Center City Philadelphia Skyline

Meet The Team

Your Center City Philadelphia Real Estate Specialists!

Through our many years of combined experience, our Team of expert Philadelphia Realtors 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
With a BA in business from Bowling Green in Northwest Ohio, 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 condo 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.

From Old City to Bella Vista and Society Hill to Rittenhouse Square, Mark knows the ins and outs of every center city Philadelphia neighborhood. 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 with 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.

Jim Thornton
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 representative specialist and he is available to buyers on a referral basis only.

Jared Carrell
A proud graduate of Penn State, Jared has been working on our team of Philadelphia Realtors since 2003. Prior to joining our team 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. Contact Jared at 215.287.6102 or

Randy Dobin
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…
Read More... 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! Contact Randy at 610.761.8781 or

Matthew Tavaglione
As a Center City resident for 35+ years & President of his Art Museum Area condo association for the past 15 years, Matthew has the experience to help you find the perfect condo, townhouse, or investment property.

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. Contact Matthew at 215.440.2081 or

Patrick Ellis
Patrick loves the Philly Real Estate market & enjoys living here in “the next great American city”. A resident of the Graduate Hospital neighborhood, he also knows his way around Wash West, Society Hill, & 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. Contact Patrick at 267.978.8281 or

Kevin Wilkins
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! Contact Kevin at 267.251.0405 or

Kristopher Barillas
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. Contact Kris at 215.485.8946 or

Jaime Hyman
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. Contact Jaime at 610.613.1297 or

Steve Danilla
Steve has lived in Philadelphia all his life & knows the area very well. His love for sports and physical fitness led him to a career in personal training. His job at 12th Street Gym led him to build up a loyal clientele to whom he began selling real estate. 

Steve's work to provide the best fitness programs has helped him grow his business inside and outside of the gym. Helping people achieve their goals is his greatest ambition, and he applies that same dedication to his career in real estate. Finding the right place to live is important to everyone, and Steve wants to be part of that success for you.
Contact Steve at 215.380.1256 or

Melinda Rickard
A native Philadelphian, Melinda began 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 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. Contact Melinda at 215.510.4921 or

Nicole Nimchuk
Nicole has worked on all spectrums of the Philadelphia Real Estate Market. She started working for Berkshire Hathaway’s sister company, Trident Land Transfer in 2004 in both the Post-Closing & Conveyancing departments…

...where she learned the skills needed to get buyers & sellers smoothly & successfully to the settlement table. In 2007, she made the transition to Office Assistant for The Sales Team & obtained her Real Estate License. Nicole works both as an Office Assistant and a liaison, meeting buyers & sellers for home inspections & accompanying them to the settlement table. She also assists in the upkeep of new listings & condominium building information on our website.
Contact Nicole at 215.440.2388 or