John Harty is a partner/owner of Harty Realty Group and John G. Harty, Ltd., based in Highland Park, IL. John has four decades of residential and commercial construction, construction management and home buying experience on the North Shore, as well as southwest Michigan to southeast Wisconsin. John began his construction career as labor foreman for Peabody Midwest Construction in 1975, at the age of 18. He ran extensive large scale projects which include the CTA train Station at O'Hare Field.
In 1980, John founded John G. Harty, Ltd., a Construction Management Firm. He directed his knowledge and expertise toward building one of a kind, custom homes, and major often complex, remodeling projects for his clients. John G. Harty, Ltd. thrives from client referrals and repeat business, as a direct result of the trust, commitment, quality of workmanship and innovative ideas that are executed on each individual client project. John is inspired by his desire to continuously exceed his client's expectations.
In 2009, John and his brother Rich, his business partner since 1988, established Harty Realty Group, an exclusive buyer agency. They realized that there are home buyers who need to be protected and better informed on their home purchases. John and Rich understand that home buyers require the same guidance and trustworthy representation that their home building clients experience.
Harty Realty Group protects their home buyers by evaluating all aspects of a home's condition. Decades of construction experience, provide John with the advantage in identifying hidden condition issues up front, which can save clients considerable money, commonly associated with home buying. His hands on experience, extraordinary service and unwavering commitment to clients remain the hallmark of John's success. his stellar reputation among clients and peers, and loyal industry connections are sought after by home buyers throughout Chicago and the suburbs.