Team Members

Colin Hebson

Colin Hebson has worked as a broker in the Chicago area’s real estate markets since 2000, and since that time he has grown his business to become one of the region’s most productive real estate experts, with over one billion dollars in sales to his name. He specializes in high-end properties and premier developments within the River North neighborhood and the greater north side, and has built a reputation among his clients as a professional who knows how to close great deals. His talent for connecting people encompasses not only his knack for bringing together buyers and sellers, but also building a dedicated sales team that regularly exceeds the competition in service and results.

Colin is also an oft-quoted authority on the Chicago real estate industry, having been featured in numerous publications and media outlets, including Realtor Magazine, Chicago Agent, Illinois Realtor, HGTV, the Chicago Tribune, Crains Chicago Business and more. He is the recipient of numerous industry awards, and has been honored as a Top Producer by the Chicago Association of Realtors since 2010.

Laura McGreal

Laura McGreal provides her clients with years of successful real estate experience in the Chicago area, having sold over $200 million in multiple Chicago and suburban markets. She combines strategic market research, strong negotiation skills, and exceptional organization to benefit both her buyers and her sellers while handling each transaction with a consummate degree of professionalism. She also has personal insight into new home construction, having started her career working for a large national developer and also having built her own home in Downers Grove where she lives with her family.

Laura earned a business degree in Finance before moving on to start her profession in real estate, giving her a competitive edge in the investment side of the business. A licensed managing broker since 2012, Laura has earned industry recognition several times throughout her career. Her hard work and true passion for real estate contributes to her continued success.

Karen Schwartz

Karen Schwartz has worked in real estate for over a decade, starting immediately after college working for one of the nation’s largest builders and has sold over $200M in volume. Her experiences there helped her develop several vital skills that have been of great benefit to her clients—she excels at proper planning and organization, communication, and having the patience to navigate the many ups and downs that can occur in a real estate transaction. Karen strives to treat her clients with respect and empathy while listening to their needs and helping them manage their expectations. Buying or selling a home is an important decision, and Karen aims to provide excellent service and an exceptional real estate experience. Her dedication to her clients has earned her significant recognition in her professional sphere—she has been named a Top Sales Associate and Top 5 Sales Associate in the Homebuilder Industry for several years running.

A native of Sugar Grove, Illinois, Karen earned her bachelor’s degree at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and her MBA from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Business School.

Brendan M. Murphy

Born and raised in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, Brendan often thought of following in his father’s footsteps and becoming a residential developer. With a hammer in hand at a very young age, Brendan quickly realized he wanted to make a difference working with developers to succeed in the Chicago real estate market.

Knowing both the ins and outs of the city and suburbs, Brendan has an unparalleled passion for the city and the business. His knowledge of Chicago provides great value in the pursuit for new development opportunities. Always putting his client’s interests first, Brendan loves working with and for developers to finish their dream projects while staying involved each and every step along the way.

Although Brendan’s main focus is on residential/commercial development opportunities, he understands the importance of assisting buyers find their dream homes. With an unparalleled work ethic, Brendan focuses on eliminating what can be the complexities of the transaction. Attention to detail, commitment to his client, and the highest level of professionalism are the key aspects of his day-to-day approach.