About RE/MAX Northern Illinois


RE/MAX Northern Illinois has been the leader in Chicagoland residential real estate since 1989. It is a network of 105 individually owned and operated, full-service real estate offices, with 2,250 Sales Associates that provide residential, commercial, referral and relocation real estate services.

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REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 2205 Point Boulevard, Suite 100
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 428-4200
GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES:  RE/MAX Northern Illinois is a region that encompasses approximately the northern one-third of the state of Illinois.  The northern border reaches to Wisconsin, the eastern border to Indiana, the western border to Iowa and the southern border includes all  counties that touch Interstate 80.
FOUNDED: The RE/MAX Northern Illinois region was founded in 1977.  It was one of the first regions in the RE/MAX organization.
OWNERS: The RE/MAX Northern Illinois Region is owned by Roaring Fork Capital Partners of Denver, Colorado.
MEDIA CONTACT: Stephen Johnson, (847) 428-4200 Email: stephenjohnson@remax.net
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS: The RE/MAX franchise network, is a global system of  6,751 independently owned and operated offices with 100,000 member Sales Associates in nearly 100 countries. These Associates lead the industry in professional designations, experience and production.
The RE/MAX Northern Illinois Network of Independently Owned and Operated Offices grew from 20 Sales Associates in 1977, to 2,250 in 2015. It was the first RE/MAX Region in the United States to have more than 1,000 agents. Currently, it is one of the largest RE/MAX Regions by population in the United States, even though it is one of the smallest geographically.
TERRITORIAL GROWTH: The continued success of RE/MAX Northern Illinois during the past 30 years can be attributed to the company's aggressive expansion and the professional caliber of the agents it attracts.
RE/MAX offices in the Northern Illinois Region have led the Chicago Metropolitan area real estate market each year since 1989. In 2014, the network closed more than 37,000 transactions. The Northern Illinois Region is part of the RE/MAX, LLC, network, which operates on six continents and in nearly 100 countries.
RECOGNITION: The RE/MAX organization has been recognized for numerous industry honors for excellence.  To see what they are, click here.
EDUCATION: RE/MAX Associates have a much higher percentage of professional designations than the industry average. RE/MAX Affiliates hold the majority of the real estate industry’s CDPE (Certified Distressed Properties Expert), CRP (Certified Relocation Professionals), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative), SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist), and LTG (Leadership Training Graduate)professional designations and certifications. RE/MAX Northern Illinois offers its own educational programs designed to keep its Affiliates informed of the latest laws, sales and listing techniques, and industry trends through a variety of avenues including RE/MAX University, which offers online and on demand learning, seminars and conventions.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: RE/MAX is the exclusive real estate sponsor of  Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) and one of its largest corporate sponsors. All funds donated by RE/MAX Northern Illinois Sales Associates benefit Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital.  In 2014, RE/MAX Northern Illinois Affiliates donated $150,000 to Lurie Children's Hospital.  To date, RE/MAX Northern Illinois Affiliates have donated more than $2.7 million to the hospital.  On the 20th floor of Lurie Children's, the family kitchen is named in honor of RE/MAX Northern Illinois.