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Celebrating Our Team – Za Ceu Lian


This is Za:

Za Ceu Lian has been a Chief Properties agent since 2013 and is a vital part of our team. Za is one of the most gracious and kind people you will ever meet. Za was born in Myanmar (formerly Burma) and was forced to flee his country due to religious and ethnic persecution after gaining refugee status in Malaysia. Through Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, our adept local refugee resettlement organization, Za and his family were able to resettle in the United States.

Za and his family resettled in Kansas City, Kansas, joining other refugee communities working to start a new life and pursue new opportunities.

Having learned English while still in Myanmar, Za was one of the only people in the Myanmar refugee community who was proficient in the language. As such, he immediately started serving the community by acting as an interpreter —showing up at the hospital to interpret when someone was sick, sitting on the phone with other refugees to get utilities turned on, helping families get their children registered for schools, helping people to fill out job applications. To his core, Za is a servant and advocate for others.
Eventually, Za pursued a real estate license and taking notice of his reputation of integrity and service, we pursued him. To this day, Za is an essential part of the Chief Properties team and continues to give selflessly of his time and skills back to his community.

Za is an incredible person that has overcome much in order to be a thoughtful contributor to the resurgence of neighborhoods, community life & culture within Kansas City, Kansas. He is a valued community leader and friend to the diverse population that makes KCK such an amazing place to be.

Za is a licensed real estate agent (Realtor®) in Kansas and serves people of all interests, backgrounds and histories.

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