Erica brings an impressive background and track record of success to Jameson Sotheby's International Realty. She combines her vast experience in sophisticated marketing strategy with an expert knowledge of the Chicagoland real estate market to identify and close on prime opportunities for her clients. Whether a customer is a first-time home buyer or seasoned seller or investor, Erica is focused on creating an excellent experience, confidently negotiating the best possible outcome, and serving as a trusted advisor for the long term. While sellers benefit from Erica's expertise in strategic marketing, buyer's appreciate her talent for honing in on a property that fits their lifestyle while maximizing the value of the investment into the future.
With extensive experience overseeing major construction and redesign projects, Erica has developed a sharp eye for detail and sense of space that allow her to visualize the possibilities of a given home for buyers, and to adeptly advise sellers on how to best represent their property. She has developed a key network of local experts in the areas of staging, interior design, general contract work, financing and real estate law. Erica chose to align herself with the Sotheby's brand based on its powerful global reputation, marketing reach, and a shared commitment to exceptional service. She has extensive knowledge of the North Shore and Barrington, as well as the distinct neighborhoods of the city. However, Erica's clients enlist her counsel on more than just local real estate; she serves as an asset manager for multiple homes and a resource for global referrals. Prior to following her passion into real estate, Erica was the Publisher of Sophisticated Living Chicago, a luxury lifestyle magazine that she launched to the Chicagoland area in the fall of 2014. As Publisher, Erica was repsonsible for all of the revenue, and business operations of the magazine that was directly mailed to 25,000 high net worth households.
Prior to relocating to Chicago in 2005, Erica built a successful 11-year career at NBC in New York. In her last position as the Vice President of Marketing at NBC Universal, Erica was responsible for developing strategic events and promotions for cable assets and their affiliates. She also oversaw the Olympic marketing plans, merchandise program, community relations initiatives, and executive meetings while managing a bi-coastal staff.
Erica lives in Glenview, IL. with her husband and three children. She has served on the Friends of Prentice Board for over 10 years. As a member of the Executive Board, she has held the position of VP - Gala Co-Chair for the last 4 years, and is proud of her involvement with an event that raises close to $1 million annually, turning over an impressive percentage of funds back to the Foundation. She received her Bachelor's of Science in Business from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York.