As the #1 agent in Lincoln Park in 2011 & 2012, Emily Sachs Wong is one of the most sought-after real estate advisers to clients in Chicago’s high-end real estate market. She specializes in the sale of new and existing homes in core luxury neighborhoods, including Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, River North, Lakeview and Bucktown/Wicker Park.
Emily and her savvy group of real estate professionals are dedicated to offering the highest standard of services possible, resulting in the quickest sale at the highest price or purchasing the ideal home for less. Her methods are proven year after year with thrilled clients, and celebrated awards.
In a service business, it is Emily’s commitment to serving her clients that sets her apart. Her tireless work ethic, excellent communication skills and friendly, empathetic nature leave a lasting impression with clients and colleagues, and contribute to her outstanding sales and marketing track record. Her business is based almost entirely on referrals and repeat clients. Emily is also a skilled and respected negotiator, having successfully completed hundreds of high end transactions under a variety of ever changing market conditions.
Emily invests heavily in her clients and their properties before they ever sell, creating a customized marketing plan, and offering suggestions with strategies to obtain the highest sales price. Her buyers and sellers benefit from Emily’s knowledge of new construction, having developed local properties.
Emily started selling real estate in 1997 and joined Koenig & Strey in 1998, quickly establishing herself among the city’s elite high end real estate professionals. She became a member of the firm’s prestigious President’s Club in just two years and has continuously been one of the top producers in Chicago for the past 15 years. Emily held the #1 spot in sales volume among Koenig & Strey’s 750-plus city & suburban agents in 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2012.
Emily is also recognized by the Chicago Association of Realtors as one of the Chicago’s Top 10 residential agents, one of the LuxeHome 25 top agents, and is the #1 agent for Real Living Real Estate Company nationwide. She has been featured in numerous magazine publications including the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, C.A.R. Chicago Realtor magazine, Metro Chicago Real Estate magazine and Crain’s Chicago Business and is frequently called upon for her expertise.
Emily’s commitment to her community is demonstrated through her support of a number of charities and civic organizations including: Housing Opportunity and Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) where she served on the board for four years. She is on the Next Generation board and works with Metropolitan Family Services, Lincoln Park Zoo, Common Threads and Family Resource Center. A graduate of Purdue University with a degree in hotel and restaurant management, Emily enjoys cooking, reading and traveling. She resides in Lincoln Park with her husband, two daughters, two sons and Goldendoodle, Moxie.