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The Toast of the Town in Chicago Real Estate Gather for Chicago Association of REALTORS® Inaugural Gala, Oct. 5


The who's who in Chicago real estate will convene for the Chicago Association of REALTORS® 128th Inaugural Gala, which will be held with a program beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, in the magnificent Grand Ballroom of Navy Pier. “Bringing Us Together” is the evening’s theme, celebrating the professional passion shared by Chicago REALTORS®, C.A.R. affiliates and others maintaining vibrancy in today’s Chicagoland real estate industry.

The Inaugural Gala is the annual installation and awards ceremony for incoming C.A.R. leadership and preeminent leaders in Chicago real estate. The evening’s honored guests will include:

  • The 2012 C.A.R. Board of Directors, incoming president Bob Floss, Bob Floss & Son Realty
  • Chicago REALTOR® of the Year Michael P. Golden, Co-Founder of @properties
  • C.A.R. Hall of Fame Inductee G. Joseph Cosenza, Vice Chairman and a Director of The Inland Real Estate Group, Inc. and President of Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, Inc.
  • C.A.R. Hall of Fame Inductee Goldie B. Wolfe Miller, President of Millbrook Corporate Real Estate Services

Nationally celebrated as a dealmaker, Goldie B. Wolfe Miller is known as one of the country’s top commercial real estate brokers. In her 30-year award-winning career, she has completed approximately $3 billion in transactions. Known for superb negotiating skills, in-depth expertise, creativity and persistence, Miller honed her skills at Rubloff Inc. as an office leasing broker. She joined Rubloff in 1972, was its first female senior vice president by 1980, and was its top National Producer for six years during the decade.

Since its inception in 1883, the C.A.R. Inaugural Gala has been a premier Chicago real estate occasion and not-to-be-missed networking opportunity. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Take advantage of early-bird pricing on individual tickets or tables of 10 before Sept. 20. For more information visit

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