OUR AGENTS

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VERONICA ALMEIDA, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 968-7577
EMAIL veronica@nestlewoodrealty.com

Veronica was born and raised on the east coast, graduated from University of Massachusetts Lowell. As a first generation American, Veronica is trilingual, she speaks Portuguese and Spanish. She has always been passionate about helping people move forward in every situation and educating them to get them ahead. Real estate was an opportunity for Veronica to move herself forward quickly and after starting her real estate career in Massachusetts, she quickly realized just how  passionate she is about helping people build their generational wealth.

Once Veronica decided real estate was what she wanted to do, she began her search to move somewhere with warm weather. Out of all the states she's traveled, the Queen City charm captured her heart and landed her in the heart of North Carolina. Veronica has been practicing real estate in Charlotte since 2018, surrounded by mentors who have been in the industry for decades, she always has the support she needs to make a deal work. Organized, strategic, and competitive she runs her business with a lot of heart.

Veronica's experience offers her clients an advantage of a full-time agent who will grind to make sure it's a smooth transaction all around. Her goal is to help clients be informed about their options, giving them leverage throughout the process. She prides herself in quick delivery and solid customer service to ensure the client understands every step. Whether it's new construction, an investment, selling or buying, Veronica has the skills to make you feel comfortable and confident you'll get the results you are looking for.

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WILLIAM ARCHER, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 750-0121
EMAIL william@nestlewoodrealty.com

William’s philosophy is simple: Information equals empowerment.

He spent more than a decade working as the Chief Operating Officer for a national organization focused on non-profit fundraising throughout the US.  This allowed him to live in large metropolitan areas like Los Angeles, NYC, Seattle and South Florida before visiting Charlotte in 2007 and soon thereafter deciding to permanently relocate.  William brings a wealth of expertise in cross country relocation and home staging as well as the ins and outs of Charlotte living and an acute proficiency in the best Charlotte has to offer.   If you want a small town feel or a big city vibe, he can help you find the perfect neighborhood.

Whether you’re buying, selling, or thinking about relocating to the Charlotte area, you’re likely heading into new territory.   Acting as your “COO” throughout your real estate journey, he will ensure you are fully informed each step of the way.   Your roadmap to success will include a customized project plan — including a timeline and deliverables — along with an easy to follow infographic explaining the real estate process.

While he still actively volunteers in the Charlotte area, he has learned that helping others decide on one of the most significant decisions in their lifetime is also an important aspect to helping those in the community.

William will use his years of operations, project management, marketing and million dollar contract negotiating skills to ensure your real estate roadmap leads you to success.

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MISSY BAGLEY, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (336) 953-2098
EMAIL missy@grandfatherhomes.com

Missy moved to Charlotte in 2014 with sights set on a career in real estate. She tapped into her Outer Banks hospitality experience to create a niche – locally marketing and selling homes to fit a lifestyle. During her first year as a Listing Coordinator, Missy advertised and listed nearly 100 homes.  Her work caught the attention of many local publications (Charlotte Observer, Charlotte Agenda, and Charlotte Five – to name a few!) and national publications like Realtor.com and the DIY Network.

Her philosophy on real estate remains the same – it is still all about lifestyle and location. Missy’s historic townhome is in walking distance to Park Road Shopping Center, restaurants on Montford Drive and shopping on Selwyn Avenue. She teaches yoga nearby at Be Yoga in Dilworth and enjoys traveling when she’s not busy selling houses.

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MIKE BORIS, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 450-1401
EMAIL mike@nestlewoodrealty.com

Mike moved to the US from Ukraine, went to school in Pennsylvania, but was always bound for warmer weather. He moved to Charlotte with his wife to enjoy the Carolina blue skies.

Mike became a real estate agent because he believes in the value of home ownership. After buying his first home at 22, friends started asking him about the home buying process, so he decided to make it his career.

Lately, we’ve all seen how important our homes truly are—as a place for family and as a financial investment. Mike’s goal is to encourage everybody to see the value of homeownership and discover the wealth-building tool that a home can be. He strives to be an advocate for his clients, teaching them along the way, and helping to navigate the process together.

In his free time, Mike is usually traveling with his wife and checking items off of their bucket list. Right now he’s staying closer to home in Plaza Midwood, working on his project car.

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ZACH CENFETELLI, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 996-0612
EMAIL zach@nestlewoodrealty.com

Zach is a Charlotte transplant coming from Pittsburgh, PA.  He has always had a passion for real estate, but his career as a pharmacist brought him to North Carolina in 2011.  Since then, he has pursued real estate career with Nestlewood Realty.

Zach continues to grow his portfolio working with new construction, resale and everything in between.  His desire to help his clients get into their dream home is apparent in every step of the buying/selling process.

Zach has spent the majority of his career in leadership roles.  This is evident as he directs business transaction and his attention detail allows his clients to enjoy the experience.  Nestlewood Realty's beliefs align with Zach's in that every client is of the utmost importance and deserves top notch service and guidance.  Zach is looking forward to working for you and being a part of the growing Charlotte community!

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DOUGLAS CHRISTEN JR, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 516-2220
EMAIL douglas@nestlewoodrealty.com

Doug was raised in the Charlotte area and has lived here for most of his life.  As a young boy, he watched his parents build, buy, and sell homes from Greensboro to Wilmington North Carolina.  After living in Orlando for 11 years he couldn't wait to bring his family back together in Charlotte.

Upon returning to Charlotte, Doug began his Real Estate career in 2017.  After experiencing other firms he joined Nestlewood Realty in February of 2019. Working with Nestlewood Realty has allowed him the opportunity to grow in the Charlotte Real Estate market, working with sellers, buyers, and construction in all forms. Nestlewood’s approach to teamwork affords him the opportunity to be involved in every step of the process for his clients, making sure that they are informed and educated every step of the way. With over 40 years of experience within the leadership team, there isn’t a situation they don’t have familiarity with. From staging, new construction, property management and more, we do it all.

Doug has spent his entire life in leadership roles and appreciates the importance of customer service and trust throughout the entire sales process. He wants every client to know they are important, to be informed, and to feel a sense of ease and excitement regarding their experience. He has found a home within a firm that represents the principles he strives to offer all his clients each and every day. Doug promises to offer every client his ever-expanding knowledge and experience with an unmatched attention to detail. Over the past 35 years it has been a privilege to witness Charlotte's growth and evolution. He looks forward to continuing to be a part of it.

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STEPHANIE CLARK, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 779-8565
EMAIL stephanie@nestlewoodrealty.com

While based in Chicago as an international flight attendant for United Airlines, Stephanie purchased her first home in Noda 15 years ago.

Through her many travels, Charlotte was always home with all her family here.

A self-described ‘city girl’, she has loved watching our city grow & evolve with each neighborhood developing its own unique personality. She believes just the right home and neighborhood can provide that special sense of community, which she values so much.

She loves making connections with people and hearing their stories. People’s best stories so often come from a sense of community & home. Working in sales for the last 13 years has taught Stephanie how to listen to her clients and learn what they need. Being able to help you find your community, your neighborhood, your ideal home would be so special. She’d love to be a part in your story.

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JOHN COSTANZO, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 634-0956
EMAIL john@nestlewoodrealty.com

John has been working with investors and clients for the past 7 years in General Brokerage, and has grown his business into developing and rehabbing single family homes in some of Charlotte’s fastest growing revitalized neighborhoods.

Reclaiming the architecture of yesterday, John balances style, function and value in every project he builds. Let him use his experience as a licensed real estate professional, along with the passion to build, to help find your perfect home.

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CURTIS ENGLISH, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 449-4319
EMAIL curtis@nestlewoodrealty.com

Curtis has called the Queen City home for over 18 years now, although he is originally a South
Florida native, spending most of his life near the ocean. The rich and vibrant culture he was
surrounded by helped foster his passion for music, which led him into a professional DJ career
spanning 20 years. This passion for music has allowed him to interact with people from all over
the globe. These experiences helped him realize that not only did he have a passion for music,
but a passion for making people happy, on and off of the dance floor.

Curtis has had a highly successful career in high level sales and consumer relations, having
managed a large volume sales call center with over 20+ agents, over the past 8 years. Prior to
that, he was a finance director with American Honda, responsible for an entire department of his
dealer group. With his background and experience, he understands the importance of patience,
skill, and most importantly, the ability to listen to his clients wants and needs. The jump to real
estate was a natural fit for him, and he sees this career as an opportunity to help people make
their dreams come true, and become a true advocate for his clients. His motto is “Let me be
YOUR realty advocate”.

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MATT EWERS, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 201-2889
EMAIL matt@grandfatherhomes.com

Matt started his real estate career indirectly in 2001 in the field of residential construction. After graduating from East Carolina University with a degree in Construction Management, he set out for the next several years as superintendent and general manager for a national and then regional builder. Along the way, he grew to know other components related with real estate growth such as land acquisition and development, financing and logistics, and of course executing the mighty real estate transaction.

From there, Matt followed his entrepreneurship spirit and started a building company, Grandfather Homes, Inc. He realized how important the sales transaction was to the success of his company and decided to acquire a broker’s license to better assist his customers in the purchasing of land as well as the selling of his inventory homes. He is committed to bridging the gap between buyers and sellers and understands the necessity for open communication. Because all deals are different, he believes it is important to deliver innovation and originality to each transaction.

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ELAINE ZAHARAKIS FAGAN, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704)-936-6566
EMAIL elaine@nestlewoodrealty.com
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As a native Charlottean and real estate professional, Elaine prides herself on the first-hand knowledge she gained experiencing our Queen City’s transformation into the vibrant, metropolitan city she is today! New and revitalized neighborhoods continue to emerge daily, and it is important to know how to effectively navigate through this growing city and ever-changing real estate market.

Buying or selling a home isn’t just a real estate transaction to her, it is a life changing experience that she handles with the utmost care. Elaine strives to provide a dedicated and personalized service that allows her clients to confidently make these important decisions. She prides herself on being knowledgeable, organized, responsive and most importantly caring, as your best interest is her top priority!

She loves what she does and looks forward to helping you Live, Love and Invest in our beautiful Queen City!

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MICHAEL GARCIA, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 605-7008
EMAIL michael@nestlewoodrealty.com

Michael moved to North Carolina from Miami in 2016 with his wife Dr. Cindy Garcia. They saw the beauty that existed in the gorgeous city of Charlotte and the surrounding areas and decided to call it home. Now he seeks to help others do the same.

Michael’s goal is to connect with and coach clients through every step of a real estate transaction. His background as a Leadership Trainer for Fortune 100 companies shines in his ability to help people see the possibilities that buyers and sellers have. His ability to listen and learn make it easy for clients to connect with him. He specializes in Monroe, Indian Trail, Matthews, Waxhaw, Wesley Chapel, and the southern parts of Charlotte.

For fun, he enjoys working on his podcast, The Time Vision Action Zone, reading, spending time with his wife and family in and around the Carolinas (especially eating out!). If you’re looking for a good place to eat that’s local, ask Michael!

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MARK GRIFFIN, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 340-7794
EMAIL mark@nestlewoodrealty.com

As a Charlotte, North Carolina native and Plaza Midwood resident, Mark is confident he can help you find that perfect home!

With years devoted to customer service and the residential real estate market, he prides himself and his business on taking care of you and all your service related needs every step of the way. He knows and understands numerous markets in the greater Metro-area, and would love the opportunity to provide you with that knowledge base.

Whether you’re considering Plaza Midwood or one of its neighboring communities to call your next home; he can tell you urban living offers an electricity that he cannot live without. With a growing family of his own, he can appreciate the ever changing lifestyle, and recognize that you can have it all without forfeiting the convenience of location, and the many amenities and intangibles associated with one of Charlotte’s more desirable neighborhoods in the urban landscape.

He looks forward to the opportunity ahead!

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KATIE HARRISON, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 577-1130
EMAIL katie@nestlewoodrealty.com

With 16 years of real estate experience and a consistently top-ranked Carolina MLS agent, Katie brings her unique level of competency and success to every transaction. 

Whether it is a fast or slow market, buyer or seller's market, moving and the housing transaction is one of the most important and stressful decisions one can make. That is why Katie's utmost goal is to make the transaction as predictable and enjoyable as possible.

Her positive and approachable personality makes you feel at ease coupled with the knowledge and resources she has makes her strategies effective.  From first time buyers to high end luxury estates, Katie has all of your buying and/or selling needs covered.

Katie is a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, and has received the highest achievement with the Million Dollar Guild ™ recognition.

Aside from real estate, Katie is a proud wife and mom. She loves traveling, anything health and wellness, good food and wine.

 

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RODNEY HINES, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (980) 333-9947
EMAIL rodney@nestlewoodrealty.com

Rodney Hines has called Charlotte home for over 20 years.  Rodney has been referred to as “The Connector” because for over 18 years he owned/operated The Furniture Connector and High Cotton Home Company.  In the same way he connected clients to great furniture, he has passion to connect you with the perfect home!

While working with clients in his stores, he worked with builders and with Real Estate Agents. This makes his list of contacts for home project needs invaluable.   Because of his attention to detail and sense of customer focus, joining Bobby Sisk’s Home was the perfect fit for Rodney.

When working with homeowners, Rodney can make suggestions or assist with staging, so their home looks the most desirable for a wide range of potential buyers.  While working with Buyers, his design background can help clients walk into houses and see the potential in the space based on their needs with touches of design suggestions utilizing their existing furniture.

Rodney’s moto: “listen to the client, present options and inform them so the client can make the best decision for their family and their lifestyle”.

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NICHOLE HYLAND, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 300-8505
EMAIL nichole@nestlewoodrealty.com

As a North Carolina native and Real Estate professional, Nichole recognizes and values the trust her clients place in her and she strives every day to exceed their expectations. She likes to win (for her clients) but does so with a calm demeanor and a smile. Nichole graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications, and subsequently returned to her mountain region to excel in fitness sales for over ten years. She joined the Real Estate profession as her four children approached their Elementary and Middle school years. In the past four years, Nichole has become the go to person for all questions regarding lifestyle in Charlotte, highly regarded by her clients and professionals in the field. A current Ballantyne resident, she is well connected and actively involved in the community. Nichole showcases her homes on her website and utilizes a team of professional service providers to assist with her clients buying and selling needs, including stagers, painters, landscapers, handymen, and inspectors. She is communicative, thorough and detailed-oriented --- and she'll be alongside you every step of the way!

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HOWARD MARTIN JR, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (864) 275-0925
EMAIL howard@nestlewoodrealty.com

Howard Martin is proud to join the Nestlewood team as a realtor/broker in NC & SC.

Howard came to the Carolinas in 2007 after being born and raised in NW Iowa. Most of Howard’s previous life was in the engineering world as a partner in an electrical company doing factory automation. Howard’s entry into real estate was not planned but he quickly discovered that selling an automation package or a client a home, the same things are key, knowing the product  and taking care of the client.

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RYAN MEEUWSEN, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 870-7030
EMAIL ryan@nestlewoodrealty.com

Ryan has always had a passion for homebuilding & real estate.

After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in Construction Management, he moved to Charlotte, NC, to start his career in home building. Over the last 10 years he has worked in various roles ranging from Field Management to Purchasing Management. Currently, Ryan is the owner of Carolina Craftsman Builders, specializing in Craftsman Style Homes near the Uptown Area.

Ryan has a vast knowledge of all aspects of homes and land ranging from performance and function to restrictions and opportunities. His knowledge along with his expertise of real estate transactions makes him a great resource for you. His involvement in the Charlotte real estate market is an essential reason why he can assist you in any facet of your real estate needs. Please call, text or email Ryan today!

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CHIP PERRY, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 577-8074
EMAIL chip@nestlewoodrealty.com

Living in Charlotte for the last 30 years and growing up in Eden (a small town north of Greensboro), Chip Perry fondly and deliberately considers the Carolinas home.

Chip is fully versed in both local and regional culture while influenced by travels and work elsewhere, he has cultivated a style that is diversified and readily adaptable. This stylistic adaptability tempers his researched and methodical nature to create a passion for helping others as a consultant. His intuition and years of working individually with clients allows him to quickly imagine his client's dream and create a plan to execute.  His love of people and home extends to his latest venture, Imagine Carolina, where he blends real estate, interiors, garden, and lifestyle into an array of services designed to fill a void in the home market.

Whether you are listing or selling, Chip’s vast experience and knowledge are sure to influence and comfort your reality of the transaction.

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PAUL RYAN, BROKER-IN-CHARGE

DIRECT (704) 779-0401
EMAIL paul@nestlewoodrealty.com

The roots of Nestlewood go back to the mid 1990s, when Paul bought and renovated a historic bungalow in Plaza Midwood. He fell in love with the neighborhood and wanted to be a part of its transformation from an overlooked in-town neighborhood to one of the most dynamic areas of Charlotte.

To help others find the perfect home, he realized his dream and decided to change careers and become involved in the real estate industry. With a background in sales and having already established a strong emphasis on client service, the transition into real estate was a natural step in his career.

Today, Paul is committed to making your real estate experience as smooth as possible. He is skilled in negotiating with other real estate agents, contractors, financial and legal representatives needed to close a deal effectively and quickly. So whether representing the buyer or seller, his expertise and enthusiasm translate into real success. Plus, his relaxed and friendly approach ease clients through the process of choosing the right property or selling your home.

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CARMELO SAPIA, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (803) 577-4154
EMAIL mel@nestlewoodrealty.com

Born and raised near London in England and lucky enough to have travelled extensively, Mel (Carmelo) had the opportunity to move to Charlotte in 2011 and has not looked back since!

Working in Real Estate for 6 years now he is privileged and honored to be part of this thriving city and exciting industry. Licensed in NC and SC he is driven, passionate, and works hard for every client in assessing and meeting their needs while minimizing risk.

With two decades of sales and marketing experience he always looks to provide excellent customer service to achieve his client’s goals. From being focused as a buyer agent specialist helping first time home buyers, investors and relocating referrals, to also helping owners in making their next move and maximizing their returns.

Helping clients understand the market, process and strategy is key and Mel is there to help you through the entire process.

Whatever your Real Estate needs are, he looks forward to helping you every step of the way!

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BOBBY SISK, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 819-0710
EMAIL bobby@nestlewoodrealty.com

Bobby Sisk consistently ranks as one of Charlotte’s top 50 individual agents, closing more than 100 properties, last year alone.

His referral-based business is built on offering what he calls extensive customer service that leaves clients raving, telling their friends and colleagues as soon as anyone mentions buying or selling. He also has a background in design, and offers staging services to his clients.

Bobby says he feels like a native after 18 years in Charlotte. A former news anchor & reporter for Charlotte’s NBC affiliate, he knows this region’s communities inside and out. That knowledge has proven immensely helpful in the ever-changing world of real estate. Bobby is focused on residential sales, and is licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina.

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MATTHEW SMITH, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704) 560-4230
EMAIL matthew@nestlewoodrealty.com

Matthew has lived in the Queen City for over 20 years. After serving overseas in the United States Air Force, Matthew had the opportunity to travel the States. After seeing the Carolina blue skies, the short ride to the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the gorgeous NC beaches, he knew Charlotte was the place to call home. When he is not working with clients, he enjoys being with his family and riding his motorcycle.

Matthew has witnessed and been part of the tremendous growth of Charlotte and the surrounding area. He is excited to share that experience with you whether you are buying, selling or both.

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DARE THOMAS, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (910) 286-0446
EMAIL dare@nestlewoodrealty.com

A thorough and adaptable nature help Dare match the perfect home with your lifestyle, just as they helped her thrive as a teacher in the private and public sectors of Charlotte the past eight years. She spent the first twenty-one years of her life in Philadelphia and surrounding area, earned her degree at UNC-Charlotte, lived in Georgia, Colorado, and returned to Charlotte. 

The home buying checklist evolves as home tours influence a buyer’s wish-list and practical needs throughout the process. Dare listens to her clients with an empathetic and intuitive ear and relies on outside-the-box creativity to search the market and find the ideal property.

With a vast knowledge of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, she can guide families through the process of understanding educational offerings which rapidly change in Charlotte. She has embedded herself in Charlotte’s cultural offerings and entertainment. As someone who celebrates the Queen City’s multi-cultural and multi-ethnic communities, she embraces the influence of diversity and loves sharing her experiences with both native and newcomers to Charlotte.

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ELISA TYSON, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (704-604-1862
EMAIL elisa@nestlewoodrealty.com

An expansive corporate retail career has afforded Elisa the opportunity to optimize her interpersonal skills and value the qualities of time management and attention to detail. She is very excited to pursue a career in real estate, which she deems to be her true passion.

In Elisa's spare time, you can find her exploring the local food scene or in the kitchen. Don't worry, that will not interfere with her finding you your next dream home.

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DON WHITAKER, BROKER/REALTOR

DIRECT (480) 737-0638
EMAIL don@nestlewoodrealty.com

Don Whitaker has been an active member of his community since 2012. He recently relocated back from San Diego, CA for 4 yrs and Scottsdale, AZ for 1 year and is now beyond excited to be turning his focus to Real Estate in the Queen City once again!

With a passion for service in the greater Charlotte region, Don is ready to serve you with the Ritz Carlton experience for your Home Buying and Selling needs. As a proud member of the Nestlewood Realty family, Don carries the values of hard work, integrity, and unmatched client services into everything he does. When Don isn't making home ownership dreams become reality for his clients, he enjoys spending time with his mother and catching the Buffalo Bills games with the guys! Don resides currently in South End and is always available to help in any way he can!