We are proud to support these organizations:
- Covid Responder supporter
- Friends of Chicago Uplift
- North Center Chamber of Commerce
- Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club
- Centralia Youth Initiaitive
- Friends of Coonley
- Wells Park Parents Assocation
- New Leash on Life
- 12 U Welles Park Black Travel Team
- Friends of Blaine
- Friends of Burley
- Friends of Lane Tech
- DePaul College Prep sponsor
Awards of Distinction2020: Nominee – Developer of the Year: Chicago Association of Realtors
2019: Chicago Agent Development Recipient Award
2015: Good Neighborhood Awards: Residential New Construction
2013: Good Neighborhood Awards: Residential New Construction
2012: Good Neighborhood Awards: Residential New Construction
2011: Good Neighborhood Awards: Residential New Construction
2010: Good Neighborhood Awards: Residential New Construction
Azeem Khan, Founder/President.
Azeem Khan, a 2002 graduate from NIU with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and an Associates in Accounting. Azeem founded AK Custom Homes in 2007 to fulfill a life–long dream to start his own family business and become a luxury real estate home developer. As president of the company, he is responsible for all phases of construction, including overseeing all design specifications and monitoring building quality and services. Azeem is also a licensed real estate broker with The Khan Group . He handles all the marketing and sales for the company’s listings including land acquisition and new construction home sales. Azeem takes pride in working directly with homeowners throughout the entire build process. In his free time He also enjoys contributing to many local schools and youth organizations along with serving on the board for a very successful non for profit organization he helped start “the CYI” which helps assist in funding after school tutoring to several public schools. Azeem also has a great passion for sports and helps coach youth baseball and basketball.
[email protected] – 312.371.4682
Raheem Khan, Vice President.
Raheem Khan, vice president of AK Custom Homes since 2011, is well versed in all process and operational functions of the company. He is a graduate of DePaul University with a dual degree in real estate and finance. He brings many years of wealth management and real estate trend analysis experience and expertise to bear on the financial and budget planning aspects of all AK Custom Homes construction projects. Also, as the operations manager, Raheem keeps things running smoothly between title companies, contractors and vendors. Raheem is a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors.
[email protected] – 312.547.0168
Linlee Elbert, Interior Design.
Linlee joined AK Custom Home in 2015 as an Interior Designer and is integral in the selection of the finishes for each home. She oversees all aspects from design inspiration to material selection to flawless installation. She enjoys working with homeowners to select materials and finishes to build their dream home. Linlee has eight years of experience in the industry, including working as an interior designer and architectural assistant for high-end residential design firms in Chicago and as an e-designer for Havenly. She has her Masters of Art in Interior Design from Harrington College of Design and her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. Linlee lives in an AK Custom Home she designed in 2014 with her husband and two children.