Maria is a Long Island native and 15 year resident of the Smithtown/Nesconset area. She graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in marketing. She spent the first 15 years of her career as a corporate buyer purchasing products both domestically and from overseas for distribution. Through this experience, Maria became well versed in international business practices as well as the art of negotiation. With real estate running through her blood, her parents both realtors for over 25 years, Maria decided to take these skills to the real estate field. Maria is very detail oriented, analytic and result driven. She has a primary focus to always satisfy the customer. Maria believes that listening to your customer’s needs and providing continued communication are important keys to forming solid business relationships. In her spare time, Maria enjoys volunteering at her children’s school, participating in various charity walks and runs and has donated her time as a C.Y.O. basketball coach at St. Patrick’s church.