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George’s intricate knowledge of Chicago neighborhoods and the surrounding suburbs, combined with his negotiating skills and calm and pleasant demeanor, helps keep his clients relaxed and reassured during one of their most important life decisions.

He is an expert in the real estate market where clients look to him to protect their investment. They refer their friends and colleagues because they trust they will be advised with up-to-date statistics, pricing and forecasts.

In addition to being a full-time Realtor, George is a licensed attorney in Illinois and has worked in positions as a VP at a healthcare consulting firm and prior to that as a Case Manager at the American Arbitration Association.

Born and raised in Chicago, George has attended Chicago schools for both his undergraduate and doctorate level degrees (Loyola University and John Marshall Law School). George is a huge sports fan, enjoys working out, golfing and spending time with his wife (and business partner) and two daughters.



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As a full-time Realtor, Katrina combines her entrepreneurial spirit with her knowledge of Chicago neighborhoods and North Shore suburbs. She launched her real estate career 12 years ago, first being named "Rookie of the Year" and has since been consistently recognized as a top performer. Katrina works hard for all her clients which is evidenced in the lasting relationships her business has built and the referrals she receives.

Katrina's background is in international business and marketing. Early in her business career she scouted land for vehicle emissions stations throughout the Philippines and analyzed area vehicle populations. She moved on to marketing where she created customer loyalty programs for a business franchise. Then she worked for an international advertising agency where she created promotional campaigns for area tourism and consumer goods. Now, the day-to-day work related to client services, business planning, marketing strategy and budget management armed Katrina with her edge in real estate where the focus is on addressing each buyer's and seller's individual needs.

Katrina loves to explore Chicago neighborhoods with her children and husband (who is also her real estate partner). There is nothing more fun than playing in the park, noshing at a quaint eatery or taking a walk along the lake. She enjoys yoga, running and the arts. Katrina relishes every chance to play a tourist guide for friends and family to show-off all of Chicago's best finds and of course its world class food and architecture.

 

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"Whether you would like to buy a home, sell your property or invest your money in real estate, you are about to make one of the most important decisions of your life. I know, because I have been there and now I am putting my experience to the service of my clients."

Several years ago, Celine reloicated with her family from Paris, France to Chicago to enjoy the richness of diversity and culture that this beautiful city has to offer. She enjoys sharing the different neighborhoods with her clients, whether it is the local shops, bars and restaurants, or the right schools for their children. She loves to bring a fresh perspective to every client's search to allow you to see the multitudes of real-estate possibilities that Chicago and its suburbs has to offer. 

As a former office manager in Paris, she understands requirements, adapting to all kinds of situations and loves to find solutions to the toughest challenges. "My co-workers and friends would describe me as hard working, reliable, tenacious and, above all, adventurous." In her free time, she loves to travel, discover new places and make new friends. "Ask me about my trips to the many countries I have visited and why we have decided to settle in Chicago. As a French mom, married to a Scotsman, I find it fascinating to be raising three little Chicagoans in a city that has so much to offer."

She joined the GKChicago award-winning team, several years back as felt that they shared common values. "Our clients are not just transactions. We view their projects as our own and for the long term." Starting with a comprehensive market analysis individualized to you, that then leads to negotiations and closing, her and the teams objective is to form a strong partnership with their clients to remain their number one point of reference for all of their real-estate needs. 

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Amy Falkowski’s technical aptitude and analytical skills – coupled with her keen eye for fine art and attention to artistic details – allows Amy to provide her clients with robust market trend analysis, precise property valuations, strong negotiation skills and an effective eye for staging and marketing properties that lead to quick sales. A high-touch REALTOR® known for her extensive market knowledge and unmatched devotion from clients leads to concierge service, unparalleled marketing and exceptional results that maximize the most value out of every deal. Amy works with many clients who work in diverse businesses and industries, with an emphasis on technology leaders and entrepreneurs, artists, designers, restaurant owners, chefs, medical professionals, finance and legal professionals, celebrities and public figures.

Now happily a long-term resident of Chicago’s North Shore and a proud community member of Wilmette, she is currently navigating her two children through the New Trier Township school district, has served as PTA President at McKenzie Elementary School and participated in numerous extracurricular fundraising activities, such as the McKenzie Variety Show, which has helped her gain a full understanding of the diverse needs of families in the community. Amy has been a part of the award winning GK Chicago Team (who consistently sell over $30 million in real estate annually) for over four years. She is also, a recipient of the Rising Star Award in 2018 by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago, she proudly and repeatedly gained recognition for fervently representing her clients in Chicago and throughout the North Shore, including sellers looking to divest or relocate, first time or move-up buyers, individuals or families seeking to relocate, and commercial and residential real estate investors. In her free time, you can find Amy playing softball, making art, and spending time with her two children.

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As a proud member of the D1 National Championship track and field team, Amanda believes that proper guidance and support when trying to reach your goals is the most important part of success. With years of experience coaching athletes of all ages and countless leadership and sales awards throughout her career, a saying that stuck with her was said by Rudy Tomjanovich, a professional basketball player and coach, “Never Underestimate the Heart of a Champion.” Amanda is your home search champion, her unrelenting will to help you succeed in your home search and the process of buying your dream home will show you that.

As your #1 fan in the home buying or selling process she can help you make sure your home is always positioned in the most effective way possible, through her background in sales, merchandising and staging as well as her degree in Marketing from the Business School at University of Kansas. She was born and raised in the Chicagoland area, so she has a vast understanding of the communities, as well as their numerous benefits, "I am confident that I can successfully find your first or next dream home."

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Jeanie’s experience with real estate started at the age of 10, when she found herself cutting the grass of the two flat her parents bought as an investment property. Many decades and trade ups later, she has seen that modest beginning turn into multiple large retail properties. You might say that real estate is in her blood. Her understanding of the process and value of this important investment comes naturally to this entrepreneur who has been an investor and client many times, both in residential and commercial real estate settings. Whether it’s as a home buyer, seller, tenant, landlord or investor she can confidently lead you through your own real estate adventures.  With Jeanie as your broker with the award winning GKChicago Real Estate Team, you will have the advantage of not only Jeanie to rely on, but the resources of a talented team of seasoned veteran realtors to draw from, ensuring your transactions go smoothly.

Known Children's Rock musician Jeanie B! for entertaining kids and families with her fun interactive music is now also help families smile when it comes to their home!”

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As a lifelong Illinois resident, Emily moved into the city immediately after college to start her professional career. Having been able to explore all of the neighborhoods, her transition into real estate made sense and happened quite smoothly. Her previous background lies in finance. Emily is a proud graduate of the Gies Business School at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. After graduating with a Bachlor’s in Accountancy and with a CPA license in hand, Emily focused her career on tax consultation for partnerships, private equity firms, and individual taxpayers. Her vast experience working with both corporate investors and individuals shows her dedication to each and every client’s purchase or sale, big or small. She brings her tax and accounting mindset to your real estate transactions by providing analytical expertise and professionalism working with everyone from first time home buyers and renters to seasoned investors or developers, making sure you understand every step of the way. 

With the GK Chicago team and the Evanston office behind her, Emily has tremendous resources to make your home buying and selling experience seamless, enjoyable, and successful. Emily values her relationships with her clients and knows the business inside and out. As an investor and a homeowner, Emily has experience on all sides of the transaction and knows what her clients need to feel confident in their real estate goals. Emily has an eye for design and provides a vision for her clients as they step into each property. 

Emily moved to Evanston with her family 5 years ago, where she currently resides. Emily and her family are active members of the Washington Elementary school culture and enjoy all that the diversity of the city has to offer. She loves taking her two young children to explore the Chicago neighborhoods for all the adventure and variety abound. She loves running along the lakefront with neighbors and frequents all the coffee shops, beaches, and plant shops she can around the Evanston area in her free time.

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