Jennifer Ames

CEO - Engel & Völkers Chicago

Jennifer is passionate about helping her clients and exceeding expectations. As an Ivy League graduate and former investment banker, Jennifer transitioned into residential sales and by her third year in the business was ranked number 3 in Chicago and has ranked among Chicago’s top ten agents/teams for the last 21 consecutive years with 1.8 billion in career sales. In 2008, Jennifer founded Ames Group Chicago, and In 2019 brought Engel & Völkers to the Chicago market.


"We were thrilled with the service we received from Jenny and her team. They were very clear, thorough and professional. They made sure to keep us updated about the feedback from our showings, and checked in with us often to insure that we were on board with the showing and sales strategy. We particularly appreciated the quick and complete summaries following showings. The people on Jenny's team are also very nice, helpful and enjoyable to work with. We definitely will recommend Jenny and her team to both buyers and sellers of real estate in Chicago. Thanks Jenny, thanks everyone!" - Carrie B

"I wouldn't trust my home to any other Agent. Jenny's staff is super professional and efficient. They provide detailed write-ups of all visits. Jenny knows the market very well. She sets a realistic, but aggressive price and then has the experience to get it sold." - Robert W