Listee Features — Real Estate


Chris Pequet is renowned as a real estate broker serving clients in the Western suburbs of Chicago, an area she and her family have called home for more than 40 years. She pursued an education at Michigan State University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in communications and advertising in 1976. After a friend suggested that she pursue a real estate license due to her background in marketing and advertising, Ms. Pequet realized her talent for the field and began working part-time as a realtor at Prudential Real Estate in 1979. When her son began kindergarten, Ms. Pequet transitioned to selling for Prudential Real Estate in a full-time capacity and remained with the brokerage until 2001. In 2001, she co-founded Premier

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Pamela Pedego


After becoming the sole supporter of her two children in 1978, Pamela Pedego decided to shift her focus from teaching to a more lucrative career in real estate. Subsequently, she has gained valuable expertise as a realtor and director for the California Association of Realtors. In the latter role, Ms. Pedego represents Orange County, California, at quarterly meetings with realtors throughout the state, and remains aware of new laws and relevant issues that affect California real estate. Additionally, Ms. Pedego has worked as a broker/partner of Regency Real Estate Brokers since 1995, a position in which she provides training in contract writing and assists with dispute resolution. In the late 1960s, she initially earned a Bachelor of Arts in English

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After working as a fashion envoy for Mollie Parnis, Wayne Clark and Norma Walters during the late 1970s and mid-1980s, Katie Becker McLoughlin decided to start a family and pursue a career that did not require as much as necessary travel. Inspired by her friend, a real estate company owner, and her father, a commercial broker, she was motivated to become a real estate agent. Between 1993 and 2005, Ms. McLoughlin gained valuable expertise in the field as an associate broker for Burbank Whittemore. Since 2007, Ms. McLoughlin has excelled as a real estate broker for Houlihan Lawrence, with which she concentrates on the Southern Sound Shore communities of Larchmont, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck and Rye Neck, New York. An expert

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Dawn Corbo is renowned as a realtor working with Weichert Realtors, one of the nation’s leading real estate agencies. Prior to beginning her career in real estate, she pursued an education at the Katherine Gibbs Business School, graduating in 1976. Ms. Corbo subsequently worked with the General Electric Credit Corporation in Stanford, Connecticut, until relocating to New Jersey in 1989. Sensing that a move would be the best time for her to make a career change, Ms. Corbo began developing and refining her knowledge of the Garden State, and has proudly served buyers and sellers in Sussex County and Morris County, New Jersey, in the years since. She considers her deep familiarity of the areas in which she sells to

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Catherine Casale


Catherine Casale is renowned as a certified senior real estate sales agent and a certified commercial agent with over 14 years of expertise. In these capacities, she is dedicated to helping clients find and purchase or rent their dream homes or commercial properties. Furthermore, she is a firm believer in honoring each client’s individuality, which sets her apart from many of her peers. Ms. Casale attributes her career success to her mother, who helped her become independent and set mature goals from a young age. Prior to beginning her real estate career, Ms. Casale worked as a bookkeeper and the owner of a child care center. Having sadly lost her parents during her mid-20s, she suddenly became responsible for the

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Cynthia Frye


Taking charge of every step in the process of listing and selling residential property, Cynthia G. Frye provides more than 30 years of experience to her position as the managing broker of Cynthia Frye Realty, a company she established in 1998. She has operated as a one-woman office during her tenure, dedicating her time to setting up appointments to view homes, taking and uploading pictures for the real estate listings, as well as successfully executing her own accounting, bookkeeping and marketing. Previously serving as a real estate agent with Century 21 Real Estate LLC for nearly a decade, Ms. Frye was inspired to enter the profession upon buying her first house with an inexperienced realtor and realizing her genuine interest

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Dalene Kersey-Patterson came from very humble beginnings. She became a mother at age 16, later having three children in diapers by age 19. Although she tried attending college, she soon discovered that didn’t want to be a scholar, but instead a member of law enforcement. She served as a corrections deputy for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office from 1997 to 2007, further deciding to obtain a real estate license in hopes of finding an occupation more suitable for raising children with. Inspired to better families and communities, as well as live a balanced life caring for her mind, body and soul, Ms. Kersey-Patterson serves as a franchise owner of Phenix Salon Suites Franchising. The aforementioned salon provides luxury suites for

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Lisa Allen-Urrea


The president of Allen-Urrea Commercial Brokerage in Albuquerque, New Mexico, since 2018, Lisa Allen-Urrea is extensively knowledgeable in the commercial real estate industry. Her main area of expertise lies in retail investment sales, land acquisition, landlord and tenant representation, and retail development. Prior to becoming the owner of her own company, Ms. Allen-Urrea found success as the senior vice president of Sedberry & Associates in Albuquerque from 2003 to 2018. During her time with Sedberry & Associates, she was mentored by its president, John Sedberry, and the president of Strategic Asset Management, Jim Trump. Both business leaders entrusted her with years of invaluable real estate acumen and counsel serving as a catalyst for her success. Inspired by her grandfather, Joseph

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Now retired, Carol Ann Schepers Hilleary taught and held administrative positions within the Baltimore County Public School System between 1966 and 2001. After working inside the classroom as an education teacher for just over a decade, she was promoted to assistant principal and later principal at Riderwood Elementary School in 1992, where she remained until her retirement. During her distinguished career, Ms. Hilleary was active in her community as a member of the Baltimore County Public School-based Management Team. Moving to Southwest Florida at the conclusion of her teaching career, Ms. Hilleary became the executive director of marketing and call centers for Sylvan Learning Centers from 2002 to 2010. She simultaneously flourished as a realtor for BMI International between 2006

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An expert in psychosocial cultural functioning, Anne E. Bashore is renowned as a nursing educator and has more than 35 years of distinguished service to her field. As a child living in England, she studied ballet and wanted to dance professionally until a school assignment sparked her interest in nursing. She subsequently graduated from the Maumee Valley School of Nursing in Toledo, Ohio, in 1964. She further obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing for the Medical College of Ohio in 1987. Ms. Bashore is specialized in psychiatric nursing and burn care. From 1970 to 1971, Ms. Bashore worked as a staff nurse for Libbey Glass in Toledo. She served at the Saint Vincent Medical Center of Toledo as a

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