Agent Snapshot: Anthony Marinaccio, Senior Vice President, Key Mortgage Services, Gold Coast


Anthony Marinaccio is the senior vice president of Key Mortgage Services in the Gold Coast.

What was your first job in the realty industry? A mortgage banker.

Where did you grow up? St. Charles.

What is your favorite free-time activity? Spending time with my newborn and my wife.

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Golf.

Growing up, what did you want to be? A professional tennis player or an actor.

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be? Elvis or Frank Sinatra.

Where is your favorite place to hang out? Jayson Home!

What do you love most about the industry? The ability to leverage my lending relationships in order to offer the best financing options available for my referral partners and clients.

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? My work ethic!

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Every client truly has a unique situation that needs new and different results.

Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Social media and the Internet.

What has been your greatest accomplishment? My new baby girl, Giana.

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Sherlock Holmes.

What is your favorite restaurant? Sabatino’s.

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Chicago? The Chicago Water Tower, because of its age.

What kind of car do you drive? Right now, I drive an A6 Audi.

Smartphone or paper? Smartphone.

What is your advice for someone new to the industry? Now is the best time to get in, because many others have left the industry.

What is your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? None. I am still on the hunt for a great one!