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At O’Neill Residential, we understand that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience. That’s why we are dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized service for all of our clients. We take great pride in the relationships we build and always work relentlessly on the client’s behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals.

We represent the best and brightest in the industry, and we’re always striving to lead the field in adoption of new technologies, innovation, and customer education. Today’s buyers and sellers need a trusted resource that can guide them through the complex world of real estate. With our extensive knowledge and commitment to providing only the best and most timely information to our clients, we are your go-to source for real estate industry insight and advice.



Senior Director of Luxury Sales 

John is committed to offering all clients the highest quality representation and professionalism along with outstanding customer service and tailor-made marketing. John prides himself on the fact that his business is based almost entirely on referrals and repeat clients. All listings, regardless of price, receive the latest sales and marketing technology in the market as well as full access to an entire team of specialists to ensure the entire transaction runs smoothly and efficiently. John takes great care in preparing, staging and positioning all of his listings to show them in their best light. John also meticulously prepares them for maximum exposure via his stagers, top notch photographers, videographers, and editors.

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John has consistently been ranked as one of the top home advisors for over a decade, with most of his listings going under contract within 30 days and the majority of his new construction property selling before it is ever listed or completed. John also specializes in buyer representation and has systems in place to find properties for buyers within the first 90 days of looking and often finds the perfect home within the first few weeks of searching.

John is trusted by top luxury homebuilders and developers to acquire properties and land for potential redevelopment and is heavily relied upon for expert experience on the design, marketing, and ultimate sale of the finished product.

John was born and raised in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. He attended the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and majored in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate. In his free time, John enjoys traveling, binging TV shows, classic cars, playing golf and spending time with his wife Jessica and their goldendoodle Rudy.




Jessica is a Licensed Real Estate Broker for Compass Real Estate with O'Neill Residential in both Florida and Illinois. Her mission is to provide excellent service, advice, and guidance to her clients so they can truly find the home of their dreams. To Jessica, real estate is not just about the transaction but is about establishing long-lasting relationships with her clients.

Jessica was born and raised in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. She attended Indiana University Bloomington and moved to Chicago right after graduation. She now resides in sunny Naples, FL with her husband John and goldendoodle Rudy. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with family and friends, try new restaurants in the neighborhood, and take long walks on the beach.




A Chicago native and graduate of Northeastern University, he received a BA in Education and History. Prior to entering the real estate world Matt was a high school teacher on Chicago’s Southside where he taught in some of Chicago’s most challenging neighborhoods mentoring low-income students. In addition to his teaching career Matt has owned several businesses and has coached baseball collegiately at the University of Illinois (Chicago). Many of his former players have gone on to play professional baseball.

An entrepreneurial spirit and deep, inherent sense of service attracted him to real estate. It’s this servant’s heart combined with work-ethic, that make him the ideal agent for buyers and sellers alike.

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His philosophy has and will always be client centered. His desire to serve clients’ needs partnered with market knowledge, creative marketing strategies and negotiating skills set him apart. Whether buying or selling, Matt will provide you the special attention, expertise and unique value proposition one expects from their real estate professional. His enthusiasm, patient approach and unwavering loyalty will make a stressful process feel like a walk in the park.

When not at work, he loves spending quality time with his family and friends while overeating. A firm believer in giving back to the community, he is involved with various youth and animal organizations.




Ali began her real estate career after earning her undergraduate and law degrees at Vanderbilt University, and practicing transactional law in New York City. Ali also gained first-hand exposure to real estate through her family’s real estate investments. Ali has emerged as an extremely well rounded agent with a knowledge of finance, negotiation, and a work ethic exceeded only by her passion to serve her clients.

Ali’s dedication to people extends well beyond the borders of Compass as she has dedicated her free time serving as a member of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association, volunteering at Ronald McDonald House, and serving as a member of the Women’s Venture Fund. At work and at play, Ali’s ability to problem solve serves her clients and the community well.

Ali lives in Lincoln Park with her husband, son and dog. Ali enjoys traveling, yoga, spending time with family, and donuts.

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With our extensive knowledge and commitment to providing only the best and most timely information to our clients, we are your go-to source for real estate industry insight and advice.

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