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Kate O’Neill has been promoted to vice president, sales manager for Baird & Warner's North Center office in Chicago

Baird & Warner Names Sales Manager for North Center Office

Baird & Warner has promoted Kate O’Neill to VP, sales manager of its North Center office in Chicago. O’Neill joined Baird & Warner in 2020 as a broker associate at the firm’s Lincoln Park office, where she excelled in training and mentoring fellow agents. 

“Kate’s rapid professional trajectory from homeowner to landlord to broker to manager is a testament to her wealth of experience, passion for the industry, work ethic and leadership,” said Laura Ellis, president of residential sales and EVP of Baird & Warner.  

She continued, “As an agent, Kate utilized her relationship-building skills and passion for educating her clients to successfully navigate the housing market. Now, she uses those same skills to train and support both new and experienced agents.” 


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