J. Haakon Knutson has been a pivotal member of The MG Group since 2011 and has been instrumental in the Group’s expansion and rise to the very top of the Chicago real estate market. He is a Chicago native with an extensive background in real estate sales, leasing, marketing and management. As the son of a residential architect, Haakon came to appreciate the tangible and personal aspects of real estate at an early age which have served him well throughout his professional career. Haakon graduated from DePauw University in Indiana and attended Loyola University School of Law where he received his law degree. Several years after law school he started a full-service real estate management company for both residential and commercial properties. Haakon is a licensed IL attorney and is still active in the management field, bringing a wide breadth of real estate experience and knowledge to the table. As a result, he is The MG Group’s Director of Sales and works closely with the Group’s Sales and Marketing agents to continually provide clients with a streamlined and unparalleled selling/buying experience.

Haakon and his wife live in Lincoln Park and enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends

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J. Haakon Knutson

Director of Sales


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