Martha Dorfler

If it’s possible to prove that real estate runs in the genes, there’s no better example than Martha Dorfler and her family. Martha’s mom, Margaret Ryan, was the top agent in Aurora for years and also served as the president of the Fox Valley Realtor Board. Her 40 year career in real estate obviously made an impact on her children —among Martha’s siblings (which include five sisters and one brother), two sisters went into real estate and her brother and sister-in-law are also agents.

Living in the Tri-Cities her entire life, Martha has an extensive amount of knowledge of the Fox Valley area and all it has to offer. Martha grew up in Aurora where she graduated from Rosary High School. She went on to graduate from Northern Illinois University with degrees in both Business/Marketing and Psychology. She lived in St. Charles for many years and has lived in the Mill Creek neighborhood in Geneva for the last 21 years.

Martha’s free time is spent with friends and family — trips with her sisters are something she treasures, as well as time spent with long-time friends from Rosary and the Mill Creek community. She is very active in her church, St. Patrick’s in St. Charles, volunteering as a Prayer Warrior and working with the Hesed House. Martha and her husband Greg have two daughters and will celebrate 26 years of marriage this fall.

Martha began her career in the corporate world, working in Market Research and Marketing Operations for a large corporation. In 2000, the family tradition of real estate called her name and Martha joined her mom and sister Kathy to form the Margaret Ryan Group at RE/MAX Town and Country in Aurora. A few years later, Martha branched out on her own and joined RE/MAX Professionals East and RE/MAX Excels, where she has been since 2004.

Working with buyers and sellers across the Tri-Cities and beyond, Martha prides herself on providing the best one-on-one service and personal attention to each client. She has been named a 7 time Chicago Magazine Five Star Agent, an award which is based on customer service and overall client satisfaction. As an added service to all of her clients, Martha maintains an inventory of home staging accessories to assist with preparing your home for sale.


Martha can be reached at 630-306-1230 or by visiting her website at



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