Agent Profile

Ann Lyon  -  Previews Prop. Spec.


Lake Forest
225 E Deerpath Rd Ste 50
Lake ForestIL  60045-1970
Cell (847) 828-9991
Direct (847) 735-7683
Office (847) 234-8000
Home (847) 828-9991
Fax (781) 609-9295

Awards And Designations

  • Consistently ranked as a top producer with Coldwell Banker
  • One of the Top 100 Agents in Chicago & the North Shore-Chicago Agent Magazine
  • President's Circle - Top 3% Internationally - 2011, 2012
  • Diamond Society - Top 7% Internationally - 2009
  • Sterling Society - Top 8% Internationally - 2008

Areas of Expertise

  • 20 years of experience in architecture and construction
  • Strong background in residential historic preservation and restoration  
  • Proficient in assessing clients' needs
  • Background in interior design, photography and print media

Education and Designations

  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Illinois Broker's License
  • Certified Negotiation Specialist
  • Certified Relocation Specialist
  • Luxury Previews Property Specialist
  • Member of the North Shore/Barrington Association of Realtors
  • Member of Illinois Association of Realtors
  • Member of National Association of Realtors
  • Achieved GRI Level I


Strong Ties with the Community

  • Ann is a 18 year resident of Lake Forest with strong ties to the community through charitable and civic organizations that include:
  • Women's Health Auxiliary Council of Lake Forest Hospital
  • Lake Forest Chapter of the Infant Welfare Society
  • Coldwell Banker Charitable Foundation Board member
  • Junior Garden Club of Lake Forest

Background and Experience

Ann’s background in architecture provides her with a rare understanding of properties and their potential. She has a 5 year degree in architecture coupled with 20 years of experience in architectural design, interior design and construction.  Ann worked with clients from the design development phase through the final stage of construction and occupancy. Her expertise includes residential, commercial and health care related design. With 18 years of experience on the Northshore, Ann understands local zoning and building codes. Ann also has considerable knowledge in the fields of landscape architecture, interior design, photography and print media which aid in staging, marketing and selling a home.


Ann realizes people search for homes differently today. 90% of buyers go to the internet first for information on homes. Ann's listings have a strong internet presence through 20 different websites. Ann also incorporates traditional marketing tools using print media that includes local, city and national newspapers, local magazines and mailing to specific target areas.

Serving All of Your Real Estate Needs

Whether buying, selling, building or relocating, Ann provides her clients with insight, knowledge, skills and resources.