Real estate feature: Market Masters

By and / Living / September 24, 2015

14 million-dollar listings of our real-estate dreams — and the agents who hold the keys.

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FeatureMary1Mary Bennett | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group

In the zone: Gold Coast
Bragging rights: More than 30 years experience in the industry
Hot property: The Cubs are on a roll — but there’s another Wrigley we’re cheering for. The Theurer-Wrigley mansion at 2466 N. Lakeview is a historic home, with nine beds, 6.3 baths and a coach house. $8.695 million.
Get in touch: (312) 893-3551; Marybennett@koenigrubloff.com

 

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Monica CanellisMonica Canellis | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Koenig Rubloff Realty Group

In the zone: South Loop, West Loop, Gold Coast, River North, Lincoln Park
Bragging rights: Won the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Honor Society Award in 2014
Hot property: Bon appétit! 1335 S. Prairie, #1501, features high-end appliances in a gourmet kitchen — think Wolf induction cooktop and a custom island with built-in Sub Zero refrigerator drawers and a dual-temp wine fridge. $1.795 million.
Get in touch: (312) 893-1337; Mcanellis@koenigrubloff.com

 

An offering from Thomas Gorman: Live like Lucious Lyon — “Empire’s” resident bad boy — in this $13 million mansion in Barrington, featured on the show.

An offering from Thomas Gorman: Live like Lucious Lyon — “Empire’s” resident bad boy — in this $13 million mansion in Barrington, featured on the show.

 

Thomas GormanAThomas Gorman | Baird & Warner

In the zone: Gold Coast, Streeterville, Lincoln Park, Lake Forest
Bragging rights: A top performer at Baird & Warner (He’s also the partner of Splash contributor Bill Zwecker)
Hot property: Live like Lucious Lyon — “Empire’s” resident bad boy — in this $13 million mansion in Barrington, featured on the show. The home (below, 45 Lakeview) sits on more than eight acres and has five beds and 9.2 baths.
Get in touch: (312) 981-2395; Thomas.gorman@bairdwarner.com

From Mona Hellinga: The mansion at 89 E. Deerpath in Lake Forest certainly makes a splash: It was built in 1916 and was the personal residence of Edward H. Bennett, the architect of Buckingham Fountain. $4.25 million.

From Mona Hellinga: The mansion at 89 E. Deerpath in Lake Forest certainly makes a splash: It was built in 1916 and was the personal residence of Edward H. Bennett, the architect of Buckingham Fountain. $4.25 million.

 

 

FeatureMona1Mona Hellinga | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group

In the zone: Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Highland Park, Bannockburn
Bragging rights: Named No. 1 broker in KoenigRubloff’s Lake Forest office in 2014
Hot property: The mansion at 89 E. Deerpath in Lake Forest certainly makes a splash: It was built in 1916 and was the personal residence of Edward H. Bennett, the architect of Buckingham Fountain. $4.25 million.
Get in touch: (847) 814-1855; Mhellinga@koenigrubloff.com

 

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Meladee Hughes | Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

In the zone: Streeterville, Gold Coast, North Shore
Bragging rights: Last year, she listed and sold 370 Beech in Highland Park — which you’d recognize from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”
Hot property: As Ferris famously suggested, you’ll want to “stop and look around” at 55 Stonegate in Lake Forest. The privately listed smart house sits on two acres and has its own private beach. $7.5 million.
Get in touch: (312) 636-8020; Meladee.hughes@cbexchange.com

 

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Linda LevinLinda Levin | Jameson at Sotheby’s International Realty

In the zone: Area extending from the South Loop to the city’s north side and the North Shore
Bragging rights: For more than 20 years, Levin has secured her spot as Jameson’s top producer
Hot property: The $3.9 million stone and brick property on the Graceland West block (4151 N. Greenview) houses six bedrooms, 20-foot ceilings and an immense front and backyard.
Get in touch: (312) 320-674; Llevin@jamesonsir.com

From Katherine Malkin: This 9,000- square-foot Georgian brownstone at 1336 N. State is flooded with natural light and features bright, elegant décor. $14.5 million.

Katherine MalkinKatherine Malkin | Baird & Warner

In the zone: Gold Coast, Lincoln Park
Bragging rights: NBA superstar Michael Jordan and funnyman Vince Vaughn have both tapped Malkin to sell their one-of-a-kind properties: Jordan’s Highland Park estate is listed for $14.855 million and Vaughn’s Palmolive Building penthouse is on the market for $13.9 million
Hot property: This 9,000- square-foot Georgian brownstone at 1336 N. State is flooded with natural light and features bright, elegant décor. $14.5 million.
Get in touch: (312) 981-2308; Katherine.chezmalkin@bairdwarner.com

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FeatureLyonFeatureMartini Ann Lyon and Jeanne Martini | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group

In the zone: North Shore, greater Chicago Metro area
Bragging rights: Lyon ranked in the top three percent internationally in 2012 and 2013; Martini was awarded for Outstanding Sales by the Chicago Association of REALTORS
Hot property: 855 E. Westminster is a highly lauded home: The estate of John Hughes, it was chosen as the Lake Forest Showhouse earlier this year — and with six en suite bedrooms, gorgeous built-ins and updated kitchen and master bath, we can see why. $4.825 million
Get in touch: (847) 828-9991; Alyon@koenigrubloff.com, Jmartini@koenigrubloff.com

 

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Janet OwenJanet Owen | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Koenig Rubloff Realty Group

In the zone: Gold Coast, Streeterville/Michigan Avenue, Lincoln Park
Bragging rights: Has closed on or has under contract over $40 million so far this year
Hot property: At $18.75 million, 1955 N. Burling is the most expensive single-family home in Chicago — and we can understand why: The home spans five city lots and features a six-car garage.
Get in touch: (312) 268-0700; Jowen@koenigrubloff.com

 

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FeaturesCheziChezi Rafaeli | Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

In the zone: Gold Coast, River North, Streeterville
Bragging rights: Has a recorded sales volume of over $91 million in 2015 so far
Hot property: The original Clark Street Substation (924 N. Clark) fuses the traditional with the modern, and boasts an exercise room, library, wine cellar and multiple terraces. $15 million.
Get in touch: (312) 654-4242; Chezi@chezirafaeli.com

 

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Millie Rosenbloom 2Millie Rosenbloom | Baird & Warner

In the zone: Lincoln Park, Near North Side, Loop, Lakeview, Bucktown and the North Shore
Bragging rights: She’s at the top of her class, ranking No. 1 in sales volume at Baird & Warner, with $56.875 million in sales last year
Hot property: This custom Edgar Miller home built in the 1880s is a living time capsule. 155 W. Burton, #7, boasts historic elements like original stained glass, carved doors and sculpture mosaics. $1.5 million.
Get in touch: (312) 980-1517Millie.rosenbloom@bairdwarner.com

 

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FeatureSheila1Sheila Rugege Dantzler | Related Realty

In the zone: South Loop, Hyde Park, Bronzeville, Bridgeport
Bragging rights: Featured as a real-estate expert on HGTV’s “House Hunters”
Hot property: The corner-unit South Loop condo at 100 E. 14th, #705, redefines “greenhouse” with its own private patio on a grassy rooftop and views of Lake Michigan. $715,000.
Get in touch: (312) 399-9056; Sheila.dantzler@related.com

 

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FeaturePatrickPatrick Ryan | Related Realty

In the zone: Millennium Park, River North, River West
Bragging rights: Was selected to the Million Dollar Guild by the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing
Hot property: 6 N. Michigan, #1303, is a piece of Chicago history — it’s located in the iconic, commercial-turned-residential Montgomery Ward headquarters — and 3,300 square feet of pure luxury. $2.275 million.
Get in touch: (312) 832-2300; Ryanresidential.com

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FeatureNancyheadshotNancy Tassone | Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

In the zone: Gold Coast, River North, Streeterville, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Bucktown/Wicker Park, Loop, West Loop, West Town, Ukrainian Village
Bragging rights: Ranked in the top one percent of realtors in Chicago by the Chicago Association of REALTORS since 2005
Hot property: 11 E. Walton, #5200, is a true oasis, with a steam room, pool spa and aquarium — and that’s just the master bath. $13.9 million.
Get in touch: (312) 929-1560; Ntassone@jamesonsir.com