Jim received his Real Estate license in 1993, his Brokers License in 1995 and his Managing Brokers License in 2011. In addition, both Jim and Kendra are Certified Staging Consultants (CSC).
Jim opened his own Brokerage in 1995 with his wife, who is also a Managing Broker and has her degree in Marketing from Northern Illinois University. His company has evolved over the years and now his wife, Kendra Lemar of Kendra Lemar Brokerage is doing outside marketing support for the company.
In this time frame Jim has closed over 1000 properties, and received numerous awards, including the Illinois State Presidential Award (for sales volume), Century 21 Centurion (sales volume), as well as the Century 21 Hall of Fame (receiving Centurion 10 years in a row), and Century 21’s Quality Service awards.
His main goal in real estate has been to communicate with his clients every step of the way and negotiate the best deal for all parties involved. He is on top of all deals from beginning to close, working with banks, attorneys, buyers, sellers, inspectors, and title companies. He is in the business to make closings happen and he’s always available. Contact them now at (630) 553-2121.
Prior to his entrance into real estate, Jim was active military for 3 years, including a deployment to Vietnam in 1968-69. He then served 3 years as a reservist. After that, he worked at AT&T for 23 years. Veterans always have discounts with Lemar Realty. From one veteran to another, thank you for your service!