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Tim Durkovic, President of The Durkovic Group, is a licensed real estate broker specializing in residential purchases and sales with a superior approach and innovative way of doing business that sets him apart from his competitors. Tim concentrates on the value and attention you deserve, whether buying or selling, ensuring not only the success of your real estate transaction, but the quality of your experience. Tim’s awards include the Shooting Star and Rookie of the Year in 2014; President’s Council Award for 2015, 2016, and 2017; Number 1 agent for 2015, 2016 (volume), and 2017 in the Pasadena Office; and the Number 3 Top Producing Agent in the Company for 2016 (awards received while at Dilbeck RealEstate/Christie’s International Real Estate). Recently featured on the cover of “Top Producer” Magazine, Tim is frequently a guest speaker/panelist for real estate educational events. He has been named by part of Americas Best Agents by Real Trends in both 2017 and 2018. Tim is also a member of the Sports and Entertainment Division of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, with special skills that lend themselves to a high – level clientele.As an expert in luxury estates, Tim provides personal service and powerful advocacy through every step of your transaction. His background in the arts helps inform his unique marketing approach, capturing the essence of a home to set it apart from others in a modern, editorial – style with stunning photography and video. The Durkovic Group also has an exclusive affiliation with top Celebrity Photographer and Designer, Mark Liddell, of Mark Liddell Design. Together, they work closely to help give advice, stage and prepare your home for sale in order to maximize your returns. Born and raised in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Tim moved to the United States when he was 18 and is fluent in both Spanish and English. He has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in piano performance, having studied at the Juilliard School and the University of Southern California. He has lived and worked not only in the Arcadia/Pasadena area for over 15 years but also in Los Feliz and the Hollywood Hills, providing him with first-hand knowledge of the real estate market from Bradbury to Beverly Hills. With his international background, his clients hail from all over the world, including Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Tim is an active member in good standing of the National Association of REALTORS®, the California Association of REALTORS®, and the Pasadena – Foothills Association of REALTORS®. A designated Seniors Real Estate Specialist®, Tim is also equipped with tools and expertise specific to the mature home buyer and seller.
Sales AssociateScott Winnie epitomizes integrity, energy, hard work and creative service in every detail of your real estate transaction. Scott grew up in the Midwest and started his sales habit in the restaurant industry. He has continued serving clients and has since built a consistent and successful career in real estate over the past five years. Scott provides personal service and powerful advocacy through every step of your transaction. He has worked every aspect of the industry representing sellers, buyers, and in investors in the residential market. Clients know that everything will be taken care of when working with Scott. Scott’s exclusive relationship with The Durkovic Group at Douglas Elliman Real Estate expands available offerings through powerful local and global resources. As part of a small team of five, The Durkovic Group is successful because of our vast knowledge of the local market and the ability to serve clients from the Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz, Glendale, Silver Lake, La Canada Flintridge, Pasadena, Altadena, San Marino, Sierra Madre, and as far east as Monrovia. Scott is a family man with a devotion to his beautiful wife and two amazing children. He loves to play golf, check out new restaurants in town, and volunteer at his kids’ school. Scott is an active member in good standing of the National Association of REALTORS®, the California Association of REALTORS®, and the Arcadia Association of REALTORS®.
Sales AssociateLingyu Liu, a native of China, has called Arcadia and the San Gabriel Valley home since 2010. Growing up in a family of developers in China, real estate and construction has always been an everyday part of her life. After receiving a BA in Economics from University of Rochester and an MA in Global Business from Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School, Liu coupled her background in development and economics and her passion for design into the beginning of a real estate career. Utilizing her backgrounds to clearly analyze deals and opportunities and her innate and learned ability to listen to her clients’ needs, Liu has prided herself in providing thoughtful and impactful advice to her clients. Further, Liu’s extensive travel and opportunities to live in many different cultures throughout her life, have afforded her the opportunity to develop her language skills and customer service for any type of client. Liu is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Teochew. When Liu is not helping her clients with their real estate strategies and goals, she enjoys volunteering at both Pasadena Humane Society and Dress for Success. She also enjoys hiking, biking and practicing yoga. As a sign of personal support and commitment to help others, Liu donates a percentage of every commission to Wilmot Cancer Institute at University of Rochester Medical Center.
AssistantZorayda “Zee” Hernandez brings exceptional organizational abilities, extensive project management experience, and a dash of style to her role as Executive Assistant. Zee joined The Durkovic Group after ten years in the fashion industry, managing a ladies wholesale clothing company. Now, she applies her detail-oriented skills towards keeping The Durkovic Group’s transactions, marketing and events on-track. Zee is a SoCal native of the Covina area and deeply involved in the San Gabriel Valley community. Outside of work, she is an avid reader, averaging 100 books a year. Zee is a proud Navy Mom and married to her high school sweetheart, with whom she shares a daughter and an active-duty son.