Illona has been a resident of Denver since 1988. She is a former Army “brat” and she uses that military background to help bring families “home”. She is a certified USAA and NFCU Realtor. She has been in Residential Real Estate sales for 18 years with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, and has been an award winner and ranked in the top 15 of all Denver agents consistently each year. She was awarded the “Shining Star Award by Floyd Wickman (Sweat Hogs) in her first year in Real Estate. She was named as a one of Denver’s 5 Star Realtors by the 5280 Magazine in 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010. Her most coveted award was being named “Best Mom EVER” by her son! Her greatest accomplishment in Real Estate is her son joining her in the family business.
She is ranked among the top 6% of realtors in the country. Her designations include CRB, CRS, SRES, and Certified Negotiations Expert. Seventy eight percent of her clients come from past client referrals.
She is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where she studied business management and accounting. Yes, she’s an “Aggie”.
She loves scuba diving, weight training, swimming, riding her bike and running with her girls….Starr and Bode, spending time with her son and laughing out loud as often as possible—usually at herself.
Her mottos in life is simply “Failure is not an Option, and “PLAY HARD and WORK HARDER!”