Chicago’s most accomplished brokers. Leslie’s comprehensive understanding of the Chicago metropolitan real estate market is in part due to her experience living in some of the city’s most exciting and vibrant neighborhoods including the Gold Coast, Lakeview, and currently, Lincoln Park, as well as the North Shore and her home town of Evanston.
As an @properties Top 100 Broker, Leslie helps sellers maximize sale prices and minimize market time, and helps buyers by being their strong advocate throughout the buying process. As an Accredited Home Stager, Leslie uses her keen eye for design to prepare homes for sale. Her one-of-a-kind marketing techniques make homes stand out. Leslie is also a skilled negotiator and her detailed follow-through provides a continuous level of service to her clients throughout every transaction. Leslie has extensive experience in client relocation services, and works closely with over 50 different relocation management companies to make client’s relocation experience smooth. With every client interaction, Leslie has a way of making her clients laugh and putting them at ease in all situations. Overall, Leslie’s dedication to her clients includes constant accessibility, careful listening, and a clear focus on her clients’ objectives and values.
Leslie has purchased and lived in homes in Chicago and the North Shore, with firsthand knowledge of the complete real estate “life-cycle”, including working with an array of client who are first time homeowners, to those that are seeking investment properties or are transitioning as empty nesters. Having completed several “gut” renovations of single family homes and investment properties, she understands the relationship between design choices and budget realities. In fact, Leslie renovated her own family’s Lincoln Park home from a nineteenth century 3-flat into a single-family home. Since then, her home was featured in Chicago Home, the Wall Street Journal, Playboy.com, a Sports Authority commercial, Claire's Boutique, and a Bring it Home TV Show. Her home is also featured in the design book Chicago Spaces: Inspiring Interiors.
Leslie currently lives in Lincoln Park with her husband and kids. When Leslie is not hard at work, you can find her with at least one of her four children and two dogs. Her two eldest sons live and work in Chicago while her other two children attend Francis W. Parker School. Leslie loves Chicago theatre, the Logan Square Farmer’s Market on Sunday mornings, Diversey Harbor, and walking on the 606 Trail.
Ali Erie’s extensive knowledge of the downtown Chicago and North Shore housing market, available properties, neighborhoods, and real estate activity provides clients with fast and informed advice every step of the way. Working with @Properties broker Leslie Glazier, who specializes in sales and leasing in Chicago’s most desirable neighborhoods, Ali works closely with both buyers and sellers to help find a home that fits their needs.
With over 10 years in sales and marketing, Ali transitioned into the real estate industry where her superior customer service skills and dedication to client’s satisfaction has been paramount to her continued success. Ali blends Leslie’s custom marketing approach with @Properties’ cutting-edge marketing tools to find the best homes for her buyers, while at the same time giving sellers a competitive advantage when selling their home. This is especially important for her relocation clients, who may be moving from out of town or from the suburbs to the city. Ali treats every real estate transaction as if it was her own, and constantly ensures her clients’ best interests remain safeguarded at all times.
Ali was born and raised on the North Shore of Chicago. A graduate of New Trier High School and the Metropolitan State University of Denver, she has been a resident of the Lincoln Park/Lakeview area for the last six years.
Ali is an Accredited Stager and has a keen eye for remodeling and interior design.
Ali Erie | Assistant to Leslie Glazier