Samantha Parker has been a resident of the Capital Region since she was 4. She is a graduate of Shenendehowa, attained an Associates in Business Administration from HVCC, and a Bachelors from University of Albany in Communication & Rhetoric. Over the years, she has gotten familiar with the Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Saratoga counties and has lived in areas of each one. This has attained her the knowledge, and network in helping first time home buyers, and clients relocating to the area. Previously licensed in 2007-2009, she has proudly joined the Peak Partners in February 2016, and couldn’t be happier.
Samantha’s network has grown not only from where she has lived, but also because she is most well-known for being a face and long time staple of Angelo’s 677 Prime as one of the key managers of its inception in 2005. As bar manager, she remained the ‘ballerina behind the bar’ there for 9 years and has been working in the hospitality industry for a total of 19 years. A professional in the field, it is where she acquired how to develop personal and professional relationships as well as the skills for prioritizing, multi-tasking & problem solving in high stress environments while providing top quality service for guests. Her gracious and hospitable approach with every guest was felt, and everyone who shared her space became friends, and family. While assisting the company’s growth at Mazzone, Samantha’s skill set also grew in areas of: management & leadership, organization and communication, menu development, space layout & design as well as promotional events & social media marketing. All of these areas helped hone in on the importance of quality, and the experience the guest would feel upon entering her space. The pure essence of which she carries over into her one on one interaction with all of her real estate clients and their transactions. It was inevitable that after being with one of the top leaders in the hospitality industry, that she would land with a leading team, such as Peak, in the real estate field.
Little facts about Samantha:
She is a fitness enthusiast and yoga, loves her two dogs Biggie and Tiny, and her nickname is Sammy Sparkle because her energy & positive outlook on life encourages those around her. Her compassion for children and “giving back” to the community is a core value. She is a Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, an iPressForward™ mentor, an IGU Ambassador, and has done numerous modeling fashion shows locally for charitable organizations such as Center for Disabilities, Northeast Kidney Foundation, the Thomas Patrick Morrison Foundation, and Addiction Awareness to name a few.
- Member of Capital Region Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS)
- Member of Greater Capital Association of Realtors (GCAR)
- Member of the New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR)
- Member of National State Association of Realtors (NAR)
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