Streeterville
Rebecca Thomson
Current Roles
Chicago Association of REALTORS
Illinois REALTORS Board of Directors
National Association of REALTORS

What We Do

Thomson Real Estate Group is a real estate coaching and consulting firm that designs curriculum, courses, content and events for brokerages and organizations in the real estate industry. We help small and mid-size brokerages build profitable offices. We create successful strategies, programs, and events for organizations of all sizes.

Brokerage

  • Training department setup
  • Training curriculum design
  • Content creation and delivery
  • Staff training and development
  • Technology & product roll-outs
  • Programming for target agent populations
  • Agent retention

Industry and Association

  • Agent outreach initiatives and events
  • Business and strategic planning
  • Leveraging strategic partnerships
  • Board orientation

Speaking

  • Brokerage Best Practices: Culture, Recruit, Retain
  • Your Best Business Plan
  • Building Your Brand
  • Working Smarter, Not Harder
  • Social Media is Marketing
  • Custom Topics

About Rebecca

With over a decade of brokerage experience and an impeccable reputation, Rebecca Thomson is a nationally sought-after speaker, trainer, and consultant.

Thomson served as the 2017-2018 President of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® and serves on their Executive Committee. She also serves on the Women’s Council National Executive Committee, the Women’s Council Foundation, the Illinois REALTORS® Board of Directors, the National Association of REALTORS® Executive Committee, and their Board of Directors.

Previously, Thomson led the training, coaching, and business development for Chicago-based @properties where, in just 4 years, she helped grow the company from 1200 to 2200 agents. From content creation to tech rollouts and targeted initiatives like the creation of the Top100, Thomson was responsible for establishing @properties’ gold standard status for professional development and innovation.

Prior to @properties, Thomson hailed from Sotheby’s International Realty where she handled residential sales, luxury leasing, and new construction.

Outside of real estate, Thomson is dedicated to her community and completed a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Union League Club of Chicago and a two-year term on the Step Up Chicago Board, which supports and empowers girls from under-resourced communities. Thomson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign and is pursuing an MBA through Chicago Booth’s Executive program at the University of Chicago. In her spare time, Thomson is an avid reader, a scotch aficionado and a self-proclaimed foodie.

Thomson’s professional recognitions include the Goldie Initiative Scholar (2018), Chicago Association’s REALTOR Achievement Award (2017), the Women’s Council Chicago Elevate Award (2016), “Leading Women” Women’s Council of REALTORS® (2016), National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy Graduate (2015), National Association of REALTORS® “30 Under 30” (2014), Chicago Women’s Council Member of the Year (2014), Chicago Association of REALTORS® President’s Award (2013), Chicago Agent Magazine’s Who’s Who in Chicago Real Estate (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018), and RE/MAX Vision ‘s Rookie of the Year (2006).

As Seen On

Chicago Tribune
Chicago Magazine
Michigan Avenue Magazine
Crain's Chicago Business
CBS 2 Chicago
Inman
Realtor Magazine
NPR
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