– Eric Marcus –

Your Real Friend in Chicago Real Estate

Keller Williams Chicago-Lakeview
1525 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657


Tel: 312-471-6433
Cell: 773-732-9898

Markets Served: Chicago, IL;

Specialties: 1031 Exchanges; Co-ops/Condos; Downtown; High-Rise; Residential Investments; Residential Lots; Townhomes/Condos; Waterfront/Waterview;

What do Clients Say?

My husband and I have worked with Eric on multiple sales and purchases over the years and would highly recommend him to anyone. We even worked thru a rental a few years ago when the market was a little soft for a sale. Eric is always super honest and will work with you to make sure you are comfortable with all the details. He is also a great negotiator. We were friends before he moved into real estate and I'm happy to say that hasn't changed and we will continue to use Eric for our real estate needs in the future. -- Jennifer Sheffield

Google Reviews

Eric has always been knowledgeable the helpful in selling homes for us. His research and price recommendations have always been spot on. We appreciate the work he does for us and would recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell. -- Howard Stoller

Zillow Reviews

I have a success story that everyone should be aware of! My condo was on the market for over 15 months with no signs of a sale. I tried for sale by owner; I tried other realtors, but no luck. Eric Marcus was referred to me by a friend. Eric took my listing in mid-December which is a slow time for sales in any real estate market. He quickly put his marketing plan into action. In six short weeks I had 2 offers for my condo and was involved in a bidding war! The really good news is that we did not lower our sales price when we listed with Eric and we sold the property for 99.5% of the asking price! Eric is a person who is honest, has a high level of integrity and is committed to following through with all matters related to a listing. Eric also surrounds himself with a brilliant team. It was really a pleasure to work with Eric and his team. -- Michael Ross

Yelp Review

Eric thank you so much for the sale of my home. You were always available, answered all my questions and most of all very caring . Thank you! -- JoAnn Velazquez

Facebook Reviews

Eric is amazing to work with as a realtor. I’ve worked with him for over 15 years. He has helped me sell and buy personal property as well as alway keeping me informed on investment property. Very personable and takes care of all my needs/questions regarding real estate even when not currently purchasing. I recommend him to all my friends. -- Eric Atkinson

Google Reviews

About Eric

I was born in South Bend, Indiana where my family owned and operated a small business for over 50 years. Every member of my family has been licensed to practice real estate, and my dad owns a real estate company in Indiana.   After graduating with honors from Indiana University in 1991, I earned my CPA and worked for a big six accounting firm in Chicago. Combining my experience and entrepreneurial spirit, I started my own successful accounting business that I ran for 3 years. Next, I embarked on a career as a soybean trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, followed by a successful run as a stock options market maker at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange.  

 I began my real estate career in 2003 as broker/owner of ESM Realty. Since then I have closed on more than 400 transactions on condominiums, townhouses, single family homes, multi-unit residential, and commercial properties. In each year 2005-2008 I sold over $10 million in real estate, and in 2013-2015 we sold more than $14 million, making our team among the top producing Realtors in all of Chicago.  Our extensive marketing program includes premium placement on Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com and Facebook advertising.   Our team works tirelessly to make each client feel like they are our only client!  We strive for the highest level of performance on each transaction so we perform beyond your expectations.   Our business is 75% referral and we want you to not only be our client but our biggest raving fan.  If you have any additional questions or if I can help you in any way please contact me at 773-732-9898.

Eric brought his group to Keller Williams Chicago O'Hare in September 2017 with the eventual plan to bring the team to a new Keller Williams - Chicago Lakeview market center.  Keller Williams Chicago-Lakeview opened at 1525 W. Belmont January 2019.