Diane first began her career in real estate in the late sixties, after a successful career in the Big Apple with the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. Her business background has given her the ability to analyze financial data, and when combined with her compassion and understanding, Diane offers an exquisite and expertly informed experience as either a Buyer or a Seller. Through her many years as a REALTOR® she has built an extensive network and in-depth knowledge of the local market that ensures the best outcome for her clients.By providing the very highest standards of service, integrity and trust, Diane has built a loyal following and achieved Top Producing Agent honors. She attributes these accomplishments to her expertise in guiding clients through the process of buying and selling what is many times their most important asset, and her knowledge of these seaside communities as a long-time resident of the North Shore. Diane proudly and passionately upholds the Sotheby's brand visions of Excellence, Discretion and Service and is a proven leader in representing distinctive homes.Diane and her husband, Dr. Jerry Zanni, reside in Swampscott where they have raised their two children and Jerry's practice is in the neighboring town of Marblehead. Diane has been a town meeting member, Vice President of the PTA, graduated as a Master Teacher with the Archdiocese of Boston and served as a pastoral counselor in the office of Chaplaincy at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an active member of the North Shore Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors and holds the designation of Certified Buyer Representative (CBR). Diane is a graduate of Endicott College and Lesley University.