A unique vision of potential is what Carolyn Dapier brings to the real estate table. With a degree in architectural design, 12 years with a Chicago design firm and 30+ years in real estate, she is well equipped to fulfill all your housing needs and desires.
Carolyn started her career in the 1985 in the #1 selling Winnetka office. She and her family, including her six children, have lived on the North Shore since 1978. During that time, she personally bought, rehabbed and flipped nine properties.
Throughout the course of her career, Carolyn has specialized in relocating transferees, including reorganized companies, newly formed TV affiliates, law firms, futures specialists, and finance corporations. To this end, she has sold, developed and maintained a working knowledge of inventory, school districts and neighborhoods from Chicago’s Gold Coast north to Waukegan, and west, to include Glenview, Northbrook, Libertyville, Long Grove, and Grayslake.
In addition to her work, Carolyn has always been passionate about Affordable Housing and spent 17 years volunteering with PADS of Lake County, a nonprofit serving the homeless. Currently she is a member of the Executive Board of the Fuller Center of Lake County, an organization working to create community stabilization through a special program providing rent-to-own homes in North Chicago.
Above all, Carolyn values the relationships she has built through the real estate industry………..close ties with her colleagues at Griffith, Grant and Lackie, and forging strong connections with her clients, many of whom have grown to be more like family. To Carolyn, helping people and families thrive is what it’s all about.
Licenses / Affiliations
Housing Co-Chair, Executive Bd, Fuller Center of Lake County (Hero Project)
Renew Lake County Initiative, CCLF
Deacon, First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest
Mission Committee, PADS Food Chair, First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest
Junior League Evanston/North Shore
Women’s Board, St. Francis Church, Wilmette
PTA Boards 1979-1993: Trinity Methodist Pre-school, Wilmette; St. Joseph School, Wilmette; Central School, Wilmette; Deerpath Elementary School, Lake Forest; Deerpath Junior High School, Lake Forest; First Presbyterian Pre-school, Lake Forest; Board of Gorton Drop-In Center, Lake Forest.
Harrington Institute of Design/Roosevelt University BA 1979
University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
Resurrection High School, Chicago, Illinois