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... (more...)
Victoria has been selling real estate for over 15 years and started with Sergio & Banks from the begining. A native from Poland, she came here learned the language and started building a business for herself. She loves selling buyers their dream home and loves helping sellers sell!!
My philosophy is simple. I believe in my customers complete satisfaction. I will be with you from start to finish. I am dedicated to providing high quality service to both buyers and sellers. I am ready to devote my attention to your particular real estate needs. My business is based on referrals. That is the biggest compliment I could receive from my past clients. I have been a full time Realtor since 2001.
17 years of restaurant experience gave Kim Chamberlain the talent of being able to focus on her clients. She loves taking a client through the start and finish of one of the biggest purchases of their lives. Having been in Chicago since 1997, Kim has lived in Lincoln Park, Lake View, West Town, Ukrainian Village and Uptown, and worked with Sergio and Banks since 2008, thus her knowledge of Chicago is quite extensive. Kim currently lives on the north side of the city with her husband and her dog.
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.
After graduating from DePaul College of Law, Tina Culver started working for Sergio & Banks. Her extensive education relating to contractual matters has given her the expertise to negotiate the best terms for her clients, both buyers and sellers. Tina even speaks German. Having been raised in an Air Force family, Tina has lived and traveled throughout the world, but has a passion for Chicago.
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.
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 a year) 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 new construction.
Melanie Giglio brings an extensive networking background to Sergio & Banks. Whether a buyer or seller, Melanie’s impressive contact database, hard work ethic and dedication can make your dreams come true. As a member of CAR, NAR, and the MLSNI, her highly trained negotiation skills and competitor knowledge assure she’ll guarantee the best price for you, as well.
Melissa Govedarica is a highly trained, highly-organized full time real estate specialist . Since first obtaining her real estate license in 1987, Melissa has made great strides to represent the best interest of her clients and gain their loyalty as their exclusive representative. She works intensely with investors and developers both in the multi-family and commercial categories. Melissa has vast experience in New Construction Residential Development. In addition she specializes in Residential Land acquisitions.
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.