MEET OUR TEAM

Our Mission Statement

The most famous line in real estate is Location, Location, Location. Our motto is Quality, Quality, Quality.

Who says a real estate transaction has to be stressful? We believe in creating the best stress-free experience possible by being there every step of the way. When you work with us, we invite you to become part of our team.

We bring to the table over 30 years of service, high impact marketing, skillful negotiation and an European-Asian flair and sensibility. Our international backgrounds give us a unique perspective of the real estate market and trends. We strive to provide Quality Service, Quality Marketing and a Quality Experience second to none.

ILONA KUPHAL

VICE PRESIDENT, REALTOR

 

Cell: 617.592.2310

Email: ilonakuphal@robertpaul.com

Languages: English and German

In all facets of her life, Ilona’s definition of success is measured by her ability to serve and assist others. It’s this trait that has established her as a leader throughout Cambridge and the Boston Area for over three decades, both within the real estate industry and the greater community.

 

Throughout her career, Ilona has excelled at all levels of the business, as an agent, branch office manager, and a highly-effective mediator and negotiator, providing her with the expertise to artfully bring together even the most complicated of deals. Her steadfast dedication to her clientele has earned Ilona a list of prestigious distinctions, notably being named Realtor of the Year by the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and Business Person of the Year by the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce.

 

Born and raised in Germany, Ilona has tirelessly given back to her adopted home, co-founding the Cambridge Housing Assistance Fund and a recipient of the John Booth Award from the Salvation Army. Her efforts to better the community have seamlessly translated into her work, serving three terms as the President of the Cambridge Council of Realtors. During this time, Ilona was instrumental in developing a mutually beneficial relationship between the private and public sectors to address issues of diversity and affordable housing.

 

With a deep passion for acting and a Bachelor of Arts in Drama from New York University, when she’s not assisting others, Ilona can be found immersed in the vibrant, local art scene.

 

Accomplishments & Merits:

  • Sales Director of One First Condominiums from 2005~2011

  • Three Term President of Cambridge Council of Realtors (1997~2000)

  • Business Person of the Year 2000 from the Cambridge of Commerce

  • Realtor of the Year 2001 from GBREB

  • Boston Branch Manager at Coldwell Banker Residential (2000~2005) as Senior Vice President

  • Co-Founder of Cambridge Housing Assistance Fund (CHAF)

  • Co-Founder of One by One - A Non-Profit Organization

  • Board Member of Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB)

    • Government Affairs Committee

    • Professional Standard and Ethics Committee

Our Mission Statement

The most famous line in real estate is Location, Location, Location. Our motto is Quality, Quality, Quality.

Who says a real estate transaction has to be stressful? We believe in creating the best stress-free experience possible by being there every step of the way. When you work with us, we invite you to become part of our team.

We bring to the table over 30 years of service, high impact marketing, skillful negotiation and an European-Asian flair and sensibility. Our international backgrounds give us a unique perspective of the real estate market and trends. We strive to provide Quality Service, Quality Marketing and a Quality Experience second to none.

STEPHEN HINES

Stephen is a tried and true Bostonian. Growing up in Winthrop, a coastal hamlet located due east of East Boston, Stephen understands true local character and infuses it with the growing international nature of Boston real estate.

 

Stephen’s professional background includes an eclectic mix of hospitality, politics, and the arts. With ten years in the luxury hotel & restaurant industry, he is able to nimbly service discerning clientele from all corners of the globe. These skillsets have translated beautifully into the real estate scene, and he continues to provide unbridled service from Arlington, to Medford, to East Boston and beyond.

 

Beyond the service industries, Stephen is heavily involved with local policy making in Winthrop, Massachusetts. He serves as Secretary for the Transportation Advisory Committee, bringing deep understanding of the real estate market to the table, while creating transportation action plans that support healthy, diverse residential development.

 

When Stephen is not immersed in real estate and local politics, he is spending time with his partner, grandparents, nieces and nephews, siblings, and friends.

BUSINESS MANAGER

Office: 617.864.1414

Email: stephen@robertpaul.com

Gillian Plaunt - Marketing and Advertising
Matt Skala - Marketing and Advertising
Autumn Boles - IT Specialist
JAMES PARK

SALES and LEASING

 

Cell: 585.755.2554

Email: jamespark@robertpaul.com

Languages: English and Korean

James combines a global background with knowledge of cutting-edge technologies and a natural passion for magnificent living spaces to provide a unique perspective to the Cambridge real estate market. His extensive experiences abroad, having lived in various countries in Asia, equip James with an understanding of foreign cultures and global markets that continuously proves valuable when bringing a deal together. He joined forces with Ilona Kuphal’s team, bringing with him an appreciation for architecture and new construction in Cambridge’s most coveted addresses.

 

James’ proclivity for technology led him to pursue a BS in Engineering. With a cutting-edge skillset, he utilizes innovative strategies to creatively market properties to Cambridge’s tech-savvy residents. Prior to real estate, James began his career as a Process Engineer, where he worked on nano-imaging technology and later developed memory chips for Samsung, honing the attention to detail that his discerning clientele have come to expect.

 

Resulting from his travels, James has an outgoing and friendly disposition that allows him to connect with people, while his knowledge of the industry enables him to skillfully guide clients through the complexities that are faced when purchasing and selling real estate.

 

In his free time, James is involved in the community, where he organizes a local soccer team, and continues to pursue his passion for exploring the world. He is fluent in Korean.

TO CONTACT OUR TEAM 

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL US:

Ilona Kuphal

Cell: 617.592.2310

Office: 617.262.1414

Email: ilonakuphal@robertpaul.com

Matt Pfund

Office: 617.262.1414

Email: mpfund@robertpaul.com

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