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...)
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.
Starting young and early in a family of real estate, I have a huge drive to push myself to be the best at what I do. This reflects itself in every aspect of my life. Whether in real estate or my personal affairs, everything is done to the highest possible caliber. Working with people has been natural for me throughout all of my past experiences, which include sales, as well as customer service. Making sure my clients are satisfied through incredible customer service is the goal I strive to achieve every day.
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.
Beata joined Sergio and Banks in October of 2011. She has been a 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) as well as a couple 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 as well as the northwest suburbs. She specializes in residential sales, multi-unit buildings, condo conversions and new construction. ... (more...)
Dorothy Gessek has almost 15 years of experience in the real estate market, and she will help you sell your house or find the perfect house for you! Her long list of awards and qualifications would impress you. Just let me mention a few: Top Producing Agent and Top Selling Agent at Century 21 Grande, RE/MAX 100% CLUB, RE/MAX EXECUTIVE CLUB, and has also had over $5.3 million in sales in one year. (Past performance is the best predictor of future performance!) Dorothy is proficient in English, Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian. She also has a degree in computer programming, so she can handle all the technical aspects of your transaction, and is ready to share her, financing, investments, taxation and other real estate topics. Just ask her! If you are looking for knowledge, experience, professionalism, integrity and personal service in a real... (more...)
Daniela focuses on residential buyers, sellers, and rental clients throughout the greater Chicago area. Before becoming a broker, Daniela traveled the world as a competitive tennis player on the U.S. National team. She later worked as a USTA tennis professional teaching adults and coaching high potential young players. Daniela brings the same intensity, competitive drive and commitment that made her successful on the court to her work in real estate. Daniela is well organized, energetic, personable and a careful listener. She will work with you to understand your unique situation and will bring all of her resources to bear on finding the right solution to your real estate needs. Whether you are buying, selling, renting or looking to invest, these qualities and strong attention to detail will help her to manage your real estate transaction... (more...)
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.
Born and raised in the Bucktown area of Chicago, Ed Grochowiak brings a wealth of knowledge to Sergio and Banks Real Estate. Grochowiak has an uncanny ability to connect with people, allowing his power base to expand exponentially every single day. Grochowiak has managed various buildings and empty lots in the Chicago-land area over the past few years. Also, prior to joining Sergio and Banks, Grochowiak spent the last 5 years working as a sport agent on behalf of over 50 professional athletes. Working countless hours and always being on call is something Grochowiak prides himself on to help offer his clients the highest level of advocacy.
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... (more...)