Meet the Team
Adam Hergenrother (CEO/Realtor) is Vermont’s #1 Keller Williams Realty agent, an entrepreneur and real estate marketing mastermind. Adam’s extensive background in finance, marketing, and negotiation benefits both buyers and sellers in achieving the best results for YOU. Adam’s experience has grown dramatically in assisting clients with buying and selling property over the past couple years. He often speaks at national real estate conferences to share his systems for success.
Sarah Hergenrother (Realtor) graduated from the University of Vermont, which is located in the heart of Burlington on Lake Champlain. With over 9 years of real estate experience, an Accredited Buyer Representation designation and a Vermont broker license, Sarah will provide you with superior real estate advice and award winning service. Sarah enjoys skiing, Lake Champlain, the outdoors and spending time with family.
Shannon Benway (Realtor®/Listing Specialist) grew up in Vermont and graduated from Norwich University. She’s lived all over the state and loves making Burlington her home. After years in hospitality management, Shannon has brought her leadership and service skills to something she’s passionate about: real estate. She has energy and enthusiasm to share, and a natural ability to create opportunity. She shares her free time with friends and family, attending community events, catching live music, exploring new places and enjoying the outdoors.
Blair Knowles (Realtor®/Listing Specialist) is a transplant from Houston, Texas and is thrilled to call Vermont her home. Before working at Keller Williams, Blair worked in customer service and marketing for a non-profit and was affiliated with the real estate industry working in tenant and lease management. Blair has biked across the continental U.S. and is an avid yoga practitioner and instructor. Blair’s interests include investment properties, co-housing, and co-operative living.
Tom Martin (Realtor®/Buyer Specialist) is an ambitious, passionate UVM graduate with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Business Administration. Prior to joining The Adam Hergenrother Team, Tom served as an Operator and Business Owner for a local business and understands the importance of client satisfaction and people relations. Tom has a strong sense of culture having worked as an ESL Educator in Thailand for six months. Through excellent customer service and real estate experience, he looks forward to helping clients find their dream home. As a native Vermonter brought up on a sugaring farm, Tom appreciates what all four seasons have to offer, from competitive endurance racing on the mountain, to strategy games with his friends.
Amanda Bell (Realtor®/Buyer Specialist), originally from Massachusetts is proud to call herself a Vermonter. Amanda graduated from The University of Vermont and has a extensive background in customer service and restaurant management. Amanda enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and appreciates the unique sense of community throughout the state. Amanda is thrilled to apply her knowledge and individual touch to the real estate industry.
Justin Miller (Realtor®/Buyer Specialist), originally from the town of Harvard, MA, ventured into the world of real estate in June of 2015 after beginning his career in retail and finance, following his 2012 graduation from the University of Massachusetts: Lowell with a BS in Business Administration. Justin enjoys spending as much time outside as possible, especially if it involves playing either ice hockey or soccer, or hiking.
Alison Livengood (Listing Manager) graduated early from Champlain College in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Before joining The Adam Hergenrother Team, Alie worked in a variety of fields including restaurant management, social media and telecommunications. This allowed her to effectively develop her leadership, marketing and workflow management skills. Her attention to client care, proactive attitude, and organizational skills make her a welcome addition to the team. In her free time, Alie enjoys yoga, photography, and is an avid movie buff with a penchant for science fiction.
Carissa Castro (Administrative Assistant) joined The Adam Hergenrother Team after working as an Administrative Assistant for Universal Properties Central Mass (a division of Hergenrother Industries). She was also a Customer Service Representative for the Seattle Times Co. Carissa is committed to providing excellent administrative support. Her attention to detail, follow-through, and customer service skills are a tremendous asset to both the team and our clients. Carissa is very involved with her church and serves at Victory in Quezon City where she is part of the music ministry. She also leads and mentors a small group of single, professional women. Carissa lives in Manila, Philippines with her daughter, Zoe, and her mother, Marite. Her albino cat, Chichi, keeps Carissa company while she works.