About The Charles Cherney Team

Charles Cherney, Cambridge MA Realtor

Charles Cherney has established himself as a top real estate broker in Cambridge and Somerville, MA.  A VP at Compass, Charles has successfully helped 500+ buyers and sellers since 1999.

Charles fell in love with Cambridge & Somerville as a Harvard student in the late 1980s. After graduating, he lived in Paris, France; New York City; Providence, Rhode Island; and Birmingham, Michigan. He came to the real estate business by way of the classroom, having taught English and history at several leading prep schools.

Charles’ passion for his work and, most importantly, for other people, make him an ideal residential real estate agent. His meticulous attention to detail and total dedication set him apart.

Charles holds all of the following designations: Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Certified Buyer Representative (CBR), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), e-PRO, GREEN and GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute).

Contact Charles today for assistance with your real estate needs in Cambridge & Somerville, MA.


Candace Bott joins husband Charles Cherney as a member of his team. Candace began her career as a curator organizing contemporary art shows in the United States and Europe. She also administered film workshops in France and New York. After returning to Boston, Candace worked in public television at WGBH. More recently, she served as PR Manager for the Clay Mathematics Institute. Candace holds a Ph.D. in art history and finds inspiration in the film, culture, and food of France. She is also an avid swimmer. Candace and Charles live with their daughter in Cambridge. Contact Candace.

Christine Carpenter is a full time Sales Associate on the Charles Cherney Team. Christine works with buyers and sellers. Born and raised in Hingham, Christine earned a degree in Business Management at UMass Boston and spent the first ten years of her professional life at State Street Bank as a an accountant, ultimately managing a group handling complex market transactions. Christine and her husband - and their beloved rescue dog, Fern - make their home in thriving East Cambridge. In her free time, Christine enjoys frequenting the city's parks, swimming, and dining out. Contact Christine.