Lee Ann Wilkinson - REALTOR® and CEO
For over 30 years, Lee Ann Wilkinson has been a top real estate agent in Lewes, focusing on bringing buyers and sellers together all over Sussex County, Delaware. After obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The University of Delaware, Lee Ann returned home to Lewes and decided to join in the family real estate business (now Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Gallo Realty, with offices in Lewes, Rehoboth and Bethany). Upon the completion of her first real estate sale, Lee Ann realized that matching buyers with homes was something that she truly enjoyed and for which she possessed a unique talent.
Currently Lee Ann ranks as the number one REALTOR® in total sales volume and dollar value in Sussex County, Delaware and is proud to have maintained this position for 15+ years.
Dane Baich, REALTOR®, Buyer's Agent
Born in Wilmington, Dane Baich moved to Lewes while in his teens and graduated from Cape Henlopen High School. After attending The University of Delaware, he joined the company as a real estate sales associate at the Lewes office. He has worked as the contact agent in a local 55+ community and understands the retiree perspective, as well as interests of buyers relocating to or within the Delaware Beach communities. Baich is extremely knowledgeable about the Lewes area and has quickly gained a reputation as an honest and hardworking buyer's agent.
Thomas Bilinski, REALTOR®, Settlement Coordinator Assistant
Kitty Cole, REALTOR®
Kitty Cole joined the team in 2016. A Bethany Beach native, Kitty graduated from Indian River High School then earned her Bachelor of Arts in strategic communication, with minors in marketing and advertising, from Flagler College in Saint Augustine, FL. Even the draw of sunny Florida was not enough to keep Kitty from the beauty of Delaware beaches! She moved back to Rehoboth Beach after graduation to fulfill her lifelong interest in sales and real estate - cultivated from a lifetime in a real estate family. (Her dad is a REALTOR® in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty Bethany office.) Kitty’s local knowledge, love of the full range of Sussex County coastal communities, and marketing mindset are all welcome assets at The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group.
Theresa Evans, REALTOR®, Settlement Coordinator
A Sussex County native, Theresa joined our team in 2015 with a diversified real estate background. In 2000, she started her career in real estate sales, primarily for new construction, in the southern beach towns of Fenwick, Selbyville and Ocean View. After enjoying time with her two adorable sons, Theresa rejoined the real estate world as a Rental Administrator in the busy Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty rental department and then "settled into" a perfect fit as Settlement Coordinator for The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group. Her stellar organizational skills, personal commitment to excellent customer service, and all-around approachable personality help her facilitate a sometimes complex time for clients.
Turner Hastings, REALTOR®
Turner Hastings is a buyer's agent with The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group. A Lewes local, he graduated from Cape Henlopen High School and the University of Delaware, and now makes a home with his wife and two young boys in his hometown. Before beginning his full-time career in real estate, Turner oversaw the operations of a local transportation company and helped renovate a 1914 brick Victorian home into his family’s contemporary B&B, The Savannah Inn, in Historic Lewes. While he enjoyed the challenges of business expansion and management, his favorite aspect of his prior careers was working directly with customers – meeting and greeting out-of-towners. Turner views Sussex County as a wonderful place to live for a family, a retired couple, or a young person just starting out, with something for everyone.
Beth Heid, Communications Coordinator
Beth has 20+ years’ experience in writing, editing, and media and public relations. She joined The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group in 2005 on the sales side but returned to her communications roots to focus on marketing, writing newsletters, and advertising sellers’ listings. A Newark, DE native and proud University of Delaware Blue Hen, Beth spent many summers working and playing in Rehoboth Beach. She and her husband met while running the fire engines at Funland in 1988 and have since lived in Beaufort (SC), Las Vegas and Baltimore. After the first of their three children was born in 2001, she and her husband returned to Lewes to enjoy a slower-paced lifestyle and of course – the beach!
Chris Holt, REALTOR®, COO
Chris Holt joined the Lee Ann Wilkinson group team in January 2012 as a listing and buyer’s agent and the chief operating officer for the Group. Chris became a full-time resident of Lewes in 2011 after living both here and in Washington, DC. since 2002. Prior to joining the team, he was a partner and principal of a public affairs and communications firm with offices in Phoenix and Washington, DC. In those cities, as well as Kansas City, MO and Des Moines, IA, Chris renovated and developed numerous residential and commercial properties with a special interest in restoring historically significant homes. Chris is eager to apply his extensive business background, attention to detail, and top-notch customer service skills in his efforts to provide his clients - whether they are buying or selling - with every possible advantage in today's market.
Shawn Landgraf, REALTOR®, Buyer's Agent
Shawn served as CEO of Magnus Associates, a management consulting firm, before joining The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group. Originally from Northern Delaware and most recently from New York City, Shawn holds an honors degree in finance from Pennsylvania State University and currently sits on the board of Qwips, Magnus Gyan and Sport Safety International. His diverse areas of expertise at Magnus and associated companies included merger and acquisition analysis, operational redesign, sales strategy, new business generation, and investment relations – all of which happen to be facets of real estate! With a keen eye for investment, Shawn applies this acumen to help investors identify opportunities of their own. He is enjoying year-round life in Lewes and our great mountain biking in Cape Henlopen State Park.
Erin Lee, REALTOR®, Buyer's Agent
Erin is a buyer's agent for The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group. She has been a licensed REALTOR® since 2007, and her hard work and perseverance have led her to continued success in an ever-changing market. One of her greatest attributes is her dedication to provide the highest possible level of service to her clients. Her extroverted personality allows her to connect with people from all walks of life. Erin has an inherent sense when it comes to identifying her clients' needs, assisting them in realizing and achieving their dreams - whether they are purchasing or selling their homes. As a tenth-generation Rehoboth Beach native, Erin’s extensive knowledge of the area is paramount to her success in local real estate. The volume of referrals she receives from past clients is a true testament to the superior service she provides before, during, and after each real estate transaction.
Cyndi Myers, REALTOR® & Administrator
Cyndi Myers joined the Lee Ann Wilkinson Group in 2007. With over 20 years of experience in the mortgage and real estate business, she very capably and patiently assists real estate clients, and works in an administrative capacity directly for Lee Ann. Her demeanor and skill are invaluable in finalizing many details of the sales transaction and providing a seamless experience. Cyndi moved to Sussex County, Delaware in 2005 from the Washington, DC metro area and loves living near the coast.
Robin Palumbo Thompson, REALTOR®, Listing Specialist
Longtime Delaware Beach resident Robin Palumbo Thompson joined The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group in 2017. Originally from Maine, Robin moved to Lewes over 30 years ago and has worked locally as a REALTOR® for nearly 20. She has also worked as a Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant and is extremely familiar with our community. Robin enjoys assisting both sellers and buyers in realizing their dreams and moving to next chapter of their lives. Her knowledge and warm personality are invaluable assets at The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group, enabling Robin to lead sellers through the listing process. She lives in Rehoboth Beach with her husband and two sons and enjoys spending time at the beach or in her role as a baseball mom!
David Plivelich, REALTOR®, Buyer's Agent
David Plivilech joined the team in 2016 and has several years' experience as a local REALTOR. David embarked on his real estate voyage after a 30+ year career as a store manager for Safeway, Inc., in the MD and DE areas. Excited to have launched a second career in real estate, David builds upon his love of working in customer service and meeting new clients by striving to help them achieve their goals of home ownership. He loves matching clients with new homes, and he and his family have lived in historic homes both in Baltimore and here in Lewes. Having grown up in an Air Force family, David is highly familiar with moving and the joys of finding the right home! He and his wife of 28 years, Robin, have two sons; one owns local company Plivelich Lawn and Landscaping, Inc., and the other is studying at Virginia Tech. David quickly became an active part of the Lewes and Delaware beach community with support of charitable causes, including breast cancer and prostate cancer research and Habitat for Humanity.
Mark Robinson, REALTOR®, Buyer's Agent
Mark Robinson is a buyer’s agent with the Lee Ann Wilkinson Group. A Washington, DC native, Mark moved to Lewes in 2007, having spent many years vacationing in the area. He has always worked in a customer service-related field, including his last position as a client services manager at a strategic communications company. Glowing recommendations from clients demonstrate his success in fulfilling our customer service mission. In his spare time, Mark enjoys driving his vintage car, a 1959 Cadillac, which he shows at local cruise-ins and enters in the Lewes, Milton, and Rehoboth Beach Christmas parades.
Dawn Singley, Showing Coordinator
Dawn Singley relocated to Lewes, DE from Southern New Jersey in 1999. She joined the Lee Ann Wilkinson Group in January 2007. Dawn has worked in an administrative capacity for several Lewes real estate agencies and offers extensive knowledge of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. She is usually the first friendly voice you hear when calling our office, as she is our receptionist and showing appointment coordinator. Dawn resides in Georgetown, DE with her husband, Darrin.
Erin Stasi,REALTOR®, Listing Coordinator
Delaware beach native Erin Stasi joined The Lee Ann Wilkinson group with years of local real estate know-how and a lifetime of Sussex County and Delaware beach experience. Erin lived in the Baltimore area during college, graduating from Towson University with a degree in Mass Communications and a focus on Journalism, and electronic media and film. She earned her real estate license in 2012. As a key part of our Listing Department team, Erin applies her eye for visual media and marketing to give sellers’ properties a great advantage in our local real estate landscape. When she’s not behind the camera for The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group, Erin enjoys her dogs, art, theater, travel and our fabulous beach community.
Billie Wilkinson, Administrative Assistant
Billie is a Lewes native and Lee Ann's second-oldest daughter. She's been an integral part of The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group for most of her life, both in the office and as our resident design/culinary consultant. Billie provides her friendly office support and eye for detail that help The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group maintain an extra level of service for our customers. Additionally, Billie keeps local communities updated on real estate market activity with postcards and mailings. Billie lives in Lewes with the apple of her eye, Sam (Lee Ann's first grandchild), and her wonderful boyfriend Cory. If you need advice on the best local restaurants, just ask Billie!
Taylor Wilkinson, Listing Coordinator
As Lee Ann's oldest daughter, Taylor is a Lewes native and has essentially worked in the real estate profession her entire life. She earned a degree in elementary education from Manhattan College, New York, and returned to Lewes to earn her real estate license in 2005. Taylor experienced a different perspective on the Atlantic Ocean while living in Miami Beach for several years, and returned to the family business and great hometown atmosphere of Lewes. She is extremely familiar with the Delaware beaches and works to make sure sellers' properties get quick exposure in the Multiple Listing Service. Taylor and her adorable son enjoy free time in Lewes’ walkable downtown playgrounds, parks and beaches.
Kathy Wilson, REALTOR, Buyer's Agent
Kathy Wilson is a buyer’s agent with The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group. After working for W.L. Gore & Associates in Elkton, MD for 25 years, she moved to the Lewes area with her husband and two children in 2005. She began working in new construction home sales until 2009 when she transitioned into a licensed REALTOR ® role. She takes pride in providing her clients professional service and support with a personal touch. Kathy knows the importance of effective communication, knowledge of the area and willingness to evolve in our ever changing market.