PR firm client manager buys in Edgewater

Medium be5f9db749eb40ce8772fda80faf3e8e Amy E. Brierly and Gregory W. Gressle bought a 2.5-bath home at 1429 W. Highland Ave. in Edgewater from David and Leslie Jaras for $486,000 on Sept. 29.

The Jarases bought the property for $492,500 in Sept. 2006. The 1,515-square-foot house was built in 1900.

Ms. Brierly works as a client manager at Creative Consortium Ltd., a public relations firm in Chicago. Before she joined Consortium in 2003, she was vice president of the training center and an account supervisor at Citigate Communications in Chicago, she worked for Northwest Teleproductions and AIDS Walk Chicago and she was a journalist with a specialty health care publication.

She earned her B.A. in political science from Duke University.

According to, there were 437 home sales in Edgewater in 2008, with a median sales price of $182,250.

Address: 1429 West Highland Avenue
Buyer(s): Gregory W Gressle and Amy E Brierly
Seller(s): Leslie A Hudson, David John Jaras and Leslie Hudson Jaras
Sale date: Sep. 29, 2009