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Awards

Good Neighbor Award Chicago Association of Realtors

  • 8100 Stony Island Ave May 2009
  • 1622 S. Hamlin Ave. May 2005
  • 4415-31 N. Milwaukee Ave. May 2003
  • 5917 S. Emerald Ave. May 2003
  • Top Neighborhood Producer - Volumes Sold in Chicago - Garfield Ridge Neighborhood 2015
  • 4635 W 63rd St, Chicago, IL- Fahim Lakhani and Paul Tsakiris 2016 - and Commerical Renovation recognition

Good Neighbor Award Honorable Mention

  • 1642 W. 79th St. May 2009

Gold Award Recipient (CAR)

  • Top Retail Leasing Award November 2008
  • Top Investment Sales Award November 2006

Silver Award Recipient (CAR)

  • Retail Leasing Award November 2011-2014

Outstanding Sales Achievement Award

  • Chicago Assoc of Realtors
    2003, 2002, 2001, 1999

Golden Eagle Award

  • Top commercial dollar value producer in South Shore November 2002
  • Top commercial unit producer in South Shore November 2002

Rookie of the Year, Nov. 2008

CoStar Group Power Broker Award

  • Top Retail Leasing  Broker 2011-2013

Awards Received by Team Members:

Paul Tsakiris – President

  • Successfully rehabbed and managed over 1,000 Apartment Units in Chicagoland
  • Five Time Good Neighbor Award recipient
  • Licensed General Contractor – Lakonia Construction, LLC
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – First Western Properties, Inc.
  • Gold Award Recipient in 2008 - Retail Leasing Tenant Representation
  • Gold Award Recipient in 2006 - Multi-Family Investment Sales Award (recognized 22 commercial sales netting $44 million in one year)
  • Chicago Association of Realtors; Commercial Forum Top Producer: Commercial Sales Volume 2011 - 2013
  • Chicago Association of Realtors; Commercial Forum Top Producer in Retail Leasing: Gold Square Footage  2011 - 2013
  • Chicago Association of Realtors; Commercial Forum Top Producer in Retail Leasing: Silver Lease Volume  2011 - 2014
  • Chicago Association of Realtors; Commercial Forum Top Producer in Retail Leasing: Silver Lease Square Footage  2011 - 2013
  • MBA – Thunderbird University
  • BA: Economics – Illinois State University
  • BS: Business – Illinois State University
  • Commercial Forum
  • Platinum Level Achiever for Retail sales Volume 2012
  • Platinum for Retail Rental Units 2014
  • Silver Level For Retail rental # of Transactions 2015
  • Gold for Multi Family 5+ # of Transactions 2016
  • Silver Level For Retail rental # of Transactions 2016
  • Platinum For Top Retail Investment Sales 2017
  • Platinum for Top Retail Leasing 2017
  • Silver for Office Sales Volume 2017
  • Costar
  • Top Retail Leasing Broker 2017

Fahim Lakhani – Principal, Retail Leasing

  • Retail Leasing Specialist
  • Acquisition Analyst
  • 2008 Rookie of the Year – Commercial Forum
  • Managed over 25 commercial properties throughout Chicagoland
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
  • BS: Finance – University of Illinois at Urbana
  • BS: Accountancy – University of Illinois at Urbana