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

Through our many years of combined Center City Real Estate experience, we are completely confident that we will be able to locate the perfect Philadelphia condo or home for you. For specialized information about Philadelphia real estate, call or email us today!

Mark Wade

Mark Wade - Owner and Team Leader

A graduate of Bowling Green School of Business, Mark began selling in Philadelphia real estate in 1989 and has been in love with it ever since. Mark has lived in almost every Center City Philadelphia neighborhood and he now resides in a high rise condominium in the Northern Liberties area. Having been inside countless Philly condos, Mark is intimately familiar with every building in town. He's been quoted about Philly Real Estate in The Inquirer numerous times over the years and writes a blog about the Philadelphia Real Estate market and records podcasts about Philadelphia Condominiums on a regular basis. Click Here to learn more about Mark.

Jim Thornton

Jim Thornton - Owner and Team Leader

A graduate of both West Chester University and Villanova University (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 high rise Center City Condominium owner himself. Jim is an expert seller reporesentative specialist and he is available to buyers on a referral basis only.

Jared Carrell

Jared Carrell - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

A proud graduate of Penn State, Jared has been working in the Philly Real Estate business since 2003. Prior to joining our team he gained extensive knowledge of the market working as a property & development manager for several apartment buildings in Rittenhouse Square, Society Hill, & Washington Square West. A resident of a Society Hill low-rise condo, he has a first-hand understanding of Center City living. Jared prides himself on helping his clients buy or sell their Philadelphia home or condo. Call Jared at 215.287.6102.

Randy Dobin

Randy Dobin - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

As a Rittenhouse Square 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 already know her. She has great experience in center city condo and townhouse sales and is an expert in everything dining, fitness, and sports in Philadelphia! An avid Center City real estate lover, she will be happy to help you sell your current home and find your new dream home in the area. Randy's references are enthusiastically available! Call Randy at 215.440.2058.

Matthew Tavaglione

Matthew Tavaglione - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

As a Center City resident for over 35 years & President of his 16 unit Art Museum Area condo association for the past 12 years, Matthew has the experience to help you find the home, condo, townhouse, or investment property you're looking for. Matthew is comfortable with both first time home buyers & seasoned home owners looking to make a change. He is well-versed in the center city real estate market & has represented numerous sellers & buyers for a home sales & purchases. 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 & to preview open houses for buyers. Call Matthew at 215.440.2081.

Randy Dobin

Patrick Ellis - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

Patrick loves the Philadelphia Real Estate market and enjoys living here in "the next great American city". A resident of the Graduate Hospital neighborhood, Patrick also knows his way around Wash West, Society Hill, and Bella Vista. He has traveled the globe living in different US states as well as abroad and he enjoys a diversity of cultures. Patrick thoroughly enjoys working with clients who represent a broad range of cultural experiences. As a player and a fan, tennis is his true passion! He attends the US Open annually and hopes to travel to all 4 Grand Slams in the future. With experience working with buyers and sellers, Patrick is eagerly available to meet all your Philly Real Estate needs. Call Patrick at 267.978.8281.

Kevin Wilkins

Kevin Wilkins - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

A Philadelphia resident for more than 15 years, Kevin graduated with honors from Temple University and is a multi-faceted leader who brings diversity and creativity to The Center City Sales Team. Kevin has 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. These experiences have set Kevin's negotiating skills apart! He enjoys volunteering in his Northern Liberties neighborhood as well as for a multitude of other nonprofit agencies. Kevin bought his first Center City Home in 2006 and he is anxious to share his love and knowledge of the area with you!

Call Kevin at 267.251.0405.

Matthew Ender Wildman

Matt "Ender" Wildman - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

If you only learn 1 thing about Matt, let it be this: his singular mission is to make you successful & confident in real estate! Pulling from his experience studying computer science & working in the software industry, he has learned to break down even the most overwhelming processes into easily manageable pieces. Although real estate can be a complicated endeavor, Matt strives to make it approachable for anyone, from the uninitiated renter to the long-time investor. He’ll work tirelessly to make certain he & his clients stay informed, engaged, & ready to act! Matt knows the Philadelphia market & 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.

Call Matt at 267.858.8707.

Kris Barillas

Kris Barillas - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

With a capacity to communicate with people from all walks of life, Kris speaks fluent Spanish & is best known for his warm & charming personality. He is very attentive to his clients with a sharp eye for details. Having lived in both the US & Mexico has nurtured his ability to use resources & find solutions for any situation. Growing up in a small town in Texas ingrained a deep sense of community & of being of service to others. His ability to use online sales trends and valuation data helps keep his buyers and sellers realistically informed of the strengths and weaknesses of the current market. Having come from a family of tech savvy computer programmers, it's no surprise that he has a natural ability to use all the latest technology to follow the market trends. Call Kris at 215.485.8946.

Stephanie Uff

Stephanie Uff - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

Stephanie has been helping Philly real estate sellers & buyers since 2004. Once she bought her first condo in Queen Village, her passion for real estate began to expand. She is increasingly familiar with all of the Center City neighborhoods & the Philadelphia real estate market. She has a passion for this career & for helping people. Stephanie brings a constant drive to craft her skills in negotiating & efficiency, a friendly demeanor, & years of experience to the team. She is looking forward to carving out a niche with sellers & facilitating the flow of information about the Philadelphia Real Estate market.

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Call Stephanie at 610.781.0449.

John Hirniak

John Hirniak - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

John has a first-hand understanding of the Center City Philadelphia real estate market. He prides himself on working with a wide variety of clients and always does his best in helping them find and purchase their new Center City home or condominium. Originally from New York, John is no strager to city living! He purchased his Old City Philadelphia condominium in 2012 and he is anxious to share his knowledge and love of all of Center City Philadelphia's neighborhoods with you!
Call John at 610.220.7477.

Jaime Hyman

Jaime Hyman - Buyer and Renter Representative Specialist

Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, Jaime has a keen understanding of where to help clients find their new home. Jaime has experience with many aspects of the industry including rentals, sales, development, and more. She can assist you in finding the right place whether it's short-term 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 organizes charity events to raise money & awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Call Jaime at 610.613.1297.

Melinda Rickard

Melinda Rickard - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

A native Philadelphian, Melinda started her career as a travel advisor. After years of exploring the world she felt a strong passion to lay roots back home in Philly. While she adores all of Philly's neighborhoods, the Loft District holds a special place in her heart. A long time resident & board member of the Callowhill Neighborhood Association, she has a deep understanding of buying & selling in the area. A Realtor since 2004, Melinda takes great pride in her work & strives to make every transaction a rewarding experience for her clients. With vast knowledge of both residential & investment transactions, she has the expertise needed to be competitive in our local market. Call Melinda at 215.521.4921.

Steve Danilla

Steve Danilla - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

Steve has lived in Philadelphia all his life, and knows the area very well. In his early school years, he tried every sport available. His love for sports and physical fitness led him 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 he wants to apply that same dedication to his career in real estate. Finding the right place to live is important to everyone, and he wants to be part of that success for you.
Call Steve at 215.380.1256.

Matthew Parkes

Matthew Parkes - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

As a Pennsylvania resident all his life, Matthew brings a diverse background of knowledge. Growing up in Central PA on a farm and working at Penn State University as a Research Assistant to then attending Penn State for his Real Estate licensure; Matthew brings a wide culture of values. With over 9 years of Real Estate experience to include residential and commercial sales, investing, managing, and flipping homes; Matt also continued his education to achieve his Real Estate Broker license. Matthew has the knowledge, dedication, and drive which he delivers to every client for a successful transaction. Matthew is a resident of Center City Philadelphia and always strives to make every transaction as effortless and stress free as possible. His smile is contagious along with his fun professional personality. He is always ready to help clients find the perfect home! Call Matthew at 814.769.3482.

Nicole Nimchuk

Nicole Nimchuk - Licensed Office Assistant

Nicole has worked on all spectrums of the Philadelphia Real Estate Market. She started working for Berkshire Hathaway's sister company, Trident Land Transfer Title Company in 2004 in both the Post-Closing and Conveyancing Departments where she learned the first hand the skills needed to get buyers and sellers smoothly and successfully to the settlement table. In 2007, she made the transition to Office Assistant for The Sales Team and soon thereafter enrolled in Real Estate Classes at Temple where she obtained her Real Estate License. Nicole works both as an Office Assistant and a liaison, meeting buyers and sellers for home inspections and appraisals, and accompanying them to the settlement table. She also assists in the upkeep of new listings and condominium building information on our website.
Call Nicole at 215.440.2388.

Roe Durkin

Roe Durkin - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

A native Philadelphian, Roe is a long time Center City resident. She has lived in the Hopkinson House in Society Hill and now lives in the Rittenhouse Square area. 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 Philadelphia real estate needs with creativity, commitment, and confidence. Call Roe at 215.432.8184.

Jess Edelstein

Jess Edelstein - Buyer and Seller Representative Specialist

Jess joined the team in early 2014. A Pitt alum, & current resident of Philadelphia, Jess began her career as an assistant learning the ins and outs of the luxury condo market. While spending 7 days a week scooting around the city to show condos & houses, she made an appearance on Shark Tank and her side business selling natural skincare products took off. Check it out out at

Jess Edelstein

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.

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