About Us

The Schneider Group represents the finest in residential real estate – A highly skilled team working together to provide an all-inclusive experience. 

  • Over $1 Billion in lifetime closed sales and over 2100 Transactions
    • Million in Closed Sales and 81 Transaction
  • International President’s Premier Realtor Top 1% of Coldwell Banker Agents


When asked about the longevity of her success, Marla was recently quoted in Chicago Agent Magazine “My success has not been by accident or good fortune. I am a tireless worker who measures success not in dollars earned, but rather in respect from my clients and colleagues. It is essential for me to know that my clients are happy and that home buying or selling can actually be a pleasant experience. I understand that a person’s home is one of their most prized possessions and I feel fortunate to be able to represent that concept to buyers and sellers alike. I love my profession and feel quite fortunate to have found what I consider to be my niche in life”.




Matthew Schneider (Partner) – Essentially growing up in the real estate business, Matthew represents the next generation of The Schneider Group.While in college, Matthew obtained his real estate license and started working as buyers’ representative upon graduation.He has grown to be a seasoned veteran, working in many different facets of the industry, and representing a diverse clientele.Matthew has developed a niche within the local building community, working with a variety of developers, builders, and rehabbers. Furthering his knowledge base, he completed a Masters degree in real estate at DePaul University, which has provided the additional education necessary to advance his career.Now partner of The Schneider Group, both Matthew & Marla work directly with buyers and sellers to provide the consistent service and expertise their reputation proceeds.


Michael Schneider (Broker) – As a licensed broker for over 20 years, Michael provides an incomparable value to The Schneider Group. His attention to detail provides the skill set for writing all property literature.In addition, Michael’s unique background in business helps guide The Schneider Group’s marketing and management decisions.


Dean Diakonis ( Agent / Broker) – Working with buyers and sellers Dean is able to help all types of clients in all aspects of the business. He is also in charge of taking our walkthrough footage of the listings. He doesn’t just find our clients a home he strives to find them their dream home and makes sure the process is smooth from start to finish.