This market is a fantastic opportunity for qualified buyers and realistic home sellers!



Tom Carraher has been recognized as one of the leading real estate professionals in the Oak Park/River Forest market since 1991. From 2000-2012 Tom was the #1 Agent at Prudential Premier Realty, achieving sales awards both nationally and locally, and has consistently been one of the top sales agents in the Oak Park/River Forest market for nearly twenty years. This trend has continued since the merger with Gagliardo Realty Associates, LLC in 2012. While the majority of his business is in the Oak Park/River Forest area, Tom has sold homes in Forest Park, Berwyn, Elmwood Park, Chicago, Elmhurst, Hillside, Westchester, Western Springs, Brookfield, Willow Springs, LaGrange Park, Wheaton, Broadview, Lombard, Glen Ellyn, Riverside and North Riverside.  

     Tom’s business focus is on providing value to his clients before, during and after the purchase or sale of their home.
His clients expectations are consistently exceeding and over 90% of his business comes from direct referrals from past clients and associates. 

     Gagliardo Realty is proud to point out that Tom has annually received the Five Star Award, recognized in Chicago Magazine, for nearly a decade.  The award recipients are derived from interviews with buyers and sellers who have worked with a real estate professional during the previous year.

Tom has served on the Board of Directors for the Oak Park Area Association of Realtors. Giving back to the community is important Tom and he has also served both President and a Board Member of the OPRF High School Booster Club from 2011-2016 while his daughters attended OPRF.

   “After successfully assisting you with your real estate goals, I hope you will refer me to your friends and family as well.  

Please call, text or email to set up an initial interview. You are about to make one of the most important financial decisions of your lifetime and I hope you allow me to put my 29 years of successful experience to work for you!”

To make an appointment with Tom, please call him directly at 708-822-0540.

I'm ready to put my 29 years of successful experience to work for you! So whether you're buying or selling, feel free to contact me and I will be happy to help you with all your real estate needs.


Whether you're looking for your first home, your dream home or an investment property, I'm committed to providing you with the highest quality buyer service. When making the type of investment that buying a home requires, you deserve to have all the latest market information and the very best advice, both of which I can provide you with.  Put my 16 years worth of experience to work for you! I strive to make this home buying experience both enjoyable and as stress free as possible.   Read more.


The decision to sell a home is often dependent on many factors. Whatever your reasons are for selling, my proven effective marketing strategies will ensure that you get the highest possible price for your home. I guarantee to provide you with professional, ethical and confidential service and keep you fully informed every step of the way.

I will show you ALL the steps I will take to give your home MAXIMUM MARKET EXPOSURE. My track record in properly pricing, marketing and selling property will help you maximize your return on your investment, releasing your equity in order to reach your goals. Call me today at 708-358-4122 for a private interview. Read more.