Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Reinforces Its Unparalleled Real Estate Services With Latest Acquisition

Chicago, IL, September 13, 2017 – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Chicago announced today it has acquired the Chicago-based assets of City Point Realty LLC, which does business as City Point Realty. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage.

  • The company has 34 affiliated agents and a Chicago office located at 1275 North Clybourn Avenue in the city’s Old Town neighborhood. The agents will conduct business under the banner of Coldwell Banker in the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Lincoln Park office.
  • Former owners of City Point Realty LLC, Dan Merrion, Brian Merrion and Libby Carlson will affiliate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as brokers.
  • This is the fourth acquisition by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Chicagoland since July 2017, previously acquiring the following:
    • Century 21 McMullen in Northwest Chicago
    • Groebe Real Estate in Palos Heights, Illinois
    • Chicagoland Realty Services in Chicago’s West Loop

Since 2003, City Point Realty has been a progressive real estate company committed to providing agents the opportunities, technology, and resources to grow and succeed. As a result, the company asserted itself as an industry leader within customer service and agent development while providing their clients a 5-Star level of professionalism and expertise.


“City Point Realty is a well-respected and established real estate institution within Chicago. Through this strategic acquisition, we’re able to further bolster our roster of talented agents and strengthen our local city expertise to provide an even higher level of service to our clients.”
- Fran Broude, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

“Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is a company that truly shares our forward-thinking mindset and commitment to innovation.”
- Dan Merrion, co-owner of City Point Realty LLC

“We are looking forward to our agents growing their businesses in new and exciting ways as they leverage Coldwell Banker’s comprehensive marketing suite and diverse set of tools.”
- Brian Merrion, founder and co-owner of City Point Realty LLC

“This affiliation will enable the agents to gain a competitive edge in this market and continue to provide the superior customer service their clients have come to know and expect.”
- Libby Carlson, co-owner of City Point Realty LLC

About Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, a leading residential real estate brokerage company serving Chicagoland, Northwest Indiana, Southeast Wisconsin and Southwest Michigan, operates 52 offices and is affiliated with more than 3,800 agents. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is part of NRT LLC, the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage company. For more information, please visit