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Chris Pagano, as a top Coldwell Banker Residential real estate Realtor, has over 20 years of Chicago residential sales experience behind him. Chris is now among the top 1% of Realtors nationwide, with Chicago Cook County residential sales in excess of $200,000,000. As an agent specializing in Chicago neighborhood properties in the Gold Coast, North Side, Lincoln Park, Lakview and Lakefront areas, Chris Pagano utilizes the same skills he exhibited as a trader, now as a Chicago Realtor. Chris uses his strong negotiations skills, ability to spot value, and knowledge of finance and interest rates to ensure his clients get the most for their money.
"My goal as an agent is to find top value for my clients in an ever-changing Chicago real estate market. I can´t rest unless I know I´ve helped them make an informed investment decision."

Spotting value in things comes naturally for Coldwell Banker Residential Realtor Chris Pagano. From the time he was young, Chris´ favorite hobby was collecting rare coins from around the world. His interest progressed to commodities, such as silver and gold, and eventually the stock market. After graduating from the University of Miami with a degree in finance, Chris Pagano became a trader on the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for 15 years.

Chris is a lifelong Chicago resident living in the Lakeview neighborhood. You will often find Chris at a first run movie, Chicago museum, neighborhood restaurant or working out at the Lincoln Park XSport.

Contact Chris Pagano from Coldwell Banker Reesdential for all of your Chicago real estate needs.

Areas of Expertise

  • Single family homes
  • Condominiums
  • New Construction sales
  • Mulit-family investment buildings
  • Relocation assistance
  • Previews Property Specialist
  • Short sales & Foreclosures

Press Coverage and Quotes

Chicago Crain's recently interviewed Chris for an article about recent trends for high end kitchens. Chicago Crain's

Chris Pagano was quoted in Bank Rate:

Chicago Public Radio WBEZ 91.5FM interviews Chris:

Chris Pagano's comments on the Coldwell Banker rebate program for AOL online.

A personal interview with Chris by the Windy City Times:

Chris Pagano is intervied by the Chicago Tribune

Chris' timely and somewhat humorous interview with Chicago Crain's

Chris Pagano is quoted in Crain's Chicago Business regarding the more recent trend use of floorplans:

Business Philosophy

"My goal as an agent is to find top value for my clients in an ever-changing real estate market. I can´t rest unless I know I´ve helped them make an informed investment decision."

Education and Designations

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
  • Licensed Realtor in Illinois and Florida


  • Coldwell Banker President's Circle
  • Coldwell Banker President's Elite
  • Top 100 Coldwell Banker Agent Award
  • Numerous company awards annually

Personal Background

Chris Pagano is a lifelong Chicago resident. Chris has lived and worked in Chicago and many of its diverse neighborhoods such as the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Andersonville, Uptown, Andersonville, Roscoe Village, Wrigleyville, Bucktown, Wicker Park and Loop.

Communities I Serve

  • Gold Coast
  • Lincoln Park
  • Lakeview
  • Andersonville
  • Rogers Park
  • Sheridan Park
  • Buena Park
  • Roscoe Village
  • Bucktown
  • Wicker Park
  • Loop
  • Lincoln Square
  • River North
  • River East
  • West Loop
  • South Loop

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