Roy Hawthorne

President and Managing Broker

(773) 296-2220 ext. 10 (w)

(773) 531-0311 (c)

In order to succeed in Chicago's Real Estate market, you need a Realtor with both marketing and real estate expertise. Roy Hawthorne, President, Managing Broker and full time agent is uniquely qualified to help you.


A Chicago-land native, Roy's marketing experience is as deep as it is broad. He received his BA in Marketing from the University of Illinois and worked in client management for five years at the Leo Burnett advertising agency. There he honed his sales and marketing skills working on blue-chip Clients such as Miller Brewing Company, Nintendo, 7-Up, Kraft and United Distillers.

Roy left the advertising industry to pursue his real passion, Real Estate, and began his career working for an Agency that gave him exposure to both residential and commercial real estate. He ventured out on his own in 1997, founding the R. Hawthorne Group, Ltd.


Roy has experience in virtually every aspect of Chicago Real Estate. He has represented a wide range of residential buyers and sellers-working on $100,000 studios to multi-million dollar single family homes. He's an expert Real Estate investment - from two-flats to strip centers to development opportunities. His breadth of commercial experience runs from 1,000 square foot office leases to $15,000,000 development projects.

Roy is a bright and personable professional with an understanding of the hectic lives of today's professionals.

Outside of Real Estate and his family, Roy's interests include golf, travel and the Chicago Cubs.


With career sales over $200,000,000, Roy ranks as one of the elite salespeople in the Chicago area. His experience and versatility are evidenced by the breadth of his work. He represents buyers and sellers in Chicago as well as the Western Suburbs.

He closed condos, townhomes, single family homes, income properties and commercial property last year in virtually every price range.

Every property has it's own unique qualities and you need an agent who is adaptable and resourceful in this ever-changing marketplace.

Roy Hawthorne (R. Hawthorne Group, Ltd.): Real Estate Agent in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois