Meet Our Team Of Experts
Metro Detroit Team
Lou BitoveCo-owner | Managing Broker | New Home Expert®
Lou has been in this industry since 2002 and “says” he knows how this real estate stuff works. He’s sold new developments for Centex & Pulte Homes, and also worked in commercial leasing & management for CBL & Associates Properties. School includes a BBA from Western in marketing and MBA from Wayne State in management. He lives in Novi with his lovely wife, 2 boys, 2 dogs, and insane cat.
Jeff BortnickCo-Owner | Realtor® | New Home Expert®
Jeff has been in the biz since 1999, but reads at a level of someone who’s been in the biz since 1998. He grew up in Toronto and currently lives in Huntington Woods with his wife and 2 lovely daughters, who tease him mercilessly about his silly Canadian accent. Jeff has worked for Toll Brothers, Centex Homes & HBA; he received his B.A. from Eastern.
Lori MunkRealtor® | New Home Expert®
Lori has been putting up with Lou & Jeff since their days at Centex Homes together, and for that she has our unending sympathy. She lives with her husband, son, & daughter in Birmingham, in a gorgeous home that is stuck in a constant state of upgrading. Lori has worked for Centex Homes and Townsend Realty; she received her B.A. from Michigan State.
Julie LongoRealtor® | Builder | New Home Expert®
Julie’s new home construction experience runs deep – after tours with Centex, Lombardo & Timothy Patrick Homes, she now owns Kensington Family Homes. Her history with Lou & Jeff run’s almost as deep, working with them at Centex, sharing office space with them at TPH, and acting as a constant source of answers to the building questions they always pretend to know. Julie lives in Novi with her husband and 3 sons. She received her B.S. from Eastern. www.kensingtonfamilyhomes.com
Las Vegas Team
Jennifer GraffLas Vegas Division Founder
Dual licensed in both Nevada and California, Jennifer is a seasoned real estate agent and founder of the Las Vegas division of The New Home Experts. Having worked for some of the most prestigious builders and developers in the country, including DR Horton, Lennar and MGM Resorts International’s CityCenter project, Jennifer understood that having a team of dedicated agents that work exclusively with new home buyers was an important need that needed to be filled in our marketplace. She brings her extensive knowledge of the builder experience and her twelve years residency in Las Vegas to every client looking to purchase a new home. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management from Boston University and has been a licensed realtor since 2002.
Carlye SandovalNew Home Sales Executive
As a native of Los Angeles and growing up in Southern California, Carlye made her move to the Las Vegas valley four years ago and has never looked back! Graduating from California State University, Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in communications, Carlye has utilized her education to propel herself into a successful career in real estate. With the ability to represent her clients in a well-polished manner, negotiate on their behalf and effectively communicate with her peers, Carlye has been recognized in the top 10% of Coldwell Banker agents, in addition to several other production awards for her industry achievements. Carlye has also taken the time to become an expert in new homes. Understanding how new homes are an integral part of our local real estate market. Carlye has established great relationships with both national and local new home builders. With her new home expertise, Carlye will be there by your side to assist you through every step of the new home buying process, from negotiations to closing. In her free time, Carlye enjoys exploring the variety of hiking trails near Las Vegas, trying the many new restaurants our city has to offer and soaking up the sunshine by the pool whenever she can.
Bob Hamrick, Molly HamrickChairman and CEO, President and COO Coldwell Banker
Coldwell Banker Premier Realty is a full-service real estate brokerage in Southern Nevada owned and operated by Las Vegas natives, Bob and Molly Hamrick, who purchased the company in 1998. During the first decade under their direction the company grew by almost 400 percent to become one of the top Coldwell Banker franchises in the U.S. Since then the momentum has carried forward to the point where Coldwell Banker Premier Realty has consistently – year after year – ranked in the Top 10 out of 1,200 Coldwell Banker companies. That places the company amongst the top one percent of all real estate companies nationwide.
Alex VazquezVice President of Sales
Coldwell Banker President’s Circle With over 18 years of sales and marketing experience and a 30-year-resident of Las Vegas, Alex brings his passion for delivering top-notch service and his vast knowledge of our local market to every real estate transaction. Having worked with countless new home builders and new home clients since 2012, Alex is well versed in the new home buying process and understands the importance of having a knowledgeable agent at your side. Alex learned to set high goals and expectations from a very young age as a former national champion and world team inline speed skater. His dedication to everything he does is reflected in the excellent service he provides to all of his new home clients. Awarded Top “40 under 40” Las Vegas Realtors 2019
Stephanie McgertyNew Home Sales Executive and Lifestyle Director
With over a decade of sales and marketing experience in Las Vegas new homes, Stephanie has extensive knowledge of both the buyer and builder experience, providing her clients with key insights on each stage of their new home purchase. Stephanie has worked with the nation’s top new home builders, including Toll Brothers, Pulte Homes and Ryland Homes. With this unique perspective of the new home building process, Stephanie recognizes what matters most to buyers and guides their path to new home ownership. Stephanie also enjoys a lot of what our amazing city has to offer on and off the Las Vegas Strip. To keep our clients and prospective buyers up to date on the latest events and attractions, Stephanie documents many of her activities on our social media and website as our Lifestyle Director.
Jenn HurtadoDirector of Digital Media and Sales New Home Sales Specialist
Expertos En Casas Nuevas Graduating from UNLV with a degree in Journalism and Media Studies, Jenn got her start as an intern at Univision Las Vegas followed by three years as a Digital Content Producer at FOX 5. Jenn later launched her own digital marketing agency and landed her very first client in real estate. Being fluent in Spanish, Jenn’s primary focus is working with clients at Expertos En Casas Nuevas, which was created specifically to help the Latino community build wealth through real estate ownership.
Stephanie BullokNew Home Sales Executive
Expertos En Casas Nuevas A native of the Dominican Republic, Stephanie is familiar with relocating and the obstacles that can arise during relocation. Having lived in California and Alaska, Stephanie has made her home here in our Valley for over 11 years. Her extensive background in customer service has given Stephanie great insight on how to best serve her clients. Stephanie’s positive, can-do attitude is contagious! She is efficient and is always ready to go that extra mile to provide top-notch service. Stephanie is also well versed in the process of selling new homes throughout the Las Vegas Valley. She listens carefully to her clients needs while assisting them find the perfect new home. Hablo Español.
Jim MancusoSarasota Division Founder
Jim Mancuso, leader of the New Home Experts Sarasota division, has decades of experience in the new construction industry. Jim’s spent several years working as a sales consultant, representing the major builders in the Sarasota, FL area. After seeing the potential to offer homebuyers much more than what a single builder could offer, Jim joined the New Home Experts team to provide no-cost concierge services to represent home buyers in their unique journey of buying a new construction home. Jim’s mission is simple – to help new home buyers save money by uncovering builder secrets that helps them gain an advantage in negotiations. Jim’s extensive experience in working as a sales consultant for Florida’s major builders has enabled help new home buyers know what questions to ask, how the process works, and how to successfully make the biggest purchase of their lives.