Kimberly Gartner

Kim is an entrepreneur first.  The spirit to build and create what doesn’t exist lives inside her and drives her initiative and motivation towards learning new things. Her passion for Real Estate both selling and teaching support her belief that when you love what you do you give it your best.

In 2014 she was licensed in the State of Illinois and began a real estate career for the second time.  In 2017, Kim acquired a Pre-License Instructor’s license and in 2019 she was licensed as a Managing Broker.  In 2021 Kim founded DreamHome Real Estate Academy while maintaining a Top 20% Producer distinction in Sales.

Kim joined Kaplan in December 2021 as a Pre-License Instructor.  In December 2022 she was honored to accept the role as Kaplan’s Real Estate Subject Matter Expert and Illinois ISG Lead Instructor.  Today, Kim leads virtual classrooms partnering with Kaplan utilizing top notch resources and customized learning management systems to provide exemplary real estate education.