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Background & Expertise

Taira Doherty has been in residential sales and management for more than 30 years. A native of Chicago, Taira became a full-time broker nearly a decade ago, and joined the award-winning Jennifer Ames Chicago team in 2015. Taira’s husband is an established developer, specializing in custom single family homes.  With her extensive knowledge of the city and vast experience in residential sales (especially new construction), she is uniquely qualified to help her client partners accomplish their goals.  Prior to real estate, Taira worked as a Special Investigator performing complex background checks on existing government employees, and screening new candidates. Taira graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a B.A. in Criminal Justice.

Taira lives with her husband and two children in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood. She enjoys running along the lakefront, gardening, playing sports with her family, and exploring new restaurants throughout the city.


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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