About

Brad Lippitz Group

The Brad Lippitz Group has many decades of experience in real estate. With a boutique office on Broadway exclusively dedicated to his group, Brad has intentionally kept his team tight-knit and focused in order to best serve his clients. In addition to Brad Lippitz, the group includes Jim Paddleford, Brittany Shapiro, Maria Campuzano, Yoni Pizer and Jamie Smith, each of whom is intimately involved with every aspect of client care and service. From listing to contract to closing, we make sure that the home-selling process is seamless, efficient and comprehensive.The Brad Lippitz Group has many decades of experience in real estate. With a boutique office on Broadway exclusively dedicated to his group, Brad has intentionally kept his team tight-knit and focused in order to best serve his clients. In addition to Brad Lippitz, the group includes Jim Paddleford, Brittany Shapiro, Maria Campuzano, Yoni Pizer and Jamie Smith, each of whom is intimately involved with every aspect of client care and service. From listing to contract to closing, we make sure that the home-selling process is seamless, efficient and comprehensive.

Brad Lippitz

Licensed Real Estate Broker
President, Brad Lippitz Group
brad@bradlippitz.com

O: 773-404-1144

As one of Chicago’s top performing real estate agents with annual sales of $62 million, Brad Lippitz has a proven track record when it comes to selling high-end properties in the City. A lifelong Chicagoan and ranked among the 15 top-producing agents in the entire City of Chicago, Brad concentrates on the Millenium Park, Streeterville, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, and Lakeview where he has a deep appreciation for the vibes of each block and what makes the neighborhoods special. The Brad Lippitz Group creates a distinctive customized marketing plan for each home, ensuring maximum exposure and impact locally, nationally and internationally.
Based out of his boutique office on Broadway exclusively dedicated to his group and out of the office at 605 North Michigan Avenue - The Brad Lippitz Group is conveniently located to serve you. Brad has intentionally kept his team tight-knit and focused in order to best serve his clients. The group also includes Jim Paddleford, Brittany Shapiro, Yoni Pizer, and Maria Campuzano, each of whom is intimately involved with every aspect of client care and service. From listing to contract to closing, we make sure that the home-selling process is seamless, efficient and comprehensive.
Brad’s clients benefit from a depth of experience and finesse few real estate agents, if any, can match. After graduating from the University of Chicago Law School, Brad practiced commercial real estate and corporate law for many years before deciding to open up his own real estate brokerage in 1994. After successfully building an expansive practice, his brokerage ultimately joined Compass Real Estate.
An accomplished artist, designer, and developer in his own right, Brad offers his clients a multi-faceted approach; Brad’s clients benefit from his background, love of Chicago, strong appreciation of the business and legal sides of real estate, and his uncanny sense for good design and architecture. When it comes to exceptional one-of-a-kind properties, Brad can capture and convey the essence of each home and what makes it special. With this unique perspective, Brad and his team can package and market a property with the single goal of maximizing a client’s return.
Brad and his family live in an 1893 George W. Maher house, renovated with a modern sensibility. Brad is involved in politics on a local and national level, and he has served on the boards of numerous human rights organizations.

Stewart Smith

Licensed Real Estate Broker
Vice President, Brad Lippitz Group
stewart@bradlippitz.com

O: 773-404-1144

With 25 years of experience representing buyers, sellers and developers, Stewart continues to rank among the top producing brokers within the Chicago Association of Realtors. To date, he has helped his clients buy or sell over $300 million dollars worth of real estate.

Stewart's approach is simple. He believes unequivocally, that there's nothing more important than hard work, premiere service, a seamless transaction and complete client satisfaction. Knowledgable and honest, Stewart always puts his client's needs first. As a resident of Chicago for nearly 30 years, he consistently draws upon his knowledge of its neighborhoods, market conditions, years of experience, relationships and technology to get positive results when buying or selling real estate. It's this approach, his commitment and a passion for what he does, that has helped to build his impressive career, one transaction at a time, resulting in satisfied clients and a strong referral base.

Stewart joined the Brad Lippitz Group @ Compass in January 2019. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Arizona State University in Business Administration and Management. Additionally, he holds the highest real estate designations from the Council of Residential Specialists and the Graduate Realtor Institute.

Brittany Shapiro

Licensed Real Estate Broker
Senior Broker, Brad Lippitz Group
brittany.shapiro@compass.com

M: 312-498-5399

O: 773-404-1144

Raised on the North Shore and now a native Chicagoan with a passion for real estate, design, and architecture, Brittany prides herself on being "in the know" with real estate trends and being on the cusp of the market. Focusing on both city and the North Shore suburbs, Brittany has a strong connection to neighborhoods including the West Loop, Bucktown, Wicker Park/Ukrainian Village, River North, Lincoln Park, & Lakeview. With an appreciation for all types of properties, there is nothing Brittany wouldn't do to help identify the perfect property for her buyer. As a Senior Broker of the Brad Lippitz Group, Brittany is an integral part of team and works alongside with Brad on many projects and transactions. A former teacher with a master's degree in education, Brittany takes pride in educating her clients about the home buying and selling process and making sure clients feel knowledgeable and enlightened along the way. After successfully developing a solid client base, Brittany is incredibly dedicated to her clients who all appreciate her unparalleled work ethic and willingness to go the extra mile and work nonstop, traits which have contributed to her amazing success.

Jon "Yoni" Pizer

Licensed Real Estate Broker
Vice President, Brad Lippitz Group 
jon@bradlippitz.com

M: 847-778-6207

O: 773-404-1144

Yoni has lived in Chicago for over 30 years and is a longtime member of the Brad Lippitz Group. With an economics degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison and an MBA in marketing and operations from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Yoni was a small business owner for 20 years, while also managing numerous real estate projects he and Brad Lippitz have developed over the past 15 years. Also active with local, state and national politics, Yoni is a passionate and prominent member of Chicago’s LGBTQ community. With his husband of almost 30 years, Brad Lippitz, he raises their 2 boys Max and Jack. The Pizer-Lippitz family lives in one of their personal development projects in Chicago’s East Lakeview neighborhood. Their home, a historic George W. Maher 1893 Victorian, was featured in Chicago Home Magazine.

Maria Campuzano

Licensed Real Estate Broker
Senior Broker, Brad Lippitz Group
maria.campuzano@compass.com

M: 847-877-2455

O: 773-404-1144

A life-long Chicagoan and born into a long line of realtors, Maria studied Public Relations and Marketing at Columbia College of Chicago before beginning her own real estate career. With over a decade of corporate and real estate experience, Maria prides herself on her ability to build strong relationships with her clients and to make sure they feel comfortable with what may be their largest personal transaction. Maria - who is also fluent in Spanish - brings enthusiasm and an amazing skill set to the Brad Lippitz Group, and she has proven to be a valuable member of the team. With vast knowledge of the City’s neighborhoods and suburbs, Maria offers her clients a depth of insight into the market conditions of each area.

Bracken Foster

Licensed Real Estate Broker
Brad Lippitz Group 
bracken@bradlippitz.com

O: 773-404-1144

Bracken is a Midwestern guy with Midwestern hospitality & values who believes in linking integrity with action. He enjoys working with clients from buyers searching for their first home to luxury clients searching for their $1 million plus home.

Heavily influenced by his extensive background in the hospitality industry and years with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Bracken believes in creating positive and lasting experiences for everyone he encounters. A strong believer in expanding his skills, he earned the ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative) professional designation to enhance his work with buyers and believes in using a well-rounded marketing strategy for his work with sellers. He has a 10-step communication guarantee for clients and a detailed plan of action for sellers.

Originally from Appleton, Wisconsin, Bracken attended Kendall College in Chicago where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management. He resides in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago and is a member of the LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Outside of real estate, Bracken enjoys running and has completed two Chicago marathons. He also teaches spin classes and loves traveling and playing outdoors with his Beagle.

Rusti Segares

Licensed Real Estate Broker
Office Manager, Brad Lippitz Group 

O: 773-404-1144

rusti@bradlippitz.com

As your real estate broker, understanding and achieving your real estate goals is Rusti’s highest priority. Neighborhood knowledge and market insight, along with outstanding personal service, are the cornerstones of her business. She can offer you advanced tools and resources. Whether you are buying or selling, Rusti will provide guidance at each step of the way. She invites you to contact her to discuss your next steps.