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14 July 2017 Valuetainment
Irish Immigrant Goes from Janitor to Selling Billions in Real Estate. VIDEO:
26 June 2017
If you want to buy a home, then you probably shouldn't spend your summer days idly lying on a beach or at the pool. For 2017, increasing temperatures are coinciding with a scorching hot housing market. "This upward trend continues very strongly with unemployment down and job creation rising,”... [Read More]
16 June 2017 BizCast
Sean Conlon, Founder and CEO of Conlon & Co and the host of CNBC’s "The Deed: Chicago" from BizCast HQ on Vimeo.   Sean J. Conlon is an Irish entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist, who’s owned and operated a number of successful real estate companies based in the Chicagoland Chicago and... [Read More]
31 May 2017 CNBC
While 20-somethings have been graduating from colleges across the U.S. this month, higher education remains a privilege that is inaccessible to many. Even though they can be prohibitively expensive, a degree offers more opportunities than ever before, including increasing your future earning... [Read More]
15 May 2017 Mansion Global
Sean Conlon sees increasing value in urban homes, but for him, remoteness is key Sean Conlon and his home in Malibu, California Chicago-based developer and real estate entrepreneur Sean Conlon recently wrapped up season one of the CNBC series “The Deed: Chicago.” The premise: Mr. Conlon came to... [Read More]
03 May 2017 Michigan Avenue Magazine
As the resident expert on CNBC’s The Deed: Chicago, Conlon & Co. chairman Sean Conlon lends his finely-tuned real estate mind (and some much-needed funds) to struggling developers. But, as viewers of the four-episode series (which is available to watch online at can glean, turning a... [Read More]
27 April 2017 CNBC
With hard work, perseverance and luck, three men who started as janitors became self-made millionaires. Each of the men approached their success differently, but each, in his own way, did what it takes to succeed and amass wealth through savvy investing, seeking out opportunities and making every... [Read More]
27 April 2017 ELAINESIR
Books move us. They can be modes of escapism and fantasy; they can serve as therapy or education, catharsis or self-identification. They allow us to focus – they give permission to drift. Different and differing revelations can surge and mixed emotions can flood. That’s the magic of words. Here is... [Read More]
25 April 2017 Irish Central
Sean Conlon These days, the idea has taken root the American Dream is finished, done, kaput. Just last week, The New York Times noted that a key message in The Fourth Turning, a book beloved by Trump advisor Steve Bannon, is that “the American Dream is dead.” County Kildare native Sean Conlon... [Read More]
21 April 2017
Tasos Katopodis/CNBC Not everyone is cut out to flip houses, not even with the help of real estate guru Sean Conlon of "The Deed: Chicago." As proof, the fourth (and last) installment of this CNBC series, "Playing Defense on the Deed," shows Conlon striking out with his latest protégés, Kai... [Read More]