About

ALAN T. CITRON
Co-owner and Principal Broker of Battenkill Real Estate. A long-term resident of the area, Alan has his fingers on the pulse of the real estate and business community. Past President of the South Central Vermont Board of Realtors for two consecutive years, and the 1997 Realtor of the Year. Alan has been with Battenkill Real Estate for 17 years, and has been professionally involved in residential and commercial property management since 1974. An avid skier and volunteer children’s ski instructor, sailor, and runner, Alan’s well-rounded background is an asset to our office!

DAVID CITRON
Co-owner of Battenkill Real Estate. Prior to joining Battenkill Real Estate, David worked in the financial services industry in Boston for fifteen years. David’s years of experience providing financial guidance to investors will enable him to assist his customers and clients with their important buying and selling decisions. David and his wife Julie are kept busy by their two young children, Samantha and Charlie, but still find time to enjoy golfing, skiing, and the many other outdoor activities our beautiful state has to offer.

CHARLES ALEXANDER
Charles left the “Big Apple” in 1988 after successfully selling his 15-year old cabinet making business. He graduated from the New England Culinary Institute in 1990, and began a new career as a chef. He turned his talents to pastries and sweets and the beginning of a seven year wholesale baking company: Catamount Cookies. The cookie business was sold in 2002. From cabinet maker to cookie baker, the lessons of buying, selling and nurturing the deal were well learned. Charles is well prepared to help you with your real estate needs whether it is buying, selling or renting.

Ricky RICKY BRODY
Ricky has been a licensed Realtor since 1993 previously living and selling real estate in northern Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties in New York. She has consistently been a multi-million dollar producer and received an award for Exceptional Customer service. She has earned the national titles of Certified Residential Specialist and Graduate of Realtor Institute. Ricky fell in love with Vermont as a young woman when she owned a share in a group ski house. This Cornell graduate and former teacher and her husband have owned a vacation home in West Arlington since 1985. They recently fulfilled a long time dream of building a log home on the site overlooking the Battenkill River where they now reside full time.

MICHELLE PAPE
Michelle is proud to have been born and raised in Southern Vermont, the fifth generation of her family to have done so! Prior to joining Battenkill Real Estate, Michelle worked in the Engineering and Manufacturing industry for sixteen years. Michelle’s years of experience in cost analysis, contract negotiation, and design, coupled with her passion of architecture, landscape design and personal relations have well prepared her for a career in Real Estate. Michelle and her family live in Arlington, and in their spare time enjoy renovating their home, spending time at their lake get-away, and enjoying all the Vermont seasons have to offer.

JILL SIMON
Jill grew up in New York City and Brooklyn, and has been a resident of Manchester over 30 years. Her early years were spent in the construction side of real estate, building “spec” houses in the area, and has held a real estate license for over 25 years! Her “loves of life” include travel, theater, film, going to art museums, bridge, her cat, and just enjoying the many friendships she’s made over the years. How does Jill feel about the area… “there’s just no other place she’d rather live!”

MANFRED (FRED) WESSNER
Fred is a licensed real estate broker with over 12 years experience and has lived in the Manchester area for over 40 years. Fred is familiar with the region and is ready to help you with relocating or finding that vacation home you have always dreamed of owning.

FRAN WHITAKER
A native of Manchester, Fran started her career with Battenkill Real Estate 19 years ago as a Personal Assistant and Rental Agent. She offers her customers “hands on experience” in both the real estate market and our area. Fran is a licensed Sales Associate and she looks forward to assisting you in your “special” purchase or sale of property!

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