Chuck Bartolo Principal Broker of Beach & Bartolo Realtors, Inc of Chatham, NY is pleased to announce that Elizabeth “Betsy” VanAlstyne & Jennifer Sesma have joined the agency as Licensed Real Estate Salespersons. These additions bring Beach & Bartolo to a total of 19 licensees, 8 Associate Real Estate Brokers and 11 Real Estate Salespersons.
Betsy VanAlstyne, was born and raised in Ithaca, NY, and is currently a resident of the Village of Chatham. Betsy moved to the Capital District many years ago to finish her college career as an intern at ESIPA (Empire State Institute for the Performing Arts) when it was housed at The Egg in Albany. After that, she raised her family and worked as a real estate closing coordinator and paralegal, day care director, activities director at Emma Willard School and activities director at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge – a retirement community in East Greenbush.
Betsy has always had a genuine interest in both people and real estate. Her years of experience in customer service and human services have helped her find her way to Beach & Bartolo.
Betsy remarried and moved to Chatham in 2015. Betsy and her husband, Bill, share 6 grown children and 4 grandchildren. They are fortunate to be able to spend lots of time with their family, who all live within an hour of Chatham. In addition, Betsy enjoys spending her time with friends, gardening, travel and enjoying all that Columbia County and the Capital district have to offer.
Betsy welcomes the opportunity to help you with any of your real estate needs, or simply to answer any Real Estate questions you may have. She can be reached at the office at 518-392-2700, or on her cell 518-867-5236.
Jennifer was introduced to Columbia County and the Hudson Valley through weekend trips, escaping the city and the corporate world. After 13+ years living in Brooklyn, she finally bought a house and moved tothe Village of Chatham full time in 2018. Jennifer joined Beach & Bartolo as a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in 2019 with the goal of helping others have a great experience with real estate whether they are selling their house/land or buying their first home, forever home or investment property.
She previously has 16+ years of specialty retail experience with a national chain of high-end greeting card, stationery and women’s lifestyle stores. As a Director, she managed 26 retail stores across Manhattan, Westchester County and Connecticut, and also frequently consulted with the real estate team on the portfolio of stores in those markets. She attended Massachusetts College of Art in Design and graduated in 2001 with a BFA in Printmaking.
Jennifer loves meeting and working with new people. She is hands on, has an eye for detail, is up front and honest, and works with a sense of urgency to get the job done. She is not afraid to think outside the box, is solution oriented and loves a challenge.
In her spare time you will find Jennifer gardening, fixing up her 1890 Victorian home, running or cycling country roads, or out exploring and enjoying everything Columbia County and the region has to offer.
Jennifer welcomes the opportunity to help you with any of your real estate needs, or simply to answer any Real Estate questions you may have. She can be reached at the office at 518-392-2700, or on her cell 617-359-1873.