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Natasha Motev

Senior Vice President, Sales

With over 22 years of experience and one billion dollars in residential real estate sales, Natasha Motev has been recognized year after year as one of Chicago’s leading luxury Realtors. Natasha's numerous professional awards and achievements are an indication of her expertise, but her most valued accolades come from the legion of clients who have benefited from her tremendous negotiating skills and vast knowledge. She skillfully navigates the intricate, ever-evolving luxury real estate market on Chicago's North Side. Natasha has built an incredible network of fellow agents and an astounding database of premier clientele, earning her a reputation as one of the most trusted and admired real estate professionals in Chicago. Natasha's world-class service is built on a foundation of honesty, loyalty, integrity, professionalism, and sincere devotion to providing buyers and sellers with the highest level of personal contact.

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Cathy Egan

Broker Associate

Cathy brings an extensive background in client services and finance to Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty, offering the perfect combination of experience, professionalism, marketing and sales skills.  Cathy’s prior career in banking, taught her the importance of having a real estate agent you can trust as your advocate and advisor when focusing on a financial investment as substantial and personal as one’s home. Cathy specializes in creating a unique approach to each transaction, by carefully guiding her clients through the many steps and decisions along the way. From helping first-time homebuyers smoothly enter the housing market, to assisting current homeowners in buying or selling their homes to fit their changing lifestyle, Cathy strives to make the transaction process as seamless as possible. Cathy’s honest and open communication with her clients, as well as her in-depth knowledge of the fluctuating real estate market is key to her success.

Excellent communication and negotiation skills help Cathy create lasting relationships with clients and other real estate professionals. Highly personalized service makes her an unparalleled choice for anyone ready to purchase or sell a home. Cathy holds a BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied Economics. She resides in Lincoln Park with her husband and three sons. When she is not working, Cathy loves to travel, read books and practice yoga. She’s an active member of St. Teresa of Avila Church, and has volunteered at the Near North Montessori School, Walter Payton College Prep High School and the Parkinson’s Disease Research Society.

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Melanie Feddersen

Melanie Feddersen has sold some of the most high profile luxury condominium buildings in Chicago. 

In her long career Melanie managed/sold at 15 major new home developments, including: The Fordham, Pinnacle, 65 E. Goethe, Ambassador West, River Bend, The Sexton Lofts, Lincoln Park 2550 and most recently The Enclave Townhomes in West Bucktown. 

With over $600,000,000 in personal sales, she is considered an expert in luxury buildings, most specifically the intricate details of the lovely projects listed above. In addition to selling the unique features of each home, she also sells the experience of living in the building and the neighborhood. Melanie’s experiences have taught her that customer service begins by carefully listening to her clients, setting realistic goals, and developing an action plan. Follow-through and communication are the other key elements to customer service excellence. She doesn’t hesitate to roll up her sleeves and has rearranged several of her client’s home with their own lovely furniture, knowing what the eye of the buyer wants to see. Whether she is your first broker, or your third broker, she will make sure you get the home you want as a buyer, and the price you want as a seller.

As you can see, Melanie offers her clients a high level of customer service and superlative attention to detail. She also understands the needs of affluent buyers and sellers and that the key to success in luxury real estate is personalized service. Melanie studied business and marketing at the University of Iowa, moving first to Southern California, where she earned her California real estate license and sold new construction homes. She returned to Chicago in 1991 where she earned her real estate license and began her successful career. 

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Matt Cohen

Matthew has been a licensed Managing Broker since 2009. Upon graduation from The Loyola University of Chicago’s Masters of Business Administration program with a concentration in Finance, he worked for what was then known as Chicago Apartment Finders (CAF). In his role at CAF, Matthew was responsible for executing brokerage services in the purchase, sale, leasing, and financing of multi-family and other residential as well as commercial assets owned by CAF. Matthew underwrote, negotiated, and facilitated the closing of $100M in assets in the first two years of his career at CAF. During that time, he developed a network of brokers, lenders, and attorneys from which he originated new acquisitions. In the summer of 2011, Matthew created Third Coast Chicago, an independently owned and operated boutique residential brokerage firm. Matthew successfully grew Third Coast to over $100M in sales. In May of 2019 Matthew transferred his Managing Broker’s license to Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty where he continues to represent clients in the purchase, sale, and lease of residential and commercial properties.


Lorie Mercado

Marketing and Transaction Coordinator

Lorie has dedicated her career to the innovative design, strategic marketing and research of real estate market trends. Her focus on the ever-evolving digital marketing landscape across mobile and social platforms has been her passion.Lorie helps conceptualize client marketing campaigns for top tier properties and manages transactions behind the scenes. Her background in marketing and design, in both corporate and boutique real estate environments, gives her the formal and informal methodology required to assist in the production of current development branding visions.