Elaine has specialized in residential real estate on the Chicago North Shore since 1990. A true professional, she has consistently been a multi-million dollar producer. In 2004, Berkshire Hathaway recognized her abilities naming her Assistant Broker Manager of both offices in Glenview. Two years later, she was appointed Branch Executive of The Glen Office in Glenview. In May 2009, She was made Agent Development Manager for eight Berkshire Hathaway offices on the Chicago North Shore. In 2012, Elaine went back to what she loves best, working with clients.
Her entire career is replete with advance education courses increasing her expertise in support of her clients’ real estate needs. Prominent among her accomplishments are the CRS (Council of Residential Specialists), GRI (Graduated Power Agent-Darryl Davis Seminars), SFR (Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource Certification) and Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker license on her list of designations.
Over the years, Elaine has served as Director of the Charlemagne Homeowners Association and currently is serving as its Secretary; she has been a Trustee on her church board; is a member of the Glenview Chamber of Commerce; a past Director on the North Shore Barrington Association of Realtors; is a past member of the Women’s Council of Realtors; and has served most recently volunteering for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago’s Foundation in the company’s Week of Kindness.
Elaine and her husband are empty nesters living in Northbrook and have three sons and two daughters residing with their families nearby. While Elaine loves real estate, she also enjoys golfing, walking, counted cross stitching, knitting, cooking, and sitting her grand children.
A Testimonial For Elaine Bykerk Glidden:
“We had the pleasure and good fortune to have Elaine as our Realtor when we sold our Chicago condominium. We sold in record time and she negotiated a very fair price for us. I have no hesitation in recommending Elaine. She is a gracious lady!”
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Imagine a NEW home with all the updates anyone could want! PREMIUM lot backing to woods, this Martinwood model offers 5 BR & 5 BA with a luxurious first floor master. Located in a gated community with ponds & forest preserves. Glenview D 34 & D 225 schools. 10' ceilings on 1st floor, 9' on 2nd, upgraded Shaw engineered wood flooring on the 1st & 2nd floor, beautiful upgraded staircases, open floor plan, 1st floor study has French doors, kitchen upgraded granite, tile & cabinets, all 5 baths upgraded, custom closet systems & Hunter Douglas shades throughout entire home, peaceful covered porch, large loft area on second floor, finished basement with high ceilings, wet bar, exercise room & 5th bedroom with full bath, custom window wells large w/ stone and grout look and built-in ladders, 75 gallon hot water tank, single upgraded HVAC system with 3 zones, battery back-up sump pump, upgraded garage door w/ windows, underground sprinkler system, exterior brick & stone with Hardie siding.