The Schneider Group represents the finest in residential real estate - A highly skilled team working together to provide an all-inclusive experience.

As a 40 year resident of Chicago’s North Shore, and a realtor for 30 years, Marla Schneider has developed an enduring business by focusing on customer service and providing her clients with an in depth knowledge of the local real estate market. Starting out as an individual agent, Marla quickly reached a high level of success. Understanding the need to expand, and provide a better service for her clients The Marla Schneider Team was formed utilizing progressive marketing techniques leveraged with the increased efficiency of the team approach. In addition, Marla sought to develop her network across the country in order to increase her knowledge and grow a long lasting referral base. This combination is why The Marla Schneider Team, recently rebranded THE SCHNEIDER GROUP, has been the #1 real estate broker on the North Shore and in the Glenview office for many years.


Over $1 Billion in lifetime closed sales
Over 2100 homes sold
International President’s Premier Realtor – Top 1% of Coldwell Banker Agents

When asked about the longevity of her success, Marla was recently quoted in Chicago Agent Magazine “My success has not been by accident or good fortune. I am a tireless worker who measures success not in dollars earned, but rather in respect from my clients and colleagues. It is essential for me to know that my clients are happy and that home buying or selling can actually be a pleasant experience. I understand that a person’s home is one of their most prized possessions and I feel fortunate to be able to represent that concept to buyers and sellers alike. I love my profession and feel quite fortunate to have found what I consider to be my niche in life”.


Matthew Schneider (Partner/Broker) – Essentially growing up in the real estate business, Matthew represents the next generation of The Schneider Group. While in college, Matthew obtained his real estate license and started working as buyers’ representative upon graduation. He has grown to be a seasoned veteran, working in many different facets of the industry, and representing a diverse clientele. Matthew has developed a niche within the local building community, working with a variety of developers, builders, and rehabbers. Furthering his knowledge base, he completed a Masters degree in real estate at DePaul University, which has provided the additional education necessary to advance his career. Now partner of The Schneider Group, both Matthew & Marla work directly with buyers and sellers to provide the consistent service and expertise their reputation proceeds.

Michael Schneider (Broker) – As a licensed broker for over 20 years, Michael provides an incomparable value to The Schneider Group. His attention to detail provides the skill set for writing all property literature. In addition, Michael’s unique background in business helps guide The Schneider Group’s marketing and management decisions.

Dean Diakonis ( Agent / Broker) – Working with buyers and sellers Dean is able to help all types of clients in all aspects of the business. He is also in charge of taking our walkthrough footage of the listings. He doesn’t just find our clients a home he strives to find them their dream home and makes sure the process is smooth from start to finish.

Melissa Dombrowski (Broker) – Melissa is excited to be joining The Schneider Group as a Buyer’s Broker. Melissa was a childhood resident of Glenview and graduated from the University of Notre Dame. Having much personal experience with moving and relocating, she understands the stress and issues related to buying and selling a house. She is excited to work with you to find that perfect place to call home!

Sarah Johnson (Marketing Coordinator) - Sarah’s primary responsibilities are to coordinate the group’s marketing activities on all platforms. From social media, to online and print media, Sarah is excited to continuously find new and innovative ways to market your home.

Reviews on Zillow
"We purchased a home and sold a house with Matt and his team. Matt and his team always made us feel as friends rather than clients. There were ... more "
by raju behara
"Matt, as our agent, and his team was a pleasure to work with. His knowledge and insight was instrumental in the sale of our custom well built home. ... more "
by joevargoconstruction