Consulting company CEO selling for $1.1M in Gold Coast

Medium 6e1dd539d0194478d32962af3d81743e Laren Ukman has listed for sale a condo at 180 E. Pearson St. in Gold Coast for $1.1 million.

Ukman bought Unit #4502 for $850,000 in Nov. 2002. The unit is part of the Water Tower Place, a mixed-used complex on Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Kimberly Gleeson of Koenig & Strey GMAC Real Estate is the listing agent.

Ukman serves as chief executive officer of IEG, a provider of consulting services to the sponsorship industry. She joined IEG in 1995 after working as executive vice president for a wine and spirits wholesaler in Chicago. She is also a former president of Meals on Wheels Chicago, was a faculty member at Northwestern University and has taught a graduate course at the University of Lugano in Switzerland.

She received a B.A. in history from Macalaster College, an M.B.A. from Northwestern's Kellog School of Management and a law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Sales at the Water Tower Place were down 29.4 percent from 2007-08, while the median sales price was up 24.6 percent during that time.

There were 531 condo sales in Gold Coast in 2008, with a median sales price of $361,000.

Address: 180 East Pearson Street
Buyer(s): Laren Ukman
Seller(s): La Salle Bank (Trustee)
Sale date: Nov. 21, 2002