At Another Generation Estate Sales, we know you’re looking for a stress-free, hassle-free service that provides personalized services specific to your situation in a professional, caring and respectful way. We’re licensed, bonded and insured, so you can feel assured your possessions are in good hands..


Types of Sales

We offer a variety of sale strategies depending on your specific needs. Don’t worry, we’ll help you determine which sale is best for your situation.

  • Estate Sales
  • Moving Sales
  • Lifestyle change liquidations
  • Garage Sales
  • Downsizing
  • Relocating
  • Emptying crowded spaces
  • Sorting through a loved one’s items
  • Demolition Sales


Service Area


We service the greater Chicagoland area.

Call us if you don’t see your city.

  • Addison
  • Antioch
  • Arlington Heights
  • Berwyn
  • Brookfield
  • Buffalo Grove
  • Burr Ridge
  • Carol Stream
  • Cicero
  • Darien
  • Des Plaines
  • Downers Grove
  • Elmhurst
  • Elmwood Park
  • Forest Park
  • Fox Lake
  • Franklin Park
  • Glendale Heights
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Hillside
  • Hinsdale
  • Lisle
  • Lombard
  • Lyons
  • Naperville
  • Oak Brook
  • Oak Park
  • River Forest
  • River Grove
  • Rolling Meadows
  • Schiller Park
  • Skokie
  • Villa Park
  • Westchester
  • Western Springs
  • Wheaton
  • Willowbrook

Cindy Schwertfeger, Owner

Cindy is a passionate entrepreneur who provides her clients with strong personal service through her organizational, financial and scheduling skills. Early on she discovered a passion for vintage and antique items and has now turned that passion into a thriving business, realizing the hunt and research is just as fun as the find.

Cindy’s goal is to help find items new homes by developing a personalized plan for each estate sale. She’ll take you step by step through the process. There won’t be any detail not organized, accounted for or scheduled. Cindy approaches problems creatively and proactively with the ultimate goal of making things as easy as possible for you and your family.

Areas of expertise include: customer service, scheduling, multitasking, organizing, decorating, preparation, inventory, and training.

Cindy was born and raised in the Chicagoland area. Her interests range from spending time with her family to extracurricular activities like hiking, cooking and painting on canvas and restoring furniture. And of course, estate sales, garage sales, and resale shopping! Cindy also loves decorating her house with her latest finds. Her two greatest achievements are raising two beautiful girls and running her own cleaning business for more than nine years.

Christopher Hawn, Director of Operations

chris_bio_a_new_generationChristopher is an accomplished entrepreneur and brings his passion for business and travel together in everything he does. He’s had the joy of travelling around the country and finding new antiques and interesting items everywhere he’s visited. He uses his travel experience and finds to fuel his passion for estate sales and planning.

Christopher’s goal is to serve his clients with superior service by bringing his broad array of business entrepreneurship into Another Generation Estate Sales, including operational management, inventory control and customer service expertise. He’s a master at multitasking and incorporating an operational approach to the business. Expect to see Chris planning, organizing and scheduling all the tasks to meet his client’s needs.

Areas of expertise include: operations, scheduling, organizing, planning, multitasking, and getting to know his customers at a more personal level to provide the best service possible.

Christopher was born and raised on Chicago’s west side. His interests outside of work ranges from spending time with his family, searching out collectibles, hiking, being outdoors, and playing with his dog, Jax. He is an accomplished business entrepreneur and loves to share his travel experiences with everyone he meets.