Our Staff

George J. Kotnour, Jr. and Sara Kennedy have a combined 47 years of Real Estate and Management experience. George is a graduate of DePaul University, and has carried the designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM®) from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) for 31 years. George is a resident of Hyde Park and has also been a licensed Real Estate Broker since 1977. In the past, he served on the Professional Standards Committee of the Chicago Association of Realtors and the admissions committee for IREM. George currently chairs the East Hyde Park Committee and was instrumental in developing the Harold Washington Play lot at 53rd and South Shore Drive. He continues to be active in other community affairs. 

Sara Kennedy, a graduate of Drake University, is also a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) and a resident of Hyde Park. She holds her Illinois Real Estate Broker’s license, and she is also an active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management serving as the Vice-President of Chapter Activities on the Executive Board of the Chicago Chapter. Sara also served 3 years on her own condominium association as the treasurer.

Marian Realty, Inc. is a proud member of the Institute of Real Estate Management, the National Association of Realtors, the Chicago Association of Realtors and the Illinois Association of Realtors. Our mission as property managers is to provide the highest quality service to our clients, while acting in the most professional and courteous manner. We strive to ensure that the values of the properties we manage are enhanced by the services we provide and that our clients benefit financially as well as improve their lifestyle by being associated with our company. Our goal is to have all of our residents enjoy where they live without concern for the day-to-day activities of operating the property and its amenities.