Chase International Expands Realtor Teams in Nevada and California Offices


1412290191RENO, NV - Chase International continues to expand its Realtor® teams in California and Nevada with the addition of Kris Ferre, Dominique Westlake, Christy Kuzmik, and Kim Szanto to its independent real estate company.

Kris Ferre - As a true real estate veteran and resident of Tahoe Donner since 1998, Kris Ferre has seen the best of and worst of times in the business yet continues to succeed no matter what the challenge at hand. She’s well known for her industry knowledge which she has gained through her 30 plus years of experience in selling and marketing homes and design/build projects throughout the Tahoe Donner and Truckee, CA region.

“I do whatever it takes to ensure my clients receive a smooth and stress free experience throughout the entire transaction … and long after the sale has been completed,” noted Kris Ferre.

She balances this graceful approach with exceptionally strong negotiating skills; both of which are benchmarks that consistently lead to success for all involved. Ferre was formally with Carr Long Real Estate and can now be contacted through Chase International’s Truckee, CA office at (866) 441-0424.

1412290421From left to right: Kris Ferre, Dominique Westlake, Christy Kuzmik and Kim Szanto.

Dominique Westlake - For over 35 years, Dominique Westlake has watched his community and the families throughout South Lake Tahoe grow to enjoy what has become one of the nation’s top spots for vacations and real estate investment. As a long time local and high school and middle school sports coach for over 25 years, Westlake thoroughly enjoys each opportunity to share his comprehensive understanding of the region’s varied communities and business environments with home buyers and sellers alike.

There’s no question Westlake success is directly attributed to this keen insight which is wrapped with good old-fashioned hard work, organization and clear communication.

“I want his clients to know, believe and experience the fact that I am always representing and protecting their best interest,” said Dominique Westlake.

Be it in business or pleasure, his persistence for excellence rises to the surface on all occasions. Dedicated to his community and his profession, Westlake can be contacted through Chase International’s South Lake Tahoe, CA office at (800) 776-2120.

Christy Kuzmik - With a spirit of life that is hard to match, Christy Kuzmik brings an energizing approach to real estate that makes the entire process enjoyable for all involved. She attributes her foundation as a native Nevadan to appreciate all walks of life and aspirations to ensure clients of all levels and nationalities receive the finest service available. As a recent home buyer, Kuzmik has experienced the emotional and financial process that comes with a substantial investment; with this hands-on knowledge, Kuzmik balances a professional understanding with a personal touch throughout each transaction.

“Selling or buying a home can lead to many delicate decisions; as such, I always want to ensure that the process is as stress free as possible”, commented Christy Kuzmik.

Throughout her former career in the service industry, Kuzmik has acquired a keen understanding of the skills that are necessary to succeed in today’s multifaceted world of real estate; she’s an excellent listener and keen negotiator who always has her clients’ best interest in mind through Chase International’s Reno, Nv. office at (877) 922-5900.

Kim Szanto - There’s a certain magnetism about Kim Szanto that makes the process of investing in real estate a pleasurable experience. Be it her optimistic approach to life or the fact that she was born and raised in the business, Szanto brings a passion to the process that is hard to match.

“My motivation is fueled by the ability to help change someone’s life for the better with the purchase or sale of their house,” said Kim Szanto.

In addition to her real estate knowledge, Szanto has extensive experience in property management which provides her with a well balanced business background, a broader understanding of the market, and exceptional customer service skills. Among her many goals is to ensure her clients are completely satisfied and happy throughout every step of the transaction. Prompt, personal and always ready to please, Szanto can be contacted through Chase International’s Zephyr Cove, NV office at (800) 322-6130.

About Chase International

Headquartered in Lake Tahoe, Nevada since 1986, with eight offices in the region (Zephyr Cove, Glenbrook, Incline Village, Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, Truckee, South Lake Tahoe and Reno) and one in London, Chase International and its exclusive affiliations handle a large share of the country’s finest properties. With over 250 professional Realtors® boasting an array of industry certifications and the highest volume per sales agent in the area, Chase International successfully represents homes at all price levels. For more information about Chase International, visit or call 866-470-8663.