Our Team


Cheryl Julcher

Co-Founder, CEO, Managing Broker, GREEN
Cheryl has over 23 years of experience in the real estate industry with a focus on new construction.  An increasing disenchantment with the quality of new homes being built and concern about the lack of understanding in the public sector lead Cheryl to co-found Yellow Brick Properties, “A Better Way To Home”.  As managing broker of Yellow Brick Properties Cheryl recruits agents that are educated in building science and knowledgeable about healthy homes.  Cheryl facilitates land acquisitions of both in-fill lots and larger tracts for Zoetic® development. She provides consulting services and market analytics to home buyers and sellers, investors and builders.  She educates and guides clients on the value, both personally and globally, of building and living in healthy homes.

Eric Somberg

Co-Founder, COO
Eric has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, with a focus on structural stability and water infiltration.  Frustration with poor quality barely-legal code built homes, advances in building sciences, and his personal passion to “do it the right way” culminated in co-founding Yellow Brick Properties, “A Better Way To Home”.  Eric guides clients in all aspects of the construction process (remodeling and new construction) including matching homeowners to a builder whose project’s have been third party verified for quality, he assists in design and conceptual drawings, and educates clients on the science of evidence based building practices.

Brian Rayski

Broker, Engineer, LEED AP O+M, BPI Healthy Home Evaluator, BPI Building Analyst Professional, GREEN

Brian has been part of the integrated design team on LEED projects ranging from single family residences to a $100M multi-use highrises.  With interests in building codes, real estate development, sustainability and health in construction Brian brings a wide perspective to his real estate clients.  He guides clients through the real estate transaction and educates them on the house they are buying.  He provides consulting services on both existing homes and new construction builds.  Helping to answer client questions on how to make their home healthy, safe, comfortable, smart, sustainable, and energy efficient™.

Dan Razowsky

Broker, GREEN, BPI Building Analyst Professional
Dan has 6 years of real estate experience with a focus on development.  Dan’s involvement with the United States Green Building Council and the Passive House Alliance’s Chicago Chapter opened his eyes to the impact that healthy, safe, comfortable, smart, sustainable and energy-efficient™ homes can have on the people who live in them and on the planet.  Dan assists in facilitating the real estate transaction and the construction of healthy homes. He works with his clients to understand the full meaning, experience, and lifestyle of Zoetic®.  Dan is certified by the National Association of Realtors as a GREEN real estate agent and by the Building Performance Institute as a Building Analyst Professional.

Sarah Rayski

Broker, GREEN Candidate, BS, MA
Sarah made the decision to join Yellow Brick Properties because she believes in Yellow Brick’s mission, to not just quarterback a real estate transaction, but to listen to client’s specific needs, find the right property, and educate her clients on making their home healthier, safer, and more comfortable.  She has been a licensee for 10 years and holds a BS degree from the University of Illinois and an MA from Concordia University.  She is a NAR GREEN candidate.