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Ellie Cornish Chu

Associate Real Estate Advisor

Photo of team member Ellie Cornish Chu

Ellie joined MGS Group Real Estate following a successful career in corporate law, working at top-tier international law firms and hedge funds.  Raised in Savannah, Georgia, Ellie has spent her entire adult life in Boston, living and working in both the city and surrounding suburbs.  Her Real Estate career combines her skills in negotiation, analytics and deal-management with her breadth of knowledge of the Boston area.  Both professions have honed Ellie’s sincere enjoyment of and talent in building strong connections, ability to understand each client’s unique interests and needs, and confidence in advocating for her clients during multifaceted transactions.  She brings hard work, integrity and positive energy to all that she does.

Ellie is actively engaged in the fabric of Boston.  She is on the Board of Directors of the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, established to maintain and protect 1,100 acres of parkland in Boston and Brookline, is a co-founder of the Food Allergy Science Initiative, and is a member of the Board of Ambassadors of the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.  She attended Wellesley College and Georgetown University Law Center.  Ellie currently lives in the Copley Square area with her husband and two boys who attend Milton Academy.


Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C.

Charity/Community Involvement

Emerald Necklace Conservancy, Board Clerk
Food Allergy Science Initiative, Co-Founder
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Board of Ambassadors
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Leadership Board and NICU Family Advisory Council Member
The Vincent Club, Member


Gathering with family and friends for meals, playing tennis and golf, practicing yoga and, after reading only contracts for 25 years, finally reading for pleasure again.