Merrill Guerra, Broker/Owner, MBA, GRI, SRS is an
experienced and professional marketer for sellers and an energetic and
hard-working advocate for buyers with over 8 years’ experience as a
Realtor® and over 20 years as a business owner. She was one the Top 250
Agents out of over 2000 agents at the largest brokerage in Michigan in
under 3 years and top 10% of Realtors® nationwide. She has been
recognized with the Gold Award and President’s Council of Excellence for
her performance. Merrill has been certified by the Graduate Realtor
Institute and as a Seller Representative Specialist. She utilizes her
skills as a former start-up business founder and CEO, and UM MBA
graduate to negotiate successfully for her clients.
Merrill specializes in the cities of Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, Belleville, Milan, Canton and surrounding areas.
feels a strong commitment to her community and has served on the boards
of local non-profit organizations throughout her career. Merrill has
supported several local community and school organizations through
sponsorships and advertising such as Ypsilanti Community High School,
Lincoln School Athletics, Lincoln Little League, Lincoln High School
Drama and Band, Relay for Life, and Community Music School, and more.
received a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Ross School
of Business at the University of Michigan. She was recognized by the
National Association of Women Business Owners with the 2009 Pioneering
Spirit Award, Zell Lurie as its MBA Entrepreneur of the Year in 2008, as
well as the Michigan Business Review as a finalist for its 2009
Innovation Michigan Awards and StartUp Nation as one of the Top 200
Leading Moms in Business for 2009. As CEO and Founder of RealKidz, Inc.,
a start-up company providing branded apparel for plus-size girls
located in Depot Town, she generated extensive press coverage in
BusinessWeek, NewYorkTimes.com, Women Entrepreneur, The Detroit Free
Press, Ann Arbor Business Review, and Crain's Detroit Business.
I’m not working with clients and helping out in the community, I’m
enjoying my family on our little farm in Ypsilanti Township. We keep
busy with a cow, two llamas, two cats, a dog and extensive gardens.”