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Background & Expertise

Mark Markarian is a licensed agent and buyer specialist for Ames Group Chicago, a top-ranked boutique real estate team. With his extensive experience in home construction, renovation, and development, Mark is uniquely qualified in his role. Having built, managed, and remodeled a wide range of luxury properties, and forged relationships across related industries, he is the ideal copilot for buyers seeking quality and value in Chicago's upper-tier market.

A native of New York, Mark graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Finance. After a successful career at an incentive travel company, where he achieved the post of Vice President, he went on to pursue his passion in the Chicago luxury real estate industry as both a developer with Demari Homes and a contractor with Starboard Realty.

Mark lives with his wife and son in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. He enjoys sailing, tennis, golf, flying model aircraft, and a number of other outdoor activities.

Ames Group Chicago

Ames Group Chicago is one of the city’s top luxury residential sales team. With more than $1.75 billion in sales (including nearly $170 million in 2016), they offer clients a level of expertise that is unparalleled in the industry. Known for their knowledge of the city, marketing savvy, and negotiating prowess, Jennifer Ames Chicago is an invaluable ally in the home buying and selling process.

The team was founded in 2009 by Jennifer Ames, a Chicago native and one of the city’s top ten residential agents for the last 15 years. Headquartered in a newly renovated suite within Coldwell Banker’s Lincoln Park Plaza office, Jennifer Ames Chicago is comprised of an exceptional group of full-time client care and sales professionals. Each team member was carefully selected to ensure that their skills and expertise complement the group and meet Jenny’s standards for excellence.


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