Real Estate Broker
Marina Burman is a dedicated professional who offers her clients a broad range of real estate experience. Marina began her real estate career as an appraiser in 1983 learning all aspects of the business from her step-father, a commercial and residential real estate appraiser. She quickly established herself as an expert in residential property valuations throughout the Chicagoland area and in 1987, Marina started her own successful real estate appraisal firm.
Marina soon realized that her clients were looking to her for guidance with purchasing and selling real estate so in 2000, she became a licensed real estate broker. Since obtaining her sales license, she has consistently been a multi-million dollar producer. Marina’s success comes as a result of her extensive experience in property evaluation, construction quality, rehabilitation, investment property, financing and marketing. Marina is committed to working closely with her clients to assure that all aspects of the buying and selling process are handled in a smooth and professional manner. Her positive attitude and calm demeanor have proven to be an asset when negotiating and she is able to bring parties together to successfully close transactions.
A Chicago and North Shore native, Marina and her husband have lived in Glenview for more than 27 years where they have raised their three children. She has been active in her children’s lives and the organizations in which they were involved including soccer, baseball, girl scouts, boy scouts, Titan Poms and lacrosse. She served as a parent representative on the Design Committee providing input for the construction of Attea Middle School in the Glen. On that project, she worked alongside District 34 administrators, the architectural firm and the construction company from pre-ground breaking to the day the school doors were open.
Marina is a member of the North Shore Board of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors, Women’s Council of Realtors, the Winnetka Club and the Sarah Siddons Society. She is a cum laude graduate of Loyola University of Chicago with a degree in Fine Art.
Marina is committed to helping her clients achieve their real estate goals and in building lifelong relationships with those she serves.
Clients are saying:
"Marina was very helpful in our process and extremely knowledgeable on the Northshore. SHe has years of experience and it shows. She made our first home purchase a very good experience."
"I have been working with Marina a long time and she always goes above and beyond in everything she does. She is very kind, considerate and she is not pushy just to get a deal, Marina is very customer oriented!!
Thank you for your hard work and dedication!!"
"I would highly recommend Marina for any real estate needs. She's incredibly knowledgeable of the area and does a great job thoroughly understanding what the client wants. She also has great insights and provides excellent feedback and guidance which resulted in us getting a fantastic deal on an amazing house. Lastly, Marina was always super responsive and always made herself available to meet - whether it was to tour a new home or to hop on the phone to talk through the offer, we always appreciated all of the personalized attention and the way in which she handled everything with high priority. We will be using Marina for any future real estate needs!"
"Marina has been wonderful to work with on the sale of our home. The pictures and presentation of our home was excellent. She is a true professional from the start of selling to the closing. It was a seamless transition and truly a pleasure. So very pleased with the entire experience. I would strongly recommend Marina to anyone who is considering selling or buying a home. You'll be in the best of hands."
"Marina is just excellent! She is the best! Marina will guide me through the process and exhibit an incredible patience going through one home to the other until we found the right one. Her expertise and knowledge help us see the clearly the opportunities while looking for a home.
Marina help me find a home when I was renting and based on the experience I went back to her when we were ready to purchase our home; and I will definitely go back to her if I need a realtor for any reason, not to mention that I would recommend her to all my friends if the ever need a realtor."