Broker/Owner As Broker/Owner of Hileman Real Estate, Debbie has been a full-time sales and rental agent since 1984. She was chosen by the local Board as the 1994 rental associate of the year and the 2002 REALTOR® of the Year. She is the past MLS and Budget Committee Chairman, a current Grievance Committee member, Chair of the Broker Advisory Committee and the 2002 President of the Coastal Association of REALTORS®. Debbie holds a real estate license in Maryland and Delaware.
Terri Bradford REALTOR® Born and raised in Carroll County, Maryland, Terri relocated to the Ocean Pines/Berlin area with her husband who she met in the 5th grade to raise a family. She started her real estate career in 2000 when she was a Builder/Owner of Versatile Homes. Terri has been very active in the real estate community serving on many committees of the local association. She has been a three year Director of the Coastal Association of REALTORS®, member of the Coastal Delmarva Women's Council of REALTORS®, serving as local chapter Secretary, Pres-Elect, President and State Chapter Secretary. Terri has been recognized with several awards over the years, including WCR- REALTOR® of the Year in 2009, WCR- Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010 and Coastal Association of REALTORS® Community Service Award in 2011. She is also serves on the board with Worcester County G.O.L.D. In 2007, she and Bethany Drew created a powerful team, now called the The Power of 2 Team. Terri is very active in the Bank Owned property market as well as resale market.
Terri is licensed in Maryland and Delaware.
Lynette Bridges-Catha REALTOR® Lynette joineHileman Real Estate in 2011 after being in the business for five years. When Lynette relocated to the Eastern Shore from Hickory NC to take care of father, she decided that helping clients find the home of their dreams was what she wanted to do. Lynette became very active in the business early by volunteering for committees at the local and state association. She joined the Women's Council of REALTORS® to network and learn from the top agents. Lynette served as VP of Membership, Pres-Elect and President of the Coastal Delmarva Chapter. She is currently the 2012 Maryland State Chapter President of WCR. In 2010 she earned the prestigious Rookie REALTOR® of the Year Award from the Maryland Association of REALTORS®. A relocation specialist, Lynette has designations of CRS, GREEN, PMN, SRES. She is currently licensed in Maryland and Delaware.
Steve Cohen REALTOR®
Steve joined Hileman Real Estate in 2011 after 25 years as a practicing attorney (since retired) and 1 year with a brokerage in Salisbury. Steve has a background in all types of real estate transactions, including foreclosures, short sales and 1031 exchanges. He is a board member of the Ocean Pines Comprehensive and Planning Committee and the Worcester County Development Center. He coaches soccer and lacrosse at Worcester Preparatory School and is a certified referee in soccer, lacrosse and ice hockey.
A Worcester County resident since 1980, and a full-time Maryland real estate agent since 1991, Cindy has earned the Graduate of REALTORS® Institute designation, as well as numerous Multi-Million Dollar Sales Awards. Cindy prides herself on her repeat customers and growing referral base. She has consistently earned high scores on customer satisfaction surveys. Her two children were born and raised right here in the resort area, and her husband operates The Harvest Grove Garden Market just outside of Ocean Pines.
After relocating to Ocean Pines from Pasadena, MD in 2001, Sharon decided to join the real estate community. Sharon's background as a banking center manager with a major financial institution has given her the knowledge to assist clients with understanding all the options to owning a home. She has earned her Graduate of REALTORS® Institute, Accredited Buyers Representative, Performance Management, Broker Price Opinion Resource designations and Associate Brokers license. Sharon has been an active member in the Coastal Association of REALTORS® as a three year Director, served as the 2012 Women's Council of REALTORS® Maryland State Chapter Governor and is the Coastal Delmarva WCR 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year. Sharon is also involved at a national level serving on the NAR Conventional Lending & Finance Committee and the National WCR Steering Committee. Her most recent accomplishment is receiving the
2012 REALTOR® of the Year Award from the Coastal Association of REALTORS®. Sharon has a license in Maryland and specializes in the Ocean Pines and Ocean City, Maryland markets.
Born and raised in Maryland, Doug has a great appreciation for the outdoors, especially fishing. As an avid fisherman and long time boater Doug spent every chance available on the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean, which lead him and his wife Sharon to make a major lifestyle change by moving to Ocean City, MD in 2000. Doug is no stranger to sales and marketing, having spent 25 years as an outside salesman for one of the country’s largest plumbing and heating wholesalers, which taught him the importance of customer satisfaction. In 2004 Doug began a career in the boating industry as a Sales Rep for a local broker. Sharon knew that with Doug's work ethic and dedication to delivering the best in customer service, he would be the perfect person to help her with her growing real estate business and encouraged him to get his real estate license in 2012. "We are looking forward to assisting others to realize their dream of owning a place near the beach". Doug's interests also include sporting clays, fishing and vacation trips to Mexico, NASCAR racing (and any racing generally). In 1979, Doug was rewarded with his first White Marlin and a membership into the Ocean City Marlin Club, which he continues to be a member of today.
Marisa Dolbey REALTOR®
joined Hileman Real Estate in 2012 after earning her Maryland Real Estate license. Marisa has earned the designation of Accredited Staging Professional and is able to use those skills to help homeowners prepare their property for the sales market.
Bethany Drew REALTOR® Bethany Drew has provided outstanding service to home buyers and sellers in Maryland and Delaware for over 12 years. She was recognized as the Hileman Real Estate top sales associate multiple times, most recently in 2010. Bethany has served as an active member of the Coastal Association of Realtors Grievance Committee for many years. In 2007, Bethany teamed with Terri Bradford to create the dynamic Power of Two Team. Cameron Drew and Olga Parsons round out the team, which strives to make every real estate purchase an unqualified success! Whether listing and selling a home or searching for the perfect dream home or investment property, Bethany provides an uncompromising commitment to quality customer service. After over a decade of listing and selling bank owned properties, she has developed the expertise to navigate the challenges posed by these transactions. Though the real estate process may seem overwhelming, Bethany’s attention to detail, extensive knowledge, and desire to “go the extra mile” will make a real estate purchase a pleasurable experience.
Kevin joined Hileman Real Estate, Inc in May 2013. As a real estate professional he brings years of resort real estate experience from the
DeepCreekLake area where he resided with his wife Cindy and his two children. Originally from
Baltimore, he spent most of his childhood growing up between his parent’s vacation homes in
DeepCreekLake. After graduation he became a permanent resident to Deep Creek and started his family. He raised two sons and spent years coaching soccer, baseball and snow skiing in the community. His family was involved in all the outdoor recreational opportunities that are rich to the area. Skiing, snowboarding, wake boarding, snowmobiling, and boating are still among their favorite activities. For nearly three decades Kevin worked in specialty retail as general manager of Rudy’s at Wisp Resort. Prior to that Kevin worked as a chef at some the best known restaurants in the
DeepCreekLake area. His family, throughout that time, continued to enjoy his parent’s
OceanCity vacation home. He is certainly no stranger to
OceanCity having vacationed here for so many years. Kevin and Cindy finally decided it was time to relocate to
OceanCity where they currently reside in Ocean Pines with their two labs.
Craig has over 12 years experience in new home sales and marketing, general brokerage of residential listings and sales, as well as working with first-time home buyers. His 5 years in the mortgage and finance industry help clients gain a comfortable understanding of the home buying and selling process. Knowing that buying or selling a home can sometimes present emotional challenges; Craig takes great pride in partnering with his clients every step of the way. Current affiliations include: The National Assoc. of REALTORS, Maryland Assoc. of REALTORS and Coastal Assoc. of REALTORS. Craig moved to the beach 10 years ago with his wife and 2 girls and can’t imagine living anywhere else!
Nina Martin REALTOR® Nina obtained her Maryland real estate license in 2011. She currently assists her sister and fellow REALTOR® Sonia Zaffiris.
Lydia Rittersbacher REALTOR®
Lydia began her real estate career in 2000 when she was a licensed assistant for a local broker. In 2008 she joined her aunt Sonia Zaffiris with performing administrative duties and most recently has begun to represent bank owned home sales and listings. In helping sell Sonia's bank-owned listings, Lydia has communicated and negotiated with a variety of clients, from big corporations to 2nd home buyers from all over the country (and Canada) to investors to first-time home buyers. Lydia volunteers in a variety of community activities, including a local elementary school, where both of her young boys attend. She was born in Baltimore and raised in Berlin. This has given her a unique perspective in successfully helping to market and sell both vacation and year-round housing. L ydia works with buyers and sellers and has an excellent customer satisfaction rating and currently serves on the Coastal Association of REALTORS Greivance Committee. Lydia is licensed in Maryland and Delaware.
Sharon Shirk REALTOR® Sharon began her real estate career in 1982 and concentrates on assisting buyers and sellers in the Coastal Delmarva area obtain their dream of home ownership. She recently joined Hileman Real Estate when she decided that working for a small company that had highly productive, positive and caring associates would benefit her clients as well as herself.
John Snider REALTOR® John lives in Southpoint near Assateague Island with his wife Sandy. They have two sons and 7 grandchildren who seem to visit just about every week end in the summer. They love Ocean City and you will too. John has 30 years of real estate experience
and would love to help you with finding your dream vacation or retirement home in our beautiful resort area. John looks forward to working with you and will do his best to earn your trust, friendships and provide you with the one thing that never changes with Hileman Real Estate, good old fashioned Customer Service.
Top sales associate for Hileman Real Estate on numerous occasions and ranked in the Top 10 Sales Agents for the local MLS in 2012, Sonia has been an active agent since 1983. She has earned the Graduate of REALTORS® Institute designation, and has consistently been recognized as a Multi-Million Dollar Agent. She is also active with the local association serving on the Professional Standards Committee as Chair.
She also holds the
highest professional designation awarded to REALTORS® in the residential sales field which is the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS). Fewer than 4 percent of all REALTORS® hold the CRS Designation. Sonia is an Associate Broker in both Maryland and Delaware.
REALTOR® Tim joined Hileman Real Estate in 2015 after previously working in sales with a Ocean Pines Area Broker.
Selling your home is more than just a decision, it's an emotional one. That's why it's so important to choose the right real estate representative, one who's not just a sales person, but one who will take the time to learn your needs and will care about them. I will help you through every part of the transaction, and offer you complete services. Contact me todayfor a no-obligation consultation to discuss specifically how I can help you with your current and future real estate needs. He is currently licensed in Maryland.
After more than 35 years as a retail manager, Jim parlayed his extensive customer service experience into a career in real estate. Jim first operated a successful Home Staging business on the Eastern Shore, preparing homes for the market place. As an ASP (Accredited Staging Professional), he consulted with homeowners and REALTORS® in an effort to best present their properties for maximum interest and quicker sales.
In 2010, Jim became a licensed REALTOR® in Maryland and began to combine his well-honed sales and customer service skills with this staging abilities to provide his clients with the strongest scenario to prepare, market and sell their property. Buyers too, benefit from the same skills when trying to locate the ideal Eastern Shore home to call their own.
In order to expand his service area, Jim is now licensed and able to assist you in Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
REALTOR® Danny joined Hileman Real Estate in 2011 after previously working in sales with a Salisbury Broker. Danny is no stranger to investment property, having purchased and rehabbing several properties of his own; as well as building and running several Fractured Prune locations in Ocean City, MD. He is currently licensed in Maryland.