Chicago Association of REALTORS® Welcomes 2023 President Sarah Ware

Sarah Ware, Ware Realty Group, was installed as our 2023 president on September 23, 2022, during our 139th Annual Inaugural Gala, the premiere night for real estate.

At the Gala, Ware laid out her vision for the year ahead. She encouraged attendees to get involved with the association and to continue to promote integrity and professionalism in our industry.

Ware is the principal and managing broker of Ware Realty Group, where she focuses on residential real estate in the South Side of Chicago. She also works on commercial transactions throughout the city and suburbs.

Ware is no stranger to the real estate community. Having worked in corporate America for almost 20 years at various firms related to real estate, she took her knowledge and began to concentrate on real estate full-time in 2007. She partnered with another Chicago broker to open her first brokerage, before founding Ware Realty Group in 2015.

Ware Realty Group has been certified as a minority- and women-owned business, as well as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. In addition to her brokerage firm, Ware founded a consulting firm, Ware Consulting Solutions, where she helps businesses grow by leading with diversity.

Ware will be the association’s second Black woman president. She has been involved in the association for many years, including volunteering on the Professional Standards, Finance and Public Policy Committees. She has served as an Illinois REALTORS® director and National Association of REALTORS® director.

Watch Sarah’s Speech: