samara tarekMetro East-based real estate company, Gori, Realtors, recently announced the addition of Tarek Samara to its team of realty agents.

A resident of Edwardsville since 2001, Samara graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Since then, Samara has become a dedicated investor in the Edwardsville community, owning 17 properties in the area.

Samara has 14 years of experience in commercial property and has been in the restaurant business for 20 years, being the owner of Sgt. Pepper’s Café on Main Street in downtown Edwardsville. He currently lives in Edwardsville with his wife and two daughters.