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Jessica is proud to be recognized in the top 2% of Pittsburgh real estate agents (determined by volume sold annually). She is an award-winning agent with an impressive track record of more than 300 transactions and almost $75 million sold in her 11 years as a full time agent. Her average list price to sale price ratio is 98%--significantly higher than the West Penn Multi-list average.
Before getting her license and becoming an agent, Jessica worked at PNC Bank as a financial consultant. She has her bachelor’s degree in both Communication Studies and English Literature from Grove City College.
Jessica lives in Brighton Heights with her husband, their two children, and their dog, where she is an active part of the community and a member of the Brighton Heights Citizen's Federation. She is a Five Star Agent on Zillow, the Judge of Elections for her voting precinct, a member of The Junior League of Pittsburgh, the Brighton Heights Garden Witches, the Women’s Literary Guild, and a member of the Realtor's Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh.
As a buyer’s agent, Jessica works with everyone from first-time homebuyers to professional real estate investors. She is a great resource for her buyers and has a growing list of professional contacts, including home inspectors, general contractors, electricians, plumbers, and carpenters. She understands how real estate works in the neighborhoods of Pittsburgh and stays current on market trends in the city and its surrounding areas.
When working with sellers, Jessica does more than simply list houses. She has both design and staging experience. She also works with an interior decorator and a professional photographer. Between her background, and the team of professionals she enlists to help get a house ready for sale, she makes properties look their best and gives them the exposure they need. She has adapted her process to sell downtown condominiums, investment properties, residential homes, and commercial properties.
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Meredith is dedicated to building relationships with her clients while assisting them with the sale or purchase of their home. She is energetic, practical, and focused on supporting her clients through their transactions.
Meredith works with both buyers and sellers. An experienced buyer’s agent, she truly enjoys every home tour she takes with her buyers, and loves helping to match them with their dream homes! Prior to starting her career in real estate, she worked as an elementary special education teacher in York County, Virginia. She has her bachelor’s degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Grove City College.
Meredith lives in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with her husband, daughter, son, and their dog. In her free time, she loves teaching dance at PineTree Performing Arts Center as a guest instructor. An avid gardener, she is involved in a local garden club, as well as the Greater Pittsburgh Dahlia Society.
Jess specializes in working with first time home buyers, relocation, and property management. She loves the process of being in a buyer's corner during a huge moment in their lives - especially for the first time! Having moved to Pittsburgh after graduating college, Jess has ample experience helping buyers relocate to our fair city. While Pittsburgh isn't her hometown, she has pride for our city like nowhere else and feels lucky to call it home.
In addition to being a full time agent, Jess is also Jessica Baker's assistant. Jess corresponds with clients, manages transaction timelines, assists Jessica with brand management, and creates social media materials. Jess is fueled by the desire to help people, create connections, and is passionate about creating cozy, happy spaces. Always a people person, Jess is thrilled to work with clients, build relationships, and make friends!
Jess lives in Oakland with her boyfriend and their dog, Kevin! Jess loves designing, creating, and decorating. You can typically find Jess asking people to pet their dogs, hiking at a city park, in the Strip District during the weekend, watching the USWNT, trying a new coffee spot (PGH knows coffee), snowboarding in Hidden Valley or traveling.
Ellise is a native of Frederick, Maryland. She attended Saint Vincent College where she earned her bachelor’s degree. While earning her degree Ellise fell in love with Pittsburgh and decided to stay for good.
Ellise’s prior professional experience has moulded her into the ultimate professional. Ellise is warm and personable immediately upon meeting her, allowing you to feel comfortable with her from the get go. Ellise believes there’s nothing more satisfying than helping someone achieve their goals and making a friend in the process. This belief is at the core of all Ellise does, especially in how she interacts and develops relationships with clients. Her approach to real estate is simple - she wants to help you achieve your goals and always does her best to ensure you enjoy the process. After all, that’s what friends are for!
Ellise lives in Shadyside with her husband. In her free time she loves traveling, trying new restaurants, hikes with her husband, and spending time with her friends and family.
Emma is a licensed attorney and returned to her hometown of Pittsburgh after working for the United Nations. Having grown up in a family that builds and renovates homes, she has a longstanding passion for finding and creating client’s dream homes. Emma brings a discerning eye to every transaction to ensure that you can feel confident in the process of buying or selling your home!
Emma and her partner currently live in the East End with their two rescue cats. Emma’s favorite activities include taking her renovated 1986 Toyota RV on adventures throughout the region, singing in a women’s choir, and discovering treasures while antiquing!
Emma finds inspiration in helping others and takes pride in going above and beyond to ensure that you find the best opportunities in a competitive market. She loves thinking outside the box and finding creative ways to highlight your home's assets or to secure your ideal home!
Pearl Kumar Young is an Indian American, born in South India and raised in the Midwest. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Fine Arts. Upon graduating she traveled to Indian and Africa working with multiple charitable organizations. When Returning she worked as a professional makeup artist and marketing manager before beginning her real estate career. After living in Dallas, Texas for nearly a decade, she settled in the city of Pittsburgh in 2020 with her husband and three children.
Residing in the East End community, Pearl enjoys big city living and exploring everything Pittsburgh has to offer. She loves trying new restaurants around town, almost as much as entertaining guests at their family home. Interior design and reimagining spaces for clients is one of her favorite pastimes, offering candid yet thoughtful advice.
Pearl is passionate about building community with people from all walks of life, and her primary goal is to deliver a five-star experience for all of her clients. Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or seller, a professional investor, or anywhere in between, you can rest assured that she will deliver results and exceed your expectations. Above all, she values building relationships and lifelong friendships. When you make the decision to work with Pearl, know that you will gain a friend along the way. If you are relocating to or within the Pittsburgh area, she would love to help you with your new home search.