“A jack of all trades is a master of none.” We’ve all heard this statement before. It’s timeless because it’s true. Do you want a generalist managing the sale of your home or a team of specialized professionals who work together to help you achieve your goals?
Who are these professionals that enable our clients to outperform the market? You can learn about them all below:
Peter has been helping people sell their homes in Cincinnati since 2002. Since 2009 he has been the #1 Realtor at Keller Williams, North America’s largest brokerage. Peter and his team of sales agents provide 5 star service to their clients and consistently outperform the market in Cincinnati. In fact, The Chabris Group’s clients sell their homes, on average, in half the time and for roughly 4% more than the market average. Peter graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in Mandarin Chinese. He and his wife, Lynn reside in Indian Hill with their two children.
Mellissa is a business leader with more than 20 years’ experience in developing strategies and operational processes and performance metrics for diverse companies. Ms. Andre worked as Director of Operations for a Cincinnati real estate development firm, where she was responsible for all operations related to residential and commercial rental property, land and building acquisition, lender relationships, and tax credit applications and strategies. Her leadership contributed more than $12MM in new business.
Born and raised in Kentucky, James has lived in Greater Cincinnati since 2005. Prior to helping clients with their real estate needs, James served our country in the Air Force for 12 years. A graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship, James worked closely with real estate investors for 3 years prior to joining the Chabris Group as a Listing Specialist. James and his wife, Catie, and two sons reside in Lebanon and enjoy being active in their community.
Lisa has been in sales for over 40 years, with 28 of those years in real estate as a top Realtor. Lisa prides herself on listening to every client’s needs, making them her own and giving each client the level of service they deserve. Lisa is incredibly proud to represent Cincinnati’s #1 sales team, The Chabris Group, and she is determined to help continue to raise the bar of professionalism and excellence in the Cincinnati real estate market. Lisa uses her transaction expertise and relationship development skills to coach and mentor newer team members. Lisa brings enthusiasm, experience and knowledge to every deal, making is as hassle-free and as fun as possible to buy and sell property.
Brandy has been an active licensed agent since 2005. Brandy helps coordinate all details of the sale from the time you home goes under contract until the time it closes. Brandy’s vast knowledge and professionalism allow her to serve as your guide through the financing and inspection stages of the sale. She will make sure each transaction makes it to the closing table without a hitch! Brandy lives in Anderson with her husband and two children.
Alek started his career in real estate in 2014, working for downtown real estate developer 3CDC in commercial management and development after graduating from Miami University in 2014 with a Bachelors in Political Science. After leaving 3CDC, Alek became licensed and joined the Chabris Group as a sales agent in October of 2017. He is also highly active in the community, serving in leadership positions for the Cincinnati Symphony, Opera, and the Human Rights Campaign of Greater Cincinnati. He and his partner are active investors in Cincinnati real estate and currently live in Over-the-Rhine. He utilizes his wealth of knowledge and local connections to serve his clients in finding their dream property.
Brian Bainum brings a wealth of financial and customer service expertise to his real estate practice. Having spent years in the restaurant and hospitality industry, as well as having a Master’s Degree in Accounting, Brian brings a unique skill set to the Chabris Group. Brian specializes in providing a comprehensive sales analysis delivered with the highest level of client service, backed by his consistent and thorough communication. Brian and his family live in Mt. Washington and are active in their community. You will always have an open line of communication with Brian, and you will never question whether he is working his hardest for you and your best interests.
Jeff Horner is born and raised in Cincinnati. He graduated from Moeller High School and later from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s degree. In 2016 he decided to pursue his passion in Real Estate and the city he loves. He brings more than 25 years of sales, management and marketing experience, most notably from the automotive industry, to an already experienced team. Upon joining TCG, he has already amassed close to a year of experience, working with dozens of buyers and sellers. If you want to know what it is like to be treated with a high level of customer service, contact Jeff Horner today.
Christie Fox-Mathis was born and raised in Cincinnati and graduated from Indian Hill High School, subsequently attending the University of Toledo. She brings over 10 years of real estate sales experience to The Chabris Group. After a decade of selling properties, Christie was ready for a change to help her elevate her business and client service to a new level. When the opportunity to join Cincinnati’s number one sales team arose, Christie was eager to join a team that would allow her to provide an even more excellent customer experience for her clients. She is very compassionate and understanding and consistently goes above and beyond to ensure she meets all expectations and needs required. She believes it is a great honor to assist someone in finding that perfect home to best suit the needs of their present life situation. Christie relishes the sense of accomplishment from helping clients find just the right property to meet their needs. Give her a call today and receive the 5-star customer experience and attention to detail you deserve from Christie Fox-Mathis.
Egal Ziv might originally hail from Israel, but he has called the Queen City home for more than 25 years! An epitome of the American Dream, Egal moved from Israel to Manhattan to start a jewelry business and build it from the ground up. After seven years in "the city that never sleeps," Egal was ready for something a little more family friendly. In 1993, Egal moved to Cincinnati to raise his four children and opened another successful jewelry business. When he decided it was time for a change of industry, he found his natural fit with The Chabris Group, Cincinnati’s #1 real estate team. Egal excels not only in customer service but has proven skills as a tough negotiator during the sales process. Egal’s multi-faceted abilities also include being fluent in English, Farsi, and Hebrew. If you need a time-proven, client-centric agent in your corner, contact Egal today to experience unparalleled service.
Leslie joined The Chabris Group for one simple reason: She loves helping people and wants to be the BEST at that! Leslie has combined her passion for service with her love of real estate, renovations, and old, new and in-between homes! She spent years moving all around the world as a military dependent, and honed her real estate knowledge once she began investing in real estate. She has owned numerous rental homes and worked as a Windstorm Inspector on new construction homes while she lived on the US Southern coast in Texas.
Daryl's determination to uphold a tradition of trust, integrity, and expertise has earned him a long list of satisfied clients over the years who recommend him at every opportunity. A theme that runs throughout his many buyer and seller testimonials is “Daryl was always there for us, ready to answer our questions and concerns.” Daryl believes in making Real Estate a fun process and being in constant communication with clients, even when the news is not what they wished to hear. Providing clients with all the knowledge and information they need to make wise decisions is key to his service.
Adam Palmer, a native Cincinnatian, graduated from and played tennis for Indian Hill High School. Adam spent three years working on a business sales team for Microsoft before applying his sales skills to the world of Real Estate. After spending a year in real estate, Adam knew he wanted to take his business to the next level by joining Cincinnati’s number one sales team, the Chabris Group. With the team’s high standards and superior support, Adam is proud to be able to deliver an even better sales experience for his valued clients. Adam currently lives in Hyde Park and enjoys the walkability and social community the area offers.
Jennifer has a passion for connecting people together which sets her apart from other agents who simply think putting a sign in a yard will sell a house. She prides herself on 2 things: Her Communication Skills, so you never wonder what next steps are in the transaction, and her Negotiating Skills, to assist you in getting the best deal possible. After successfully navigating through the down turn of the real estate market in 2009-2013, she learned how to get the job done. It takes hard work and dedication to YOU for that mission to be accomplished, and as a former Marine she knows about accomplishing a mission. She balances her career around her two children and on her ‘free time’ she manages her investment properties, is a ProKids (Court Appointed Special Advocate) CASA and enjoys being outside hiking back trails with her dog Gunny.
Nancy is a lifelong resident of Cincinnati. She spent over 20 years serving clients in the public accounting and consulting industry prior to starting her real estate career. She never missed an opportunity to help friends and family find homes so she left the business world to follow her passion for a real estate career. She is excited to bring her business acumen and desire for helping people to Cincinnati’s #1 sales team. Nancy graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting. She and her husband, John, reside in Anderson Township with their three boys and enjoy the outdoors, running, swimming, hiking, sports, cooking and traveling.
Tyler is an enthusiastic, energetic go-getter! Tyler believes in proactive communication, attention to detail, and empathy to better understand his clients needs, wants, fears, and desires. Tyler loves being a part of a team that strives to continually out perform the market as well as out perform the expectations set by clients. Tyler feels that by being apart of The Chabris Group that he can use his strengths and be much more empowered by the systems that are put in place by the team. The Chabris Group has empowered Tyler to be even more efficient with his clients' time and be more readily available to tackle and challenges that come with every transaction.
You win with Amy as your agent, as a coach she values working hard in the present moment and is unequivocally driven when it comes to making her clients real estate goals reality. A previous teacher, she excels at breaking intricate processes into easy enjoyable steps. She is a mother and nurturer, therefore, she guides clients through the transactions with a service heart, thinking outside the box to negotiate the deal on their behalf. Amy will pace you past you finish line, saving you time, and energy on the way to your real estate goals.
Melanie is the Listing Coordinator for the Chabris Group. She has worked as a real estate listing and transaction coordinator for the last 4 years. She helps ensure a smooth process from the time you start with your agent until the day the listing becomes active. Melanie was born and raised in the Greater Cincinnati area and currently resides on the West Side of Cincinnati with her husband Cory and their son Maverick.
Reed is responsible for managing our physical & social media marketing campaigns, maintaining multiple database systems, and also manages the myriad other marketing functions to support the team. This ensures that we get the maximum exposure for your home and empowers our agents to focus on providing you a five star experience.