Cecilia Kolbeck

Residential Lender
NMLS# 426893

Cecilia has been assisting homeowners during her thirty plus years of experience in the banking, finance and real estate industry. A versatile, skilled and disciplined professional, always strives to deliver the highest possible experience to her clients, while placing their interest as a non-negotiable priority.

Professional Associations: 

  • Illinois Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Past Commissioner, McHenry County Housing Commission 
  • Past Commissioner, McHenry County Community Development Block Grant
  • Board Member Consumer Credit Counseling of McHenry County  
  • Chicago Inventors
  • Chicago Filmmakers

Personal Information, Publications and Media: 

  • Mi Casa, 2003: A book created in Spanish to educate new homeowners in the Hispanic community, and to raise awareness to all matters related to predatory lending practices.
  • Sandstorms and Mirages 2006: A poetry volume based on her experience as a mother of a combat soldier.
  • Goodbye Guns, 2014: A self-produced and directed independent feature film, shot on Harvard, IL. http://www.goodbyeguns.com/. Official Selection from Bare Bones Film Festival 2015.

Volunteer Experience: 

  • Housing Authority. Lake County, Il 2001-2003 Facilitate round table discussions designed to promote financial literacy among area homeowners.
  • Catholic Charities Waukegan, Illinois 2002 Presented seminars to educate new homebuyers.
  • Federal Reserve Chicago, Illinois 2005-2006 Money Smart Week, Advisory Council partner. Presenting workshops as a Financial Author designed to promote financial literacy among homeowners.

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