Ilana Dean



Having grown up surrounded by family members entrenched in the real estate world, you might say real estate is in Ilana’s blood.   Add to that Ilana’s education and career in the art gallery and philanthropy industries in Philadelphia, and you quickly realize she brings a unique combination of insight and skills to VERY.

As a long-time Philadelphian, and a current resident of the Washington Square neighborhood, Ilana has witnessed the metamorphosis of Philadelphia’s extraordinary real-estate development. With over 30 years in fine art sales and fundraising, Ilana is poised to share her expertise and guidance with her clients and their real estate needs.

Ilana holds a Bachelor degree in Religion from George Washington University and a Masters in Arts Administration from Drexel University. She co-founded the nationally and internationally recognized art gallery, Schmidt Dean Gallery.  Currently, Ilana has completed yoga teacher training from Raja Yoga Studio, and enjoys spending time with her twin daughters.