Barbara Allen brings a wealth of management experience to her role as Elan's managing broker. She has previously held management positions in real estate and financial services and in the non-profit sector. Barbara has been active in the real estate market in Chicago since 2004. Prior to pursuing her passion for real estate, Barbara worked in a management capacity for several international development organizations, working closely with the State Department, USAID, and the Balkan Peace Team to foster democratic capacity and institution building abroad. Immediately after college, Barbara joined a large Chicago area financial services firm as a commodities trader, quickly rising through the ranks to become its Director of Operations. Originally from New York, Barbara has called Chicago home ever since she attended college at the University of Chicago.
As a broker, Barbara is a consummate real estate professional who will put her experience and knowledge to work in representing you. Not only is her knowledge of the Chicago area residential real estate market second to none, her commitment to her clients is unparalleled. Whether you are looking to rent, buy, or sell, Barbara will work with passion and integrity to help you meet your goals. Barbara is a Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE).