Metro Chicago Real Estate Brokers Who Recently Marked Their 25th Anniversary with RE/MAX Are Welcomed Into the Pioneer Club

Chicago, IL, April 25, 2015 --( RE/MAX recently presented a select group of brokers in its northern Illinois real estate network with its Pioneer Club Award, which recognizes those affiliates who have reached their 25th anniversary with RE/MAX.

Real estate professionals often work for a variety of companies over the course of their career. Twenty-five years spent with one organization represents a significant commitment and indicates continued satisfaction with the professional environment.

Those receiving the Pioneer Club Award are from the Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Lake, McHenry and Will.

Cook County
Carol Harczak, broker/owner, RE/MAX All Stars, Niles;
Tom Adams and Shirley Rudofski, RE/MAX Synergy, Flossmoor;
Anthony Bellino, RE/MAX of Barrington, Barrington;
Judy Block and Ron Block, RE/MAX City, Chicago;
Paul Booth, RE/MAX 10, Palos Park;
Tiffany Glass and Nancy Hammock, RE/MAX Properties, Western Springs;
Carol Grawe, RE/MAX Suburban, Mt. Prospect;
Cyndy Hass, RE/MAX Suburban, Arlington Heights;
Linda Minarik and Lyn Sims, RE/MAX Suburban, Schaumburg;
Richard Ostergren, RE/MAX 10, Oak Lawn;
Dan Ostberg, RE/MAX Destiny, Elk Grove Village.

DuPage County
Sarah Diana, RE/MAX Professionals Select, Naperville;
Fred Haines and Doreen Million, RE/MAX of Naperville, Naperville;
Frank Kresz and Janet Pagano, RE/MAX Action, Lisle;
Ken D’Alessandro and Noreen Plaga, RE/MAX Central, Roselle;
Mike Dybas and Joan Ruud, RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest, Bartlett;
Edward Lukasik, Sr., RE/MAX Professionals, Burr Ridge.

Lake County
Jay Blessent, broker/owner, RE/MAX Experts, Buffalo Grove.

McHenry County
Mary Opfer, RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest, Crystal Lake.

Will County
Kathy Blessent and Tom Hooks, RE/MAX Realty of Joliet, Joliet;
Harold Parsley, RE/MAX Ultimate Professionals, Shorewood.

Pioneer Club inductees were honored at the 38th Annual RE/MAX Northern Illinois Awards Ceremony on Feb. 20.

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 2,200+ sales associates and 105 independently owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of residential and commercial brokerage services. Its mobile real estate app, available for download at, provides comprehensive information about residential and commercial property for sale in the region. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX, a global real estate organization with 100,000+ sales associates in 90+ nations.
RE/MAX Northern Illinois
Jim Merrion