Sue's 20 plus years as a resident of San Diego North County is just the beginning of her story. She was raised and educated in the Chicago area, lived in Northbrook and owned property in Lake Barrington, along with her husband of 30 years, also a real estate broker. They have raised their 2 grown children, Sam & Gina in Encinitas and Carlsbad. Sam is now a local Farmer's Insurance Agent and Gina works along with Sue serving as her marketing manager & fellow sales associate. When Sue is not working she enjoys cooking for family & friends, exercising, gardening & decorating. What drew Sue to becoming realtor and what sustains her drive today is the satisfaction she feels as a consultant to anyone looking for guidance with his or her real estate search. Sue knows what ultimately matters and understands each and every one of her clients on a personal level through sustained communication, probing questions, and paying attention to her client's answers, she carefully plans the best way that she can help. Through her knowledge, expertise, and integrity, she also hopes to empower her clients as much as possible. Sue and her daughter Gina are a dynamic team, well-known and for over 22 years they are highly regarded in the communities they serve. Their continued success is attributable to Sue's aggressiveness, many years of experience and sharp negotiating skills combined with Gina's business sense, savy technology skills, client-centric qualities. Together they provide their clients a higher level of personalized attention that is unsurpassed. Whether you are buying or selling a home, Sue and her team are accessible, communicative and accommodating; these are invaluable qualities that guarantee the successful pursuit and protection of their client's interests. Sue approaches every sale as if it was her own home, and this commitment has honed her negotiating skills to ensure better results and smooth, enjoyable closings - she is consistently in the top 5% of nationwide for sales volume and her achievements in 2006 garnered her a Top 30 agent status in San Diego. With trust and communication as the key to every successful relationship, Sue places a great deal of emphasis on ensuring that her clients feel confident and comfortable each step of the way. Because of this very personal approach and establishment of long-term trust, many former clients refer their friends, family and loved ones to Sue and her team to ensure their own real estate dreams are turned into reality too.