Izabela Danowska-Bogacz joined the team at Sergio and Banks Real Estate in May 2013. She has been a licensed realtor since 2011. Izabela has an extensive background in sales and a degree in psychology which allow her to better understand the ever changing market as well as her clients needs. She is fluent in Polish. When Izabela is not working with buyers and sellers you can find her spending quality time together with her husband and young son and daughter.
Nicolle, assistant to Melanie Giglio and working directly with her and Melanie’s extensive client base, is an active listener, paying special attention to detail… Nicolle is a natural at creating synergy between our client’s lifestyle and always keeping up with the current market trends.This team produces results that best suit their clients individual needs.
Brian specializes in the sales and marketing of new construction and gut renovation developments throughout Chicago. His portfolio is extensive and has included projects in: Lakeview, Albany Park, Irving Park, Andersonville, Horner Park, Edgewater, Uptown, Rogers Park,South Loop,East Village and Sheridan Park. Brian has been involved in the sale of over 400 units and in excess of $75,000,000 since 2004; $20,000,000 of that sales volume has been multi-family apartment buildings, and vacant land. Brian was consistently in the top 5% of all realtors in Chicago from 2005-2010. In 2007, he was recognized by Metro Chicago Real Estate Magazine as a “Top 40 under 40” Realtor for his outstanding sales achievements.
Brian utilizes his attention to detail and persistence to ensure the success of his projects. He provides expert advice to his developer clients in pricing, layouts, and finishes. Brian also develops creative marketing strategies specifically tailored to each project and is tenacious in following up with prospective customers to secure offers and convert them into contracts.
Brian stresses the importance of communication with his clients and constantly provides his clients with feedback. He wants his clients to know what customers are saying about their projects, whether it be about pricing or the finish selections being offered. Brian believes the best way to envision the future of real estate is to create it.
Brian graduated from Indiana University in 2003 with a Management degree and entered the Real Estate Industry as a broker in 2004 after working at Republic Bank for 6 months. Brian is also a volunteer at a Non for Profit organization, Willowhouse and was co-chair for there annual Benefit in 2010. In his spare time he likes to golf, read and spend time with his wife, Erica and son Ethan.
I have been a Realtor for approximately ten years and in that time I worked through the rise and fall of the housing market. During this time many Realtors left the profession, at times I too considered doing the same, but the smiles, tears and thank you keep me doing what I Love best and that is make sure that my sellers, Buyers and Investors get the best deals and service they deserve. I am experienced in all facets of real estate including Short Sales and Foreclosures. There is no situation that I cannot handle. I work with an awesome tean of Realtors at Sergio & Banks and plan to have many successful years in the coming future.
Beata joined Sergio and Banks in October of 2011. She has been licensed realtor since
1999 and used to work for a big brokerage
firm, where she was a very successful
real-estate agent for over 10 years. She received a few Centurion Awards
(exceeding 9 million in sales a year) and a couple of Diamond awards (exceeding 7 million in sales
As the market trends started to change in
Real Estate, she decided to join Sergio and Banks in order to give her clients
even better experience in buying, selling and investing in Real Estate.
Beata’s equation for success is: loyalty, honesty,
communication and positive and professional approach. Beata works in all neighborhoods of the city
of Chicago and Northwest Suburbs.
She specializes in residential sales, multi unit buildings, condo conversions and
Demetrius Simpson joined Sergio and Banks Real Estate in April of 2011 as a Commercial Real Estate Specialist. With nearly 10 years of real estate experience, let Simpson put his experience to work for you.
Grace Sergio owns and manages Sergio & Banks Real Estate, one of Chicago’s top real estate firms. She founded the company in 1996 and has built it into one of the most innovative, service-oriented firms in the region, marketing high-end, luxury properties. Sergio & Banks markets new construction, single-family homes, condos and conversion developments.
Grace is a visionary in the real estate arena. She saw the need for a highly personalized, boutique-style real estate company, and she filled that need with an amazing awareness of what would work. Grace believes “when you walk into an upscale boutique, you expect better service than at a chain store. Real estate sales and service should be no different.”
One of the secrets to her success is her ability to nurture long-standing client relationships. Grace is a relentless advocate for her clients, employing a straightforward style and passionate approach to achieving their goals — two of the reasons she is recognized as a master negotiator.
Grace is the driving force of Sergio & Banks Real Estate. She knows Chicago, the city where she grew up and still resides.
Marilyn Clemen is the hardworking backbone of this boutique and powerful company starting in 1996. Marilyn Clemen is the office manager and book keeper, available to the company Realtors 24/7 for assistance in answering questions, negotiating contracts, and overall motivation in being the best in the business.
Fran Puleo is the guardian and computer wiz for the Company websites on over 10 sites and also assistant to Grace Sergio and company Realtors keeping a mean lean running machine.
Jamie Ublasi is a real estate professional that specializes in the northwest side of Chicago, downtown and the northwest suburbs. Jamie provides one on one client based services. Jamie’s excellence & knowledge of the real estate market can help you get top dollar whether your buying or selling. She adds a special part to the Sergio & Banks Team with her dedication as a team player.