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About Leonardi Bracken Real Estate

Modest homes to mansions with experience underwriting real estate transactions in excess of $20 million. Auctions – Court Appointed Trustee & Receiverships – Realtors- 37 years experience Professional in House Marketing Team

Bob Leonardi

Bob Leonardi, SCAL 1313
Founder

Diverse background in promotion, creative finance, business management, and research and development. Accomplishments in implementation of innovative marketing strategies, and getting the job done.

Founder of Leonardi Bracken Real Estate, Bob Leonardi entered the residential real estate field in 1974. Recognizing early-on that the opportunities in real estate were limitless, he expanded into commercial sales, auctioneering, land development and general contracting.

He soon realized that to survive the economic swings of the American economy it would be necessary to develop various plans of “alternative and niche marketing”. As a result he has received local and national media attention for his success in marketing real estate during both favorable and difficult economic times. Additionally, Bob is well known for his ability to raise tens of thousands of dollars a year for charitable causes.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Former South Carolina State Champion Auctioneer
  • Achieved prestigious AARE professional Auctioneer designation
  • Earned Consumer-Certified Real Estate Consultant (C-CREC) professional designation
  • Earned Certified Estate Specialist (CES) designation
  • Past Chairman of the Association of Realtors Auction Committee
  • Hundreds of millions of dollars in closed real estate transactions
  • Recipient of numerous National Advertising Awards
  • Guest speaker for organizations and universities
  • Auction Seminar Instructor
  • Developer and owner of numerous residential & commercial real estate projects

Professional Experience Includes Successful Real Estate Transactions Involving:

  • Luxury Homes
  • Farms and Acreage
  • Subdivision Lots
  • Condominiums/Townhomes
  • Lake Properties
  • Trophy Properties
  • Commercial Sites
  • Rental Homes
  • Mountain Properties
  • Industrial Buildings
  • Premier Development Properties
  • Apartment Complexes
  • Professional Office Buildings
  • Mobile Home Parks
  • Shopping Centers

Professional Organizations:

  • Greater Greenville Association Of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors
  • National Auctioneers Association
  • South Carolina Association of Realtors
  • South Carolina Auctioneers Association
  • Auction Marketing Institute

Dan Bracken
President, Broker in Charge/Realtor®

Dan is the Broker In Charge for Leonardi Bracken Real Estate. Dan first began working with the company nearly a decade ago as the marketing director. While he now oversees the daily activities and direction of the company, he still enjoys participating in the marketing programs. Dan has a wide range of skills sets ranging from his ability to stay in tune with the constantly changing real estate market to problem solving and client relations. These skills are not only an asset to our company, but more importantly to our clients.

Mr. Bracken obtained his Bachelors Degree from The University of South Carolina. He is also very active within the community where he serves on the Pickens County YMCA Board, Cornerstone Bank Advisory Board, Greenville Association of Realtors Legislative Committee, and is active in the Foster Care Community.

Christina Brooks
Realtor®

Christina is a graduate of Winthrop University where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Interior Design. Upon graduation, she worked for a Fortune 500 company where she sold name brand flooring to Architects and Designers.

After several years of travelling, Christina decided to find a position that would be challenging while keeping her local. It was then, 11 years ago, that she joined the nation’s most financially stable homebuilder. There she personally sold over $9 million in real estate in her first 2 years. Following that, she was promoted to lead the administrative team, where she led her division with the highest internal audit score for 2 years in a row. Later, she was called on to lead the sales team where she was charged with the marketing for over 13 Upstate communities, assisted with model designs for over 17 model homes, hired, trained and mentored a team of 21 new home sales professionals.

Christina understands the importance of doing business with the highest integrity and getting it right the first time. She will always speak honestly, ethically and straightforward to you and on your behalf during the buying or selling of your home. Christina knows that buying a home is an emotional and logical decision and she will work to get you all of the information you need in order to make a well-informed decision for you and your family.

With having a background in design, Christina is skilled at determining the changes needed to sell your home quickly. She is able to offer this level of service to every client she works with and clearly articulate an action plan to get your your home ready to sell. Christina is able to tell you what it will take to turn your house into someone else’s dream home. She brings a unique perspective to real estate with her design, new homes sales and management background, one we know will benefit you.

Lisa Resotka
Director of Marketing/Realtor®

Lisa is the Director of Marketing for Leonardi Bracken Real Estate. She oversees our marketing department that has received numerous awards during her tenure. Her creative flair is a tremendous asset in our continuous effort to produce high impact marketing materials. Lisa is also responsible for developing our database for the use of market research, financial reporting and advertising budget analysis. Additionally, Lisa has used her organizational skills to implement a process flow that has become a standard for our company.

Mrs. Resotka obtained her Associates Degree in Graphic Design and then continued her education at Clemson University where she received a Bachelor Degree in Fine Art. She is also active within her community where she serves as the President of the Neighborhood Watch Program, maintains the community website, publishes community newsletters, and volunteers for Greenville Hospital System.