Joseph Smith brings his clients a passion for quality customer service and commitment to their unique needs.  Having begun his real estate career with the oldest brokerage in the industry, Mr. Smith knows the market and now contributes his client-centered focus to Great Western Properties. Joseph’s specialty lies in working with residential buyers, sellers, and investors.  As an active owner and manager of personal investment properties for over 17 years, Mr. Smith’s clients benefit from his first-hand experience and expertise.  Joseph believes that real estate is a service-based business, putting client needs and concerns before the bottom line.  His values of responsiveness, motivation, and care show through his work.  Always available with a listening ear, he is committed to excellence and gives careful advice.  Because of those attributes Joseph earns clients’ trust in the present to secure a lasting relationship for the future.  He has lived and worked in the southwestern and western suburbs of Chicago for many years and currently resides in Geneva with his wife, Gwen, and their three children.