Listee Features — Real Estate

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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Kris Holden


Initially wanting to go to law school, Kris Holden graduated high school, but was tired of going to school and just wanted to work. Finding her sense of accomplishment and joy, she decided to work for a year before going to school. She started working for a title insurance company and by the age of 19, she opened her own escrow company. Ms. Holden had a strong drive to do something interesting and productive, and wanted to help people. She does a lot of design work, as well to help her clients who are selling get the best price for their property. She updates the homes and gets them staged to sell for top dollar. Ms. Holden began her professional

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The president and owner of Sunrise Title Services since 2006, Patricia “Patty” Fisher-Dally is distinguished for her expertise in renewing and reviewing titles. She has more than 35 years of real estate and title experience, so she is well positioned to help her clients with everything from searching titles and plots to assisting attorneys with cases. Her main goal is to protect homebuyers. Ms. Fisher-Dally began her journey through the field right out of high school when she was hired to work for Robert Berry, a land surveyor. She spent nine years with him before he moved his office location. She elected to remain where she was, so she joined the office a real estate attorney. Eventually, Ms. Fisher-Dally and

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In the real estate business for more than 35 years, Dixi Applegate loves helping people find their dream homes. She started her journey as a broker at Slifer, Smith & Frampton in 1981, and quickly gained a reputation for being fair, honest, and effective. Since then, she has become a consistent sales leader in Beaver Creek and Vail Valley, Colorado, and has accrued experience in residential real estate, luxury homes, condominium, and townhouses. Notably, Ms. Applegate was the original listing agent for Beaver Creek’s largest condo complex, The Charter, and for Vail Valley’s single-family home development, Forest Place. She now focuses primarily on marketing individual residencies. One of the reasons Ms. Applegate is so effective is because she understands that

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To Naomi Wilkinson, real estate is about more than just buying and selling houses; it’s about building relationships and making dreams come true. She and her husband, Matt, operate as a team through RE/MAX Unlimited, and specialize in residential buyers and sellers. They are known throughout the industry for their personal touch, effective communication, and outside-the-box ideas, and are appreciated by clients for their ability to make stressful situations easier to manage. Notably, they have earned the 5-Star Customer Service Award every year since 2012. Ms. Wilkinson was first introduced to real estate by her husband, who started in the industry shortly after they got married. He convinced her to join him, and the rest is history. Ms. Wilkinson prepared

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Passionate and hardworking, Jean Brannon has worn many hats over the course of her career. She started as a nurse and nursing educator, holding positions at places like the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the Alamo County College District. During this time, she also taught history and performed as a stand-up comic. Ms. Brannon loved working with students and getting them excited for their future in the field.  When her mother got sick, however, she decided to retire to focus on caring for her. She discovered that real estate would allow her to set her own flexible schedule, perfect for her situation, so she opened Brannon Properties, LLC. She remains there to this day, and works with both

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