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Meet our Team

The McDowell Homes Team

Kayleen McDowell

Broker, SRS

License Number: 2013003943

Envision * Believe * Inspire Kayleen McDowell – Broker/CEO and Co-Founder of McDowell Homes Real Estate Services. Kayleen has an amazing passion for real estate with an entrepreneurial spirit. She has many years of experience as a successful REALTOR® and has been awarded for finishing in the top 1% in the Nation. Kayleen’s ability to listen and understand her client’s needs has allowed her to rise above their expectations. As a result, she stands by her mission “Excellent Service that leads to Results!” Kayleen is the granddaughter of the great philanthropists Donald and Ruth Goodman and has a bachelor degree in Psychology from Ohio University. Kayleen is also an active member on the University Hospital’s Seidman Cancer Leadership Council and the Case Western Reserve University’s President’s Circle. She also sits on the Board of The Cleveland Children’s Museum and WVIZ Ideastream. Most recently Kayleen has served as President of the Lake & Geauga Area Association of Realtors and was awarded Crain's Cleveland 40 Under 40 Award. In her spare time she loves traveling to experience different cultures around the world and spending time with her three children.

Chaz McDowell


License Number: 2014001883

Chaz has over ten years combined experience in real estate and quality assurance and is COO/ President and Co-Founder of McDowell Homes Real Estate Services. “Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or downsizing to a condo, the client's needs and expectations always come first.” Whether you are buying or selling your home you can count on his superior customer service and fast response for any question, big or small. Chaz has a B.S. from the Pennsylvania College of Technology with honors and is Director of Fundraising and Coach for Concord Youth Baseball. He enjoys spending time with his family and amateur photography

Tyler McHugh

Director of Operations / REALTOR

License Number: 2010002987

Trustworthy * Compassionate * Determined - As the Director of Operations for McDowell Homes, I offer unsurpassed marketing, communication and negotiating skills; in-depth, up-to-the-minute and comprehensive market knowledge; honesty, integrity and a keen eye for detail. I pride myself on my reputation for getting results and getting the job done right. I’ve always had a deep desire for real estate, from very early on. My previous careers in Construction Management lead me into real estate. Education in Business Management and Construction Management allow me to provide you with the tailored service you deserve. Just like every home is different, that is how your experience will be at McDowell Homes. I promise we will make you our number one priority and we promise to go above and beyond your expectations. I am ready and available to exceed your expectations in all of your real estate needs.

Damir Paulic

Senior Managing Director McDowell Commercial

License Number: 2004019980

Damir Paulic, a 1st generation American-Croatian, was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. A student of Villa-Angela-St. Joseph High School, he continued his education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Over the past 15 years of his real estate career, he built extensive relationships within the Commercial and Industrial communities of Lake, Geauga, Cuyahoga, and Ashtabula Counties in Ohio. This will prove to be an asset to McDowell Commercial Real Estate Services. Damir is a self-motivated, results driven, and detail oriented real estate professional with a strong track record of delivering results. The strong interpersonal skills that he possesses have enabled him to be an effective communicator, and his strong relationship building skills have resulted in being successful in real estate. Specializing in Corporate Real Estate Services, Leasing, Sales, Retail, Industrial, Land, Office, Investments, Consulting and Marketing. Damir is the one to help you Make it Happen!

Lindsey Munch

Inside Sales Associate

License Number: 2019001948

Melissa Lendvay

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2007002869

Resourceful Grateful Real A lifelong resident of Northeastern Ohio, Melissa currently lives in Painesville, Township with her husband and two daughters. Before becoming an agent in 2007, she was a corporate paralegal for a Fortune 500 Company, and other smaller private and government entities. All of her past work and life experiences have contributed to her success as an agent including problem solving, negotiating and working with and for, all types of people. Melissa strives to think out of the box in order to make things come together but finds that her sincere concern for her clients is what truly matters most. She is very responsive and attentive which takes the stress out the buying and selling process. Working in real estate has been interesting but Melissa's very favorite part of being a Realtor® is helping people to realize their dreams and accomplishing their real estate goals.

Rebecca Donatelli

Premier Leader, REALTOR®


Passionate Energetic Caring Rebecca is a life long Clevelander, who currently lives in University Heights, just around the corner from where she graduated at John Carroll University. Her love for real estate is what drives her to get every deal done as smoothly as possible, while making sure her clients are enjoying the process as much as they can. She prides herself on excellent customer service, and goes above and beyond for her clients in every sale. Rebecca's previous work experience in customer service and sales has helped her to become a successful real estate agent, along for her passion for the business. During her free time, Rebecca loves to spend time with her husband and two cats, watch the Cavs, and go for long runs.

Melissa&Phillip Harford


Scott Davis

Premier Leader, REALTOR®


Shelly Blankenship

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2006004993

Jerry A Lesak CSD

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2003005234

Consistent Multi Million dollar producer! Helping you every step of the way. My job is to represent your best interest in an ethical and professional manner! I am Your Realtor. I enjoy helping Sellers and Buyers realize their dreams. Provide service and expertise to give them the tools they need to make informed decisions. My background is in residential and commercial real estate with over 30 years of working in the housing industry. My Experience comes from the Construction business where I worked many a project from building homes, remolding homes to common household repairs. I currently live in Lake County with my wife of 30 years.

Stephanie Bosworth

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 398602

Terri Schubert

Premier Partner, REALTOR®

License Number: 2004012635

As a lifelong resident of Northeastern Ohio with over 14 years of Real Estate experience, I am ready to help you with a real estate experience of a lifetime! Life is ever-changing and I take pride in understanding your circumstances with special care and consideration for one of life’s largest, emotional and most important decisions. My goal is to help all of my clients achieve their real estate goals and exceed their expectations doing so! I utilize expert pricing strategies and top negotiation skills to work in the best interest of you and your specific needs. I have a great passion to not only help others, but create a lifelong relationship with each of my clients. I am a mother to two children, Tyler & Paige, and one adorable fur pup, Cash. Having grown up in Northeastern Ohio, I am a devout Cleveland sports fan and all around fan of the area! I have additional experience in Human Resource Management but Real Estate is my true passion. If you are ready for an authentic, enthusiastic and all around fun Realtor® that is here not only for you, but most importantly with you, please contact me today!

Barry Kifus

Premier Leader, REALTOR®


Denise Quiggle

Premier Leader, REALTOR®


Residing in Lake County since 1966 and alumni for Leadership Lake County, Denise is very knowledgeable about Lake and surrounding counties. Licensed to sell Real Estate in 1996 and obtaining the CRP (Certified Relocation Professional) designation in 2005, she has the perfect background to assist in relocating employees as well as local moves. As a full time Real Estate Professional, she will explain the real estate process in a way that is clear and concise. Denise will skillfully facilitate successful outcomes during negotiations. She strives to provide caring, unparalleled and uncompromising customer service – This means from your initial meeting to delivery of the keys to your new home and beyond! In her spare time Denise enjoys the outdoors, traveling and spending time with family.

Nicole Frantz

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2014000043

Nicole Frantz and the Cleveland Premier Homes Team continue to leverage the most emergent marketing strategies and innovative techniques to provide their valued clientele with a competitive edge when buying and selling residential real estate throughout the Greater Cleveland area. Contact Nicole Frantz, Premier Leader of the Cleveland Premier Homes Team today! We're your exclusive resource with a global customer demographic committed to ensuring your connection to your desired lifestyle.

Clorice Dlugos

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2003003061

I have always enjoyed all aspects of the real estate business. I love meeting and establishing relationships with people from all walks of life, and helping them with one of the most important decisions they will ever make. Whether first time home buyer, or luxury home seller, I approach each transaction with excitement and energy, regardless of price. I am very dedicated and committed to helping buyers and sellers achieve a smooth transaction. Additionally, I pride myself on going the extra distance for my clients. My success is a combination of knowledge, expertise, and 17 years of experience. As a result of my career and educational background, I have acquired an understanding of local trends, pricing strategies, and negotiating skills that are unmatched by most other real estate professionals. Character is Essential to Building a Winning Team! McDowell Homes has built their business on Superior Service. Superior Service = Extraordinary Results.

Jeff Carducci

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2013001981

The luckiest people in the world are those who love their work. This aspect fits me to the letter. My enthusiasm and zest for life are two of the driving forces behind my success in both my personal and professional life. I am a lifelong resident of Northeastern Ohio where I will put my extensive knowledge of the Real Estate market to work for you. Using the most innovative technologies and very aggressive marketing campaigns I will ensure your property gets the maximum exposure it is due. I will protect the equity you have in your home by negotiating the best price possible for your home. During negotiations you want me on your side of the table. To deliver the very best service I partnered myself with McDowell Homes Real Estate Services. If you are buying a home you need representation. You should know that sellers and builders are more apt to negotiate prices, and address or fix a problem when you have a Realtor. I attribute my successes in real estate, the medical community and career as an educator to my hard work, attention to detail, ability to develop rapport, continued education, and implementation of the latest technologies available and enjoying, Helping People. My family has been in the real estate business for over 50 years, so you can say it is in my blood. Family members that have influenced me, and helped the residents of Northeast Ohio have great real estate transactions, are Julie Carducci, Frank Kaim, Jane Kaim, and Tina Hivnor. When I take a little time off you will find me enjoying time with my family. Do you want to be treated as a Top Priority client? If you want to buy or sell your home Call me now to be your Realtor.

Amanda Kritzer

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2017003864

Terri Brandetsas

Premier Leader, REALTOR®


Nikki Clark

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2004019401

Valerie Sotak

Premier Partner, REALTOR®

License Number: 2017002442

Anne Krauss

Premier Leader, REALTOR®


Chris Chavez

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2016002649

Katie McNeill

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2015004383

I have enjoyed helping customers for the past 20 years. I absolutely love my job, so it doesn't even feel like I am working. I am very dedicated to each and every customers needs and strive to exceed their expectations! Thank you for the opportunity to work with you.

Gina Meyer

Premier Leader, REALTOR®


Nicole Peterson

Premier Leader, REALTOR®, SRES

License Number: 2016002225

Nicole Peterson is all about integrity, energy, hard work and exemplary service in every detail of your real estate transaction. Nicole grew up in Northeast Ohio and started her sales career around the age of five, pulling her wagon of "rocks for sale" to sell to her neighbors. She has continued her successful career focusing in real estate, and is licensed in three states. Nicole's goal is to provide a supreme experience for her clients during one of the most important transactions of their life. In her spare time, she enjoys raising her four children. They spend their time together by going to one of her daughters volleyball tournaments, exploring the many cool restaurants that Cleveland has to offer, vacationing, or just getting together for a night of friends, cards & board games. She hopes to perform one day with a local orchestra.

Laura Mokwa

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 423544

Nicole Rodriguez

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2018001154

Tiffany Green


Mary Mager


Elizabeth Petro


License Number: 2017005690

I live with my husband Dave and four kids on our little starter farm in Geneva. I became a licensed Realtor after years of being home raising my kids and serving as the office manager for Petro Installations Home Remodeling, LLC. My passion for connecting with people, helping people achieve the dream of finding the perfect home and being active in my local community lead me down the path of working in real estate services. While my husband is busy remodeling and repairing homes, I enjoy having my hand in the market to know what is selling and what buyers are looking for. I have a wealth of resources at my fingertips to guide buyers through what to look for in a new home and how to go about fixing it up to meet their vision as well as assisting homeowners in how to get their home ready to market and sell. While I love a gorgeous move-in ready house any day, walking clients through older homes with unique character in need of a little TLC are my favorite days as a real estate agent!

Kayla Castillo


Chris Landrus


Jillian Anderson

REALTOR®, PPS REA Consultant

License Number: 2016003053

Jillian is a life-long resident of Lake County, growing up in Mentor and now residing in Willowick. Her bright and high-spirited personality helps create a positive experience throughout the home buying or selling process. Prior to becoming a real estate agent, Jillian was in the nursing profession for over 15 years, including more than nine years experience as a MDS Nurse. Her position required compassion, exceptional communication, and the ability to manage/lead others in order to achieve excellent care and financial success. With her kindhearted nature of wanting to help others, along with a thorough knowledge of business, she brings these same qualities and principles to her clients in real estate. Jillian understands that every client is unique, and she believes that personalized service is essential when matching clients with the right home. Whether you are purchasing your first home, upsizing for your growing family, or downsizing for retirement, Jillian will provide you the special attention one expects of a loyal real estate professional. In her free time, Jillian enjoys baking, boating, traveling, and spending time with her husband, son, daughter, and their two dogs.

Courtney Sowry

REALTOR®, Professional Property Stager

License Number: 2017003681

Julie Carducci


Timothy Gufreda


Kimberly Sintic


Marty Sintic

Realtor, RENE

License Number: 2017002496

Marty is a dream catcher. He helps new friends catch their dreams of buying and selling a wonderful home. A Lifetime resident of Lake County Ohio, he has lived and worked in many areas in Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Trumbull and Huron Counties His business is based on a huge percentage of referrals from satisfied clients. Most important to Marty, is providing the most excellent service to buyers and sellers in order to earn their trust, referrals, and repeat business. Marty has sold homes in all price ranges from starter homes and high-dollar estate properties to uptown condominiums, ranch properties, and investment properties. Marty is also a certified Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE). Clients appreciate his flexibility, low pressure sales, patience, ability to listen and hear what a client wants, negotiation and analytic skills, and his ability to accurately price and market a home. Call Marty today for all of your Real Estate needs!

Kay Ronevich


License Number: 2017003922

Pamela Conley

License Number: 2018004947

Andrea Cavelli

Premier Partner, REALTOR®


Bob Chessman

Premier Partner, REALTOR®

License Number: 2013000660

Claudia Tapia


License Number: 2018005516

Annette Marra

Premier Partner, REALTOR®

License Number: 2015004626

Kayla Clark

Real Estate Agent

License Number: 2019000388

After 4 years in the customer service industry I decided it was time to pursue a career that I was passionate about- Real Estate. Is it really work when you enjoy what you do every single day? With my passion and excellent customer service skills I assure my clients will have a seamless transaction whether they are buying or selling. I am a patient, hard working individual that will go above and beyond with everything that I do and I look forward to having the opportunity to work with you!

Renee Beech


License Number: 2009000950

Wendy Gallo


License Number: 448448

Courtney Hatfield


License Number: 2018003254

Kesha Conway


License Number: 2018006095

I'm a heart-based realtor taking the high road in the Cleveland area. Welcome Home!

Brandon Drain


License Number: 2019003479

Nicole Shirey


Kathy Schinness


License Number: 2004013917

I know that buying or selling your home is one of the most important things you will ever do. I have helped many people through the buying and selling process and know how to negotiate the best price for you. I will walk you through the process step by step and provide answers to your questions and recommend professional support for those questions I can not answer. I spend a alot of time previewing properties to keep up to date on the latest homes that come on the market. I provide Buyer Seminars for those who need or want more information on how to buy and sell a home. Call 440/487-2160 to set up an appointment with me today. I will find you the right home for you. Your dream home is only a phone call away. I look forward to showing and selling your home. 440/487-2160.

Becky Sackett



Devon Kellerhall



Greg Bierbaum


License Number: 2019005661

Ashley Zeller

Premier Partner, REALTOR®

License Number: 2018000578

Samantha Novak


License Number: 2019004533

Zachary Gesaman

Premier Leader, REALTOR®

License Number: 2017003808