Property Management Expertise


With H&J, you’ll have a property management company with over 60 years of serving Chicago, Illinois and the Chicago area market who will help guide you in making the right management decisions. Hallmark & Johnson was founded as Hallmark Realty in 1952 and merged with the Carl R. Johnson Co. in 1980. We are a privately held Illinois corporation who has been part of the ever-changing Chicago landscape. The Hallmark & Johnson property management team offers a track record of exceptional service. The average tenure is more than 10 years and our entire team is committed to providing you with the personal attention and communication that fosters confidence, trust, and one of the highest client retention rates in the Chicago area.


Accredited Management Organization (AMO) certification is your assurance of the highest professional standards. The Institute of Real Estate Management awards the AMO to property management firms that have met stringent standards for experience, education, financial management, and ethical practices. Though relatively few firms meet the standards for AMO — only 36 AMOs have been awarded in Illinois — Hallmark & Johnson Property Management Chicago has held this designation since 1981.


With Hallmark & Johnson Property Management Chicago, you receive objective, unbiased advice with no conflict of interest—there is no financial interest of any kind in any other business. Property management decisions are always based on an objective evaluation of the best alternatives.

Additionally, your property has its own financial accounts and records. Hallmark & Johnson Property Management never co-mingle your funds with any other properties. You can select your own financial institution and your records are always available, accurate, and your own.

Call H&J for Experienced, Professional and Focused Property Management Services

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Why it’s Important to Update Your Lease Agreement in 2017

The most important value of a lease agreement is to protect a landlord. That being the case, why would you let your lease agreement become outdated? It’s extremely important to review and update your lease agreement each …

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Hallmark & Johnson property management team has served or is currently serving the following Chicago and Chicago area locations: Austin, Avondale, Bronzeville, Chicago, Chicago Suburbs, Cook County, Crown Pointe, IN, DePaul Campus, Des Plaines, Devonshire, DuPage County, East Lakeview, Edgewater, Edgewater Beach, Evanston, Hyde Park, Lake County, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Lincolnwood, Logan Square, Norridge, North Park, Ravenswood, Rogers Park, Saganush, Schiller Woods, Skokie, Sox Stadium, Uptown, West Loop, West Ridge, West Rogers Park, Wheeling, Wilmette, Winnetka, Woodlawn, and Wrigleyville.