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Real Estate Disciplines -2001

Springfield, IL, -- The Division of Banking and Real Estate announced that the Commissioner signed the following orders:

Arlington Heights:

Margaret J. Chambers -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was revoked for making substantial misrepresentations on a listing, for making false promises to sellers, for engaging in unprofessional conduct, and for failing to place her sponsoring broker's business name in an advertisement.

Kanti K. Patel --03/14/01 --The Real Estate Broker license was placed on probation for two years, subject to certain conditions, for leaving blanks in a contract, failing to secure initials from the principals on all amendments to the contract, and failing to adequately advise his client regarding the maintenance of the earnest money required under the contract.


Barrington

Sheri D. Kriemelmeyer -- 10/18/01 The Real Estate Salesperson license is eligible to be restored to active status from probation after having satisfied all outstanding Illinois tax liabilities.

 

Batavia

Kevin J. Schilling -- 8-10-2001--The Real Estate Broker refused renewal until such time as he submits evidence that he has filed all delinquent Illinois tax return and paid all tax liabilities.



Belleville:

Tovaughna Tipton-Adams -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 dollar fine was assessed for failing to complete the continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

Jon R. Birdsell --05/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was placed on probation for a period of six (6) months, a Broker Administration course required to be completed within 30 days and a $600 fine assessed for engaging in real estate activity on a regular basis after his broker's license expired for continuing to advertise properties after a bid had been accepted by HUD and/or the VA as a means to attract potential customers; and for failing to maintain escrow records in conformance with the Act and Rules.

 

Bellwood:

Ernestine Cornelius-Titus -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded for engaging in real estate activity after her license had expired and representing a broker other than her sponsoring broker. In addition, Cornelius-Titus was assessed a fine of $700 and was required to successfully complete continuing education courses.


Bensenville:

Patrice Baker -- 04/26/01 -- The Real Estate Leasing license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which was dishonored


Berwyn, Chicago & Harvey:

Terry A. Hibbler -- 8-31-2001 --The Real Estate Salesperson license shall be refused renewal for failure to pay his Illinois individual income tax liabilities and for failure to file a tax return.

David Mandel -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for a minimum period of one year for making a false statement to a financial institution which resulted in a felony conviction.


Bloomingdale:

Anthony Brown -- 8-10-2001 --The Real Estate Broker refused renewal until such time as he submits evidence that he has filled all delinquent Illinois tax returns and paid all tax liabilities.

Thomas J. Follert --02/14/01 --The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed on probation for failing to obtain an informed written consent for dual agency from all parties and for failing to promote the best interests of his clients by making recommendations regarding the price of the property and by failing to maintain proper records.

Arlo M. Ford -- 03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed on probation for three years because of a conviction for mail fraud.

 

Bloomington:

Michael Sklar -- 11/20/01 -- The Petition for Restoration regarding the Real Estate Broker license of Michael Sklar was denied.



Buffalo Grove:

Dean Blender -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused to renewal for unpaid Illinois tax liabilities.

Nancy Wakeman -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete required continuing education.

Carpentersville:

Jesus Berreles and Mireya Delgado -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license of Jesus Berreles was reprimanded with the further condition that Mr. Berreles submit quarterly escrow reports for one year and complete the Broker Administration and Agency courses within 90 days for inadvertently allowing earnest money to be briefly deposited into an operating account and for failing to maintain reconciliation work sheets in the proper format. The Real Estate Salesperson license of Mireya Delgado was reprimanded with the further condition that Ms. Delgado complete the Broker Administration and Agency courses within 90 days for serving as a dual agent on a transaction involving property owned by Ms. Delgado.


Chicago:

Faithia Anderson --8-31-2001 --The Real Estate Salesperson license refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois income tax liabilities.

Larry W. Anoman --01/12/01 --The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete his continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

Larry W. Anoman -- 04/09/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was renewed after Mr. Anoman completed all continuing education for the 1999 renewal and provided the Office of Banks and Real Estate with the proper certificates of completion.

Raafat Arman -- 12/17/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and a $1,200.00 fine was assessed for practicing real estate on a non-renewed license for a period of twelve months.

Yana Avasko -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which was dishonored.

Ronald Baader -- 11/02/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was revoked for a minimum of five (5) years for failure to complete required continuing education.

Linda Ballard -- 05/11/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was revoked for: making misrepresentations to certain buyers of real estate; failing to treat those buyers honestly; failing to produce escrow and related records to the Office of Banks and Real Estate upon request; and demonstrating unworthiness to act as a licensee in such a manner as to endanger the interest of the public.

Jose Balmadrid --12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Dennis Biedron, Pontarelli Real Estate Group, Inc., and Michael R. Pontarelli -- 10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license of Dennis Biedron was placed on probation for 18 months and the Real Estate Broker Corporation license of Pontarelli Real Estate Group Incorporated was placed on probation for 18 months based upon allegations involving misleading advertisements and failing to comply with all office requirements. The Real Estate Broker license of Michael R. Pontarelli was reprimanded for serving as an officer of record of Pontarelli Real Estate Group, Inc., while his broker license was in non-renewed status.

 

Brant Booker -- 03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and fined $1,000 dollars for failing to account for monies coming into his possession and failing to timely tender such funds to his sponsoring broker.

Valerie P. Brown -- 12/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to OBRE that was dishonored.

Theodore J. Bruck -- 12/17/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was suspended for six months to be followed by a cancellation of the license for failing to comply with all rules regarding the sale of property owned by Mr. Bruck, and for failing to operate a real estate office in compliance with all current rules.

Amelia Burbach -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson was issued a $500 fine for failing to complete the continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

Julie Capps --11/02/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Belinda Coleman --8-31-2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Terrence Conner -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed into refused to renew status for failing to pay Illinois tax liabilities.

Elise A. Couston -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and fined $500 dollars for failing to complete the continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

Curtis Cross -- 05/11/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for submitting a check for a change of sponsorship fee which had not been honored by the financial institution upon which it was drawn. Mr. Cross failed to rectify the dishonored check and pay the statutory fine.

Krystyna Delaney -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Salesperson license was revoked for failure to pay a fine required under the terms of a Consent Order.

Hal Eason -- 03/08/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal based on his failure to satisfy his individual income tax liabilities.

Ethan Flowers -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

Ethan Flowers -- 10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and assessed a fine for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

Michael A. Garcia -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was revoked for a minimum of (5) years for engaging in real estate activity with an inoperative license status and for failing to remit $5,000 in earnest money.

Rosa I. Garcia -- 05/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was revoked for converting escrow money on multiple occasions for personal use.

Mitchell L. Gerson -- 10/31/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was revoked for a minimum of (5) years for failure to complete all necessary continuing education requirements.

Steven Gocel -- 11/02/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Michael Golden -- 12/19/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and a $700.00 fine was assessed for aiding and abetting the non-renewed practice of a sponsored licensee.

Luke Graham -- 06/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed on probation for a period of one (1) year, and additional continuing education was required, for failing to disclose his status as a licensee on a real estate contract, and for accepting $40,550 compensation from a person other than his sponsoring broker.

Great Lakes Homes, Inc. -- 12/17/01 -- The Real Estate Broker Corporation license was revoked for failing to comply with all rules regarding the sale of property owned by the managing broker, and for failing to operate a real estate office in compliance with all current rules.

Roger J. Hainault -- 11/02/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Michelle Hanna --01/12/01 -- Unlicensed individual was assessed a $1,000 civil penalty for engaging in the unauthorized practice of real estate while working at the Greater Midwest Real Estate Group.

Osvaldo Hernandez -- 05/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded, and a $1,800 fine was assessed, for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate at Citywide Investors, Inc; for aiding and abetting an employee of Citywide Investors, Inc. in the unlicensed practice of real estate; and for failing to renew the corporation license of Citywide Investors, Inc.

Graig A. Hogan -- 8-6-2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was revoked for a minimum of (2) years for failure to disclose prior licensure in another state.

Jerome Hopkins -- 11/02/01 --The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Hakim Jaradat -- 03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed on probation for two years, subject to certain conditions, for leaving blanks in a contract, failing to secure initials from the principals on all amendments to the contract, failing to adequately advise his client regarding the maintenance of the earnest money required under the contract, and engaging in the practice of real estate on a sporadic basis during a seven month period on a non-renewed license.

Jason Jones -- 12/04/01 --The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Jimmie L. Jones -- 11/20/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy all child support liabilities.

Yahya Karim -- 11/20/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed on probation for a period of two (2) years, and a $1,500.00 fine was assessed, and extra continuing education was required, for failure to satisfy a prior disciplinary order and for certifying on his Salesperson application that he had never had a professional license or permit disciplined when he had.

Andrew J. Kiener -- 04/26/01 -- The Real Estates Salesperson license is renewed and Refuse to Renew Order is vacated. Notice of respondent's continuing education deficiency was defective, in that it was mailed to respondent's old address. Respondent has completed all continuing education for the 1999 renewal and has provided the Office of Banks and Real Estate with the proper certificates of completion.

Sandra Konlon -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused to renewal because of unpaid Illinois Tax liabilities.

Sandra Konlon
-- 7-17-2001 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy her Illinois income tax liability.

Michael Laboda -- 9/4/2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities and failure to file Illinois tax returns.

Leona B. Lawson -- 05/11/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was revoked for: making misrepresentations to certain buyers of real estate; failing to treat those buyers honestly; failing to produce escrow and related records to the Office of Banks and Real Estate upon request; and demonstrating unworthiness to act as a licensee in such a manner as to endanger the interest of the public.

Vasile Lohan --01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete his continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

Vasile Lohan -- 05/24/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was restored to active status from refused to renew status after Lohan's petition to vacate provided proof that he timely completed the terms of a Consent Order entered on October 17, 2000.

Janusz Maka -- 02/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was eligible to be restored to active status.

Sylvia P. Magallanes -- 06/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was eligible for restoration after having satisfied all liabilities regarding student loans.

Panagiotis H. Markos -- 12/04/01 -- Panagiotis H. Markos was assessed a civil penalty of $25,000.00 for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate.

Margarito Martinez -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Monroe Mayfield -- 11/02/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Robert D. McCullough -- 03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was suspended for 90 days to be followed by one year of probation for commingling escrow funds with business funds and for unprofessional conduct in regard to misrepresentations made regarding a Section 8 housing lease.

Carol A. Meyer -- 9/4/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities and failure to file Illinois tax returns.

George Michael -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and a $1,100 dollar fine was assessed for managing a real estate salesperson whose license had expired.

George Michael -- 06/18/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was placed on probation for 15 months, assessed a $3,000 fine and required to complete continuing education for acting as managing broker of Micheal Realty & Associates, failing to timely return the security deposit and failing to maintain its escrow accounts in conformance with the Act and Rules.

Brian J. Miller -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is eligible to restore upon proof of successful completion of his 1999 renewal period CE deficiency, and payment of $500 fine. Once license is restored, it will be reprimanded.

Millard P. Milsap, Jr. -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license had been suspended since 1992 for failing to make payments on an educational loan. The loan is no longer due and owing to the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Therefore, the Petitioner is eligible to sit for the Salesperson examination upon successful completion of the prelicense course. The license may issue upon passage of the examination and timely submission of all applicable fees and forms.

Steward A. Munoz -- 10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was suspended for 15 days subject to additional conditions regarding maintenance of escrow money for failure to obtain proper written authorization to disburse escrow moneys.

Mike J. Navarro -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failure to pay his Illinois Income Tax liability and for failure to file all of his tax returns.

Felipe Orozco -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was assessed a civil penalty of $5,000 for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate prior to obtaining the salesperson license.

Jonathan B. Palumbo -- 10/31/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete required continuing education.

Robert J. Price -- 9/26/01 -- A real estate broker whose license had been indefinitely suspended was assessed a $1,000 civil penalty for accepting earnest money and otherwise holding himself out to the public as engaging in the practice of real estate.

Cassandra Ross-Robinson -- 05/11/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was eligible for restoration subject to a civil penalty of $300 after having rectified an NSF remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate.

Carlos Rocha  -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license, which had been revoked for practicing real estate on an expired license, was eligible to be restored after payment of a $350 fine.

James Russel and Midstates Development & Management Corp. -- 02/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license of James Russel was placed upon probation for two years subject to certain conditions. The Real Estate Broker Corporation license of Midstates Development & Management Corporation was reprimanded, and James Russel and Midstates Development & Management Corporation collectively agree to be prohibited from serving as an escrow agent until further notice from the Office of Banks and Real Estate for operating a broker corporation without a broker corporation license and for violations arising out of the deposit and disbursement of earnest money for a transaction involving residential property in Chicago.

Eduardo Salazar -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failure to pay his Illinois Income Tax liability and for failure to file all of his tax returns.

Arlene Schopfer -- 11/02/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Diementre Silas -- 06/18/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed and continuing education was required for failing to follow a client/buyer's instructions to include a home inspection contingency in a written offer, and for operating a real estate broker corporation for approximately two months without a real estate broker corporation license.

Thomas E. Slaughter -- 05/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded, and a $700 fine was assessed, for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate at Citywide Investors, Inc. for a period of over seven months.

Frank A. Smrz -- 8-1-2001 -- The Real Estate Broker license was revoked for making false statements of material fact by not disclosing felony conviction of 1996, 1998, 2000 broker renewal forms.

Howard Sutker -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was revoked for failure to pay a fine required under the terms of a Consent Order.

Robert F. Svoboda -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and issued a $1,000 fine for failing to maintain appropriate escrow records and for aiding and abetting the unlicensed practice of Roblen Realty, Inc.

Eddie Sykes -- 10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and assessed a fine for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

Lennies I. Sykes -- 8-10-2001 -- The Real Estate Broker license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to pay Illinois individual tax liabilities for the tax years covering: 1995 and 1999.

Marcella Taylor -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete her continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

Tena Thomas -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

Tena Thomas -- 10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and assessed a fine for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

Vacenta Ford-Thomas -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

Willie J. Thurmond -- 12/19/01 --The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and Mr. Thurmond's continuing education exemption was forfeited, for failing to provide a buyer a copy of a contract and thereby concealing the identity of the seller and for failing to maintain an organized and complete deal file in the office.

Loralie Tyeptanar -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete required continuing education.

Kenneth J. Washington -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded for failing to properly supervise a Salesperson in her real estate activities at The Greater Olimpyk Corporation.

Bryan Weinper -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete his continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

Andrew Williams  -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal based on his failure to satisfy his individual income tax liabilities.

Robin A. Willis -- 8-31-2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was revoked for a minimum period of ten years for misconduct which included: procuring broker agreements which failed to contain required data, making oral misrepresentations, accepting compensation which was not passed through her sponsoring broker, failing to properly deposit escrow monies, failing to account for escrow monies, aiding and abetting the unlicensed practice of real estate, practicing real estate on an in-active license, engaging in unprofessional conduct, and dishonest dealing.

Martin Winefield --12/19/01 --The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and a $700.00 fine was assessed for engaging in the practice of real estate on a non-renewed license for seven months.

Louise D. Wyman -- 06/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was restored to active status after the Office of Banks and Real Estate received verification from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission that her student loan had been satisfied.

Antoine K. Abou-Zeid -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and a $1,000 dollar fine was assessed for procuring a real estate sales contract which was misleading.

 

Crest Hill :

Bryan K. Witt -- 12/19/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was suspended for 30 days for inducing a buyer to purchase a home based upon Mr. Witt's false promise that he would purchase the buyer a home warranty.



Crestwood:

Greywolf, Inc. and Victor Lopez -- 05/11/01 -- Greywolf, Inc., an unlicensed corporation, was fined $10,000, and Victor Lopez, an unlicensed individual, was fined $10,000, for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate in Illinois.



Crystal Lake:

Donna Parotto -- 8-31-2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois income tax liabilities.

Kristine Redmond -- 05/11/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is eligible for restoration to active status for having rectified an NSF remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate.


Dolton City:

Ida Alashe -- 05/11/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was revoked for failing to account for or remit monies coming into her possession that belonged to others; issuing a fraudulent check; knowingly making false representations; failing to produce escrow and related records to the Office of Banks and Real Estate upon request; failing to act in the best interests of her clients; engaging in dishonest dealing; and engaging in dishonorable, unethical, or unprofessional conduct of a character likely to deceive, defraud, or harm the public.

Frank A. Hannah -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal until he presents satisfactory evidence that the tax liability has been fully satisfied, or that he has entered into a satisfactory repayment plan with the Illinois Department of Revenue.



Danville:

Dennis M. Ferguson --01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was eligible to issue, subject to probation, to the applicant who had been convicted of felonies over 10 years ago, with no repeat activity, who had fully completed his sentence, and who had rehabilitated himself by doing public service work.



Darien:

Barbara A. Urban -- 04/17/01 --The Real Estate Broker license was revoked for failing to produce escrow records and other related documents pursuant to the Office of Banks and Real Estate's request.


Decatur:

Paul D. Bollhorst -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded for attempting to procure a commission without a written agreement from the owners.


Des Plaines:

Janet L. Akers -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson was issued a $500 fine for failing to complete the continuing education requirements for the 1997- 1999 renewal period.

Richard Doty --03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and fined $300 dollars for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which was dishonored

Renee Malman -- 02/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failure to pay her Illinois Income Tax liability and for failure to file all of her tax returns.

Amy V. Maloney -- 03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was fined $300 dollars, without a reprimand or discipline on her license, for her failure to timely complete continuing education requirements for the 1999 renewal period.

Frank Robbins -- 11/20/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Downer's Grove:

Christopher Salman -- 8-6-2001 -- Order to Vacate entered on previously entered Order of Refuse to Renew.

 

Edwardsville:

Douglas Erickson --12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was indefinitely suspended for failure to pay the fine required under the terms of a Consent Order.



Effingham:

Latisha Sims -- 03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which was dishonored.


Evanston:

Dennis Delman -- 03/01/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license of was placed upon refuse to renew status for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

 

Fairfield:

Marshall W. Hamilton -- 9/4/2001 -- The Real Estate Broker license and the Auctioneer license are refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities.



Flossmoor:

Leroy E. Marquardt  -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was placed on probation for two years, providing for the conditions that Mr. Marquardt forfeit his continuing education exemption and complete course work on Fair Housing within 30 days, for making a racially offensive slur to a client.

Subodh L. Sood --03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded for allegedly failing to promote the best interests of her client by entering into her own contract for the property unbeknownst to the buyer/client.


Frankfort:

Paul A. Wirth -- 03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused renewal for failing to satisfy an Illinois tax liability.


Freeport:

Linda Symons -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete her continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

 

Glendale Heights:

Kenneth J. Kolodziej -- 02/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and a fine of $500 was assessed for his representation on a HUD bid form that he was in receipt of the prospective purchaser's earnest money deposit. The respondent did not obtain the deposit until after the bid had been accepted. In addition, the respondent's escrow account records were not kept in complete compliance with the requirements.

Severino Villanueva -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was indefinitely suspended for failure to pay the fine required under the terms of a Consent Order.



Harvey:

Unlimited Property Management Corp --04/02/01 -- The Real Estate Corporation license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which was dishonored.

Unlimited Property Management Corp -- 11/20/01 -- The Real Estate Broker Corporation license was reprimanded and a $300.00 fine was assessed for failing to rectify a remittance to OBRE that was dishonored.

 

Harwood Heights:

Dorothy Zielinski and Century 21 Zittel Realtors, Inc. --04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license of Dorothy Zielinski was reprimanded and the Real Estate Broker Corporation license of Century 21 Zittel Realtors, Inc. was reprimanded and fined $250 dollars for procuring a listing agreement containing misleading terms regarding the brokerage fee.

Hazel Crest:

Willie E. Mitchell -- 10/31/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete required continuing education.

Jeanine Steward --03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which was dishonored.

Felicia K. Wideman -- 7-17-2001 -- The Real Estate Broker license was placed on refused to renew status for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

 

Indian Head Park:

Thomas Leahy -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete required continuing education.

 

Joliet:

David N. Malandro -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.


Kankakee:

Joseph Tolson -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson was refused renewal until he presents satisfactory evidence that he has fully paid his Illinois individual income taxes.

 

Libertyville:

Barbara R. Patterson -- 7-17-2001 -- The Real Estate Broker license was revoked for a minimum period of (5) years, and the real estate broker corporation license of Network Marketing Companies, Inc. was revoked for a minimum period of (5) years, for failing to account for security deposits and rent checks received as a property manager and for failing to produce escrow records upon request by the Office of Banks and Real Estate.

 

Lisle:

Michael Dalton -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failing to fully pay his Illinois tax liabilities.

Vincent T. Liguori -- 9/4/2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities and failure to file Illinois tax returns.

 

Lombard:

Charles McGee -- 9/4/2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities.

 

Long Grove:

Susan Coveny -- 11/1/01 -- After a contested hearing, an Order was entered assessing a $10,000 fine, suspending the Real Estate Broker's license for a period of sixty days, to be followed by a two (2) year probation during which time the Broker is to provide quarterly reports as to her practice personally and as a managing broker, based upon findings of substantial misrepresentation, unworthiness and leaving blanks in listing agreement and adding information at a later date. On November 15, 2001, Stephen A. Schiller, Circuit Court Judge in Cook County, IL stayed the enforcement of OBRE's Order until further Order of Court.

 

Lynwood:

Hardy L. Coleman --10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities and failure to file Illinois tax returns.

 

Matteson & Lynwood:

Sheryl Wordlaw -- 9/4/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay her Illinois individual income tax liabilities and for failure to file tax returns.


Minooka:

Diana Weathersby -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson was issued a $500 fine for failing to complete the continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.


Naperville:

George M. Dimitri -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Broker License was refused renewal for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

Harrison Estep -- 06/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was eligible for restoration for fulfilling payment of previously unpaid fines in the amount of $3,000.

C. Larry Keehner -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete his continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

Inno O. Okoye -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete his continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

Jean Russell --04/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which was dishonored.

Rohit C. Trivedi -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was placed on probation for 18 months with certain conditions and a $2,000 fine was assessed for failing to timely disburse escrow money in accordance with the written directions of all principals and failing to maintain escrow records in the format required by Rule.

 

Niles:

Hilary Michael -- 9/04/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities and failure to file Illinois tax returns.


Northbrook:

James L. Oakey -- 02/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for his failure to pay a tax liability.

Sunny J. Woo -- 02/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for his failure to appropriately safeguard and timely tender an earnest money escrow check to his sponsoring broker.

 

Northlake:

Mickie L. Larsen -- 05/24/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was eligible for reinstatement to active status from probationary status for having rectified all Illinois income tax liabilities.

 

Oakbrook:

Timothy J. Soltys -- 06/18/01 -- The Real Estate Broker License was reprimanded and additional continuing education was required for failing to act in the best interests of his client.

 

Oak Forest:

Joseph S. Varan -- 02/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and a fine of $1,000 was assessed for failing to hold escrow money separate and apart from other monies.

 

Oak Lawn:

Debra Thomas -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

Debra Thomas -- 10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and assessed a fine for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

 

Oak Park:

Donald Ranalli -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete required continuing education.

Raynelda Thompson -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

Dawyne Williams -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is eligible to be restored to active status from refused renewal status based upon proof of timely completion of CE for the 1999 renewal period.

O'Fallon:

Kelly A. Young -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed for altering a signed real estate document without written consent of all the parties and otherwise failing to promote the best interests of her client over her own self-interests.

 

Orland Park & Worth:

Maribeth Vaughn -- 11/20/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

 

Ottawa:

Sue L. Grieves -- 12/19/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded, a $500.00 fine was assessed, and completion of the 15 hour Broker Administration pre-license course was required, for releasing earnest money without the written authorization from all parties to the transaction.



Park Ridge:

Donna Glavan -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused renewal for her failure to file income tax returns and pay Illinois individual income taxes in full.

 

Paw Paw:

Patrick Fitzpatrick  -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed on probation for one calendar year, and was required to submit quarterly reports from his sponsoring broker regarding the level of his real estate activity due to criminal convictions.

 

Plainfield:

Todd T. Hector -- 9/4/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to pay his Illinois payroll-withholding income tax liability.

 

Richton Park:

Michele Linton-Delashment -- 12/19/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to OBRE that was dishonored.


River Forest:

Anthony Taglia -- 03/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was allowed to be restored upon submission, by May 31, 2001, of all applicable fees and forms. The Salesperson's request for this additional time is granted. The restored license shall issue upon probation according to the terms and conditions of the prior Order of September 2, 1998.

 

Riverdale:

Keith L. Billings -- 12/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to OBRE that was dishonored.

 

Romeoville:

Don E. Nekoliczak -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities.


Sandwich:

Barbara J. Swanson -- 10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for negotiating with a seller, knowing that the seller's property was listed with another broker.

Lyle Voga -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was refused renewal for his failure to pay Illinois individual income taxes.

 

Schaumburg:

Carole L. Fagan -- 11/02/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Michael Morawski -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and fined $500 dollars for making a substantial misrepresentation in an MLS listing.

Lyn Sims -- 06/06/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license of was refused renewal for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

 


Skokie:

Gregory S. Martin -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and issued a $250 fine for failing to release an earnest money check in a timely manner.

Eric A. Whitelaw -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete his continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

South Holland:

Marlon C. Jackson -- 04/17/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was revoked for dishonest dealing and for failing to act in a manner consistent with his client's best interest.

 

Springfield:

William T. Lewis -- 12/04/-1 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete required continuing education.

Darrin S. Shipley -- 7-2-2001 -- The Real Estate Broker License was refused renewal for failure to satisfy his Illinois income tax liability.

Susan M. Stelle -- 8-28-2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was suspended for thirty days, and was also placed on probation for (2) years subject to certain conditions for failure to promote the best interests of the client by not disclosing to the client material facts concerning the transaction of which the licensee had actual knowledge.

 

Spring Valley:

Danira Parra -- 9/04/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities and failure to file Illinois tax returns.

 

South Holland:

Belinda Coleman -- 9/25/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reinstated from terminated status because licensee documented actions took to rectify the dishonored check prior to the termination order.

 

Sterling:

Martha Rios -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete required continuing education.

 

Stillman Valley:

Kim Arbogast -- 9/04/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license is refused renewal for failure to pay Illinois tax liabilities and failure to file Illinois tax returns.

 

Streamwood:

Becky Weingart -- 9/26/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a check that was returned by the licensee's financial institution.

 

Teutopolis:

Donna L. Zerrusen -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded for failing to obtain informed written consent to dual agency from a client.

 

Tinley Park:

Raymond J. Oplt -- 10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was revoked for a minimum of (5) years for failure to remit earnest money.

 

Urbana:

James D. Winston -- 01/12/01 -- Applicant is eligible for a real estate license upon the fulfillment of certain conditions.

 

University Park:

Thomas R. Locke -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete required continuing education.

 

Wadsworth:

James P. Leonhardt -- 12/04/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was revoked for a felony conviction.

 

Waukegan:

James A. Hardy -- 11/20/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Robert Kueth -- 8-31-2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

 

Westchester:

Pamela Kouimelis -- 12/19/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded for failing to properly present offers and for misrepresenting to prospective buyers that properties had been sold.

 

Westmont:

Stanley T. Fry -- 8-10-2001 -- The Real Estate Broker license was reprimanded and fined $500 via Consent Order, for failing to provide and entering into written employment agreement with licensees either employed and sponsored, or formerly employed and sponsored by respondent.

 

Wheaton :

Howard A. Koop -- 10/18/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license is refused renewal for failure to pay his Illinois individual income tax liabilities and to file his Illinois tax returns.

 

Wheeling:

Helen B. Neketis -- 7-6-2001 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was eligible for reinstatement to active status from probationary status after having satisfied all outstanding Illinois income tax liabilities.

 

Willowbrook:

Michael Vena -- 01/12/01 -- Order to Vacate Order to Refuse to Renew was entered on 2/14/01 after the Office of Banks and Real Estate was provided with proof of continuing education.

Michael Vena -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete his continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

 

Wilmette:

John Sobol -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license was placed on probation for five years with certain conditions for, inter alia, failing to make a timely disbursement from his escrow account to account for a commission owed to a cooperating broker; failing to comply with the rules regarding interest/non interest bearing escrow deposits; and failing to maintain proper escrow records.

Out of State - 2001 Real Estate Disciplines

Worth:

Adam Mendez, Jr. and A & M Realtors, Ltd. aka ReMax Finest -- 02/14/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license of Adam Mendez, Jr. was reprimanded and a $3,500 fine was assessed and the Real Estate Broker Corporation license of A & M Realtors, Ltd. aka ReMax Finest was reprimanded, for aiding and abetting the unlicensed practice of real estate by an unlicensed individual operating through an unlicensed corporation known as Grejwolf, Inc.

 



Punta, FL:

Jean Russel -- 06/18/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was eligible for restoration after fulfilling payment of licensing fees previously unpaid. Upon restoration, the license shall be reprimanded and Russel shall pay a civil penalty in the amount of $300.

 

Lansing & Hammond, IN:

Robert Sartori -- 9/4/01 -- The Real Estate Broker license is refused renewal for failure to pay his Illinois individual income tax liabilities.

 


Maryland Heights, MO:

Spencer D. Whitton -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was eligible to issue upon probation provided the applicant completes all terms and conditions from a criminal matter in which applicant was convicted of a misdemeanor for criminal damage to property and placed on conditional discharge.


Canonsburg, PA:

Laureen M. Bucher -- 05/14/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was reprimanded and fined $750 for failure to comply with continuing education requirements.


Beloit, WI:

Natalie Voss-Hovland -- 01/12/01 -- The Real Estate Salesperson license was placed in refused to renew status for failing to complete his continuing education requirements for the 1997 - 1999 renewal period.

 

Salt Lake City, Utah:

Vasilios Maniatis - 11/20/01 - The Real Estate Salesperson license was restored based upon the granting of a Petition for Restoration via a Consent Order.

 

 
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