Kenneth Gilkes Jr. is one of the brightest young stars in Chicago real estate. Kenneth has been involved in the industry for over 15 years. Kenneth's focus is on serving real estate needs in Cook County, and, but not limited to, surrounding Chicagoland areas.
Kenneth is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Illinois Association of Realtors, and the Chicago Association of Realtors and is in the process of achieving his Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) certification for exceptional buyer brokerage. He also currently holds a designation as a Short Sales Foreclosure Resource Specialist (SFR).
Kenneth's particular strengths are working with first-time buyers and relocating families, selling large luxury homes and marketing small to medium sized condominium developments. His attention to detail and tireless work ethic ensure his clients will receive the highest level of professionalism, while serving their real estate needs. Kenneth has built his business through referrals from past clients due to his high level of knowledge, timely feedback, marketing talents, understanding, professionalism and enthusiasm.
Kenneth Gilkes Jr. is quickly establishing himself as one of the top REALTORS® in Chicago and a leader in the residential/commercial brokerage community. Working from Coldwell Banker's Hyde Park office, Kenneth has extensive leadership training, provides consultation, and workshops on a variety of topics related to real estate.
Kenneth came to Chicago in 2006 to earn a Master's degree in Public Administration from University of Illinois. Before turning his attention to the real estate field, he worked in intergovernmental affairs for Chicago Public Schools, and most recently as a Congressional staffer with the U.S. House of Representatives. Currently Kenneth lives in the Hyde Park/Kenwood area, he is an active consultant to several condominium associations and is involved with multiple local charity and civic organizations. He comes from an established real estate family that has been active in real estate investment, management, development and sales for more than 20 years.
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• ABR - Accredited Buyer Representative
• SFR - Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource