Leslie MacKinnon

Leslie MacKinnon

Principal / Team Lead

Combining her unique experience and rich local insight, Leslie MacKinnon has propelled her way to success in Boston’s real estate market, leading her to be one of Dorchester’s top sales agents year after year. With an education in design and the firsthand knowledge of someone who has not only lived in Dorchester for the past 15 years, but someone who knows the whole Boston region inside and out, Leslie takes the stress and confusion of house buying, and replaces it with ease and joy.

Having grown up on the South Shore, Leslie fell in love with the area early, surrounded by boats and the beach. After studying at Massachusetts College of Art and teaching in Japan, she returned to Boston and began work in the world of magazines, starting at Boston magazine and eventually finding a place at New England Magazine. Here her personal passions met their professional match as she dove into the world of New England architecture and home design, and the interest-only continued to grow. When a local Broker encouraged Leslie to get her license, she jumped at the opportunity and hasn’t looked back since.

As Leslie’s real estate portfolio grew, her expertise, as well as her reputation as a comforting, knowledgeable, and extremely attentive presence also strengthened, making her a perfect agent to join with Compass in 2018. Over the past ten years, her team has closed over $100 million in sales with hundreds of transactions and amassed a strong network of professionals to help with every step of the real estate process, making it as seamless as possible. Following her own success with Compass, Leslie expanded her own team with two additional agents as well, leading to even greater growth together.

Leslie is also a member of both the Greater Boston Association of Realtors® and the National Association of Realtors®.


Leslie and Alix work their tails off for their clients. They center the client's needs as if they were the only one on the books. I was amazed by the swift responsiv...
Words cannot describe how lucky we were to work with Leslie. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to purchase or sell a home in the Boston area, though her...
Kendra S.
Leslie has been such a pleasure to work with in our home search. As first-time home buyers, the process can be overwhelming and filled with unknowns. When we first s...
Katie W.
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