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Armando Chacon

Team Leader | Realtor®

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A lifelong Chicagoan, Armando received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Real Estate has been one of his passions for the last 12 years. Prior to joining Century 21 S.G.R., Armando was the director of finance at Jones Lang LaSalle, an international commercial real estate firm. He managed a 70 property, 3,500,000 square feet real estate portfolio for ComEd in addition to providing due diligence, process improvement, and benchmarking analysis for Mcdonald's, Harris Bank, Citibank, Hewitt Associates, and others. He joined Aspire Properties to become its Chief Financial Officer before joining Century 21 S.G.R., Inc. Looking for a more personal connection to real estate, he joined Century 21 S.G.R. in 2004 to pursue residential sales where he has had consistent year over year growth in sales volume. He has been recognized by the Chicago Association of Realtors® as a top producer for the last 5 years. He has been one of Century 21 SGR’s top agents for the last 5 years before earning top selling agent in 2009. He has earned Century 21’s Quality Service Award several years running which is based on client surveys. Most recently, he was honored by Century 21 with its Masters Ruby and Centurian Award is given for outstanding sales volume. The Chicago Association of Realtors® once again awarded him with their "Top Producer" award in 2012 and is recognized as being in the top 1% of all agents in Chicago. Effective June 1, 2013, Armando is now Principal and Managing Partner of Century 21 S.G.R.'s West Loop office.

Armando brings his complex business background, analytical skills, passion, and positive energy to his clients. His love for the city and urban living is evident in his knowledge of emerging neighborhoods and their attributes. As he has said “I love this town and truly appreciate the character of each neighborhood. I also make as many aware that Chicago has a lot to offer in making life more enjoyable.” Armando’s work ethic and ability to properly ascertain market value can’t be understated. He combines his financial expertise with proven marketing strategies to get the best results for all his buying and selling clients. He is results-driven, forward-thinking, and always has solutions for every situation. He sees obstacles as an opportunity to demonstrate his value and always has his client's best interests come first. His problem-solving and analytical skills gained in his career are evident during each phase of buying and selling a home, including marketing the property effectively, matching the right property with the right buyer, negotiating the contract, and ensuring an efficient, hassle-free close. He attributes his success to high ethical principles, having a plan, and a willingness to constantly make adjustments along the way.

Armando is deeply rooted in his community and feels an obligation to give back. He is on the board of Near West Neighbors, West Central Association, and the Mary Bartelme Park Advisory Council. He is also Mary Bartelme Park Advisory Council’s fundraising committee chairman. Most recently, Armando was appointed to the Skinner Elementary Local School Council as a community representative. He is the controller of Operation Homelink, a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing free computers to the families of our soldiers serving around the world. He is a proud member of the West Loop Community Organization and has been President of other condominium associations and is the current president of the 100 S. Sangamon Condominium Association.
 
Armando proudly lives in the west loop with his wife Bridgette, daughter Isabella, and sons Isaac and Vincent. In addition to his family, Armando’s other interests are baseball, jazz/blues, traveling, and beach volleyball. When not working, you’ll catch him around town at restaurants and North Avenue Beach.

If you’re looking for a full-service, highly skilled, and results-driven Realtor® with a positive attitude, look no further and give Armando a call!

OUR TEAM

Armando Chacon

License #47515339

Team Leader | Realtor®

Sophia Bechina

License #890506

Marketing Coordinator

Marisa Buchheit

Realtor®

George Mueller

Real Estate Agent

Colin Egglesfield

Real Estate Agent

Carl Johnson

Real Estate Broker

Bridgette

Operations and Administration Coordinator

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
It was a pleasure working with Armando and his team. He was prompt and professional throughout the whole process. We got the results we wanted quickly and stress free. Highly recommended.

— David B.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
We had a wonderful experience working with Armando. He was very professional and made the process seamless for us. Not to mention he found us our dream spot! I highly recommend him.

— Casey T.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
We were fortunate to have listed our home with the Armando Chacon Group. We were impressed by Armando, his team and especially Sophia who was very helpful. Armando’s detail in getting the home staged along with his marketing plan that included great photography caught the eye of Chicago Magazine which featured our property which generated welcome buzz. Our home was listed, sold and closed at a very fair...

— Larry D.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Armando is the consummate professional. Excellent photography for the listing. Kept me informed on showings and feedback. Excellent follow up after showings. Brought an acceptable offer in less than a week. Speedy process from offer to close. I would use his services again anytime I’m looking to buy or sell in the area.

— Tom M.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Armando's experience and professionalism turned a very challenging home sale into a pleasant experience. He's great to work with and I would recommend him for your (new) home!

— Rob G.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Armando did a great job selling our condo. He did a great job with photos and video. He took the time to walk through our unit and see all the value to it, which helped in sales process.

— Vicky S.

Work With Me

At the The Armando Chacon Group, “Local expertise, boutique service, great results, every time” is more than a slogan, it is a commitment and a promise. It is what we strive to achieve with every client we serve. When working with us, you should expect the highest level of service.

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