Our mission

We strive to provide the most knowledgeable and professional real estate services to our clients. We value respect, family, hard work and common sense.

The team

Joe Doolin grew up in Decatur, IL and attended Lakeview High School and Millikin University. After a few years as a teacher, coach and business owner, he found his calling in real estate in 1976. He and his wife, Jan, raised seven children in Forsyth, IL and remain there today. Joe is past President of the Decatur Board of Realtors and was voted Realtor of the Year in 1998. Joe has been the announcer at Maroa Forsyth football games for many years and enjoys supporting the Trojans, boating with family and cheering on the Illini football and basketball teams.
Joe P Doolin, Joe's oldest son, attended Maroa Forsyth schools and college at SIU Carbondale. He began his career at UPS in college. In 2003 Joe entered the real estate profession in St. Louis, working for Coldwell Banker and Remax. He and his family moved back to his hometown in 2009 and The Doolin Group real estate team was formed. Joe previously served as President of the Central Illinois Board of Realtors in 2020-2021 and was voted Realtor of the Year in 2018.
Staci Doolin is married to Joe P Doolin and joined the team in 2018 after a career in corporate sales and owning a radon testing company. Staci grew up in St. Louis and attended Miami University of Ohio. She and Joe have 2 children and live in Forsyth, IL. They enjoy boating, snow skiing and spending time with family. Staci is an avid runner, participating in the St. Jude Decatur to Peoria Run annually, and helped initiate the Decatur Area Young Life ministry.
Jen Hamilton-Wood grew up in Maroa, IL and joined the team in 2018. Jen helps run her family business, Maroa Lumber, and has extensive experience in new construction. Jen and her husband, Kevin, are alums of University of Illinois and chair the Illini Club in Decatur. Jen loves baking, entertaining and tailgating!
Jimmy Rade was born and raised in Mt. Zion, Illinois where he grew up on a small farm just south of town. He retired as a Company First Sergeant from the Army National Guard after 20 years of service, then had a career in sales prior to joining the team in 2020. Jimmy enjoys spending time with his two children and likes to hunt or fish in his free time. He believes in having a strong work ethic and applies his faith in God to his daily accomplishments