Maria Pena-Graham
Mobile: (815) 757-3529
Fax: (815) 756-6757
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1957 DeKalb, Sycamore, IL 60178

I hold the key to YOUR home. Tengo la llave de SU casa.

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Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI)

Member, Certified Residential Specialist


I feel that it is my duty to make sure you feel comfortable during the purchase or sale of your home. I want you to be as informed as possible about the buying or selling process. To ensure this happens, I am upfront and honest with you and I am always ready to answer any questions that you might have. I am concerned with what is best for you and your situation. I will always have your best interests in mind when serving as your Realtor. As a local area resident, I care about our community. Serving the community that I live in is important to me. I believe that taking an active role helps make my community stronger. That's why I am dedicated to helping you turn "my community" into "our community." Whether you are buying your first home or looking to sell your current property, I can help you with all of your real estate needs. As a licensed Broker and member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), I have the experience that you know you can trust.

From Maria’s long list of awards, credentials, and experience, it’s obvious why buyers and sellers choose Maria as their trusted Realtor.



  • Undergraduate degree from NIU in Liberal Studies with emphasis in English/Spanish
  • Over 10 years experience as a legal assistant/paralegal at local law firms
  • Illinois Association of Realtors & National Association of Realtors
  • Continuing Education in Real Estate
  • Graduate of Real Estate Institute
  • Member, Certified Residential Specialist
  • Short Sale and Foreclosure Certified
  • Broker Associate – Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group in Sycamore, Illinois


  • DeKalb Area Association of Realtors, Board Member, 2 years
  • Governor, Graduate of Real Estate Institute, 3 years
  • Conexion Comunidad, Past President
  • St. Mary Home & School Treasurer, 2 years
  • DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, 3 years
  • DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, Public Policy Committee Member, 1 year  



  • 2016 - International President's Elite Top Producer
  • 2015 - International President's Elite Top Producer
  • 2014 - Quality Service Pinnacle Producer
  • 2013 - Masters Ruby
  • 2013 - Quality Service Pinnacle Producer
  • 2012 - Quality Service Pinnacle Producer
  • 2011 - Quality Service Producer
  • 2009 - Quality Service Producer
  • 2007 - Masters Ruby Award
  • 2006 - Masters Ruby Award 
  • 2005 - Masters Emerald Award



“Maria provides stellar service to our growing community and is the premier bi-lingual agent in our local marketplace. Maria truly cares for each of her clients while maintaining the highest of professional and ethical standards. We are proud to have her on our team,” said Laura Boyer, Managing Broker of Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group in Sycamore.

Specialties: First Time Buyers, Residential, Move-Up Home, Relocation
Languages: Spanish