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    Featured Agents

    Gary Mercer Sr

    Team Leader, Associate Broker, Owner, Realtor


    Since 1987, Gary Mercer has built a real estate team of experienced professionals serving the Philadelphia Tri-County area. Every member of the the Gary Mercer Team is dedicated to our clients, providing you with the best service whether you are buying or selling your home.

    Gary Mercer Jr



    Gary Jr. was licensed in 2005 and also joined the Group that year. He has lived locally for all his life which gives him extensive knowledge about the area. He is a graduate of Malvern Prep and West Chester University. Gary Jr. is an exceptionally talented negotiator. He works tirelessly to help his clients get the homes of their dreams and commits himself 110% to making the experience a great one. He has a passion for giving his buyers and sellers the best service possible. His ability to think “outside the box” when faced with challenges has enabled him to come up with creative solutions to for his clients in today’s market. Gary looks forward to a long and successful career in real estate. Outside of real estate he enjoys golf and spending time with his wife Nicole and son Brandon. They live in Glen Mills and are both graduates of West Chester University.

    Bill Beazley

    Associate Broker, Realtor


    Bill was born in Philadelphia and grew up in the Harrisburg area. Moving to West Chester in 1988, he attended West Chester University, graduating in 1992 with a BA degree in Sociology. Bill worked in the human services field then obtained his real estate license in 1995 in addition to getting his broker's license in 2008. He has worked in real estate in both Pennsylvania and NJ.

    Amy Croce



    Amy has been a licensed Realtor since 2003 and is licensed in both PA and NJ. She is a graduate of West Chester University and spent several years selling real estate in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. For the past four years she has enjoyed living in Ocean City, NJ where she continued her real estate career. She and her husband recently returned to the area to be close to their two grandchildren. She is delighted to be a part of the Mercer Group and be back helping clients with both buying and selling homes.

    Erica Walker



    Erica Walker, a Real Estate Graduate of Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business, has successfully marketed and sold Real Estate for Ryan and NV Homes for 11 years as a Senior Sales & Marketing Representative. Selling over 400 homes since 2005, Erica personally accounted for over $140 million in sales. She was ranked #6 nationally in the company during her decade of selling. Erica has also won the “Most Outstanding Customer Service Award” and was a part of the “99 Club” for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction. She understands the value a home, before selling she worked for a Real Estate Appraisal Firm for a little over 2 years appraising commercial, industrial and residential real estate. Recently changing her career path, Erica is now one of the top agents at the Gary Mercer Group at the Keller Williams office in West Chester. Growing up and happily residing in Chester County with her family, Erica has a wealth of knowledge and expertise of the surrounding area. Along with Chester County, Erica has sold real estate in Montgomery, Delaware, Berks, and Bucks Counties. Marketing, negotiating and customer service are the strong suits that Erica possesses. She is well known for her ability to listen to a customer’s needs and her honesty is refreshing. Her expertise is new construction sales and resales because she has the insider scoop!

    Alex Maynard



    There was no doubt that Alex Maynard would be involved in the housing Industry, especially with 4 generations in the business! Destiny all started with the Russell J Maynard Real Estate company founded 1968 in Haverstraw, New York. The running joke in the family was that Alex would be working with homes, whether he was the one picking up the hammer…or not! He has had the opportunity to learn and grow in a number of ways over the years…shadowing New Construction with his Grandfather as a builder, and both Student and Military Housing with his Father as a Senior VP of Michaels Organization based out of Marlton, New Jersey. Born and raised in Central Pennsylvania, Alex has been a resident of Chester County for the past 15 years living in West Pikeland Township in Chester Springs. Technology, Targeted Marketing, and Negotiating are Alex’s specialties…He’s ready to serve you as your Realtor when it comes time to buy and sell a home, just pick up the phone and give him a call or text.

    Jane Ward



    Jane was born and raised in Northern New Jersey and graduated from William Paterson University with a BA in elementary education. Shortly after graduation she married and moved to Europe, taught first grade in the American school and traveled extensively. Her empathy for buyers facing the questions of moving and buying a home were a direct result from her previous experiences in relocating and finding places to live in Europe and then in the US. Her real estate career began in 1986 and she was a consistent multi-million dollar producer with the Mainline being her primary market area. She serviced transferee buyers throughout Chester, Montgomery and Delaware counties as well. In addition to assisting buyers and sellers in the re-sale market, Jane also brought her marketing expertise to several new construction communities. Her extensive knowledge of the re-sale market has helped her buyers to have a positive experience and her philosophy is to make each experience of buying a home an enjoyable one. Her knowledge, commitment, and tenacity will assure a positive end result … A happy transition to their new home. Jane has two children and enjoys spending her free time with her two young grandchildren.

    Christine Schillaci



    The Gary Mercer Group is excited to announce that Christine Schillaci has joined our team! Christine was raised in Northern New Jersey and attended Montclair State University to pursue a degree in business. She joined a project team at an international petrochemical engineering firm in an administrative capacity and her career development resulted in a position in the human resources department. Christine relocated to Chester County in 1985 and began her real estate career with a specialty in relocation servicing Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. She has extensive experience in the “new construction” market, both in sales and the marketing of communities with leading builders. Her success relies in creating a pleasant working environment with a dedication to providing “ultimate” service to buyers and sellers in a professional friendly manner. Christine has been a consistent award winning multi-million dollar producer. In her personal time Christine enjoys cooking for family and friends, traveling abroad and writing poetry.

    Kurt Esser



    There’s no place else on earth quite like Chester County, Pennsylvania and owning property here is one of the great privileges of life. Kurt Esser loves this area, and once he shows you around you will love it too and want to plant roots of your own. When to buy? Where to buy? What areas should you avoid? How can you really make sure you're getting a good deal? These are the questions Kurt can help you answer. Give him a call and get started today! The Best Service, The Best Results! Kurt loves the real estate business and has been involved in Real Estate since graduating from Penn State in 1995. He has the experience and local know-how to help you make the best possible decisions. He also has specialized training in real estate negotiation so having him on your side means you’re working with a real professional. He will work extra hard to make sure your real estate transaction is a complete success! What makes Chester County, Pennsylvania so unique? Chester County is home to Longwood Gardens, Brandywine Battlefield & River Museum, and phenomenal school districts. It’s also just about 35 minutes to downtown Philadelphia. Did you know? Markets are always driven by supply and demand. Since Chester County is so desirable and surrounded by rolling hills, and preserved land, the future development is very, very, limited and the county has nearly reached its build-out point. That means supply is very limited now and in the long term. Our ease of access and proximity to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Wilmington, Delaware assures that demand stays steady. This means that Chester County, Pennsylvania is a great place to make your real estate investment.

    Patrick Williams



    Born in Delaware County, Patrick spent most of his formative years in Chester County while attending Malvern Prep for middle and Upper School where he graduated in 2003. Patrick was licensed in 2013 but his love of real estate goes all the way back to his time at Malvern. Never a fan of renting Patrick bought his first house at the age of 22 in Augusta Georgia while serving in the United States Air Force and has never looked back. After separating from the Air Force in 2009, Patrick attended Villanova University where he earned an MBA in Real Estate and Finance. Upon graduating Patrick turned his love of Real Estate into a profession as a Commercial Real Estate Investment Analyst. Seeking a more personal connection to Real Estate and people, Patrick began focusing on residential sales in 2013 and began representing buyers and sellers in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery County. As a personal investor Patrick is responsible for over 20 real estate transactions in Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia County over the past 4 years. Patrick offers a unique perspective, skill set and experience that is sure to add value to his clients real estate experience. When Patrick is not working with clients or buying his own properties he is spending time with his lovely wife Greta and two toddler children Carter and Teagan.

    Kim Jones



    Kim Jones started working in Real Estate in 2002. You could say Real Estate runs in her family. Several family members, including her mother have had successful careers in Real Estate, so it was only natural for Kim to develop a love for everything that home ownership involves. She moved to Chester County with her family after her husband retired from the U.S. Army. Of all the places she's had the pleasure to live, Chester County is by far her favorite. As a military spouse, she is highly committed to serving and giving back to our brave men and women in uniform and their families. Kim is a certified Military Relocation Professional (MRP) and has the knowledge and tools to make your move smooth and stress-free. She specializes in assisting VA buyers and sellers realize their American Dream. Whether guiding you through the process of buying, selling, or investing, she is highly dedicated to helping you reach your goals. Kim works in Chester, Montgomery, Delaware, and Lancaster Counties.

    Katie Hamel


    Katie has been a Chester County resident her entire life and prides herself on her extensive knowledge of the area. Being immersed in a number of investment projects has ignited a fire to work with investors or the brave homebuyers up for the challenge of rehabbing a property. The research and dissecting of properties is a passion of Katie's. The idea that someone could turn something outdated or inhabitable into their dream home is a driving factor for her. Having ridden horses, this serves Katie and her clients well in this Equestrian Mecca. If you're not familiar with the area, it can be challenging to find the right property ... knowing the ins and outs of Municipal and Township Regulations makes it possible! With experience in everything from large boarding facilities to a quaint farmette to your single family home, Katie will provide you with the education you need and deserve.

    Debbie Imber

    Sales Associate


    Debbie has been a licensed Realtor in NJ since 2015. She is a graduate of Temple University and spent several years Teaching Elementary School in both the Philadelphia and Brigantine School Districts. She grew up in Philadelphia, spending her summers in Ocean City until she became a full time resident of Margate, NJ where she raised her twins. She has been a resident at the Jersey Shore for the last 28 years, currently residing in Somers Point and is very familiar and knowledgeable of the area to fully service her clients in the purchase or sale of a primary or secondary home at the shore. For the past few years she has enjoyed helping clients with both buying and selling homes in Ocean City and is delighted to be part of the Gary Mercer Group at KW Jersey Shore. Her dedication to meet the goals of her clients, her professionalism and belief in solid customer service is why she is the first person you should think of for all your Real Estate needs.

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    Caroline Charron


    A native of Montgomery County, Caroline has returned to the area after 15 years of traveling with her husband before he retired from the United States Air Force after 21 years. Caroline has been a licensed REALTOR since 2013. Her years of Air Force travel has equaled 5+ moves, so her knowledge of home buying is both professional and personal. Not to mention she knows how to make bedroom curtains fit in a multitude of homes! Caroline’s background is that of customer service/management, and she strives for client satisfaction. Caroline, Paul and their 3 teenage sons reside in Chester County. In her spare time she is active with the NJROTC and Music Programs in the OJR High School and Middle School. She also volunteers at Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines in South Coventry, active in women’s ministries in her church, and yes Caroline knows how to weave baskets underwater!

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