Our Agents

Meet our licensed real estate professionals

Our agents are the heartbeat of Denbesten Real Estate. Each member brings a unique blend of expertise, warmth, and commitment, ensuring that your experience with us is nothing short of exceptional.

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Cathy Denbesten

(309) 663-5252

Owner, Designated Managing Broker

Cathy Denbesten, owner of Denbesten Real Estate in Bloomington, IL, combines her extensive real estate expertise with a personal commitment to her clients’ stress-free experience. With a strong background in mathematics and business, she offers deep insights into the Bloomington-Normal market.

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Rita Daker

(309) 200-9285

Real Estate Broker

As a residential sales specialist, Rita Daker brought her expertise to Denbesten Real Estate in 2016. Her experience in construction trades and passion for the city’s history and architecture make her an invaluable asset to first-time home buyers and sellers.

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Connie Beard

(309) 824-9394

Real Estate Broker

Connie Beard, a seasoned RealtorĀ® with 30 years in Bloomington-Normal real estate, specializes in residential, commercial, and rural properties. Renowned for her client commitment and strong reputation built on word-of-mouth, her diverse background in teaching, military family life, and community engagement adds depth to her professional expertise.

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David Paul Blumenshine

(309) 275-3182

Real Estate Broker

David Paul Blumenshine, a seasoned real estate agent with over 30 years in the Bloomington, IL market, excels in market value and condition analysis. An Illinois State University psychology graduate, David combines his deep local knowledge with a client-focused approach, making him one of the top agents in the Bloomington-Normal area.

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Richard Newberry

(309) 287-6424

Real Estate Broker

With a lifetime spent in Bloomington and Lexington, Richard Newberry has been a key figure in the local real estate scene since 1980. His focus on investment and residential properties, backed by a robust local network and experience as a licensed managing broker, makes him a reliable choice for smooth real estate dealings.

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Joe Sweeney

(309) 826-4755

Real Estate Broker

Bringing a unique skill set to real estate, Joe Sweeney combines his experience as a Code Enforcement Officer with his expertise as a licensed realtor. His specialization in home and rental property inspections for code compliance in Bloomington provides invaluable insights for both buyers and sellers.