ABOUT USSouth End Realty Group is a boutique brokerage with over a century of real estate experience. We specialize in all aspects of real estate, from sales to rentals, investments/developments to property management, we provide ourselves on being a full-service real estate firm. Located in Boston's South End, our diverse team of professionals assists clients within the city and throughout Greater Boston. South End Realty Group offers the customized service of a modern firm with the professional feel of a traditional company.
SALESSelling or Buying in the Boston area? Uniquely positioned in the real estate market, SERG has the means to advertise & market with a personal and custom touch. Purchasing or selling a home is an individual experience, and South End Realty Group's broad understanding of the market enables us to guarantee an exceptional experience. Contact an associate and let us get you home.
DEVELOPMENTS & INVESTMENTSWith hundreds of transactions over the years, the Development & Investment group at SERG has a strong history of working with the top developers in Boston. We can help you with the initial investment, all the way through the completed development, dealing with permit processing, design, and construction. Extensive marketing endeavors place you at the forefront in the market. Our experts take a personal interest in each development they oversee. Contact an associate and build your future.
RENTALSSouth End Realty Group's long-lasting relationship with hundreds of landlords ensures an easy move into your next home. Our dedicated team of rental associates will usher you through the entire process, from touring apartments to moving in. Our focus is to make finding and moving into your new home a seamless and gratifying experience. Contact an associate and start packing.
TIM ANASTASIATim is the Co-Founder and President of South End Realty Group. He has been a top South End real estate broker for close to two decades, facilitating thousands of transactions, leading to the Wall Street Journal ranking Tim 199th nationally for transaction sides in 2013. His specialties include all aspects of sales, leasing, and investment; specifically investment acquisitions and development. Tim enjoys getting involved in new real estate projects in any capacity, whether it is in sales, development, design or marketing.
He began his career at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) in 1997 where he helped facilitate commercial real estate negotiations with some of the largest property owners in the Boston area. Later in his career at Greater Boston Properties (GBP), Tim was the top revenue producing sales/leasing agent. From 2004 to 2005, Tim was promoted to the sales manager at GBP, generating its greatest revenue producing year on record. In June 2008, Tim joined the Keller Williams team. He won the KW Silver Medal putting him in the top 2% of revenue earned for all agents in Keller Williams Boston Metro's South End office.
Tim holds the titles of Realtor, GBREB, and Exclusive Broker to the Local SEIU 1199, Greater Boston Health Care workers for Boston Medical Center and Saint Elizabeth's Hospital. His other accomplishments include being the 2009 Silver Medal winner, brokering over 700 leasehold agreements and facilitating several top tier investment acquisitions. He is also a graduate of the prominent real estate program BOLD.
Tim is a graduate of prestigious Providence College and is married to Amy Zouranjian. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, mountain biking, golf, literature and team sports. He has resided in Boston's South End for close to 15 years.
JOE HEYWOODJoe, a Massachusetts native, has been working in real estate in Boston and New England for more than 15 years, and prides himself in his ability to help his clients make the right real estate decisions for their goals. Whether as a listing agent, selling agent, or a rental agent, Joe believes in helping his clients understand their needs and find the best match. "It makes me feel great to know that my client today who is looking for an investment property is the new college grad I rented an apartment to in 1997," he said. "These long-term relationships are why I love real estate in Boston."
Over the years, Joe has become known as one of the most reliable and trustworthy real estate brokers in downtown Boston amongst his clients and peers. Since opening South End Realty Group with his business partner Tim Anastasia in March 2011, South End Realty Group has formed a unique group of agents who desired a work environment that put their clients' needs first while building long-term relationships with other realtors, landlords, sellers, renters, and buyers.
Prior to real estate, Joe worked in the hospitality industry as a Food and Beverage Director for Sheratons and Holiday Inns in the greater Boston area and New Hampshire.
Joe has lived in the South End for the past 17 years. He currently specializes in sales and rentals in all regions of Boston and its suburbs, as well as investment properties.
NOREEN ANASTASIANoreen, born and raised in the Boston area, joined us as Director of Marketing in the Fall of 2012. Prior to that, she served as an operations analyst for many years with a financial firm in Boston. Wanting to switch gears, and put to work the English degree she received, Noreen came aboard to build and maintain our marketing efforts. A social media maven, she is excited to shape the SERG brand using every avenue possible. Noreen fell in love with the South End, and moved to the neighborhood in 2014. In her spare time, she can be found walking around with a book in her hand, judging high school debate, or deep in conversation with one of the neighborhood locals. Drop Noreen a line on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or email!
BARBARA SPEARSBarbara Spears began her real estate career over 30 years ago in the South End of Boston as the marketing agent for a well known developer, where she learned a great deal about condominium conversion, marketing and financing. In 1987 she purchased Boston Realty Group with a partner and moved the agency from its location on the corner of Massachusetts Ave and Tremont St. to its current location at 476A Columbus Ave. The name “South End Realty Group" was adapted soon after.
In 2008 Barbara sold her agency to Keller Williams, who took over her location on Columbus Ave, but remained on as a senior sales agent. In March of 2011, KW moved locations; Barbara preferred staying in a location that has been a real estate office for over 20 years, and was happy to join the re-opening of South End Realty Group and its new principals, Tim and Joe.
Since becoming a full time, independent real estate agent, Barbara has helped hundreds of buyers, sellers and developers providing expert advice and dedicated service. Additionally, she has participated in the community for many years, most notably with South End Baseball and now teaching English as a Learning Language in two locations in the South End and Lower Roxbury.
Barbara is a designated Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES). She was born, raised, and educated in the Boston area and has lived Jamaica Plain for over 20 years.
BRIAN CLARKBrian is a native of the Boston Area and came to Real Estate from the bicycles industry. Having owned his own Bicycle Store in Melrose, his dedication to clients comes from experience. Still an avid cyclist, you'll find Brian energetic and responsive as well as professional. He started in South End Real Estate in 2005 and has grown to love the area. Brian's knowledge of the South End will be an asset as you search for a rental apartment or to purchase a home.
DILLON COLLINSDillon Collins was born and raised in Berkshire County and attended Framingham State College. He moved to Boston's South End in 2007 and has been living here ever since. Dillon is an experienced bartender and bar manager and has been working in the restaurant business for ten years. He is excited to join the team at South End Realty Group and looks forward to his career in Real Estate.
LAUREN GRANTSpecializing in rentals, single & multi-family homes, condos, and sales, Lauren began her career in real estate in Boston's Back Bay in 2003, where she eventually became the rental department manager. Lauren came to South End Realty Group in 2011, and takes pride in her honest and thorough approach to selling and renting real estate. She studied theater at Washington DC's Catholic University of America, and can often be found on the beach, in the company of her dog, when not diligently working to provide the best service possible to all her clients.
PHIL THIBAUDEAUA native of Rhode Island, Phil is a registered Landscape Architect and moved to Boston in 2004. Immediately drawn to the South End, in part because of its dynamic blend of historic and modern, Phil quickly set his roots in his adopted home of the past 10 years.
Having worked as a project manager for a number of prestigious multi-disciplinary design firms in the metro-Boston area, he is a passionate advocate of sustainable urban design, recognizing that strong & vibrant communities flourish by encouraging diversity and opportunity, and by building strong bonds between people and place.
Since joining SERG in 2011, Phil has sought to translate his knowledge and experience to help his clients achieve their goals; to realize their dreams; and to find a great place of their own. A self-described gym rate, film junkie, and plant geek, Phil is oftentimes found working out at the local BSC, discussing the latest re-releases of classic movies, or staring at red maples eagerly anticipating expected bud-break in the Spring.
DUNCAN CZAMANSKEDuncan is originally from upstate New York, where he went to school and earned a degree in Marketing. He spent many summers on Martha's Vineyard, where he worked as a server, and first learned to appreciate the finer points of real estate. Duncan entered the real estate business in 2013 as a part-time agent, while also working in the restaurant industry. Since joining SERG in February 2014, he has become a full-time agent, eager and driven to help you find the right place to live. An avid outdoorsman, Duncan enjoys skiing, swimming, fishing, sailing, snow-shoeing, and many other physical activities. He's now set down roots in Boston's Back Bay, and looks forward to helping people from both Boston and the Vineyard in their search for their perfect homes.
MICAH LOGANMicah joined the South End Realty Group in March of 2014, looking to focus on the sales side of the business. In addition to real estate, Micah also owns and operates his own fitness company. His optimistic attitude stems from a desire to help people change their lives; to be the best "them" they can be. Micah is highly motivated, with a focus on customer service, and a personal responsibility to the client. These traits have led him to receiving several certifications and accolades in and around Boston for his fitness company. When not working out or riding motorcycles, Micah can be found at his home in Randolph with his wife and two kids. Please contact Micah today for impeccable service in finding your next home.
MERCEDES VALENCIAMercedes was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Newton, MA when she was three. After high school, she became the lead pharmacy tech at Newton Wellesley Hospital. A few years later, Mercedes realized that her true calling was in customer service, and moved to Miami to eventually become a well-known and well-liked bartender. While in Miami, she met her husband Carlos and became a mom to two beautiful boys, Anthony and Adrien. They then decided to move back to Boston to raise their family.
After taking a few years to raise her children, Mercedes decided to get back to work. Real Estate was a clear choice given Mercedes' charismatic personality and true desire to help people find the right place to call home. Since joining SERG in June of 2015, Mercedes is proud to have been the realtor for dozens of rental clients. She hopes to continue being a top rental agent, and make the natural transition into sales.
DAVID JONES JrWith an enthusiasm for advancing and improving the lives of others and a remarkably positive attitude, David Jones, Jr. is a natural at providing exceptional client service. David began his career as an executive assistant to the CEO in the non-profit sector, while also working on his degree in Psychology. David believes that owning a home is the foundation of the American Dream, and with his passion for helping others, becoming a Realtor was a natural progression. Specializing in residential real estate, David has extensive knowledge of the Greater Boston market, property management, marketing, tenant screening, and leasing. He approaches each day eager and excited to assist sellers, buyers, and renters with their real estate dreams with his integrity and dedicated professionalism.
LISA GILMANA native Floridian and a 16-year resident of Boston, Lisa Gilman has been a dedicated real estate agent for over a decade. After receiving her B.A. in Architecture from Lehigh University, and subsequent graduate work in art therapy from Parsons, Lisa is well-versed in both the structural and aesthetic value of home-ownership. Those qualities combined with a natural desire to place clients in the best space for them give Lisa a superior advantage in being a Boston realtor. Excelling in sales, developments, and rentals alike, she brings constant compassion, knowledge, and tailored professionalism to each client. When not wowing clients in the Boston and Greater Boston area, Lisa most enjoys working on her ever-growing portfolio of artwork. Already known in the area as an accomplished artist, Lisa continues to strive daily to bring happiness and enlightenment to all audiences. No matter your real estate needs, Lisa Gilman will ensure a delightful, smooth, and enjoyable experience. Make sure to keep an eye out for her when she brings her dog Sue Loo to the local gymnastics class!