Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775

Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775

Broker/Owner of Hunter's Fairway Sotheby's International Realty

Location
Greater Chicago Area
Industry
Real Estate

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Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Overview

Current
Past
  • Past Board of Directors of North Shore/Barrington Assn of Realtors at NSBAR
  • Broker Associate at Brush Hill Realtors, Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Broker Associate at Adams & Myers Realtors, Hinsdale, Illinois
Education
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Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Summary

Connie Antoniou began her career in real estate in 1985 after taking a real estate course on a whim! Since then, her professionalism and dynamic personality coupled with her sincere desire to help people has propelled her to the top echelon of elite real estate brokers in Chicagoland. In 2007 Connie became Broker/Owner of Hunter’s Fairway Sotheby’s International Realty in North Barrington. Connie’s continued success throughout the ups and downs of the current housing market are a reflection of the esteem of the Sotheby’s Brand and Connie’s own personal dedication and expertise. She opened up a second office in downtown Barrington's Cook Street Plaza in the spring of 2012. With an uncanny understanding of the local marketplace, Connie is the consummate deal-maker whether representing buyers or sellers. Connie is a licensed Broker in Wisconsin, where she represents sellers of hunting estates, lakefront front homes and other unique properties.

Connie specializes in unique properties; large estates, horse properties, historic homes and golf course communities. Her all-star team of elite real estate professionals utilizes the global reach of the Sotheby’s Brand Network through state-of-the-art digital marketing, world-wide exposure and innovative social media. She has earned the prestigious designations of CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert), CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), GRI (Graduate REALTOR Institute), SFR designation (Short Sale/Forclosure), and NAR’s Green Designation (by the Green Resource Council).

Connie Antoniou has all the credentials plus a unique understanding of the luxury consumer. She is a past director for the North Shore Barrington Association of Realtors, and currently serves on the Board of the Wynstone Golf Community Property Owners Association and the Board of Directors for the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC).

Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Experience

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

January 2013Present (1 year 9 months) Barrington, Illinois

The mission of the Chamber is "to serve, represent, and advocate for the greater Barrington Area business communities in ways that enhance the vibrancy of our business environment, our quality of life, and the future well-being of our unique communities". This is accomplished on behalf of the business community, particularly Chamber members, by providing direct services by representing members on matters that affect them, and by directing member resources toward community issues that are of importance.

Broker/Owner Licensed in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa!

Hunter's Fairway Sotheby's International Realty

Real Estate industry

June 2007Present (7 years 4 months) 2 locations! Cook Street Plaza in Barrington and North Barrington (Home Office)

Owner of a luxury real estate company specializing in upper tier buyers and sellers, with an emphasis on "unique" homes, horse properties, large estates, and golf course communities. My company offers a high level of service to all of our clients, irrespective of the price of the property!

However, in these challenging times, many of my agents and I have become a Certified Distressed Property Experts, as well as a Short Sale/Foreclosure Resource, helping buyer's who want top value for their dollar, as well as helping seller's navigate the tricky waters of wanting to sell/having to sell, or maybe even helping them STAY in their homes.

Also a Certified "GREEN" realtor, ready, willing and able to talk about geothermal heating and cooling, VOC's and more! Additional certifications include CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), and GRI (Graduate REALTOR Institute).

Past Board of Directors of North Shore/Barrington Assn of Realtors

NSBAR

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Real Estate industry

September 2009September 2011 (2 years 1 month) Northbrook, IL

Broker Associate

Brush Hill Realtors, Hinsdale, Illinois

August 1995May 2007 (11 years 10 months)

Specialized in working with the Chicago Blackhawks, finding them luxury rentals as well as luxury homes.

Broker Associate

Adams & Myers Realtors, Hinsdale, Illinois

June 1985September 1996 (11 years 4 months)

Learned how to develop relationships with upper bracket buyers and sellers.
Developed expertise in serving "difficult" clientele, for whom "I'm sorry" is rarely good enough!

Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Board Member

      Wynstone Property Owners Assn.
      April 2010 present (4 years 6 months)

      Helping to Market the Wynstone Community by increasing awareness of the fantastic resort style it offers!

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Animal Welfare
      • Education
      • Social Services

Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Projects

  • Serosun Lifestyle

    • April 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775, Josiah Thompson, Randall Thompson, Jackie Knoop, John Dewald, Jane Strickland, Sarina Gambino

    Serosun Farms is a sustainable community that blends peaceful, pastoral living with modern convenience. Centered around a working farm, it is a progressive rural oasis that provides refuge from the city without sacrificing its comforts. Residents will enjoy hundreds of acres of open space with restored prairie and woodlands while staying connected through the latest technology and being pampered by a wide range of amenities. Our team is working to build connections to Serosum Farms through a network of websites, social media outlets and a significant use of video, photography and words.

Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Organizations

  • Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce

Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Languages

  • Greek

Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Skills & Expertise

  1. Sellers
  2. Realty
  3. Buyer Representation
  4. Condos
  5. Single Family Homes
  6. Foreclosures
  7. Real Estate
  8. Residential
  9. Relocation

Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Education

University of Iowa

B.S., General Science

19791981

Had too much fun! Worked part time at Herteen & Stocker Jewelers in addition to school.

Iowa State University

Transferred to University of Iowa, Pre Vet

19771979

Entered as a Pre Vet student. Didn't know that you had to be smart to be a vet-I thought all you had to do was love animals!
Became a Tri Delt (delta, delta delta, can I help 'ya, help 'ya, help 'ya?!)

Activities and Societies: Delta Delta Delta Sorority

Connie Antoniou 847.508.7775's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

Golf, working out, movies with popcorn and Twizzlers of course!

Groups and Associations:

National Association of Realtors, Illinois Assn of Realtors, North Shore Board of Realtors (nominate as a board member for '09-'11), Wisconsin Association of Realtors, EWGA- Executive Women's Golf Association, Charter Member of the Barrington "Team Women" Chapter, Women's Council of Realtors-North Shore Chapter, Delta, Delta, Delta, Alumnae Member, YPO Spouse's Forum

Honors and Awards:

Director on the North Shore/Barrington Assn of Realtors 2009-2011
Director on the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce Board 2012-current
CDPE- Certified Distress Property Expert
CIPS- Certified International Property Specialist
GREEN- Certified by the National Assn of Realtors
CRS- Certified Residential Specialist
GRI- Graduate of the Realtor Institute
SFR- Short Sale/Foreclosure Resource
Broker Associate since 1986

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