Valdir Barion is a seasoned real estate professional who has amassed over 25 years of experience providing quality services to the great people of Chicago. He currently serves as the General Manager of Reliable Property Services, Inc, a full-service real estate firm that he Co-Founded in 2006. Well-versed in both residential and commercial real estate, Valdir assists clients managing their real estate projects, properties and transactions.
Outside of his professional endeavors, Valdir is a dedicated philanthropist who prides himself on strengthening his community and helping those in need. He credits his faith as the driving force behind his commitment to philanthropy and goodwill efforts.
Diagnosed with cancer in 1994, Valdir was fortunate to overcome the disease despite the small chance of survival. He acknowledges it was a life-changing experience that completely changed his outlook on life and personal values. As a result, he has been motivated to not only help others affected by cancer but become a more committed individual in the community.
Valdir Barion is proud to be associated with @properties — his sponsoring brokerage — because they share a similar passion for philanthropy and community outreach. @properties has established the @gives back Community Fund in an effort to give back to the city of Chicago and make a positive impact on lives throughout the city.
Endowed in 2009, the @properties @gives back Community Fund provides an outlet for agents, employees, and colleagues to make a positive impact on dozens of communities and thousands of lives throughout Chicagoland. Through its strong network of agents and clients, @properties has been able to create positive change and sustained growth in a number of Chicago neighborhoods.
In addition to his involvement with the @properties @gives back Community Fund, Valdir Barion is passionate about furthering cancer research and volunteering with organizations that support children in the local community. Please visit https://www.atproperties.com/atgivesback for additional information.
As a Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor, Valdir is compelled to help those in need so that they can receive the care necessary to become healthy and reach their full potential in life. He is a supporter of the cancer hospital in Londrina, his native country, Brazil. Hospital do Cancer de Londrina is a 50 year old not for profit organization dedicated to help with treatment and research. Please visit http://www.hcl.org.br/pt/ for additional information.
In addition, Valdir is a supporter of the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Chicago Cubs First Baseman Anthony Rizzo.The organization was established after Anthony realized during his own battle with cancer that no matter how difficult the fight was for him, it was even more difficult for his family. The Mission of the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation is to raise money for cancer research and to provide support to children and their families battling the disease. The Foundation is run entirely by Anthony’s family, his close friends and his management team with Anthony providing oversight and leadership. The Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation, and all of its supporters, believe that every family deserves a fighting chance. Please visit http://rizzo44.com/ for additional information.
Valdir is also a veteran Judo brown-belt and member of Tohkon Judo Academy where he volunteers to teach younger children. Founded in 1992, Tohkon Judo Academy is a not for profit organization whose mission is to bring people of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds together and teach young members to have a sense of priority, self-discipline, and self-esteem. Please visit http://www.tohkon.com/ for additional information.