Meet Elena Theodoros Tamillo

Elena Theodoros Tamillo

Elena Theodoros Tamillo

Lead Broker

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Elena Tamillo is a competent and enthusiastic professional who can help you negotiate to buy or sell your home in the downtown Chicago housing market, as well as the area's surrounding suburbs. She is one of the more genuine brokers you'll ever meet, and truly strives for her clients to be not only satisfied with the result of their transaction, but to brag about it! She is knowledgeable, dedicated, and caring, all of which are strongly felt by her clients. 
Since 2013, Elena has been annually recognized as a "Top Producer" by the Chicago Association of REALTORS®. She, alongside her business partner and friend, Bari Levine, currently co-leads one of the city's most reputable real estate teams, Refine Residential. The team has grown to become one of the top 5 teams within @properties Christie's International Real Estate with over $145M+ in sales in 2021 alone and over $500M to date.* The group works collaboratively to offer clients a single-source solution to long-term real estate needs across a range of housing types and locations in Chicago - now also serving Northwest Indiana!
Elena grew up in a cross-state suburb, Crown Point, Indiana and went on to receive her degree in Marketing from Miami University of Ohio. With a charismatic personality, strong work ethic, and love for a fast paced environment and city, she has called Chicago real estate her career and passion for 15 years. In that time, she has serviced hundreds of buyers and sellers alike in dozens of neighborhoods in the city. Types of properties include condos, townhomes, multi-units, single-family homes, new construction, vacant land, and rentals. Personally and alongside her co-lead, she has received several awards for her production - Rolex winner, Platinum Volume, Outstanding Achievement, Crains Most Notable, Top 1% of all Chicago brokers. They've also been cited in numerous publications such as Crains, CS Magazine, Chicago Tribune, and more.  
Elena lives on the city's north side in Roscoe Village with her husband, Rob, and two daughters Sienna and Lydia. They enjoy and utilize the walkable proximity to the main drag of Roscoe street which is lined with boutique shops and restaurants and has a charming personality with a strong sense of community. They are members at Olympia Fields Country Club where Elena has continued to enjoy her passion for playing competitive golf. She also enjoys tennis, learning Mahjong, traveling, and is currently working on the skill of managing toddler tantrums. 
She enjoys giving her time to local charities Digs with Dignity and Off the Street Club. 

MRED, LLC, based on closed sales data, 01/2007-current

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