Downtown Philadelphia Real Estate

Kim Whetzel

Kim is a Philadelphia native with a great love of the area and a very rich and in-depth understanding of every aspect of the city and surrounding neighborhoods. She is a sales associate at Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty and founder of Team Whetzel and has over 25 years of real estate experience. She is a second-generation realtor. Her father Matthews Williams, co-founded Wheeler Williams in 1952, which was one of the original Main Line real estate firms. Kim specializes in Chestnut Hill, West Mt. Airy, Montgomery County, and The Main Line. Kim is a “people person,” she prides herself in her attention to detail and her keen negotiating skills. Her experience in sales began in the late 1970’s in the wholesale clothing business at The Eagles Eye and continued in the ‘80s in Institutional Investment sales at The First Boston Corporation.

Kim is passionately committed to the City of Philadelphia. She focuses her interest on education, the outdoors and the arts. She currently serves as a board member Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, the The Children’s Scholarship Fund, and Need in Deed. She volunteers annually at the friends of the Wissahickon and the Community Clothes Charity.

Cell: 215-870-3138

Ellen Hass

“To be in touch, to stay in touch,” is Ellen’s mantra with her clients. It takes a smart, savvy and expert real estate professional to navigate the Philadelphia area real estate market and to help clients seize the opportunity when it strikes. Whether you are buying or selling real estate, Ellen is just this agent. As a second generation realtor (her mother Babbie Nalle was a mainstay at Eichler & Moffly) she specializes in the sale of new and existing homes in Chestnut Hill, Wyndmoor, Flourtown, Ft. Washington, Blue Bell, and Mt. Airy and Center City Philadelphia.

Ellen lives in Chestnut Hill with her husband, Jay. They both enjoy occasional visits from their three  grown children. Before joining Team Whetzel, Ellen worked as the director of major gifts at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. She is a firm believer in giving back. In addition to her real estate career, she is the board chair of the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania and the President of the Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial Foundation. She gives a portion of each commission to non-profits that benefit children’s education in Philadelphia.

Ellen believes that the only way to do great work, is to love what you do.

Cell: 215-870-8484

James McFadden

James’s experiences living in many different areas of the Philadelphia region, from Bucks County, Chestnut Hill, Jersey Shore, and now Center City, have equipped him with a unique insider’s view of the city and its surrounding areas. James finds success in utilizing the heritage of Sotheby’s International Realty. Along with his vast understanding of local and national trends, he excels at providing unique insight to those looking to make any acquisition or investment. With a keen eye for aesthetics and architecture, James assists his discerning clients with their visions when selling or buying. Licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, James advises his clients on the city to the country and down the coast.

Cell: 267-980-0166

Nina Furia

Nina’s primary goal is to make buying and selling real estate straightforward and enjoyable.
Before joining Sotheby’s, Nina managed a construction company with over 50 million dollars in contracts, including multi-family, single-family, and commercial developments. She has extensive experience in construction and development pricing, timelines, and logistics.
Nina also understands that form, function, and style go hand-in-hand. After working 15 years in Manhattan, mainly in the luxury fashion industry, her education and exposure bring distinctive style and vision. Being the right hand to iconic designers allowed her to perfect her resourcefulness, integrity, and discretion. She is proud to bring those attributes to her clients and colleagues.
Nina possesses a can-do spirit and a true love of helping others. She intends to solidify her reputation as an agent you can trust and count on. Nina lives in Rydal with her family and is invested in her community. She is regularly involved with The Jenkintown Food Cupboard and The Breathing Room Foundation.

Cell: 202-494-5255

Rebecca Morley

A Philadelphia native, Rebecca grew up in Chestnut Hill and lived downtown in both Rittenhouse and Society Hill. She currently resides in Wyndmoor with her husband Dave and their two young sons. Her experience, both living and working in Center City, gives Rebecca a strong understanding and appreciation of downtown Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs.

Rebecca thrives in a fast-paced environment and her attention to detail is an asset to real estate clients. With more than 15 years of experience working in communications, Rebecca combines her background in communications and marketing with her passion for real estate.

Having directed and managed communications for the region’s largest private philanthropic foundation, Rebecca believes strongly in giving back to her community. She supports organizations such as Project HOME and is currently Vice President of the alumni board of her alma mater, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.

Cell: 215-370-5619

Nanci Fitzgerald

Nanci Fitzgerald fell in love with Northwest Philadelphia the first time she drove down the cobblestone street affectionately known as “The Avenue.” A seasoned Realtor, Nanci transitioned from her roots in Bucks County to establish a twenty-year home in Chestnut Hill with her husband and two daughters. Recently, they found their new home in Lower Gwynedd, a space meticulously chosen to blend entertaining and family gatherings.

Drawing on her 20 years of experience in Marketing and Events, Nanci infuses her real estate career with a unique set of skills. Whether navigating high-stakes negotiations, fostering relationships, or ensuring an unparalleled experience, Nanci’s professional acumen makes her a trusted guide in the intricate world of real estate.

Beyond property transactions, Nanci organizes the Queen of Prussia 10K, a dynamic women’s running event that has not only become a fitness staple but also a thriving community over its five-year journey. Creating connections and fostering a sense of togetherness have been paramount to Nanci and her partner from the event’s inception. Additionally, Nanci dedicates her time to volunteer work at her children’s schools, Norwood Fontbonne Academy, and Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School.