John Zimmers has been involved in all aspects of real estate at a high level for decades, helping buyers, sellers and investors better purchase, manage, and sell property while saving them hundreds of thousands of dollars through intelligent, data-driven negotiations and operational expertise. John has personally overseen and managed marquee assets for clients including 450 units in two well-known Gold Coast highrises, 1800 apartments at 45 individual sites, as well as two of Chicago’s premier office/gallery buildings with over 325,000 square feet of space. John’s depth of real estate knowledge includes the prestigious CPM (Certified Property Manager) designation, the ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) designation, and the SFR (Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource) designation. Zimmers’ nealy 30 years as a licensed real estate agent give him the unique perspective of having advised clients through multiple real estate boom & bust cycles, giving them sage advice to overcome challenges & increase appreciation potential. John has been an investor in over a dozen properties over the past decade himself, giving consumers some of the most intimate knowledge of what makes a great investment whether for your own home or as a buy & hold/fix & flip additional asset in your portfolio. John is a 25 year resident of the Portage Park neighborhood and has a passion for the Northwest Side. He is involved in the Spread Love Chicago charity located in the Belmont Cragin area, and resides in a classic Chicago bungalow. John graduated from Elmhurst College with a degree in Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Business Administration after playing Division 1 Football at Washburn University & Harper Junior College. Fun Fact: John is also a former Junior Olympian in Judo, after having much success as a youth in the martial arts on the North Shore of Chicago. Let John’s lifelong drive for success and knowledge propel you towards your real estate goals and dreams!