Bucky Cross

Broker Associate


About Bucky Cross

Growing up in McLeansboro, a small farming town in Southern Illinois, Bucky is no stranger to hard work.  He began his first job as a paperboy at 12 years old.  After high school, he took the drive up I57, 330 miles north to attend Barat College of Depaul University, majoring in Theatre, with a concentration in Acting/Directing.  Upon graduating in 2000, he performed in numerous stage productions, commercials, and print advertisements during his 12 years as a professional actor.  In September of 2005, at the encouragement of a friend, Bucky received his real estate license and began a journey that has been one of the most rewarding of his life. 

Bucky believes that being a Realtor is a true privilege and responsibility.  His mission is to use his knowledge and experience to inform and empower his clients, allowing them to make the best decisions for them whether buying, selling, or investing.  He also believes real estate should be fun and makes it a point to bring a positive, grateful attitude to all his customers and fellow agents.  He prides himself on being available and accessible whenever his clients may need.

Bucky has been named a Chicago Association of Realtors Top Producer since 2016, and was recently named a Five Star Professional Legend, having won the award 11 years in a row.  In 2021 Bucky was ranked as the top agent in both Volume and Units in the B&W North Center Office and is a member of the Baird and Warner Founder’s Club, ranking in the top 1% of Baird and Warner Agents in Sales and Units.  Bucky is a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors.  He is also a member of the Top Agent Network and is a Certified Real Estate Negotiator.

For the past 14 years, Bucky has lived in Evanston with his beautiful wife of 22 years and their 8 year old daughter. He understands the importance of finding the right home for your family and recognizes school districts that have a strong education system.