A little about me
EXPERIENCE & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Sue began her career in 1976 as a Licensed Salesperson when she joined her family business, Hotchkiss Agency. She has owned and managed her family’s business since 1989 when she became a Licensed Broker. In April 2005, Sue sold Hotchkiss & Holway Realty to ERA Property Center from Torrington. She affiliated with Showcase Realty in September 2011. In February 2016 Sue joined the premier national real estate company, Keller Williams Realty in Farmington, CT. In July 2019 Sue opened her own company, SH Properties. It is located at 55 South Main Street in Thomaston, CT. She is licensed in all of CT and works in the lower Litchfield County and Greater Waterbury area primarily. Sue is a member of the National and Connecticut Association of Realtors. During her career, Sue earned the Graduate of Realtors Designation (GRI) in 1987, Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager designation (CRB) in 1991, Accredited Buyer Representative designation in 2004 (ABR), E-Pro designation in 2004 and Top Gun through ERA in 2006 and BOLD with Keller Williams twice in 2016. In the field of construction, as a homeowner, Sue remodeled and redecorated an older multi -family home, built a ranch style home and added a second floor addition to the ranch. She also created a subdivision of lots and owns investment properties. EDUCATION Sue earned an Associate of Science in Business Administration with a focus on retailing at Graham Junior College in Boston Massachusetts. She graduated from Teikyo Post University in 2010, majoring in Marketing. She also worked as a Licensed Appraiser in the early 1990’s. Sue has attended numerous classes and seminars and will continue to learn about new and changing aspects in the real estate industry. LEADERSHIP As an active member of the Thomaston Rotary Club, she was President in 2002-2003 and served on the Board of Directors. Sue served on the Board of Directors of the Litchfield County Board of Realtors and as President in 1993. She is also a member of the Thomaston Lions Club.