Your Center City Real Estate Specialists...We Know Downtown Philadelphia!

By providing specialized information to those looking for Center City real estate, and through our many years of combined experience, we are completely confident we will be able to locate the perfect condo or home for you. Give us a call today!

Mark Wade

Mark Wade - Owner/Team Leader
During the late 80s, Mark fell in love with Philly real estate. The first condo he bought was in Old City. Working w/foreclosures on multi-unit buildings, he began to carve his niche as a condo specialist. He then progressed into helping developers turn apartments into condos. Having been inside countless Philly condos, Mark is intimately familiar w/the available properties. He prides himself & impresses others of his vast knowledge & knows which finishes buyers look much so that he's been seen on HGTV's What You Get For The Money, CN-8's Money Matters & was the 2005 winner of Philadelphia Magazine's Kitchen of the Year contest.

A graduate of Bowling Green School of Business in Northwestern Ohio, Mark began selling in Philadelphia (Society Hill real estate and other Center City areas) in 1989 and has been in love with it ever since. He still resides in a high rise condominium building in Center City and loves the area!

Click the links below to read some of Mark's news clips - Some Basics on Buying a Condo - Beware the hitch that halts a sale - Philadelphia Single-Family Home Prices, Sales Volume Soar in 2Q
The Philadelphia Inquirer - Taxman Missing Out on Phila's Real Estate Boom
The Philadelphia Inquirer - Clean Windows - A Subtle Sales Plus
The Philadelphia Inquirer - Closing on a Property While at Your Computer

Email Mark Wade at or call 215.521.1523 for all of your Philadelphia Real Estate needs!

Jim Thornton

Jim Thornton - Seller Representative Specialist-Owner/Team Leader
A graduate of both West Chester University and Villanova (master's degree), Jim has been working as a Center City real estate specialist since 1999. As one of the principals of, he enjoys coordinating the activities of the agents, overseeing and disseminating leads to the agents, and sewing up all loose ends to make sure buyers and sellers make it to the settlement table without any unforeseen complications. Jim is a current Center City condominium loft owner himself. He is available to buyers on a referral basis only.

Email Jim Thornton at for assistance.

Jared Carrell - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
Jared is a proud graduate of Penn State University and brings with him 9 years experience in the Center City Real Estate business. Prior to joining our team he gained extensive knowledge of the market working for his family as property and development manager of several mid-rise apartment buildings in Rittenhouse Square, Society Hill, and Washington Square West neighborhoods. As a resident of a 3 unit converted townhouse in Society Hill, he has a first-hand understanding of Center City living. Jared prides himself on working with a wide variety of clients and always does his best in helping them find and purchase their new home or condo.

Email Jared at today!

Randy Dobin

Randy Dobin - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
As a current Center City real estate owner for many years, Randy lives what she sells. If you have ever been a member of the Sporting Club, there is a strong chance you have already met Randy. She offers great experience in condo and townhouse sales in the Center City real estate area and will be happy to help you sell your current home and find your new dream home. Randy just purchased and rehabbed a large town home in Rittenhouse Square. Randy's references are enthusiastically available!

Email Randy Dobin at today for help with buying or selling your home.

Matthew Tavaglione

Matthew Tavaglione - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
As a Center City resident for over 30 years and President of his 16 unit Art Museum Area condo association for the past 5 years, Matthew has the experience in the local area to find the home, condo, townhouse, or investment property you're looking for. Matthew is comfortable with both first time home buyers or seasoned home owners looking to make a change. He is well-versed in the center city real estate market and has and has represented numerous sellers and buyers for a home sale or purchase. Matthew prides himself on staying abreast of what's new in the marketplace in order to offer you the most up-to-date listings available. He is also available during weekends and to preview open houses for buyers.

Email Matthew Tavaglione at to schedule an appointment or viewing.

Patrick Ellis

Patrick Ellis - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
As a resident of Pennsylvania for the last 18 years, Patrick relocated to Philadelphia to enter the Real Estate market and to enjoy "the next great American city". As a 5 year resident of Bella Vista, Patrick also knows his way around Wash West, Society Hill, and Graduate Hospital. Patrick has traveled the globe living in different US states as well as abroad. He enjoys a diversity of cultures and thoroughly enjoys working with clients who represent a broad range of cultural experiences. Tennis is Patrick's true passion, as a player and a fan!He attends the US Open annually and hopes to travel to all 4 Grand Slams in the future. With experience as both a buyer representative and listing agent, Patrick is eagerly able to meet all your Real Estate needs.

E-mail Patrick at to find the right home.

John Hirniak

John Hirniak - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
John has a first-hand understanding of Center City living. He prides himself on working with a wide variety of clients and always does his best in helping them find and purchase their new home or condo. John is a resident of Old City and is anxious to share his knowledge and love of the area with you!

Contact John now at or on his cell at 610.220.7477.

Kevin Wilkins

Kevin Wilkins - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
A Philadelphia resident for 13 years, Kevin graduated with honors from Temple University. Kevin is a multi-faceted leader who brings diversity and creativity to The Center City Condos Sales Team. Kevin's experience engaging the community, corporate leaders and nonprofit organizations interested in partnering with the American Red Cross to ensure people with disabilities, immigrants, seniors, children, racial and ethnic minorities, the LGBT community, and lower income families are receiving equitable and appropriate services, has set Kevin's negotiating skills apart! Kevin enjoys volunteering in his Northern Liberties neighborhood and for a multitude of other nonprofit agencies. Kevin bought his first home in Northern Liberties 11 years ago and is anxious to share his love and knowledge of the area with buyers and sellers!

Contact Kevin now at or on his cell at 267.251.0405.

Stephanie Uff

Stephanie Uff - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
Stephanie has been helping sellers and buyers full time in Center City since 2004. Once she bought her first condo and moved to Queen Village in 2004, her real passion for real estate began to expand. She became increasingly familiar with all of the Center City neighborhoods and the Philadelphia condo market. She has a passion for this career and for helping people. Stephanie brings a constant drive to craft her skills in negotiating and efficiency, a friendly demeanor, and years of experience in all types of transactions to the Team at Stephaine is looking forward to helping carve out a niche with sellers, and coordinating activities to bring more traffic to our listings and to help facilitate the flow of info. from all buyers to our sellers.

Click here to watch Stephanie on Tiny House Hunting: Tiny Artist Digs in Philly
Click here to connect with Stephanie on LinkedIn.
Click here to read reviews from buyers and sellers on Trulia.

Contact Stephanie at or on her cell at 610.781.0449.

Kristopher Barillas

Kristopher Barillas - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
Raised in Austin, Texas, Kris moved to Philadelphia from Mexico after three years of taking care of his grandparents. His capacity to communicate with people from all walks of life stems from his worldly travels. He is best known for his warm and charming personality. He is very attentive to his clients with a sharp eye for details. Having lived in two different countries has nurtured his ability to use resources and find solutions for any type of situation that arises. Growing up in a small town ingrained a deep sense of community and of being of service to others.
These talents are best showcased in his social media, and his ability to use online sales trends and valuation data to help keep his buyers and sellers realistically informed as to the strengths and weaknesses of the current market. Having come from a family of technically savvy computer programmers, it's no surprise that he has a natural ability to use all the latest technology to follow the market trends.

Contact Kristopher at or on his cell at 215.485.8946.

Melinda Rickard

Melinda Rickard - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
As a native Philadelphian, Melinda originally started her career as an international travel advisor. After many years of exploring other countries and landscapes she felt a strong passion to lay roots back home in Philly. While she adores the quirks of all of Philadelphia's neighborhoods, the Loft District holds a special place in her heart. As both a long time resident and board member of the Callowhill Neighborhood Association (CNA), she has a deep understanding of buying and selling in the neighborhood. A real estate professional since 2004, Melinda takes great pride in her work and strives to make every transaction a rewarding experience for her clients. With her vast knowledge of both residential and investment transactions, she has the expertise needed to be competitive in our local market.

Contact Melinda at

Matthew Ender Wildman

Matthew Ender Wildman - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
If you only learn one thing about Matt, let it be this: his singular mission is to make you successful and confident in real estate! Pulling from his experience studying computer science in college and working in the software industry, he has learned to break down even the most overwhelming processes into easily understandable and manageable pieces. Although real estate can be a complicated endeavor, Matt strives to make it accessible and approachable to anyone, from the uninitiated renter to the long-time investor (and everyone in between). He’ll work tirelessly to make certain he and his clients stay informed, engaged, and ready to act! Matt knows the Philadelphia market and would love to be your resource for all things real estate. In between helping people find homes, you’ll likely catch him biking around the city, stooping it with his golden retriever in Northern Liberties, or running on the Schuylkill River Trail.

Contact Matt at or on his cell at 267.858.8707.

Jaime Hyman

Jaime Hyman - Rental Specialist
Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, Jaime has a keen understanding of where to help clients find their new home. Surrounded by family and friends in real estate, Jaime has seen many aspects of the industry including rentals, sales, development and more. Specializing in rentals, Jaime can assist you in finding the right place whether it's for a short period of time or a home for future years to come. A resident of Rittenhouse Square, Jaime can be found in her spare time walking her boxer dog or heading to a spin class. She also focuses on organizing charity events to raise money and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Contact Jaime at or on her cell at 610.613.1297.

Steve Danilla

Steve Danilla - Buyer Representative Specialist
I've lived in south Philadelphia all my life, so I know the area very well. In my early school years, I tried every sport available. My love for sports and physical fitness led me to a career in personal training. My first job in fitness was at 12th street gym, where I built up a steady clientele. I worked to provide the best fitness programs which has helped me to grow my business as a personal trainer in and out of the gym.. Helping people achieve goals is a great feeling, and I want to apply that same dedication to a career in real estate. Finding the right place to live is important to everyone, and I want to be part of that success for you.

Contact Steve at

Ron Durkin

Roe Durkin - Buyer Representative Specialist
A native Philadelphian, Roe is a long time Center City resident currently living in the Hopkinson House in society Hill. She knows and loves Center City Living and has a knack for finding the property you most desire. she is proud to serve all of your real estate needs with creativity, commitment, and confidence.

Email Roe at to set up an appointment or showing.

Jess Edelstein

Jess Edelstein - Buyer & Seller Representative Specialist
Jess joined the Center City Condos team in early 2014. A Main Line native, Pitt alum, and current resident of Society Hill, Jess began her career as an assistant learning the ins and outs of the luxury condo market. Now, she spends 7 days a week scooting around the city to show, sell, and rent condos and houses of every shape and size. Before getting her real estate license, Jess interned for the Broadway musical Wicked in NYC. She has two dogs (Roxie & Velma) and a side business making and selling natural skincare products with her best friend (check out Jess is a motivated, loyal, enthusiastic firecracker of an agent who will tune into your needs and tirelessly work to find you the perfect home!

Contact Jess now at or on her cell at 610.247.2960.

Nicole Nimchuk

Nicole Nimchuk - Licensed Office Assistant & Buyer Representative
Nicole has worked on all spectrums of the Philadelphia Real Estate Market. She started out working for Berkshire Hathaway's sister company, Trident Land Transfer in 2004 in both the Post-Closing & Conveyancing Departments where she learned first hand the skills needed to get buyers & sellers smoothly & successfully to the settlement table. In 2007, she made the transition to an Office Assistant for The Sales Team & soon thereafter enrolled in Real Estate Classes at Temple where she obtained her Real Estate License. Nicole works both as an Office Assistant as well as a liaison, meeting buyers and sellers for home inspections and appraisals, and accompanying them at the settlement table. She also assists in the upkeep of new listings and condominium building information on our website,

Contact Nicole at or on her cell at 856.371.4088

Megan Nimchuk

Megan Nimchuk - Office Assistant
Megan has worked as a team assistant with Center City Condos since 2013. Megan handles the day to day processes that need to take place to get our clients to the settlement table. With her ability to adapt and learn the newest technology, she allows the pressure of paper work to be taken off of our buyers, sellers, and agents as well. Megan will go the extra mile so our clients can feel as comfortable as possible in whatever step they are taking in the real estate process.

Contact Megan at or at 215.440.2388.

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