Aaron Galvin

CEO & Founder

About Aaron Galvin

Aaron Galvin is the CEO and Co-Founder of Luxury Living Chicago Realty. Over his fourteen year career, Aaron has helped curate and manage a team of Realtors and leasing agents responsible for over $150 Million in rental volume and $40M in sales volume in downtown Chicago. The Chicago Association of Realtors has personally recognized Aaron as the top producing rental broker in downtown Chicago since 2014.

In addition to his work with Luxury Living Chicago Realty, Aaron also oversees Luxury Living’s Development and Marketing team comprised of an exceptionally talented group of marketing professionals, creative strategists and leasing and operations experts. In partnering with forward-thinking developers and property management companies to develop and execute the best strategic marketing plans for the lease-up and ongoing leasing of luxury apartment buildings, Aaron has created an innovative approach to ensuring success for luxury apartment developments.

A graduate of Miami University (OH), where Aaron studied public relations and marketing, Aaron’s passion has always been interacting with people and helping others achieve success.

Aaron has been quoted and interviewed for many publications/media including the Wall Street Journal, Crain’s Chicago Business, The Chicago Tribune, NBC Nightly News and numerous other outlets.

Aaron is a member of the Chicago chapter of Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and has served on the advisory board member of the Chicago Jewish Entrepreneurs Forum. He also serves on a number of advisory boards for apartment marketing and real estate technology platforms.

An avid tennis player and cyclist, Galvin also loves to spend time with his wife Amy and their two daughters.

First Chicago Apartment

A closet converted to a small bedroom in Lincoln Park.

Favorite Thing About Chicago

Chicago summers and the world class restaurants.

Quote to Live By

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen. - Conan O’Brien

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Oct 29, 2018

Average Square Footage of Downtown Chicago Apartments


When searching for downtown Chicago apartments, many renters are concerned about square footage. While renters should definitely know the square footage of an apartment, they should keep in mind how large an apartment feels will depend on the layout and flow of the space. For example, it’s [...]

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Oct 26, 2018

Record Demand in 2018 for Apartments in Chicago


At Luxury Living Chicago Realty we market, lease and sell Chicago luxury apartments and condos. In 2018, our team was responsible for renting 2,000 apartments in Chicago with an average market price of $3000. Our team of brokers and leasing agents impressively leased 40% of all new luxury [...]

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Sep 22, 2018

How Do Chicago Apartment Finders Get Paid?


Have you ever wondered how Chicago apartment finders get paid? There is a misconception if you work with a broker or apartment finder, you won't get a good deal because the property or landlord needs to pay out a commission. This is not the case. If you find a good rental broker to help with [...]

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Jul 19, 2018

Explore Luxury Living Chicago’s Lease-Up Results in Q1 & Q2 2018


It's been a busy first half of 2018 for the Luxury Living Chicago Realty (LLCR) team. LLCR is a full-service real estate brokerage, consulting, and marketing firm. Our team consists of brokers, consultants, and marketing professionals with over 60 years of combined luxury real estate [...]

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Jul 27, 2017

Why Square Footage Should Not Be Top Priority in Your Downtown Chicago Apartment Search


"What is the square footage of this apartment?" It's one of the most common questions people ask when searching for a downtown Chicago apartment. People like to hear a number attached to the space they are considering. Moreover, everyone has a number they are keeping in mind when it comes to [...]

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Jul 12, 2017

State of the Downtown Chicago Apartment Market: July 2017


The first half of 2017 is in the books. For the downtown Chicago apartment market, this is the moment of truth. For the last few years, there has been an increase in the number of downtown Chicago apartments but for the most part, supply has not significantly exceeded demand. The majority of [...]

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