About Frances

Growing up in the folksy Midwest was a different sort of childhood filled with farms and lakes for boating and fishing. After my studies and active life on the Michigan State Crew team, I left the very weekend of graduation. I packed up an old Oldsmobile and drove through the mountains of Pennsylvania to New York, in my hand a degree, my possessions, and $2000.00. While driving and listening to my AM radio in a car without air conditioning, Frank Sinatra’s song New York, New York played and I was hopeful that as the song goes I could make it there! Prior to my Real Estate career I worked in the hospitality business at some of the most iconic restaurants in New York City. I got my start in the hospitality industry by a chance meeting with a hotel owner in a small town in Switzerland. While on vacation with a college friend, I was offered a job to come back and work at the hotel in the Alps for the summer. I left a job at a Mutual Fund Company to try my hand at my real…

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Associate Real Estate Broker since 1992
  • Certified Buyer Representative (CBR)
  • Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University
  • Member Michigan State Crew Team (Light Weight Four)
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Long Island Board of Realtors
  • Three Village Meals on Wheels (Past President, Current Board Member)
  • Port Jefferson LIONS Club (Past President)
  • LIONS Club District 20S (Past Secretary/Treasurer)
  • New York State and Bermuda LIONS Club (Past Zone Chairman/Regional Chairperson)
  • Suffolk County LIONS Diabetes Education Foundation, Inc.(Past Secretary/Founding Board Member)

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