Sarah Ware (AHWD, C2EX, CIPS), a REALTOR® from Chicago, is the 2024 Housing Issues Liaison.
Sarah Ware is a preeminent real estate expert with over two decades of comprehensive, full-time experience in various sectors of the industry. After transitioning from a corporate role, she has amplified her impact as a principal and designated managing broker at Ware Realty Group, serving both public and private sectors and elevating her influence on communities and the industry at large.
Leading Ware Realty Group, Sarah offers proficient guidance to foster economic development and ensure market stability in communities earmarked for growth. The firm, under Sarah's stewardship, has gained recognition as a Minority- and Woman-owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprise by the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois, underlining its commitment to diversity and inclusivity.
Sarah's professional footprint extends beyond typical real estate transactions. She has carved a niche in partnering with government entities, providing much-needed real estate expertise to municipalities at the corporate level. This strategy furthers her mission of promoting community growth and prosperity.
Her industry contributions have earned her several accolades. In 2015, Sarah was honored with the Chicago Association of REALTORS® President's Award, followed by the REALTOR® Achievement Award in 2016. These honors testify to her invaluable seven-year contribution to the Cook County Land Bank Authority's Board of Directors.
Sarah proudly served as the 139th President of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®. She also holds positions on the board of directors for both the Illinois REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. Additionally, Sarah serves on the board of directors for Thresholds and the Chicago Bungalow Association, demonstrating her commitment to bridging industry gaps.
Sarah Ware is an accomplished professional, steadfast in her dedication and innovative strategies. Her significant impact on real estate and community development is continually evident. Her robust career reflects an unwavering commitment to affecting change and delivering value to her clients, one transaction at a time.