Living on beautiful Chautauqua Lake I enjoy power boating, sailing and time spent at the beautiful Chautauqua Lake Yacht Club. In the winter my family enjoys spending a great deal of time in Ellicottville skiing at both Holiday Valley and Holimont as well as enjoying Ellicottville bustling shopping, dining and night life. Golfing has always been an interest however I dont get to play as much as I would like. I also enjoy traveling and the time I spent with my wife Michelle and two children Mike and Katya.
I have been a licensed Real Estate Broker since 1982 and have been the perennial Top Producer in the Chautauqua County Board of Realtors. I am a past Director, Vice President and President of the Chautauqua County Board of Realtors. I for many years havespecialized in Corporate Relocation serving the majority of our areas largest employers. I take pride in selling our Community to others as I believe there is no greater place to live!I offer free no obligation community tours, interim housing assistance, school tours and introductions to other clubs and organizations as well as addressing any specific needs one may have. We also due to our extensive community connections can be helpful with spousal employment. I look forward to making your real estate endeavors a very positive experience as well as developing and maintaining friendships for years to come.I am marrried to my wife Michelle of 15 years and have two beautiful children, Mike and our adopted daughter from Russia, Katya.
In addition to my extensive experience in Corporate Relocation I have been a leader in Industrial and Commercial sales and leasing in Chautauqua County. I also have extensive experience and knowledge of Chautauqua Lake and can be instrumental in your search for a property in Chautauqua Institution, A World Renowned Cultural and Recreational Retreat as well as a great deal of knowledge of the Ellicottville market for those looking for Winter/Ski Homes and Condos.
As a member of the Century 21 Team, I am committed to building strong relationships with my buyers and sellers! I strive to make the sale or purchase of homes as stress free as possible. I truly enjoy working with people and using my knowledge of the market to produce positive results!!
I was born and raised in the Jamestown area and attended Jamestown Public Schools. I received my BS in Mathematics from Westminster College and my MS in Mathematics from SUNY Fredonia. I became a licensed Real Estate Sales Agent in New York in 1985 and an Associate Broker in 2005. I taught high school math for 31 years, while working as a realtor part time. When I retired from teaching, I committed myself to my real estate career as a full time agent.
Chautauqua County Board of Realtors Awards:
Bronze Presidential Award - 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008
Silver Presidential Award - 2009
Gold Presidential Award - 2010, 2011
Realtor Associate of the Year - 2011
Century 21 Awards:
Quality Service Award - 2009
Quality Service Pinnacle Award - 2010
Emerald Award - 2010, 2011
I am very committed to my community. I belong to many clubs and organizations, and do volunteer service work in my community.
As a professional Realtor, I pledge to provide the finest service possible in the sale or purchase of your home. I will do everything in my power to make this a positive and worry-free experience for you. I truly believe that the customer comes first andI will work very hard to achieve this for you.
My background is in business and education. I graduated from Fredonia State College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. I have excellent communicatio and people skills. I have taken many courses and classes beyond attaining my Real Estate license. I want to always be totally informed about all the ever changing laws and trends in the real estate market.