brokerage services. Its and websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate franchise brands. Its mobile search,, allows users to conduct real estate searches on any mobile device with Internet access. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with 89,000 sales associates in 90+ nations. The RE/MAX organization has been recognized for numerous industry honors for excellence, and its Associates continue to lead the industry in professional designations, experience and production. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX. RE/MAX is also the official real estate partner of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the national sponsor of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
RE/MAX Northern Illinois
Laura Ortoleva