ENTHUSIASTIC | PROFESSIONAL | SINCERE
Since 2001, Becky has been a top performer in sales organizations and a valued partner to her clients. She is now a committed, hard-working and valuable asset to the Alain Pinel sales team. She brings savvy business acumen with fresh marketing ideas to the East Bay real estate marketplace. With an innate gift for making, what can be, intimidating transactions feel simple and stress-free, she helps individuals and families navigate the waters of the real estate process to successful conclusions.
She maintains a high level of ethical business practices and relationships. With a passion for learning, she strives to be one of the most knowledgeable Realtors in the area. She aims to handle any situation and answer any question, big or small, from her clients. This knowledge creates an environment of trust with clients, and fellow agents. She is skilled at multi-tasking, listening, negotiating, and lightening up intense situations. At APR, she is viewed as the consummate professional who brings top shelf support to clients, transactions and other professionals.
Becky strives for excellence in the four most important areas of her life: her wellness, family, community, and work. Her husband, three children, and extended family are the center of her world. She is an active and contributing member in the Alameda community, the local charities, and schools. She does real estate because she believes that her hard work and dedication will positively impact the people she serves.
CREATIVE | PASSIONATE | ENERGETIC
Living in the San Francisco Bay Area since the 90’s, Pamela is a transplanted East Coaster. After raising four children from sandbox to schoolyard, Pamela re-entered the workforce, embracing her passion for home design and renovation, to work in real estate. Her firm, SOSDesignSolutions, assisted seniors in the renovation of their homes for the marketplace. She further honed her skills in residential marketing at a startup renovation company and with a high-end General Contractor. Pamela obtained her Real Estate salesperson license and joined Sally Han at Alain Pinel Realtors® as her Project Coordinator and Licensed Sales Assistant.
She received her education in English and History of Art at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania; followed by Advertising and Communications at Fashion Institute of Communication in New York City; and studied Irish Literature in Dublin. Her first job writing for the column “Dear Glamour” was followed by 17 years as an Advertising and Marketing Director for apparel companies on the East and West Coasts.
Pamela is passionate about home design and organization, using creative out-of-the-box thinking. She has an uncanny ability to assess a home, hone in on its inherent potential and arrive at a marketing plan for presentation to the homeowner that highlights the homes’ features and benefits. She is known to be friendly, professional, energetic, financially creative and a reliable resource to the real estate team and to all who have the pleasure to work with her.
“Each and every home presents its’ own inherent beauty and I’m always thrilled to collaborate with the homeowner to determine what that is, and then to bring it to the forefront for a successful sale.” – PAMELA GELSON
DYNAMIC | POSITIVE | COMPASSIONATE
A Californian native, Andrea moved with her husband and children to Alameda in 2005. Working to make the process of buying and selling a rewarding one, Andrea puts her clients’ needs first–every step of the way.
Andrea offers a wealth of knowledge of Alameda neighborhoods, schools, churches, activities, restaurants, and community groups, a tremendous resource for clients looking to make the transition from city life to the family-friendly and culturally rich community of Alameda. Her years of expertise in the area and local contacts serve clients well as together they navigate the home buying process.
For those looking to sell their home, Andrea is your constant partner, available to answer questions and address concerns as they arise. Andrea and The Cusack Group will help you prepare and market your home for the most advantageous sale possible in the least amount of time, all the while taking the complexity out of the process and the pressure off your shoulders.
For those looking to buy, Andrea’s goal is simple: to match you to your perfect home. She will get to know you and thoroughly evaluate your search parameters. Then she will simplify each step of the process, engaging her networks to support the search, and walking you through the offer and escrow. Andrea understands the pressure, timing and financial factors that go into your decision, and she will be with you every step of the way.
When she is not working for clients, Andrea enjoys spending time with her husband and their four children. They are an active and adventurous bunch and enjoy hiking, camping, swimming, biking, and taking advantage of all the Bay Area has to offer. Andrea is a firm advocate for the value of giving back to the community and volunteers for numerous local organizations.
INNOVATIVE | INSPIRED | ENGAGED
Claire Hoyt is a Western Montana native and a Bay Area resident for the past 20 years. A golden 2 year stint in New York heralded a chance encounter with her future husband on a cross country plane ride, as well as kicking off what would become a near decade long career with West Elm of William Sonoma as Art Director for the West Coast photo team for the West Elm catalog and website.
In 2009 Claire and her husband welcomed their first child, and shortly afterward Claire took the grit and determination she had honed during her tenure at the Fortune 500 company and combined with the culinary skills she learned at the skirt of her chef mother, started her own baby food company with the goal of making organic, fresh quality baby food available to parents everywhere. A natural trailblazer and obstacle navigator, her company became one of the first to market to offer a minimally processed, Cold Pressured, organic baby food line in the refrigerated section of high end retailers.
In 2013 Claire and her family moved from San Francisco to the charming community of Alameda where they welcomed their second son. Her passion for helping families led her to join The Cusack Group in 2017 providing her with the opportunity to fully engage her talents for commitment and creativity by helping people successfully navigate the path toward home ownership.
Claire strives to live every day to the fullest with weekends full exploring the abundance of the Bay Area with her husband, 2 sons, and their bulldog and annual trips abroad where you’ll find her family seeking off the beaten path, uniquely local adventures and food! She enjoys a variety of physical activities ranging from barre to and boxing and with roots based in Big Sky country is instinctively drawn to the mountains for biking, rock climbing, snowboarding, and more.
ARTISTIC | ECLECTIC | INNOVATIVE
Brandy has her Visual Communications degree and been a retail and residential stylist for 8 years and works with large retail corporations, smaller retailers, and with residential clients. She runs Market & Nest, a company dedicated to offering design support to Bay Area Clients.
Brandy partners with The Cusack Group to offer her services to clients choosing to live-in their properties while they sell and people looking to enhance their new homes after purchase.
Brandy is a highly motivated aesthetics & design communication specialist with a demonstrated talent for identifying creative enhancement opportunities. Brandy believes in the power of color and that your treasures are your starting point. She is an innovative problem solver who generates workable solutions, resolving issues, and turns the undesirable into stylish functionality.
Her offerings include: Re-Styling and Staging, Single Room Makeovers, Renovation Consultation, Color Palette Selection, Personal Shopping and Accessorizing, Seasonal/Holiday Concepts and Decorating.
ORGANIZED | TENACIOUS | SEASONED
Jodie Elovecky joined Alain Pinel Realtors in 2014 as the smart, savvy, sleuth-like transaction coordinator extraordinaire of the The Cusack Group. Her calm, cheerful, ‘can-do’ attitude is in keeping with the teams’ concierge-level customer service. With Jodie’s ever helpful spirit, it’s never the case of her getting it to you tomorrow but always, “Do you need it today?”
Jodie moved from Connecticut to California in the 90’s to work in banking, project and office management before establishing herself as a master transaction coordinator for a high volume REO brokerage. When she is not chasing down multitudes of paperwork to complete a real estate file, Jodie enjoys spending time with her teenage son in Alameda.
“There are no two transactions alike and I am proud to know that my attention to detail is contributing to bringing home buyers and sellers successfully to their new homes.” – JODIE ELOVECKY