Fresh Faces and New Beginnings: Meet This Month’s Newest Agents

Fresh Faces, New Beginnings: Meet Our Newest Agents

As we continue to grow and evolve, we are thrilled to introduce the talented individuals who have recently joined our team. In the past two months, we’ve welcomed a group of dynamic and dedicated agents who bring a wealth of experience, passion, and expertise. Each new member adds a unique perspective and skill set, enriching the collaborative network that defines us.

Let’s take a moment to get meet the newest members of our team who are armed with knowledge and ready to make significant contributions to the company legacy.

Allison Prigozen
Rye Brokerage | 978.210.9463

As a seasoned professional with 15 years of experience, Allison brings a wealth of knowledge and clarity to each transaction. Her passion for real estate and commitment to personalized service makes her a sought after resource for those looking to sell or purchase a home. With a background in marketing, home redeveloping, staging and design, Allison has a wide network of local home experts and offers a unique perspective on local market trends. Understanding that buying or selling a home is one of life’s most significant decisions, Allison is committed to delivering top of the market results and intelligent guidance. Whether you’re buying, selling, or investing in real estate, Allison is here to help you achieve your goals.

Susan Lyne
Chatham Brokerage | 518.929.7048

Susan Lyne’s narrative unfolds against the backdrop of Richmond, Virginia, where her upbringing alongside her visionary architect grandfather imbued her with a profound appreciation for design and craftsmanship. Her journey carried her from the historic streets of Richmond to the enchanting landscapes of Bard, where she honed her artistic talents in photography and discovered a deep-seated love for the Hudson Valley. Enamored by the Hudson’s majestic panoramas and the vibrant pulse of New York City within reach, Susan embarked on an entrepreneurial venture, establishing Le Farm—an organic shiitake haven that captivated the palates of discerning restaurateurs from NYC to Boston. Her passion for transforming spaces into dreams realized led her to breathe new life into her c.1890 Germantown farmhouse and an Athens boathouse along the Hudson’s shore, infusing each with her signature blend of creativity and dedication. Now, as a respected figure in Real Estate, spanning the four majestic counties of the Hudson Valley—Dutchess, Columbia, Ulster, and Greene—Susan navigates the intricate tapestry of homes and landscapes with expertise and reverence. Her transition into real estate was not just a career move; it was a calling—a fusion of her entrepreneurial spirit, her love for design, and her desire to help others find their own piece of paradise. Beyond her professional pursuits, she remains deeply rooted in her community, actively contributing her time and passion to local initiatives, from serving on the PSI Committee in the Village of Red Hook to championing causes at the Rhinebeck Farmer’s Market and beyond. In Susan Lyne, passion for real estate meets professionalism, forging a legacy that transcends mere bricks and mortar, enriching lives and communities with every transaction.

Courtney Farrell
Mystic Brokerage | 860.575.0962

Courtney is a proud New Englander who grew up in Old Lyme, CT and came home to roost after extended stints in charming Charleston, bustling Manhattan, and the mountains of Colorado. Courtney has a background in broadcast journalism, marketing, and branding, and a side gig offering interior styling and design for residential and commercial clients. Raised by a tenacious property management entrepreneur, real estate has long been a part of her world and counted among her passions. Despite being new to the business, Courtney has helped countless friends and family find their homes over the years. Her goal now is to bring a simple yet thoughtful approach to real estate while calling on her innate gift for appreciating the small details and turning them into big ideas. Thrilled to be back in Connecticut where her story began, Courtney know how “home” should feel.

Anna Lee
Bedford Brokerage | 914.260.8415

An award-winning, top-performing Realtor, Anna is highly skilled in showcasing homes for sale and helping buyers find their dream homes. She has been a Westchester resident for over thirty years and raised her family in the Rivertowns area. Delighted to join the Sotheby’s family after practicing real estate for over ten years, Anna has ranked among the top 10% of agents worldwide at her previous brokerage in recent years. Anna has practiced law for decades and is currently of counsel to Christopher Allocco PC, which represents institutional lenders in real estate transactions as well as home buyers and sellers. Anna’s sophisticated legal background lends a unique proficiency to her real estate work, where clients have found her expertise invaluable in performing due diligence, navigating negotiations, and managing transactions. Her experience as a Realtor extends across sales and rentals of co-ops to luxury properties from Armonk to the Bronx. Always seeking to improve her service to clients, Anna has become proficient in multiple aspects of real estate transactions from home staging to market analysis and valuation.

Sandy Rooney
Irvington Brokerage | 914.953.1534

Sandy Rooney, an esteemed Real Estate Salesperson proudly affiliated with Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty in The Rivertowns, brings over a decade of diverse experience to her valued clients. Transitioning from a decade-long career in social work to real estate, Sandy possesses a unique skill set that enables her to navigate the complexities of buying and selling homes with both empathy and expertise. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Mathematics from Manhattan College, Sandy embarked on her professional journey as a caseworker/social worker in the mental health field. Her deep commitment to aiding the mentally and physically disabled communities of Westchester County led her to specialize in securing safe and affordable housing for her clients. During this time, Sandy discovered her passion for real estate, finding profound fulfillment in locating and negotiating homes for those she served. Above all, Sandy places people at the forefront of her business. With an unwavering commitment to her clients’ satisfaction, she fosters honest and transparent communication, ensuring accessibility throughout every transaction.

Catherine McDonald
Scarsdale Brokerage | 914.260.6394

Catherine grew up in Bronxville, and has lived in Scarsdale for over 25 years while raising her children. Catherine has participated in many of the wonderful communities that exist here in Westchester including the Junior League of Central Westchester, the PTA, and was involved in all her children’s sports teams. As a real estate agent and active community member Catherine recognizes that investing in your home is not only a financial investment, but an emotional investment. She prides herself on providing personalized service and building strong relationships with her clients. Catherine earned her Bachelors in marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and she now incorporates her knowledge of sales, buying, marketing, and analyzing market trends to the real estate world. Her fashion background has given her the creative perspective to recognize her clients aesthetic desires, and to find the potential that prospective homes have to meet those desires.

Jamie Lombardy
Darien Brokerage | 917.375.8144

Jamie is a seasoned realtor with an MBA in Finance and a background in financial services. Having spent several years on the mortgage side, her understanding of the related intricacies have allowed her clients to put forth the most strategic offers on the buy side and allows her to provide sound analysis on the sell side. Having lived in vibrant cities like New York, Miami, Washington DC, and Darien, she brings a unique perspective to the real estate market. She has honed her understanding of market trends, property values, and the dynamics of buying and selling homes with respect to a particular market and is able to shift quickly according to her client’s specific requests. Presently, she is raising her three children within Darien. In her downtime she enjoys playing golf and being a part of this wonderful community when cheering on her children at their sporting events and activities.

Eddie Jacob
Litchfield Brokerage | 551.804.8452

Born in Manhattan and raised by two Brooklynites in Northern New Jersey, Eddie grew up in a family mix of chronic DIYers and professional contractors. He developed an appreciation for architectural design and styling at an early age, leading to his own tendency now to quickly identify the potential of any room he sees. Eddie completed his high school years at Regis High School in Manhattan, and graduated from Colgate University in 2013. He met his wife Molly, a Litchfield native, and immediately fell in love with the area on his first visit. He eagerly looked forward to each return trip to the Litchfield Hills over the years. While in New York, Eddie worked over a decade in the language service industry primarily as the Director of Production for a legal translation provider with offices in New York, San Francisco, Hawaii, and London. On off-nights and weekends in the mid-2010s, he was a freelance concert photographer and artist interviewer for online music publications. In 2020, after renting an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan for seven years, Eddie and Molly purchased their dream home in Morris, CT. They promptly adopted a rescue puppy named Duncan, and hosted their wedding reception in their backyard. Eddie is now a member of the Morris Ordinance Committee and also plays on the Litchfield County Blues Over-30 Men’s Soccer team. After transitioning to full-time residency in Morris, Eddie joined William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty to lead a career directly connected to the area he is privileged to call his home. He is determined to help his clients, whether local to the region or growing from weekend visitors to homeowners themselves, find their own dream homes.

Desiree Meister
Hartford Brokerage | 860.597.8128

Desiree Meister epitomizes the essence of personalized service and unwavering dedication in the dynamic realm of residential real estate. With a wealth of experience spanning numerous markets and price ranges, Desiree understands that each client and property is unique, requiring tailored strategies for optimal results. Drawing upon her extensive expertise, she crafts custom marketing techniques, harnesses the latest technology, and implements innovative approaches to consistently surpass her clients’ expectations. As a lifelong resident of Connecticut, currently residing in the vibrant community of Glastonbury with her husband and two children, Desiree is deeply rooted in the local landscape. Beyond her professional pursuits, she actively engages in community affairs, lending her time and expertise to organize events with local clubs and committees. This commitment to community involvement underscores Desiree’s genuine passion for fostering connections and making a positive impact in the lives of those around her.

Melanie Scull
Madison Brokerage | 323.314.0888

Melanie Scull joins William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty following nearly two decades of illustrious tenure as a prominent executive in the music industry. With notable roles as Vice-President of Promotion for Capitol Records and Sony Music, followed by Senior Vice-President of Marketing and Promotion for Elektra, Melanie has played an instrumental role in fostering the global success of numerous artists, ranging from Katy Perry to Snoop Dogg to Coldplay, and many more. A seasoned marketer renowned for developing innovative campaigns across various media platforms, Melanie remains attuned to the latest trends and technologies within an ever-evolving marketplace, showcasing a natural affinity for the realm of real estate.  Now channeling her expertise towards her passion for design, staging, and real estate, Melanie has helped in the design and transformation of numerous homes, ensuring they are impeccably prepared for listing. Her meticulous attention to detail delivers captivating spaces that resonate with prospective buyers, facilitating swift and lucrative sales for sellers. Living on the vibrant Connecticut shoreline, Melanie is deeply engaged in local activities and events, embodying an active lifestyle. As a devoted mother to her daughter, she can often be found enthusiastically supporting her on the sidelines of soccer fields and basketball courts across the state.

*Tyler Gracey (Mystic Brokerage) has also joined the company this month.

Join us in extending a warm welcome to these exceptional professionals, as we collectively look forward to achieving new milestones and building even stronger connections within our real estate network.

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