Rick O'Connor

Rick O'Connor

Broker / Owner

Realty Executives Cornerstone (Crystal Lake)

7115 Virginia Rd., Ste. 101

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Cell: 815-790-7200

Fax: 815-459-1112

Languages Spoken: English

Rick O'Connor - Biography

The Rick O'Connor Group of Realty Executives Cornerstone takes pride in the ability to serve our clients above and beyond the standard expectation. Our staff and agents work to provide the highest quality customer service in the business. Whether you're a first time buyer, seasoned investor, prospective renter or landlord, or looking to sell your home outright or as a short sale, it would be our pleasure to assist you through that process. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or real estate assistance you may need. Our clients are our top priority. Have a blessed day!


Rick himself has over 35 years of experience in the greater McHenry County area real estate market, handling both residential and commercial, buying, selling, leasing, short sales, foreclosures, and more. In September 2018, Rick received his CMCA designation- standing for Certified Manager of Community Associations- and was also designated a member to the Heartland Realtor Organization's Board of Directors until 2020.

Areas Served

The Rick O’Connor Group serves the entire McHenry County Illinois real estate market including surrounding communities such as Algonquin, Crystal Lake, McHenry, Woodstock, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Lakewood, Carpentersville, Marengo, Cary, and Fox River Grove. We also service surrounding communities in Kane, Lake, and even parts of Cook or Boone counties. 


With decades of experience and team members specialized for various aspects of the business, we have the tools you need to get the transaction done- from start to finish. The Rick O’Connor Group itself was established in 1983. Realty Executives Cornerstone was established in 2006. Our REO division, specializing in foreclosures and distressed properties, was established in 2007. All of our team members are attentive to the details specific to your type of transaction and are prepared to help you every step of the way.


We would like to tell you it is because …

  • Rick has been ranked in the top 5 realtors in McHenry County since 1990
  • We specialize in Foreclosure, REO, Short Sales and Pre-Foreclosure properties.
  • SFR (Short Sale, Foreclosure Resource) & GRI (Graduate of Realtors Institute) Designations.
  • Our business comes from our relationships with lenders, past clients, attorneys and vendors.
  • Our Internet presence brings buyers and sellers together thousands of times a day.
  • Rick averages more than 1 sale every week.
  • Automated email searches for buyers.
  • Proactive Marketing Approach.
  • High Traffic Advertising on the top Real Estate websites
  • Licensed staff to address all of your needs.
  • Team of Financing experts, attorneys, insurances agents, builders and handymen.
  • Rick is a member of the Heartland Realtor Organization Board of Directors
  • Rick holds CMCA designation (Certified Manager of Community Associations)