Realtor® / Broker in North Carolina / South Carolina

704.364.4400 x1206
704.625.1874 fax
704.996.5556 cell phone


“I strive for outstanding customer service with the highest level of professionalism, integrity and honesty. My success can only be measured by my clients’ satisfaction, repeat business and the referrals I receive.”


  • National Association of Realtors®
  • North Carolina Association of Realtors®
  • Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association

  • Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
  • Voted Five Star “Best in Client Satisfaction”
  • CMLS area/sub/area Certified Task Force
  • CRRA- Leadership Development Program


  • Married with 2 sons
  • Masters Degree in Education
  • Lived in New York, MD, and IN before coming to Charlotte in 1984
  • Former Educator in Montgomery County, MD and Charlotte Latin School, Charlotte, NC

  • St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Member
  • YMCA, Member


  • Some of my former students from my teaching days are real estate attorneys and lenders that my clients use.

  • I backpacked for 6 weeks through Europe while in college using Frommer’s guide book Europe on $5 A Day. I wouldn’t get very far on that today!

  • A few years ago, I returned to Europe on a bike and barge trip. I cycled from Bruges, Belgium to Amsterdam.


Born in a small town in the Catskill Mountains in Upstate New York, I gradually made my way to Charlotte via Maryland. It didn’t take me long to realize that Charlotte is the perfect place to live – 2 hours from the mountains that I missed and 3 hours from the beach. I have now called Charlotte home for over 34 years.

I have been lucky enough to have had two fantastic careers. I started out as a teacher and reading specialist in Montgomery County MD Public Schools. When I moved to Charlotte, I worked 10 years as a third and fourth grade teacher at Charlotte Latin School. I love children and I never felt like I was going to “work”. It was a new adventure every day.

My second career evolved from my love of decorating. My husband and I always bought homes that had great bones but needed some help. We took down walls, added hardwood floors, crown moldings, changed out light fixtures, painted, etc. We did it all ourselves. We had the “vision” to see the potential of every home. I wanted to share that vision with other people. It was a hard decision to leave teaching, but, I decided to try my hand in real estate. I was accustomed to working in the best schools, so now I had to find the best real estate company in Charlotte. After interviewing with Cottingham Chalk, I didn’t even want to look elsewhere. I found my niche. Their philosophy to succeed is to do what is best for the client. That was how I wanted to do business. Twenty years later, I’ve never looked back, and, I’ve been a top producer each year. I love the challenge of helping my clients buy or sell a home. I approach each transaction with honesty and integrity and the client is my number one focus throughout. I love helping sellers stage their home for showings and I consider it a mission to find the “perfect” home for my buyers. I must be doing something right because I have clients who have bought and sold multiple homes with me over the last 20 years.

My business has spanned generations. When I first started in 1998, I worked with many parents of students I had taught. Now I am working with former students and friends of my sons who are starting families of their own. I am like a Mama Bear who is protecting her young. I make sure they are getting a good home for a fair price. And, my teaching skills still come into play in every transaction.

My family is the most important thing in my life. I love spending time with my husband and my two sons and daughters-in law. I thank God every day for my blessings.


Sales 1 - 11 of 11

1900 Kenwood Avenue - 3 BR, 2 BA - 2201 sqft
Sold for $739,000 on Nov 25, 2019 for 105.6% of list price
Subdivision: Midwood
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5310 Wingedfoot Road - 3 BR, 2.1 BA - 2091 sqft
Sold for $315,000 on Nov 7, 2019 for 98.4% of list price
Complex: Carmel South
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1136 Rosewood Circle - 3 BR, 2 BA - 1707 sqft
Sold for $405,000 on Sep 18, 2019 for 95.3% of list price
Subdivision: Cotswold
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2544 Tattersall Drive - 4 BR, 3 BA - 2985 sqft
Sold for $410,000 on Jul 19, 2019 for 97.6% of list price
Subdivision: Huntingtowne Farms
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2349 Hopecrest Drive - 4 BR, 2.1 BA - 2663 sqft
Sold for $425,000 on Jun 21, 2019 for 100% of list price
Subdivision: Quail Hollow Estates
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4401 Forest Hills Drive - 4 BR, 4.1 BA - 4323 sqft
Sold for $935,000 on Jun 19, 2019 for 99.5% of list price
Subdivision: Carmel Club
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14214 Eldon Drive - 4 BR, 2.1 BA - 2936 sqft
Sold for $415,000 on Jun 14, 2019 for 100% of list price
Subdivision: Weston Glen
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1505 Walnut View Drive - 2 BR, 2 BA - 1349 sqft
Sold for $262,000 on Nov 9, 2018 for 100.8% of list price
Complex: Walnut Hill
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4031 Old Stone Road - 4 BR, 2.1 BA - 2038 sqft
Sold for $340,000 on Oct 25, 2018 for 97.2% of list price
Subdivision: Rockbridge
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3210 Ravencliff Drive - 4 BR, 2.1 BA - 3590 sqft
Sold for $685,000 on Aug 7, 2018 for 98.6% of list price
Subdivision: Montibello
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1728 Fleetwood Drive - 3 BR, 2.1 BA - 1592 sqft
Sold for $295,000 on Jul 30, 2018 for 98.7% of list price
Complex: Bryant Park
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Sales 1 - 11 of 11


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