• TPL Member Feature

    A conversation with Brian Dougherty; A founding member of TPL

    Along with being a founding member of The Private List, Brian is a Managing Director in the Boston office of Compass and Head of the Private Brokerage division. He founded The Private Brokerage to offer personalized and confidential real estate support to high net worth clients. Brian is a top producing agent in the region and is responsible for over $300 million in sales since 2014. TPL: What are you markets of expertise? Brian: “I have been in the business for over 15 years and I work with buyers, sellers, and developers. I think what is a little unique is that I have developed my business to be throughout the…

  • We Recommend

    Exclusive for The Private List Members: Pamper Your Clients with Gorgeous Bloomingdale’s Curated Gifts and Baskets

    The Private List is excited to embark on a collaboration with Bloomingdale’s to provide customized gifts for clients of our members. Bloomingdale’s personal shopper extraordinaire Claire Diller, from the Chestnut Hill store, has curated a selection of unique and popular gifts that will delight any new homeowner. In addition to individual items, she can curate baskets with ultra-luxurious items for the home. From luscious Matouk towels, Frette candles, Baccarat glassware, and a variety of Nambé bowls, these special gifts are guaranteed to pamper and beautify. Claire has been at Bloomingdale’s for 17 years, and previously ran her own store on Newbury Street for 20 years. TPL: What do you enjoy…

  • Styling and Interior Design

    Dress Up Your Home with Gayle Perry

    If you’ve ever furnished a new home, with or without an interior designer, you know what the process is like towards the end: by the time you’ve selected every rug, window treatment and piece of furniture, it’s hard to muster the energy to tackle what we like to call that last 10 percent.  It is those details—the coffee books, the trays, the lacquered boxes, the decorative items made of glass, metal or stone— that are often overlooked. To NY-based home stylist Gayle Perry, that is the crucial last layer that helps a room feel finished. “Accents and objects are like the jewelry for your home,” says Gayle. “When you introduce…

  • TPL Member Feature

    The Power of Three: A conversation with Lisa Curlett from the team at Beyond Boston Properties.

    We spoke with TPL member Lisa Curlett, who joined forces with Maura Dolan and Tricia Parmele to form Beyond Boston Properties. Together they comprise one of the most successful residential real estate teams with expertise in Weston (where Lisa has lived for 22 years), Wellesley, and the surrounding towns. Lisa has been in the business for almost two decades and we spoke with her about trends affecting the market. TPL: What are your markets of expertise and how long have you been in the business? Lisa: I have been in the business for almost 18 years. I am partnered with 2 other women, Maura Dolan and Tricia Parmele, who have been…

  • TPL Member Feature

    A Conversation with Maggie Gold Seelig, Founder of MGS Group Real Estate

    A New York City native and lawyer by training, Maggie founded MGS Group Real Estate after working at Coldwell Banker. Widely recognized in the industry as a “top broker” for those seeking to buy or sell high-end properties, Maggie knows that being nimble and truly able to think ‘out of the box’ are critical to achieving her clients’ objectives.  TPL: How long have you been in the business and how have you seen it change since then? MGS: I have been in the business just over a decade.  And it has been a wonderful decade! In that time, I think what is most interesting is the proliferation of information available…