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I am licensed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
I moved to Philadelphia nearly 20 years ago and immediately fell in love with this city. I’ve come to know the personality of our special neighborhoods, and I’m proud to call Philadelphia my home. Prior to moving here, I lived in Liverpool where I was educated in the 1960’s; yes, next to Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields! as well as Istanbul Turkey with my family. I am bi-lingual in English and Turkish.
Before becoming an agent, I was director of compliance and quality control for over 21 years in the garment industry. Quality and compliance have always been my passion, and they continue to be a part of my work as a Realtor®.
I decided to become a real estate agent after watching my wife and agent, Lisette Tarragano, help people and families find their dream homes. I wanted to contribute to making people smile; navigating clients to find their closest fit.
Most people in my neighborhood of Washington Square, recognize me from walking my black greyhound rescue, Fiona Finch. Most people say hello to Fiona first and I’m just an afterthought. Assisting people in helping them to be better members of society is my passion in life. This passion is played out in my involvement with The Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania and as a member of the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association. and I believe one can
I’ve had the privilege of traveling to over 58 countries. When people ask which is the one that I like best, I always answer that I loved every one of them. Every country is unique with its people and culture. Antarctica, Mauritius, and Galapagos Islands are some of the more remote locations I’ve visited.