About Sharon Gillman

Sharon GillmanSharon Gillman has been successfully selling real estate in Chicago for almost 30 years, and currently leads The Gillman Group. Joining Sharon at The Gillman Group is her daughter Marissa Gillman Schaefer, following 14 successful years in couture fashion and luxury retail. Together they form a powerhouse duo.

With multi-millions of dollars in transactions, Sharon’s broad knowledge and love of the city, her understanding of people and the current marketplace, consistently exceed her clients’ expectation. Her loyal network of clients has led to repeat business of multiple transactions over the span of 30 years. All of Sharon’s clients benefit from her dedication, perseverance, and her amazing attentiveness and skillful negotiating on their behalf. Her commitment to details is exceeded only by her accessibility, making each clients’ experience, no matter their price range, unique and pleasant.

Sharon has the ability to lead her buyers through the arduous design and building construction process. Her vast network of buyers and sellers have purchased or sold single family homes and townhomes in Lincoln Park, Gold Coast single family homes and luxury condominiums, condos in the South and West Loop, multi-unit investment properties, vintage co-ops in Lakeview, and homes in Andersonville, Wicker Park, West Town, Logan Square and Bucktown.

Sharon has raised her family in Chicago and is well acquainted with school options and extra-curricular activities, and offers immeasurable assistance to acclimate her buyers relocating to Chicago, as well as directing them to a sound investment. She has participated in a book group for over 25 years, loves to travel, and to explore Chicago’s foodie scene. View Profile on Baird&Warner.

About Marissa Gillman Schaefer

Marissa GillmanMarissa came to Baird & Warner’s Gold Coast office following 14 successful years in couture fashion and luxury retail management. She joins her mother, Sharon Gillman, who leads The Gillman Group.

Marissa offers a fresh perspective to the real estate arena. She brings a keen, discerning eye, an innate love of helping people, and the ability to match individuals to their desired surroundings with discretion. She tailors her service to each client’s needs, tirelessly delivering the extra effort that makes every transaction as worry-free as possible. Whether staging a home or outsourcing painters and plumbers, she truly goes the extra mile.

Sharon brings nearly 30 years of expertise in real estate sales and negotiations, and is consistently a top producer for Baird & Warner’s Gold Coast office. Marissa was selected (her first year in real estate) as Baird & Warner’s “ROOKIE OF THE YEAR” for her impressive sales accomplishments and also remains a top producer.  Together, Marissa and Sharon form a powerhouse duo.

Marissa’s great taste isn’t confined to real estate and fashion. When she isn’t selling, you will find her seeking out the city’s hidden interior design gems. She is also passionate about travel, volunteer work, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. You will often find her cooking and baking heart-healthy creations in her kitchen with her husband. View Profile on Baird&Warner.