Maria Allen, Broker/Agent

Maria Allen


I am a Chicago native transplanted to the Decatur and Macon County area after retiring from a 36 year career with the United States Postal Service. After a fulfilling career holding several positions, I retired as a MES (Maintenance Engineering Specialist), where I analyzed data, prepared and delivered position reports, managed internal promotions for the maintenance department, and was a point of contact for outside contractors and more. I am the proud mother of three adult children – eagerly awaiting grandchildren! My son lives in the area and is interested in sustainable energy. My daughters are still in the Chicago area. One works with a non-profit that brings STEM fundamentals to public schools and private groups. The other is a real life CSI (Crime Scene Investigator). I have been involved in some form of real estate for the past 35 years as a buyer, seller, property management/investor and now Realtor. As a Realtor I am able to fulfill my passion for helping people. Seeing people accomplish their dreams makes me smile. I have a passion for numbers. This is reflected in my volunteerism. Over the years I have prepared taxes through VISTA and AARP. My longest commitment is 35 years with a faith-based credit union where I am currently treasurer. I enjoy travel and currently am learning how to bowl, be a scorekeeper for a women’s golf league (no, I do not play), and learning to play bridge. The thing I’ve learned most about Bridge, is that you are always learning. I feel the same way about the real estate business. It is a dynamic field and is ever changing. I am honest, trustworthy, flexible and sensible. I look beyond the obvious and I enjoy life, people and am filled with abundant joy.

Contact Maria

Cell Phone 217-520-0143
Office Phone 217-875-0555