Tom Carraher has been recognized as one of the leading real estate professionals in the Oak Park/River Forest market since 1991. From 2000-2012 Tom was the #1 Agent at Prudential Premier Realty, achieving sales awards both nationally and locally, and has consistently been one of the top sales agents in the Oak Park/River Forest market for nearly twenty years. This trend has continued since the merger with Gagliardo Realty Associates, LLC in 2012. While the majority of his business is in the Oak Park/River Forest area, Tom has sold homes in Forest Park, Berwyn, Elmwood Park, Chicago, Elmhurst, Hillside, Westchester, Western Springs, Brookfield, Willow Springs, LaGrange Park, Wheaton, Broadview, Lombard, Glen Ellyn, Riverside and North Riverside.  

     Tom’s business focus is on providing value to his clients before, during and after the purchase or sale of their home. His clients expectations are consistently exceeding and over 90% of his business comes from direct referrals from past clients and associates. 

     Gagliardo Realty is proud to point out that Tom has annually received the Five Star Award, recognized in Chicago Magazine, for nearly a decade.  The award recipients are derived from interviews with buyers and sellers who have worked with a real estate professional during the previous year. In 2020, Tom received another distinctive recognition when he was awarded the Realtor of the Year by the Oak Park Area Association of Realtors.

     Giving back to the community is important Tom and he has  served both President and a Board Member of the OPRF High School Booster Club from 2011-2016 while his daughters attended OPRF. Tom has also served on the Board of Directors of our local Board. 

    Tom is the proud parent of two daughters. One is a nurse at Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago and the other is a senior at the University of Minnesota working towards her degree in special education. He is also an active participant in the Ascension School and Church communities, coaching girls basketball, singing as a Cantor, reading as a Lector and helping out as an Usher.

     “After successfully assisting you with your real estate goals, I hope you will refer me to your friends and family as well.  
Please call, text or email to set up an initial interview. You are about to make one of the most important financial decisions of your lifetime and I hope you allow me to put my 27 years of successful experience to work for you!”

     To make an appointment with Tom, please call him directly at 708-822-0540.