Our amazing support staff for Elyse Harney Real Estate
A native of Burlington, VT, Viv spent almost 4 years in Namibia, Africa as a teacher with the U. S. Peace Corps and then as a Community Liaison, helping to establish a Communal Conservancy in an area where she had elephants roaming through her yard. Upon her return in 1998, she settled in southwestern Massachusetts. In 2002 she moved down to Canaan, CT, where she continues to live with her two children, Emily and Elias. An at-home-Mom for many years, Viv went back to work full-time in 2010, managing the Accounting Department for Elyse Harney Real Estate.
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Maryellen has spent most of her life in Northwestern Connecticut where she resides with her husband and four children. She spent twelve years driving a school bus before joining the accounting team at Elyse Harney Real Estate. Maryellen has been studying computer programing in different aspects for over two decades. She spends weekends with her family doing a wide range of activities including hiking, biking, and crafts. Maryellen loves learning new things and finds joy in the challenges of her current position. Every day she wakes up feeling blessed to have a job she enjoys with people she admires, returning home to a place equally as pleasant.
Crystal Snyder is the backbone of our support team. A Dutchess County native, Crystal proudly purchased her first home through Elyse Harney Real Estate and loves living and working in the Millerton/Salisbury area. She is actively involved in coaching youth basketball and loves the many opportunities that are offered to children in our communities. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her son and many nieces and nephew. The Hudson Valley is truly “home” for Crystal – a place where she lives, works, and recharges – she’s even a regular at The Mount Washington House’s karaoke night.
Administrative Assistant/Salisbury Office
Gabby joined Elyse Harney Real Estate in 2018 when her enthusiasm and sparkle at her previous job caught our eye and seemed like a wonderful fit for our busy office. Her energy and drive quickly helped her to learn the ropes here in supporting our nearly 30 agents and 5 offices with all of the behind the scenes office support. She is an integral part of the team and there is no challenge she can’t conquer! In addition to her vast knowledge of nearly everything and “can-do” attitude. It’s Gabby’s contagious smile and charismatic wit that wins us all over, even in the grind of the busiest of seasons.
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Administrative Assistant /Norfolk Office
Celia attended the University of Iowa and worked in the film industry in Los Angeles (living in Malibu) and New York in a variety of positions. When asked which she likes better Malibu or Norfolk Ct—she says “Norfolk” hands down. She has been involved in Real Estate with her husband Thomas for over 40 years. Being involved includes buying and selling Real Estate along with the restoration of historic homes. She is familiar with virtually all aspect of real estate. She lives and works in Norfolk, Ct with her husband of 47 years, having children and grandchildren nearby always makes life an adventure.