Portland City Properties

25+ Years of Experience Working For You


Meet The Team

We are a family team with over 25 years of real estate experience in the Portland Metro area. As Portland natives and enthusiasts, we enjoy the beauty Portland has to offer. We take pleasure in the abundant offerings of incredible restaurants, vibrant neighborhood communities and activities provided by Mt. Hood, the Willamette Valley wine country, Columbia River Gorge, and the Oregon Coast.


Christy MacColl, Broker

A graduate of Lincoln High School, Christy MacColl earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Stanford University in 2000. Christy excelled as a scholarship Division I Track & Field athlete and also in the classroom where she was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic Team all four years. After honing her business skills as a marketing manager at Danner and LaCrosse Footwear, in 2007, Christy partnered with her mother, Claudia McNeil, and joined her established real estate practice. She has been awarded the Portland Monthly Magazine’s “Five Star Real Estate” award every year since its inception in 2011 and also holds an Earth Advantage S.T.A.R. Certification. Christy enjoys participating in and spectating at any sport event, trying the many delicious restaurants in the flourishing Portland food scene, and most importantly, spending time with her three young children.


Carrie Gross, Principal Broker

Carrie Gross brings a unique aspect to the team as she had a specialized teaching background before entering real estate. After earning a Masters of Education at the University of Oregon she went on to teach special education and general education for nine years at the elementary level in California’s Piedmont and San Bruno School Districts. After eight years in California, Carrie knew that her heart and her home were back in Portland. She continued teaching in Portland for another year then went on to join her sister, Christy MacColl, in 2012 and has been thriving ever since. With her focused background in teaching and her experience in real estate, Carrie loves to combine her abilities to help her clients achieve their real estate goals. In her free time, you can see Carrie running the trails or playing with her two little kids at the park.


Alex Lacey Sand, Broker

After graduating Lincoln High School, Alex Lacey Sand went on to the University of Oregon where she majored in Business Administration before transferring to Oregon State University to pursue a degree in Merchandising Management and Apparel Design. Alex graduated Magna Cum Laude from Oregon State University and was on the Dean’s List for all three years she attended the University. After putting her degree to use as a Retail Buyer for The Kroger Co., Alex decided it was time for her to follow her passion into a career in real estate. In her free time, Alex enjoys interior design, golfing with her husband and playing with her rescue dog Mia and Molly.


Shannon Walcott, Transaction Manager


Claudia Lacey McNeil, Founding Partner

Claudia Lacey McNeil was the founding partner of our real estate team and the proud mother of Christy and Carrie and aunt to Alex. She provided a wealth of knowledge to our real estate team and was always supportive in all of our various real estate transactions. Her professional expertise, from 20 years in the banking industry and 20+ years of real estate, has left a profound impression on our team.