Recognized as the #1 Agents for 2019
Lake Forest Office

We know every inch of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff real estate. Are you thinking about selling or buying your Lake Forest/Lake Bluff, Illinois home? We were born and raised in this beautiful community. Whether you are listing your home or buying a new property, put our local knowledge and resources to work for you!


We believe in this community and are passionate about its homes.


Intuitive, adaptable, successful: our approach to selling your home.


Read what past clients - buyers and sellers - have to say about us.

Year over year, a top agent in the Lake Forest Office.

Lori Gregory Baker launched her real estate career in Lake Forest in late 1999, earning Rookie of the Year in 2000. In 2006, having become the #1 agent in sales volume in her Lake Forest office, Lori brought her daughter, Alissa McNicholas, into her real estate practice. Together they meet every need, answer every question, negotiate, serve, and most importantly - SELL! The dynamic mother-daughter duo attributes their success to a deep love, appreciation, and knowledge of real estate in Lake Forest.

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Deep Roots: a Lake Forest Family

Lori Baker is a third generation, lifelong Lake Forest resident. She attended the School of St. Mary, Lake Forest High School, and earned her B.A. from Barat College in Lake Forest. Lori and her husband have raised 4 beautiful daughters in the Lake Forest community. As a member of the Lake Forest Historical Society Board, Lori has unparalleled knowledge of the homes and neighborhoods of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff. Lori also has vast experience representing local premier architects and builders. She has personally managed the building and renovation process of her own 4 homes. When not working, Lori loves spending time with her family, working out, and vacationing at their family home in Aspen, Colorado.

Alissa and her husband are high school sweethearts currently raising their three sons Jack, Roy, and Peter in the Whispering Oaks neighborhood of Lake Forest. She received her degree in communications from the University of New Hampshire and began her career at Bank of America in client management. Alissa and her husband are actively involved in the community they love. They are also big sports fans with Alissa being a long-time volleyball player, and her husband a hockey enthusiast - Go Blackhawks!

Talk to us about your real estate goals.

Lori Baker


Alissa McNicholas