What was your most interesting job before going into real estate?
Marketing director for a court reporting company
Where did you grow up?
California and Oregon
Growing up, what did you want to be?
A real estate agent if you can believe that!!
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed?
I run and/or boat.
If you could meet any well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why?
Sylvester Stallone. He’s a very hard working individual despite his physical challenges and he’s a success!!
What is Seattle’s best-kept secret?
Our water ways! We boat often and sadly very few people take the time to enjoy the beauty and the magnitude of our rivers and lakes.
What do you love most about the industry?
100% the people I meet and serve.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents?
I’m a hoot!! Funny, outgoing and a little bit outrageous!!
What is the most difficult aspect of your job?
Inputting a listing — hahahah it’s tedious! Otherwise NOTHING!!!!
What’s your best advice for generating new leads?
Dining, shopping, going to church and the gym often and while doing so meeting people and becoming friends. People today are rather lonely!
What has been your greatest accomplishment?
My 30-plus-year marriage to my sexy man and my 22-year-old daughter who just graduated “cum laude” from LMU and my 20-year-old son currently attending Purdue University.
What are you binge-watching/reading/listening to lately?
What’s your favorite meal in Seattle?
Breakfast at Lolas. Their homemade doughnuts are to die for!!
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Seattle?
I’m an old soul — the King Street Station.
What’s the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to you on the job?
I got locked in a house with buyers — we nearly had heart attacks!!
What’s one thing people are surprised to learn about you?
That I speak Russian.
What is your favorite vacation spot and why?
Florence, Italy. My daughter studied abroad there and we thoroughly enjoyed the city and it’s people.
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry?
Work hard, never give up, love people and serve them well!
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app?
RECalc Mortgage calculator — easy to show people why they could afford a home today!
Who are your favorite people to follow on social media?
Danny Meyers (Shake Shack restaurateur), The Rock, Ben Shapiro, Kevin Hart, Laura Ingraham.