Kate was born in New Jersey and raised in California. She attended college in Los Angeles where she received her BS in sociology from Mt. Saint Mary’s College. After college, Kate was introduced to real estate as a landlord in Orange County, California. She later moved to New York City where she worked for a city agency that handles civil complaints of alleged misconduct on the part of the New York Police Department. Kate is now a licensed real estate salesperson who has handled more than one hundred New York City real estate transactions. Kate, and her partner Mike Akerly, now work together from their TriBeCa office in New York City. Their team has been featured on NBC’s show Open House, quoted in the NY Times, and their writing picked up by major real estate publications such as The Real Deal, Curbed, and Eater. As bloggers for their online publication, Village Confidential, they enjoy more than 5,000 monthly readers. Together they service clients in residential and commercial brokerage throughout the boroughs. The team also considers investment opportunities in multi-family properties, mortgages, and trust deeds, nationwide. During their free time the two enjoy travel, good wine, great food, and friends. They have advanced certifications in deep water scuba diving and are avid skiers and snowboarders. They reside in Greenwich Village in New York City.