Wade Maisto joined Great Western Properties after retiring from teaching, with 33 years of service in the Burlington Central District 301. Wade has a B.S. in social science education, and an M.S. in guidance and counseling. Wade spent many years coaching softball and basketball. In 2005, he was inducted into the Illinois Coaches Association Hall of Fame for softball. He also has general contractor experience, as a former partner in Unique Custom Homes. Wade feels a strong collaboration, whether buying or selling a home, is the most important aspect of an agent-client relationship. Wade and his wife live in St. Charles and have three adult children.