Brinks Hofer partner pays $873K in Lake View

Attorney Charles McMahon and his wife, Kathleen, bought a three-bedroom, 2.2 bath home in Lake View at 1923 W. Patterson for $873,000 from Michael Press on Aug. 30.

Elizabeth Press, 39, bought the home for $360,000 in April 2000. The sale was on the market for 63 days with an original asking price of $881,000.

Mr. McMahon is a copyright lawyer at Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione in Chicago, a firm he joined in 1999. He was named partner in January.

McMahon previously was a summer associate with Fish & Richardson and was briefly a patent specialist at Kile & McIntyre LLP, both in Washington D.C. The Notre Dame gradute (1996) received his law degree from George Washington University in 1999.

Mr. Press formerly worked as VP of finance and CFO of Chicago-based HyperFeed Technologies, Inc., which makes "ticker" technology for financial exchanges. It was once called PCQuote, Inc. Previously an executive with Allis Chalmers and Congoleum Corp, he joined the company in 1996.

Elizabeth Press is a real estate agent with Sudler Sotheby's in Chicago.

Address: 1923 West Patterson Avenue
Buyer(s): Charles M McMahon and Kathleen M McMahon
Seller(s): Press Michael (Trust), Michael Press (Trustee) and Michael Press (Trust)
Sale date: Aug. 30, 2006

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