Baird & Warner Schaumburg Office Announces New Managing Broker -

Former Top Baird & Warner Broker to Lead Sales Team

CHICAGO (January 4, 2018) — Baird & Warner is proud to announce that Rebecca Cleal McDermott is the new managing broker of the company’s Schaumburg location. Previously McDermott was a top producing real estate agent in Baird & Warner’s Edgebrook office. Now she will head the Schaumburg sales team as well as manage the day-to-day functions of the office. “I’m so excited to take on this new role and represent a company with such a rich history and tradition of innovation in the real estate industry,” said McDermott. She is a 21-year veteran of the industry and winner of a Chicago Association of Realtors sales award who has been with Baird & Warner for 17 years.

“Rebecca is a top sales professional and a true student of the always-changing real estate industry — we couldn’t have asked for a better candidate,” said Laura Ellis, president of residential sales and executive vice president of Baird & Warner, Chicagoland’s largest, locally owned independent residential real estate services company. “We needed someone with the experience and knowledge to lead the Schaumburg team, so it was important to us that the new manager has deep roots in the Baird & Warner family.”

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About Baird & Warner Real Estate, Inc.
Established in 1855, Baird & Warner is Chicagoland’s largest locally owned independent residential real estate services company. The Baird & Warner brand has been synonymous with experience, innovation, and integrity for more than 160 years. Steve Baird, the firm’s fifth-generation owner, has been consistently recognized among the industry’s most influential leaders. Baird & Warner was named the No. 1 Top Workplace in Chicagoland by the Chicago Tribune in 2017, and No. 1 in real estate for the sixth consecutive year. With more than 2,300 broker associates in 29 offices and comprehensive mortgage, title, and relocation services, Baird & Warner consistently ranks among the nation’s top real estate firms. Learn more at