Genuine Real Estate is the exclusive representative for Leverage Global Partners in Chicago, IL - including, Bucktown, Wicker Park, Noble Square, West Town, River North, Gold Coast, Magnificent Mile, Streeterville, & The Loop.
Genuine Real Estate is a boutique residential consulting firm serving clients in downtown Chicago and their 2nd home needs in other areas. Our goal is to exceed the expectations that our clients have of traditional realtors.
We know that renting, purchasing, or investing in a home is a big decision. In order to advise our clients, we take an individualized approach and get to know them on a personal level. Understanding the subtle nuances of their daily lives, we consult and negotiate successfully on behalf of our clients.
Genuine Real Estate utilizes a true servant mentality that combines the power of personal connection with the most up to date marketing and transaction technology. Our business continues to grow due in large part to satisfied clients that refer their friends, family, and coworkers with confidence.
We take our work a step further, making the issues of our community our business. As such, 10% of commission received on each transaction goes to our charitable partners, whom we affectionately call Hearts, Homes, and H2O: Lurie Children’s Cardiac Care Unit, Giveback Homes, and Waves for Water, respectively.
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Genuine is led by Patrick Ryan, an award-winning residential real estate professional in Chicago. Since his licensure in 2004, Patrick has dedicated himself to the needs of clients and the surrounding community. His Genuine perspective has appeared in many highly regarded publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, The Real Deal, Crain’s Business, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Agent Magazine, CS Magazine, and HGTV Frontdoor.
Prior to his career in real estate, Patrick honed his presentation, negotiation, and relationship building skills in the transportation, pharmaceutical, design, and technology fields. Patrick had his start in real estate as Broker #109 for @properties, which is now one of Chicago’s largest independent real estate firms with over 3,000 brokers. He served as a developer sales representative for condo conversion and new construction projects, which ranged from 3 flats to over 300+ high rise developments throughout the downtown area.
With the market correction in 2010, he transitioned his large portfolio marketing knowledge to individual buyers and sellers. Patrick was then recruited to Related Realty, the boutique Chicago brokerage division of Related Companies. In 2016, he was chosen to be the Senior Vice President and Managing Broker of Related Midwest Sales, responsible for leading the division’s reorganization.