Lina Shah is one of Chicagoland’s top producing real estate agents, being named in Coldwell Banker’s® International President’s Premier, an honor reserved for the top 1% of all agents worldwide, and consistently being recognized in the top 1% of the agents for Realogy Brokerage Group nationally. Lina is mentioned in numerous publications for her achievements and rankings, including Crain’s Most Influential Real Estate Brokers and Chicago magazine’s Top Residential Real Estate Brokers. Lina specializes in the Oak Brook area, Western and Northwest Suburbs, along with Downtown Chicago and has vast experience, production and in-depth knowledge in each of these communities. Lina joined Coldwell Banker in 2008 and has been the top agent in the Oak Brook area for several years. 

Lina sets herself apart with her unparalleled commitment of service to her clients. Her passion for real estate and tailoring her services to her client’s needs are what drive Lina to work with dedication, diligence, honesty and enthusiasm.


Her diverse life experience allows her to connect with various people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds and truly understand their residential needs from all facets. Lina has a large network of personal and professional connections locally and worldwide. Lina’s clients range from executives of major corporations to first-time home buyers, seniors, relocation clients and investors. Connecting with the individual on a personal level is where she shines. Lina’s prolific skill set gives her clients a significant advantage in today’s competitive market, whether it is listing a property for sale or assisting buyers in search of a property. Lina has her finger on the pulse of the market and is truly considered a local expert. Her creative and detailed marketing strategy is personalized for each property she lists, and for her buyers, she truly understands their residential needs and looks out for them every step of the process. Negotiating is one of her strongest skills. 

Committed to remaining at the forefront of the industry, Lina is a Luxury Property Specialist, Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE®), Relocation Specialist, Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR®) and advanced digital marketing expert (e-PRO®). She also belongs to the National and Illinois Associations of REALTORS® and the Multiple Listing Service of Illinois (MRED).  

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Lina was raised in London, England. She has an undergraduate degree in Law and French and studied law at the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in London, England, specializing in land law, conveyancing, title and real estate, and went on to work for the local government in the land law real estate department. This experience has given Lina unique insight into contracts, negotiation and federal and regional regulation, allowing her to protect her clients’ interests at every stage of the transaction. After moving to the U.S., Lina became a certified gemologist (GIA graduate) to help manage and develop a thriving family business. With this background of several years of marketing and sales experience, Lina knows the importance of listening to her clients’ concerns, finding options that best suit their goals and offering creative solutions as issues arise.


Lina lives in Oak Brook and is a prominent and well-respected member of the community involved in many community organizations. She served as President of Oak Brook Women's Club, was appointed to the Village of Oak Brook Residential Enhancement and Revitalization Committee, Commercial Revitalization Committee and Streetscape Committee and is a member of the Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce. Lina is an active community member and often sought after by community leaders and residents for real estate advice. Lina was an active member of the Butler School District 53 PTO, which includes Brook Forest Elementary and Butler Junior High Schools, and is a former member of the Hinsdale Central High School PTO, where she worked with Families Helping Families and the Ambassadors Club. 

Lina prides herself on providing the information and guidance her clients need to make wise decisions pertaining to real estate. Lina keeps open channels of communication and is always available to answer questions and provide information to her clients. Lina is attentive to her clients throughout the home selling or home buying process and thereafter for further assistance. Motivated by a genuine desire to help others, Lina Shah is the unequivocal go-to resource for all your property needs! 



312.593.4818 | | Oak Brook, IL


Global Luxury Property Specialist  |  Crain's 2018 to 2022 Most Notable Residential Real Estate Brokers  |  Chicago Magazine 2018 to 2022 Top 23 Residential Real Estate Agents  |  Ranked in Top 1 % agents in NRT nationally  |  Ranked in Top 1 % agents in NRT internationally  | International Society of Excellence 2022  International President's Elite 2013-2019  |  Ranked International President's Premier 2020- 2021  |  Awarded Coldwell Banker President's Club  |  Premier Member of national and local trade organizations and associations, including: National Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors, Multiple Listing Service of Illinois (MRED)
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