More About Me
Business Philosophy

"By having a personal and vested interest in Oak Brook and Chicago's western suburbs for the past 29 years, I strive to be an expert in our market. My goals are to protect the value in both your home and mine and to make the buying and selling experience a smooth process." ~ Karen Giandonato

Karen is a trusted professional with over 30 years of sales and marketing experience. Her real estate business is focused on always looking out for her client's best interests by providing them with the information they need to make good decisions. Her deep sense of empathy makes each of her client's feel like they are her only client. Karen's enthusiasm, communication skills, perseverance and knowledge of Oak Brook and Chicago's western suburbs have led to her success helping her clients buy the perfect home or sell their home for top dollar.

Areas of Expertise
  • Oak Brook and Chicago's western suburbs specialist
  • Specializing in luxury market, downsizers and first-time buyers
  • Personalized service with support through closing and beyond
  • Innovative and creative marketing
  • Skilled negotiator
Education, Credentials and Memberships
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker-Since 2004-20 Years Experience
  • Certified Global Luxury Specialist
  • Certified Negotiation Specialist
  • Member of National and Illinois Association of Realtors
  • Member of Mainstreet Organization of Realtors
  • B.B. Marketing and Management ,Western Illinois University, Macomb,IL
  • Oak Brook Women's Club Vice President of Activities
  • Oak Brook Residential Enhancement Committee member
Awards
  • Coldwell Banker International Sterling Award 2017
  • Five Star Professional Award 2014-2018
  • Multi-Million Dollar Producer
Personal Backround and Communities Served

Karen Giandonato is a longtime resident of the Chicago suburbs and Oak Brook where she raised her family. She enjoys luncheons and activities with The Oak Brook Women's Club and decorating her home for the Christmas season with her family including her husband, two daughters and four grandchildren.

Karen specializes in the communities of Oak Brook, Elmhurst, Westchester, Downers Grove, Darien, Hinsdale, Willowbrook, Westmont, Lombard and the western suburbs of Chicago.

Languages

English