(L to R) IAR Local GAD Brian Bernardoni, Kevin Lamm (staff of Alderman Milly Santiago), Alderman Raymond Lopez, Alderman Patrick Daley Thompson, Alderman Brian Hopkins, Public Policy Chair Gail Spreen, IAR Local GAD Kris Anderson, Vernon Wiltz (staff for Alderman Derrick Curtis), Alderman Greg Mitchell, Alderman Derrick Curtis and Alderman Anthony Napolitano.

New Chicago aldermen Brian Hopkins (2nd Ward), Greg Mitchell (7th Ward), Patrick Daley Thompson (11th Ward), Raymond Lopez (15th Ward), Derrick Curtis (18th Ward) and Anthony Napolitano (41st) met with members of the Illinois Association of REALTORS® Local Government Affairs team Tuesday in Chicago.

IAR Local Governmental Affairs Director Brian Bernardoni led the meeting, with assistance from IAR Local Governmental Affairs Director Kris Anderson and REALTOR® and outgoing Public Policy Chair Gail Spreen. The trio shared with aldermen past real estate issues as well as those likely to arise with the Chicago City Council. They also explained the concerns of real estate professionals in the Chicago market.

The gathering was organized and hosted by the Chicago Association of REALTORS®.

Anderson noted the group received several positive comments from aldermen after the briefing.