Darby Zwagerman

Darby Zwagerman

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About Me

Darby Zwagerman's passion for real estate is driven by the people she represents, both first time clients and families who have relied on her expertise through multiple life changes. With 20 years of experience, Darby brings an unmatched depth of knowledge to Chicago's real estate market, covering all facets of real estate sales including high value transactions, financing, relocation, project management, and design. Her training in interior architecture provides the differentiator needed not only to evaluate and support pricing, but also to stage and market properties in a manner that informs buyers while respecting the emotional connection each seller has with their home. 

Experience and results that matter:

  • Average sales price to original list price ratio is 98%
  • Performs in the top 10% of all Chicago REALTORS
  • 95% of her business is referral based or repeat clients

Darby prides herself for being at the forefront of real estate best practices, maximizing the latest technology in social media outreach and conversations. Dedicated to educating her clients she listens intently so she can offer strategic solutions based on their needs, current market conditions and a conclusive market analysis. A master of negotiation and logistics, she's results driven while keeping her clients' priorities top of mind. Her fine-tuned process facilitates providing exceptional service across the entire buying and selling experience, as affirmed by her clients.

Darby is proud to call Chicago her home. As a longtime Chicago resident, she is steeped in the history and uniqueness of Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs. Darby frequents new venues in Chicago's diverse neighborhoods and enjoys articulating the cultural and entertainment values for residential destinations. She is an active member of the Junior League of Chicago where she serves at-risk woman and children across Chicago. An integral member on numerous Condominium Boards she has offered countless hours of design advice, filled board positions and organized social events.

Professional Designations:

  • CLMHS (Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist)
  • ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative)
  • QSC (Quality Service Certified)
  • CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert)
  • Member of CAR (Chicago Association of Realtors)


Clients are saying:

"My wife and I have worked with Darby on 4 home purchases and 3 home sales over the last 15 years. She has earned our trust because she is honest, organized, and has a strong attention to detail. We highly recommend her."