SchoolSparrow Partner Agents


Owner/Managing Broker, Sparrow Realty

Tom Brown

Phone: 312-502-8213
Email: tb@sparrowrealty.us

Tom has been a licensed real estate broker for over 10 years and has helped dozens of families conduct a school and home search throughout Chicago and the suburbs. Tom graduated from the University of Colorado (Boulder) in 1998 with a BS in Civil Engineering, then worked in Dallas TX as a traffic engineer until moving to Chicago in 2001 to attend Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management where he earned an MBA in Real Estate Finance. Tom worked for the development firms of DP Partners and Sertus Capital before starting his brokerage in 2008 in the wake of the financial crisis. Tom enjoys cooking, spending time with his family, building new web applications, and practicing Jiu Jitsu.

Broker Associate, Sparrow Realty

Julie Williams

Phone: 773-259-8708
Email: jw@sparrowrealty.us

Julie is a real estate broker serving Chicago and the surrounding areas. Julie grew up in an around the city, from Lincoln Square to Hyde Park, the North Shore to the Northwest suburbs. Her vast knowledge of neighborhoods as well as school districts provide her clients with the necessary insight to make the best decisions when selling and buying their homes. Julie's background as a licensed Illinois attorney also gives her clients a tremendous edge with the negotiation process. Julie is fluent in both English and Korean.

Broker Affiliate, @properties

Carrie McCormick

Phone: 312-961-4612
Email: cm@schoolsparrow.com

Carrie has more than 17 years of experience in helping clients find homes (and schools!) that meet their specific needs. As a mother of 2, she understands the importance of living in the right CPS attendance boundaries as she chose North Center so that her children can attend Bell Elementary. She’s advised dozens of clients on the school & home selection process, earning a sterling reputation and distinguishing her as top realtor in Chicago.

Broker Associate, Sparrow Realty

Joanna Loupakos

Phone: 847-533-9696
Email: jl@sparrowrealty.us

A lifelong resident of Chicago's northwest side and with a family history in both real estate and CPS, Joanna obtained her real estate broker's license to assist individuals and families with their real estate needs in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As a mother of two young children, Joanna understands the importance of locating a home that also provides quality education options for your children. Joanna is a licensed attorney who has experience in the areas of real estate, estate planning, probate and professional liability insurance. Joanna is fluent in English and Greek and proficient in Spanish.

Broker Associate, Sparrow Realty

Simion Misca

Phone: Phone: 773-216-0047
Email: sm@sparrowrealty.us

Simon has vast experience in the construction industry as a builder, and his knowledge about construction pricing will undoubtedly be helpful, especially for those who are looking for a fixer-upper. Simon is fluent in both English and Romanian.

Broker Associate, Sparrow Realty

Kassandra Houlihan

Phone: 708-278-3515
Email: kh@sparrowrealty.us

Kassandra is a lifelong Chicagoan with a passion for real estate. She specializes in helping people identify properties that meet their needs for their long term goals. Her greatest strength is her ability to connect with her clients and provide excellent customer service through constant communication. She is attentive to detail, patient, knowledgeable and provides the necessary resources to make the real estate transaction as seamless as possible. Before becoming an agent Kassandra was a teacher, coach and a project manager. She has moved around the city buying, renovating and selling properties of her own and has a personal knowledge that is invaluable to her customers. Her philosophy and approach is to treat her clients the way she would want to be treated.