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George Bambara's passion for real estate began in 1985 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey where he and his wife purchased a co-op in need of work. As George puts it "we like busting up old houses." From New Jersey, they made their way to the North Shore of Boston where they purchased and renovated an antique house, making it something special.

The winter of 1996 was when George, and his family began weekend commutes to Stowe Mountain Resort, aka "The Mountain". In 2001, after several years of "seasonal rentals", they bought a ski in/ ski out condo and began another project!

After a decade of weekly treks to Stowe from Manchester-by-the-Sea, the Bambaras decided it was time for a lifestyle change ... they moved to Stowe!

By the time they finished the condo remodel, George was finishing a career as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for an international machinery manufacturer. George took his interest in real estate in a new direction and became licensed to sell it!

George enjoys snow boarding, sport fishing and fly fishing. Recently introduced to skeet shooting, he hopes to soon break a score of 12. Undaunted by skeet shooting and fly fishing, George can frequently be found with his head under the hood of his '95 Range Rover. In addition to volunteer coaching Stowe's elementary school students in the "Friday Program", George is an active snowboard instructor at Stowe Ski and Snowboard School.

George has a BA in Business and Economics from Saint Anselm College with 30 years experience in sales and marketing.

Exception Service, Distinctive Properties...

A decade after moving to Vermont, Sharon has become a vital member of her community and a strong advocate for the industry she so loves. Mentored by Pall Spera, she has developed a reputation for exceptional service, extensive market knowledge, and is known for her integrity and attention to detail. As a result of serving as both secretary and president of the Lamoille Area Board of Realtors, Sharon developed a broad network of colleagues, increasing her reach throughout central and northern Vermont. A sincere investment in the success of her clients has created a fiercely loyal customer base. "There is no greater compliment than a client recommending me and the service I provide to someone they know... This is how I measure success."

Sharon relocated to Vermont on a full-time basis in 2002 but first vacationed in Vermont as a child - in fact she learned to ski here. Her commitment to maintaining a healthy lifestyle balance is helped by enjoying the wide variety of outdoor activities Vermont has to offer with her husband David and their two dogs. As in her professional life, her favorite aspect of living in Vermont is its people. "We have a great mix of people here - the relaxed visitors enjoying their leisure time, and those who live and work in our communities." In the autumn of 2012, her son Brydon Beasant moved to Stowe from San Francisco to join Sharon's practice, extending a family commitment to serving the needs of their clients.

"I am lucky to have a deep passion for what I do. I love this business... I never tire of learning about people's lives and families, and work hard to maintain a relevant market perspective in an ever-changing industry... but my true passion lies in helping people transition with ease and move forward with their hopes and dreams."

Brydon W. Beasant recently relocated from San Francisco to join his mother Sharon Bateman in her Real Estate practice. Although his background is in finance, you could say a keen sense for real estate is a family tradition, dating back to his immigrant great-grandfather's belief in the importance of home ownership - in his mind, it solidified his presence and made North America his home. Though new to Pall Spera Company, Brydon is no stranger to Stowe and Vermont. He began traveling to Vermont as a child, and in fact he learned to ski here. It was this love for Vermont and an ardent belief in the importance of being near his family that brought him 'home' to Vermont in the autumn of 2012.
Debby Burnor became our Company Manager in 2003. She has been with the Pall Spera Company since 1989. She has experienced company dynamics from the front of the house and from all angles of Real Estate transactions, naturally stepping into a role of assessment and orchestration.

Her vibrant personality and open mind lead her to consistently seek out resources for greater knowledge and understanding of the various aspects of Real Estate, for the benefit of our clients as well as that of her staff. Debby obtained her Real Estate Salesperson License in 1995 and Broker License in 2000.Her interest in Real Estate Investing has led her to obtain various related certifications that further increase her ability to navigate the Real Estate arena.  

As our Relocation Director for Leading Real Estate Companies of The World, Debby especially enjoys assisting home buyers in their transition to Vermont life. As a Vermont native, she is well acquainted with local history and trends and has a solid understanding of market shifts that shape the local economy. "Vermont is my heritage", says Debby, a heritage she conveys to clients with the sort of flowing enthusiasm they immediately recognize as integrity.  

Debby has established her career while being a single mother to three children. Her bond with them is obvious. In this area, as well as in her career, Debby has demonstrated her ability to orchestrate the details of daily life.

Rick Carrick has lived in Stowe for over 30 years and has sold real estate for almost that long. A graduate of the University of Vermont, he knows the surrounding area as well. His background in construction and design is helpful to real estate customers who want to adapt an existing property to their needs.

Rick chose Stowe because of the lifestyle it afforded. "I have lived in other Vermont towns, as well as resort communities in Utah, and none can match the recreational and cultural choices in the Stowe area. Add to that the income-producing opportunities, a consequence of the proximity to the Eastern metropolitan centers, and Stowe presents a rare Mecca for a balanced lifestyle," says Rick. He adds, "I try to do some recreational activity every day: skiing, golf, yoga, running and weight lifting are high on my list." Rick is particularly enthusiastic about Stowe and the surrounding area as a great place to raise children. "I feel that my two college age boys received an excellent education in the Stowe schools. Furthermore, when school is out, there are lots of things for them to do whether it be riding the trails in the summer or skiing the trails in the winter."

For Rick, the most satisfying transactions are the ones where there is a good fit between the buyer and the property. "Many of our buyers have no idea how achievable their dreams are," he says. "The customer needs to understand his or her goals; we, as brokers, help them realize those goals."
Bob Durand has been coming to Vermont most of his life to hunt, fish, canoe, hike and ski. Bob is the former Secretary of Environmental Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, where he managed the five environmental agencies including the state's air and water regulatory agency, fish and wildlife, forests and parks and agriculture. He has served in the Massachusetts State Senate as Majority Whip and Chaired the Environment and Agriculture Committee. Bob has received many environmental awards for his work as the author of the Community Preservation Act, The Rivers bill and Brownfields legislation. Bob has also received the National Trust Award for Historic Preservations Public Policy. He is a graduate of Boston College and has received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from both the University of Massachusetts and Nichols College. Bob is President of Durand and Anastas Environmental Strategies, an environmental permitting and government affairs company, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Nature Conservancy and president of the board of the Outdoor Heritage Foundation. He is a former member of the board of The Land Trust Alliance. Bob currently has a home in Hardwick, with Pall Spera Company agent Nancy Demers and has a hunting camp in the Lowell Mt. Range. He brings his passion for Vermont's quality of life to his real estate profession.
Nancy Durand owns the Vermont property many people seek when relocating to the state: a log cabin with a pond in the serene Northeast Kingdom. Her real estate experience is just as enviable.

Her fourteen plus years in banking and real estate mean that Nancy knows the ropes from both ends. As Managing Broker of the Pall Spera Company office in Morrisville, her extensive real estate education, designations such as Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) and Certified Buyer's Representative (CBR), provide her with the tools to oversee a very busy office as well as her own very successful real estate career.

She has sold a thousand acres in rural Newark to people from Hong Kong who will conserve rather than develop the land. Other memorable transactions include two one-room schoolhouses, subsequently transformed into unique residences, a horse farm, commercial properties, resort havens and, of course, many residential properties. "The people are the best part," Nancy says. "I'm excited dealing with first-time home-buyers as well as investors seeking commercial properties."

As a single mom of three teenagers, Nancy can relate to client's needs. As a lifelong northern Vermont resident and no-nonsense broker, she can translate them into properties.
Judy Foregger brings a wealth and a world of experience to the Stowe real estate scene. Born in Budapest during WWII, she escaped to Italy with her family and conversed in three languages before immigrating to New York. Judy visited Mount Mansfield as a teenager, when a single open chairlift was the only way up. The Stowe area became her home in 1971. In those early days, Judy and husband Russ bought buildings which they restored and sold or rented. Along the way, she found her own dream home - a classic farmhouse with acreage and outbuildings, only minutes from what became the Country Club of Vermont golf course. She added golf to tennis and skiing as personal activities, twice placing as runner-up for club championship. Antiques also fit the picture. For 20 years, Judy and her husband operated a successful shop. Her career progression culminated, logically, in real estate. "I love land. I like to sell land, work with builders, sell houses," Judy says. She joined Pall Spera Company in 1986. "I see a different wind blowing into Stowe," this energetic, trend-sensitive businesswoman notes. "Young people, young families, many of them well-to-do, buying primary rather than vacation homes." Judy is a problem-solver. Problem solving helped her become a top salesperson at Pall Spera Company for the past 23 years. She draws on her longtime knowledge of Stowe, its properties and lifestyle, to meet her clients' needs.
Born and educated in England, Jeremy moved to New York, after graduating from Haileybury and Imperial Service College, and Leeds University. While in New York he opened the Foster-Fell Agency, one of the early model and talent agencies in New York City and was a founder of the IMMA society. Jeremy has also been a Pilot in the Royal Air Force, a partner in Murena Motors, building high speed luxury cars in Italy for the Los Angeles market, a Consultant to Malden Mills and the Trade Commission of the Government of Liberia in America, CEO of ArthurArthur, a model and talent agency in Florida and most recently an Author and Publisher.

In December 2007 Jeremy moved from Manhattan to Wolcott, Vermont with his wife Diana. He has 2 children: His son, Oliver Foster-Fell and a granddaughter, Charlotte, in Wolcott, and his daughter Jera Foster-Fell who recently graduated from the University of Southern California and lives in Los Angeles and Manhattan. Jeremy enjoys the relaxed pace of life in Vermont which allows him more time to pursue his love of writing children's book, working on the Wolcott Town Zoning Board, and running his Vermont based publishing company, Web Profile Inc.

He is excited to share his enthusiasm for this area with you and help you meet your real estate needs in a professional and ethical manner.
Andrew Gillespie is the most recent addition to the Pall Spera Company Realtors team. A native of Vermont, he brings exuberance and fresh energy, as well as extensive knowledge and love of our state, to all of his real estate interactions.

An avid outdoorsman and family man, Andrew understands why people want to live in Vermont. Whether seeking a starter home, land to build on, or an expansive estate, he is committed to helping people find a place that is perfect for them. Some would call this "going the extra mile"; Andrew simply attributes his strong work ethic to growing up here.

His experiences in the working world are well-rounded, encompassing landscaping, construction, sugaring with his Grandfather in Waterville, and an extensive period of time mentoring at-risk youth. When speaking of the latter, he says, "Working with kids taught me how to listen. It deepened my sense of empathy." And he emphasizes how important this experience was to him in developing skills that he uses every day: skills that make him an effective and trustworthy salesperson.

The proud father of a 2 year old son, Andrew lives with his family in the Smuggler's Notch region of Northern Vermont.

With 30 years experience in residential and commercial Brokerage, Management, Development and Construction in diverse market areas and conditions, John Grady's real estate background and perspective enable him to assist buyers and sellers evaluate and realize their objectives. In the 1970's, he was Vice President and General Manager of the Commercial Division of The Norwood Group, Inc, a multi-office firm in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. In the 1980's, he founded Concord Properties, Inc., specializing in development and construction of planned divisions and architecturally designed homes. In 1992, he joined New England Industrial Properties, Inc. where he became a Principal and President. He represented buyers, tenants, individual and institutional owners of office and industrial properties, and also land owners in the sale of land for commercial and residential development. As an avid participant in Stowe's activities and lifestyle for many years, John Grady first visited Stowe to ski in 1962. He still "gets to the hill" regularly each winter. When ski season ends, John enjoys cycling, hiking, fishing and windsurfing. He and his wife Lisa Grady, also an agent with Pall Spera Company, have chosen their Stowe home to be their permanent residence where they enjoy Vermont's year-round beauty, recreational and cultural opportunities. John and his wife Lisa are active in the Stowe community and also volunteer at The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington. He is a Director and current President of Notch Brook Resort Condominium Owners Association in Stowe. John is licensed as a Broker in Vermont and Massachusetts.
Lisa Grady began her real estate career in Massachusetts in 1981 and shortly thereafter established her long association with Vermont when she purchased a second home in Warren. In 1985, she took on the challenge of becoming a broker/manager where she enjoyed recruiting, training, and coaching sales associates for a national real estate brand until she and her husband John made their Stowe home their permanent residence in 2007. Throughout this time, Lisa has been an active member of real estate boards in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and a past Secretary of her local chapter of The Women's Council of Realtors. Presently, Lisa is the 2011 President for the Lamoille Area Board of Realtors. In addition to working full time, Lisa knows the joys of giving back to her community. Her passion for historic buildings led to a position as Vice President and Program Director for "The Old Meeting House", in Francestown, NH. At the OMH, she produced a yearly gardening seminar and a music series featuring artists such as Tom Rush, John Sebastian, Jonathan Edwards, Al Stewart, and Roger McGuinn. She continues these interests in Stowe, as a member of the Special Events Committee at the Stowe Free Library and The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington, where she is on committees for the annual Garden Tour, Food and Wine Festival and also volunteers at performances with her husband, John. A licensed broker in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Lisa's success in the real estate business lends experience and expertise to the sellers and buyers she works with. No matter what the current real estate trends, her confidence and positive attitude enable her to see the opportunities in every market. Lisa is committed to bringing her marketing, networking, communication and negotiating skills to every transaction. From the initial consultation to the end result of helping you realize your goals, Lisa looks forward to working with you and building a lasting relationship.
Brenda Hedges is at home in the Green Mountains of Vermont and it's been that way since 1971. "I moved here to go to high school for a year and never left. This land and its' people suit me." After graduating from UVM she started and operated several businesses in the area including, Snowfire, Inc. (Automotive Sales and Service), The Tack Exchange, and Greystone Gardens.

Brenda has an abiding love of real estate; buying, redesigning, remodeling and selling a succession of homes over the past couple decades. "I love to look at properties and assess how well they will work for a particular family."

As an experienced business person, Brenda is focused, organized and a problem solver; conjuring up unique solutions to challenges. With a degree in human development and several years' experience working in non-profits with youth and people with disabilities, she has honed listening skills and the ability to read between the lines. She puts these skills to work for her clients and customers, helping others find their way home to the Green Mountains.

Brenda enjoys the great outdoors as an avid gardener and horse person. Her home stable houses a mustang, a quarter pony, a Bashkir Curley and a very large mule, named Jo. She also enjoys hiking and winter camping with her family.

Why choose Brenda as your real estate agent? For one thing she really listens and will work tirelessly on your behalf. As a resident of the Stowe area for over 40 years, she knows the community inside out and will put this knowledge to work to find you that special property.
Ed Izzo served thirteen years on the Stowe Development Review Board, an organization with a deep commitment to sustaining the beauty and integrity of Stowe. This experience was very influential in shaping Ed's vision of and commitment to this community.  

"Stowe has been a wonderful town to me and I am thrilled and fortunate to call it home", says Ed, adding, "I came to Stowe many years ago, planning to stay for one year... and never left!"  

A graduate of Merrimack College, MA, and student athlete, Ed went on to developing extensive business experience as a restaurateur, night club owner, business consultant, financial operations professional and small business turn-around specialist. He has alternated roles between consultant and manager at Topnotch and Bolton Valley Resort, the former Sirloin Saloon and the New England Culinary Institute.

 Ed believes that "Being detailed, timely and organized are essential in achieving goals in life and work." This is the mantra he keeps close at heart in both professional and family life. He cultivates a supportive and appreciative attitude toward the community he calls home, as well as those who share his path. "I have three outstanding children who have blossomed into successful adults and a beautiful wife", he announces, with gratitude.  

Ed joined the Pall Spera Company team in January 2011.

Layer by layer, Barbara Leswing has fashioned a career in real estate from other professions, international travel and personal experience. She studied art history and languages in college, taught at a private boys school in New York City, worked for an interior design firm and lived in Japan for eight years (yes, she can converse). In 1995, Barbara and her husband tired of the fast track. They sold out and looked for a simpler life in a different place. "We tried Maine, the Rocky Mountain States - and chose Stowe. I had never even been to Stowe before," Barbara says. She met Pall Spera, bought a fabulous piece of land, built her dream house and subdivided and sold portions of her property to friends. In the process, Barbara absorbed knowledge about site evaluation, septic design and renovation. This woman had a plan. "Some things are karmic," Barbara says. "Other people from the world I come from have been attracted to Stowe." Her clientele is drawn from all strata, "I have sold some of the most expensive houses and some of the least." Cultural activities and outdoor sports, primarily snowshoeing, round out her full life. Barbara is a trained hospice volunteer as well. She calls herself organized, philosophical and an extremely hard worker. Real estate consumes her now. "I'm in this for the long haul," she says.
Nicholas joins the company after having worked in commercial real estate throughout the country in various capacities. Previously he was Managing Partner of a real estate investment company he started in 2007 that focused on acquiring and renovating apartment complexes in urban in-fill locations. He also has worked for some of the largest pension fund advisory firms in the world financing real estate investments. His experience ranges from acquiring and managing large real estate portfolios to brokering single family houses, all with the objective of making sound and profitable investment decisions for those involved. He has always worked in real estate in some capacity, starting in Vermont working for a general contractor during the summers when he was in school. Nicholas has a BA from Hobart College in Architectural Design Studies, an MS in Real Estate from New York University and is a licensed Broker in New York.

Nicholas, a sixth generation Vermonter, returned to the state he calls home to raise his two daughters. Prior to returning, he lived in New York City and Greenwich, CT. While he appreciated the energy of city living, he recognizes and firmly believes in the quality of life that Vermont offers.
Penny Mason- Anderson was raised in Mud City, a rural upland hamlet of Morristown borderingStowe. The youngest of ten children, Penny grew up working alongside her parents and siblings developing a strong work ethic and a deep sense of respect for and love of the land. Though she has lived in other areas of the country, Penny's memories of an outdoor childhood and her appreciation for the unique qualities of Vermont are what keep Penny deeply rooted in the Lamoille Valley.

While working in the tourist industry, Penny graduated Johnson State College with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and an Associate's Degree in Travel and Tourism Management from Champlain College. Later, Penny made a name for herself as the youngest-ever President of the Lamoille Valley Chamber of Commerce. Penny learned to do there what she does best-sell Vermont to those who appreciate it as much as she.

Penny and husband, Brian, welcomed their first child, Sterling, into the world after 8 years of marriage. Later, while Brian traveled to China to bring daughter, Sophia home, Penny and Sterling prepared for her much-anticipated arrival. A few years later, Sister Olivia arrived-also from China, completing the family unit.

After twelve very successful years at the Chamber, Penny joined Pall Spera Company Realtors LLC, in 2007 and was named Rookie of the Year, she served as Secretary, Treasurer, and President Elect of Lamoille Area Board of Realtors and is now the Membership and Affiliates Director.

Penny and family are avid kayakers and brook swimmers in summer. In the winter, they ski and snowshoe Vermont's backwoods, with Jackie, their golden retriever. In spring and fall they hike and bike and volunteer/ support their community in various ways such as at the North Country Animal League, Copley Hospital, Clark's Care Home for Alzheimer's, the Lamoille Area Cancer Network, Morristown Elementary, Middle Level & Peoples Academy High Schools, The Boy and Girl Scouts of America, she is also a dedicated blood donor at Boston Children's Hospital.

Vermont is a place of wonder for young and old. For most of their lives, Bob and his wife have been fortunate to enjoy, together with their children and grandchildren, the four season beauty of Vermont and all that it so richly affords. A dozen or so years away from the Green Mountains were spent in Annapolis (USNA 59) at sea with the fleet and after the Navy with several national corporations as a sales engineer. His experience as a full-time Realtor spans more than 30 years and has involved residential, commercial and resort real estate sales, property management and development. Most of those years have been with Pall Spera Company, in Stowe. "To me, the rewards of this profession are that I can practice it here, that I can find a variety in each day and that I get to meet many interesting people...some more unforgettable than others," shares Bob, "I am particularly grateful to the many clients and customers whom I have had the pleasure of working with over the years, particularly those whom we number among our closest friends.
Marisa Menendez was born in New York where she lived and worked until 9/11, when she moved her family to Stowe Vermont. She has lived here for 11 years now with her two teenage boys, Edward and Christopher, and is happy to call it home. A retiree of Verizon Communications after 28 1/2 years Marisa is now following a long time passion which is the Real Estate business.

Marisa is no stranger to Real Estate as she has enjoyed buying/fixing/selling homes in New York as well as here in Vermont, and she has also worked on the Rental side of the business here in Stowe.

Based in the Mountain Road office of Pall Spera Company she looks forward to fulfilling your Real Estate needs!!

Cubby Momsen's life experiences sound like chapters from an adventure novel: Born in the bucolic English Cotswolds to a third-generation family of funeral directors, horse trainer, ski instructor, justice of the peace, rescue squad member, summer camp director, mother, businesswoman and since 2002, a REALTOR® who has shown properties by snowshoe and helicopter.

Cubby first discovered Stowe in 1966."The beauty and tranquility of Vermont captured my heart," she says. She met her husband and raised three children here. She has her ear to the ground and her finger to the wind. Her personal house building experience is extensive starting with a total remodel of their first home, then building a 34 acre family compound, and completing their third, and last home in 2013. Together with her talented builder/craftsman husband each home has had a distinctive flair. Like most Vermonters, Cubby is an outdoorswoman sensitive to Stowe's four distinct seasons.

"Certainly, the weather here can be awful sometimes but those crystal-clear days when the snow sparkles and you can see for miles have no equal. The fall colors are more brilliant than even the locals can believe. Warm summer days make me thankful not to live in the city. I will never live anywhere else."

Real estate is Cubby Momsen's chosen profession. Vermont her chosen home. Let her help you chose yours.
After graduating from The University of Pennsylvania, Xander embarked on a career in sports marketing where he worked in the sales and marketing groups of the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Islanders. He is a partner at Country Village Rentals and a licensed real estate sales associate with Pall Spera Company Realtors. Xander is licensed in both Massachusetts and Vermont.
20+ Years of Real Estate Sales Experience

Quality of life, nature, slower pace, fewer people; Nancy Pritchard moved to Vermont with her family from New Jersey for these reasons in 1998 ... and hasn't regretted her decision.

She brought to the Stowe area formidable experience in Real Estate sales. Moving nine times in the eleven years prior to moving to Vermont, she acquired skills from frequently relocating which include sizing up people... "I get their life stories and their residential needs, then creatively match client to house."

The majority of Nancy's transactions have been in single family and second homes in Morrisville and other Lamoille County towns. Almost nothing deters Nancy from showing a property: She has hiked in over an unopened road, paddled in by boat, faced snow, mud and once - a live snake.

"I love people, I love houses, I like to sit quietly by the water," Nancy says.

Although she was born on Cape Cod, Heather considers Vermont her true home. Raised farming, she has learned a great respect for the land and for hard work! On her own, at the tender age of 15, she worked on a farm in Stowe, as she completed High School. After marrying a local Stowe boy, and having her first son, Heather began working as a Chiropractor's Assistant. Her duties were not only to provide different healing modalities directly with the patients, but she was also the Office Manager. She remained in this field for nearly 13 years, before she opened her own massage therapy clinic in 1997. Heather attended the Vermont School of Professional Massage, and quickly grew her practice, which she still runs part-time.

Her combination of strong farmer's work ethic, compassion and understanding of people's needs, and her love of the area, help her find just the right house or land for her Real Estate clients.

Now that her two boys are grown and have flown the nest, Heather has joined Pall Spera Company Realtors to begin the next chapter in her Life. She intends to put as much effort and enjoyment into her Real Estate transactions, as she did raising her two children and running successful businesses!

Pall Spera connected with Stowe in the 1960s - on skis, like many of his clients. "It felt like home," says Spera, who grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. After school he was drawn back to Stowe. "Vermont was a wonderful frontier," real estate-wise.

Not for long. Spera - who is also keen on architecture and remodeling -- recognized Stowe's potential for second homes as well as relocation properties for families exchanging urban existence for the wholesome, outdoorsy Vermont lifestyle.

Spera purchased the Gale Farm homestead, circa 1832, on the Mountain Road and, in 1969, opened his first office in its farmhouse. Now the company operates from three offices, each with a distinct Vermont style.

Stowe looked different in the early 1970s. Trademark chalets and gingerbread cottages would soon be eclipsed by lodges, saltboxes, updated Vermont farmhouses, condos and, finally, luxurious retreats comparable to the finest in Europe and North America.

Vacationers need services; Spera has also been involved in commercial and residential development, always with an eye to preservation. The Vermont Land Trust and other conservation organizations count on his support.

In fact, Spera's CV lists numerous memberships in state and national associations, including past-president of the Vermont Association of Realtors and Regional Vice-President of the National Association of Realtors.

Success has not deflected what originally drew Spera to Stowe; he skis downhill and cross-country; he golfs, snowshoes,and enjoys an afternoon of fly fishing. He has shown properties by helicopter ("A real James Bond experience," he says) and sold homes to celebrities (no names; Stowe respects their privacy). Current listings include an historic Main Street commercial building; also, a successful graphic arts business with choice real estate and country acreage. Spera has hidden luxury residences on summits overlooking Stowe Village- even a 120-acre family compound with horse barn and its own golf course.

Just about everyone in Stowe knows Pall Spera. After watching his chosen home town grow for many years, he is anxious to share his expertise with you.

Bidi is a graduate of Oxford University and the London School of Economics. A former barrister-at-law; journalist; CEO Home Builders Assoc. of the Low Country; Ex. Dir of English Speaking Union; a world-wide traveler and resident of Vt. since 1975. Her favorite hobby - selling homes to nice people!
Sherry Wilson knows reams about Vermont, from many perspectives. Her great-grandfather built a summer cottage in Colchester in the early 1900s which was still in use when Sherry was growing up. She learned to ski on Mount Mansfield. After college she graduated to happy young ski-industry jobs, part of a veried resume that included nanny to a globetrotting family and managing Stowe's Edson Hill Manor.

"I've never had a 9-to-5 job but I have had four jobs at once," Sherry says. She also experienced the thrill of selling a ski lodge where she had worked for food, lodging and $25 per week. "I backed into real estate (at another agency), as a gofer, a tour guide who knew the area, and a secretary who couldn't type. This was all good training." Sherry joined Pall Spera Company in 1993. Her longtime residency provides clients with historical perspective. When a house comes on the market Sherry knows its chronology, renovations and urban legends. Her hospitality skills provide the desire to serve clients -- patiently, if necessary: "I've had one client since the early 1980s. He still hasn't bought anything but I'm sticking to it."

Sherry appears relaxed and confident in her profession and extremely knowledgeable about her surroundings. "Here in Stowe there's still a core of people with the ski-bum mentality, who came and stayed," she says. Those just arriving will benefit from her experience.