Paula Redmond Real Estate agents partner with you throughout your home search, providing their expertise and deep knowledge of the real estate market to help you find a home you love. We all love discussing real estate and keeping up with the latest developments. Every one of our REALTORS takes pride in delivering a satisfying experience to all of our customers – whether buying or selling – and are happy to give you the support you need to achieve the results you want.
Paula Redmond is a licensed Real Estate Broker in New York and Connecticut and has built a successful real estate company from scratch since 2003. How has Paula Redmond Real Estate risen to the top 10 in the performance rankings of Dutchess and Columbia County Real Estate companies?
Because Paula offers a rare combination of absolute commitment to integrity, a passion for excellent customer service, and a vast knowledge of all aspects of buying, selling and marketing real estate acquired over 31 years. Whether you are looking for a village home, or a country estate, Paula is the expert you want in your corner. Her success is built on expert negotiating skills and responding to her customer’s needs.
Paula loves to talk about real estate and takes pride in living in the beautiful Hudson Valley. She wants to see the area maintain its rural character and yet celebrate the character, arts and culture of the region. She is a community leader and supports organizations such as the Dutchess Land Conservancy, the Millbrook Business Association, Cary Institute, Scenic Hudson, Wilderstein Historic Site, Millbrook Rotary, Rhinebeck Chamber, and Berkshire Taconic Community, and is widely respected for her professionalism and dedication.
Lisa Bobko was born in Dutchess County and has lived and worked in communities from Oregon to the Virgin Islands to Pennsylvania.
She has been with Paula Redmond Real Estate in the Millbrook office since the business began in 2003.
Her career background as a Real Estate legal secretary, as a business manager, and as a bookkeeper, equip her with in-depth experience in every facet of preparing a property for sale, marketing it and bringing the legal process to a successful completion. A great communicator, she is adept at mediating and negotiating between buyers and sellers using a combination of salesmanship and diplomacy to nurture
both sides in the transaction.
A busy mother of a teen-aged son, Lisa is highly efficient, friendly, and understands the value of being a strong advocate and good listener to her client’s needs and wishes.
Julia Crowley brings a lifelong familiarity with the people, places and resources of the Hudson Valley, which gives her a great advantage in the local real estate market. Julia has been a real estate broker since 2001 and has helped scores of people sell their houses and buy their homes.
She grew up in the Rhinebeck area and returned to the Hudson Valley to work and raise a family. With a background in sales and management, Julia enjoys working with the public and counts herself fortunate to have many repeat clients. She has a deep interest in architecture and historic preservation, which combines well with a career in real estate. Julia is a member of the Mid-Hudson Multiple Listing Service and also the Columbia Greene Northern Dutchess Multiple Listing Service
Sarah Sartorini grew up in Dutchess County and has resided in the Millbrook area for 28 years. Many of the fine estates and horse farms that she represents for buyers and sellers she knows first hand, having grown up riding and working on them. Her clients respect her for her honesty, Integrity and reliability.
Sarah obtained her NY real estate license in 2008 and has supplemented her practical knowledge with studies in Business management, ethics and appraisal. She lives with her family on a working farm and still rides with enthusiasm. Committed to the preservation of the area's rural way of life, Sarah supports the Dutchess Land Conservancy, Winnakee Land Trust and the Millbrook Hunt.
Peter Amendola has a passion for architecture and design, the Hudson River Valley, and matching people with their perfect home. He has been a real estate professional for over 12 years.
Peter’s background as a Human Resource Director for Price Waterhouse Coopers, Ernst & Young, and ITT Corporation served as a foundation for his excellent people and negotiating skills. He brings a keen understanding of both marketing and problem-solving to his work at Paula Redmond Real Estate. In his spare time, he has worked as a volunteer with the United Way, a Suicide Prevention Counselor and has served on the Board of Directors of Adaptive Design Associates (an organization dedicated to assisting children with disabilities). In addition, he is a "Sunday Painter" and loves to travel.
Linda Lindsay has taken to her second full time career of real estate with the same zest and good humor she applied to her first, as a flight attendant with American Airlines. Moving to the Hudson River Valley in 1982, she parlayed her interest in purchasing and renovating homes into selling residential real estate.
Each real estate transaction is unique and issues arise that require immediate thoughtful attention and advice. Linda's personal experience of buying and selling real estate, coupled with her professional training as an Associate Broker and Accredited Buyers Representative, ensure a pleasant and successful transaction for buyers and sellers alike. As a resident of the Hudson Valley for more than three decades, Linda enjoys seeing it grow and prosper. She has first hand knowledge of the school system, the local planning board, volunteer efforts, picking apples, and all the things that make for a good and happy life in our region.
Laurel Kerr has lived in the Rhinebeck area for 20 years and has worked in the real estate industry for 27 years. This experience enables her to provide you, the real estate buyer or seller, with superior service including an in-depth knowledge of local real estate and the national economic trends that affect the local markets.
Laurel’s experience assures that you will have the peace of mind in knowing that your transaction will be handled with professionalism and attention to detail from listing through to negotiation, purchase and closing.
Laurel has been a full-time real estate broker in Northern Dutchess County since 2009. In addition, her real estate career includes nine years with Aetna Life & Casualty (Hartford, CT) as a real estate financial analyst and portfolio manager (commercial/retail portfolio of $100 million); two years with First Winthrop Corporation in Boston/Chicago as an analyst, portfolio manager and investor relations specialist (commercial/residential portfolio of $500 million); nine years as Director of Ryan Elliott Management, a commercial property management and leasing company based in Providence, RI and Boston, MA servicing residential, commercial and industrial properties in southern New England.
Laurel is a member of the Mid-Hudson, Columbia Greene Northern Dutchess and Ulster County Multiple Listing Services and is a member in good standing in the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR) and the Dutchess County Association of Realtors (DCAR).
Doug Harders is a native New Yorker. Born and raised in Westchester County, Doug moved to Dutchess County in 1996 following a 20-year corporate human resources career in New York City. Post corporate life Doug became an entrepreneur and operated a successful retail business in Millbrook for 11 years and currently resides in Red Hook. He joined Paula Redmond Real Estate in 2003.
“Having bought and sold many of my own properties over the years, real estate has always been an interest of mine. I particularly enjoy assisting buyers in finding the right house and managing their way through the closing process.”
In his current role, Doug is assisting Paula Redmond, her buyers and sellers. “Organizing and maintaining the administrative side of a business has always been a strength of mine and I enjoy applying these skills here.”
Ran Meagher was born and raised in Millbrook, NY and is the third generation of his family to live in Dutchess County. Ran brings a wealth of experience and knowledge with homes and construction to the selling of real estate. For 16 years he was a successful project manager in commercial and industrial construction with broad experience in building and renovations for major projects for organizations including Mount St. Mary College, Con Edison, Merck, Pfizer, St. Francis Hospital, Talbots and many more.
Ran first became licensed to sell real estate in Summit County, Colorado and sold homes in the popular ski resorts of Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper and A-Basin. Returning to his Millbrook roots, he designed and built his own home acting as General Contractor, and joined Paula Redmond Real Estate as a Real Estate Sales Person. Having attended Dutchess Day School himself, he’s proud to be the parent of a DDS student. After buying and selling properties in three states, Ran is pleased to assist customers with all aspects of the buying and selling process and answer questions related to building and renovations.
Brittany Redmond was born and raised in the Hudson Valley. She has lived in Dutchess and Columbia Counties her entire life and has strong ties to the community. Currently residing in the Village of Millbrook, she loves all that this area has to offer.
In her personal time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and attending community events. Brittany joined the sales team in 2014 as a licensed real estate salesperson. For many years prior she worked as both marketing and administrative assistants with Paula Redmond Real Estate.
Catherine Alger Howard, former New Yorker and CEO in the high end home furnishings industry for notable companies: Boussac Fadini, Greystone Home Collection and Christian Liaigre, now applies her vast business experience and unique design sensibility in real estate sales for Paula Redmond Real Estate, Inc. Located in the Millbrook office, her attention is on service and creative options, a focal point throughout her career. Her area of expertise is Dutchess and Columbia Counties as well as the western edge of Connecticut including Sharon, Lakeville, Salisbury and Kent.
“New Yorkers have demanding lives. Time is limited. My goal is to listen and then provide precise options to satisfy my client’s needs, whether it be a much dreamed of family home, an equestrian property, an investment or a small business. Efficiency is key.”
Fred Bontecou, a lifetime resident of Millbrook, grew up around horses and fox hunting. He has been a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson since 2006. He knows Dutchess and Columbia Counties intimately and loves matching up buyers with a property. He has a great sense of humor and enjoys being around people and loves the countryside. His keen eye for architecture was developed as a contractor.
Fred also worked as a commercial pilot from 1988 to 2005. He is attentive to ones needs and will work hard to find the right home for his clients.