MercFoss Real Estate

Your Lake Forest, North Shore & Chicago Team

A family of real estate professionals.
We offer our clients a personalized approach and the feel of a small boutique office, backed by the marketing presence of the international brand, Coldwell Banker.

"Donna and her team provided outstanding service and expertise in every phase...The value of the team approach cannot be underestimated."

Youth and energy meet experience and expertise.
Donna, Chris and Donielle are an ideal combination. Led by industry veteran Donna Mercier, our team is a top performing group of Realtors at the number one office in Lake Forest. We have the unique ability to appeal to every demographic and work with both buyers and sellers to accomplish their real estate goals.
You deserve the best real estate service.
Our marketing approach is always evolving. The MercFoss Real Estate Team designs and implements a strategic, multi-media marketing plan for every home we list.

800 Tisbury Ln

Lake Forest, IL 60045

5 bedroom, 4.1 bath



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Proven results
Our vast professional network ensures every need is met, from staging to financing, disclosures and negotiations. This sophisticated, comprehensive approach has earned us continual achievement awards and recognition. Despite the pandemic, in 2020 we had over $20,000,000 in sales and received the Coldwell Banker International Presidents Elite Award.

Whether you are looking to buy, sell or invest throughout the Chicago North Shore and surrounding suburbs, Donna Mercier, Donielle Foss Crimmins and Chris Foss provide the skill, connections and dedication to guide you through all the intricacies of your real estate transaction.

MercFoss Real Estate services the following North Shore and Chicago communities: Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Highland Park, Mettawa, Mundelein, Vernon Hills, Grayslake, Libertyville, Glencoe, Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glenview, Northbrook, Lincoln Park, Old Town, Gold Coast, Streeterville, Loop, River North, Lakeview, and the surrounding neighborhoods.

Media & Press
Quoted in The North Shore Weekend , April 4, 2020 "Special Report Real Estate in the Time of Coronavirus'

Featured Agent in Top Agent Magazine, December 2016

Featured in The New York Times, December 16, 2015 "What You Get"

Featured in Michigan Avenue Magazine, January/February 2010 as a Big-Ticket Broker in Lake Forest

Quoted in North Shore Magazine June 2006 "Multi Million Dollar Homes"

Featured Agent on NBC news representing Coldwell Banker in the Luxury Market 2005
Presidents Circle Award Winner
2018, 2019
Top 6% Internationally
Luxury Property Specialist
Bringing out your home's exceptional qualities and skillfully marketing them to the widest audience of qualified luxury home buyers - that's the winning combination of experience, expertise and resources that Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Specialists employ to consistently deliver the exceptional results you desire. Uniquely qualified to represent your interests, we have mastered the fine art of handling exceptional properties.
SFR - Short Sales & Foreclosures Resource
A Realtor who has earned the Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification (SFR) knows how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities. As a certified Realtor I am able to direct distressed sellers to finance, tax, and legal professionals; qualify sellers for short sales; develop a short-sale package; negotiate with lenders; tap into buyer demand; limit risk; and protect buyers.
Relocation Marketing Specialist, CMMS
Relocation Referral Specialist, CMRS
Top Producer
In Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Luxury Home Market since April 1992.

Talk to us about your real estate goals.

Donna Mercier

(847) 757-6538

Donielle Foss

(847) 708-4092

Chris Foss

(847) 971-8524