Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Debora McKay leverages insights gained from her 20 years of real estate experience, as well as her prior career in the hospitality industry, to provide her clients with the best service and an unlimited supply of knowledge. As an accredited broker and team leader of The McKay Group with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, McKay works with sellers and buyers from all backgrounds and price points as well as with property investors.
Over the past two years, McKay sold 10 of the 13 highest-priced homes in St. Charles, and she has ranked as the top-producing agent in Kane County since 2013. Additionally, she was named among the top 1 percent of Coldwell Banker agents in the country and among the top 20 agents overall in the Chicagoland area. “I feel that my background as a hotel general manager prepared me quite well for the fast pace of real estate, and growing up in a large family taught me the art of negotiation,” she says, adding that with so many years in the field, there are rarely any surprises she has not seen or any challenges she is unable to overcome.
In 2017, McKay and her team of seven agents reached over $100 million in sales volume, surpassing their goal by $5 million. “I am incredibly grateful for my amazing team. and I’m proud to say that it includes my husband, my youngest daughter and my son-in-law, as well as additional home staging help from my oldest daughter,” she says. “We truly enjoy what we do on a daily basis and all of the excitement that the real estate industry can bring. And we hope we can continue to serve our communities for generations to come!”
McKay is an Accredited Buyer’s Representative, a Certified Distressed Property Expert, a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, a Certified Relocation Specialist, Certified Residential Specialist and a Previews Specialist. This year, she was a recipient of the Kane County Women of Distinction award for her status as a role model and leader in the real estate industry and in her community. McKay is a member of the President’s Premier Club and the International president’s Premier Club. She is also a supporter of the Ronald McDonald House, the American Heart Association and Anderson Animal Shelter.