Broker and Director
Southwestern Board Member Since: May 2013
Marie Chung leads a 30-year-old brokerage specializing in luxury real estate sales, short sales, luxury REO dispositions, commercial and residential real estate sales in Southern California – reaching the regional #1 Sales Record for multiple years. Among her many growth strategies for the firm of 55 agents and 18 full-time staff, Marie boasts a significant roster of banks & lenders throughout the U.S.
Her recent accomplishment is the launch of a luxury division for Modern Realty, known as Modern Estates, to serve the niche retail luxury real estate market of Beverly Hills and surrounding areas. She specifically established Modern Estates to serve clients’ luxury property dispositions. Marie is a Luxury Marketing Institute certified, licensed real estate broker with extensive knowledge in million-dollar property listings, luxury real estate sales, luxury foreclosures, REO dispositions and short sale negotiations. She was ranked #1 in California and #21 in the Nation by Wall Street Journal RealTrends Report.
Marie takes pride in finding new and creative ways to serve her clients, such as securing television exposure on Today in LA on NBC for a luxury listing in the famous Hidden Hills neighborhood. She also generously shares her insights as featured speaker at national conferences such as the CAR Expo’s "Top Producers Panel," Five Star Conferences, Inman News / Real Estate Connect Conferences, Commercial REO Brokers Association Conferences, and is 2011 Secretary of the CCIM Los Angeles Chapter.
She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of UCLA in Business Economics and USC Ross Program in Real Estate Development, and a former corporate consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers before joining Modern Realty. She is also on numerous committees including REOMAC, Asian Real Estate Association of America Board of Directors, USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, and Urban Land Institute.