As a graduate of Westhampton Beach High School, Danielle has since resided in Remsenburg, East Quogue and Westhampton. Danielle currently lives in Manorville, which is commonly known as the "Gateway to the Hamptons". Inhabiting a home which has been in her family for generations, built by her great-grandfather in the mid-1930s, she spent many summers frequenting the East End. She possesses a great love for the Hamptons and appreciates the unique lifestyle which living and working here provides.
Prior to entering the real estate industry, Danielle excelled in the automotive sales business, having experience working in family-owned car dealerships, where she developed strong interpersonal skills and obtained an understanding of savvy sales techniques.
Danielle became a New York State Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in 2007 and began her real estate career as an agent at Coldwell Banker. She obtained noteworthy experience by overcoming the many obstacles brought about by the recent economic recession, which led her to become a certified short sale specialist. Danielle assisted numerous families to clients avoid the stress of foreclosure by negotiating and overseeing their short sale processes.
She joined Saunders & Associates as an Office Administrator with the grand opening of the Southampton office in 2011. With over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, she has served as the Southampton Assistant Manager and Lead Administrator for the company. Now, as Senior Vice President of Operations and a Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, Danielle oversees company-wide administrative functions within the firm to ensure that Saunders Agents receive the highest quality of support to help manage their day-to-day business endeavors with ease. Danielle brings a diverse skill set and a positive, enthusiastic outlook to her involvement in the management of Saunders' five offices.
"I truly love what I do, and thoroughly enjoy serving as a trusted means of support for our agents, because I possess an essential, foundational understanding of the challenges they can potentially face, as well as a profound respect for the demands of their roles." she says. "By approaching our business and anticipating the needs of our agents with a caring, confident, can-do attitude, it helps to further empower our agents to deliver the superior service expected by our clients and customers, which has become synonymous with our brand experience." Danielle strives to create an energized, upbeat work environment for the Saunders sales force and has found a successful and fulfilling career in real estate being a part of the Saunders & Associates Executive Management Team.
In addition, Danielle has been appointed as a member of the Hamptons Real Estate Association Administrative Subcommittee, an independent non profit organization committed to promoting and upholding the best practices and standards for HREA participants.
Outside of the office, Danielle loves to travel, enjoys riding her motorcycle with friends, and spending time with her family. An avid animal lover and activist, she proudly supports The Southampton Town Animal Shelter, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, ARF – Animal Rescue Fund of The Hamptons, The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays, and The Humane Society.