Business View Magazine | May 2019

28 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE MAY 2019 AT A GLANCE THE MATT LARICY GROUP WHAT: A residential real estate firm WHERE: Chicago, Illinois WEBSITE: M att Laricy, founder of the Matt Laricy Group, a division of Americorp Real Estate in Chicago, Illinois, has had a few pretty good years. “In 2017, we finished with $139 million in sales; in 2018, we finished with $162 million in sales,” he reports. “So, it was a 20 percent growth year over year. To date, this year, we’re already up 30 percent. To top that off, we’ve been able to do it with less people than we had last year. So, we’re actually a smaller team – very efficient, very hardworking, and able to crush it. And once again, we finished as the Number Four agent in the state. So, we’re outperforming people with less people and no big national backing behind us. So, it’s pretty impressive. For this first quarter, this year, we’re Number Two in the state. So, we’re one away from the top and the only independent company in the top 20.” Solely a residential real estate company, the Laricy Group works the Windy City’s downtown neighborhoods: River North, Streetville, Gold Coast, Old Town, New East Side, West Loop, South Loop, Lincoln Park, West Town, Wicker Park/ The Matt Laricy Group A few good years