• Hershey Office
    (717) 533 6222
  • Lebanon Office
    (717) 279 6222

Meet Our Staff

Barbara Schaefer of Brownstone Real Estate Co.Barbara Schaefer
Controller
21 Years with Brownstone Real
Estate

Brownstone's Company Controller since 1997, Barb was formerly employed as an auditor for the Pennsylvania Auditor General. Her husband, John, is the Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church in Hummelstown. Among her many critical responsibilities, Barb also acts as Controller for Brownstone's interests in various entities including Springbrook Farms, TDS Partners, Hershey Real Estate Referral and Intercounty Land Transfer.



Candy Ortenzio
Executive Administrator / Marketing Director
22 Years with Brownstone Real Estate

Candy holds a PA Real Estate License and has worked in the industry for over 28 years. In addition, she is a house author with Kensington Publishing and a writer of fiction (under the pen name Mae Clair). Her books can be found on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Google Play. She is a past President of the Central Pennsylvania Writer's Organization and a member of the Mystery Writers of America and Thriller Writers International. Her expertise lies in copywrighting and online marketing including blogging, website development, graphic design, and social media branding.



Darlene Waters of Brownstone Real Estate

Darlene Waters
Administration
17 Years with Brownstone Real Estate

Darlene holds a PA Real Estate License and has 17 years experience assisting agents and clients. At the front desk of our Hershey office, she is the first impression the public has of Brownstone. She ensures all clients feel welcomed the moment they step through the door, and efficiently coordinates agent, staff and customer relations.



Candy Burk of Brownstone Real Estate

Candy Burk
Settlement Coordinator
14 Years with Brownstone Real Estate

Candy holds a PA Real Estate License and is a Notary Public in the state of Pennsylvania, She has a thorough working knowledge of the Title Industy, has conducted settlements, and possesses an in-depth understanding of closing documents. She oversees each property transaction from contract to final settlement and routinely interacts with title companies, lenders and attorneys to ensure a smooth and timely settlement.



Jody DeWald of Brownstone Real Estate

Jody DeWald
Relocation Director / Lebanon Office Administrator
13 Years with Brownstone Real Estate

Jody has been licensed in the real estate field since 1999, and currently assists agents and staff at Brownstone Real Estate's Lebanon office. Having received the RCC designation (Relocation Certified Coordinator) in 2005, one of her primary responsibilities is working with buyers and seller transferees moving to another area or relocating to Central PA. A lifelong resident of Lebanon, she enjoys working with many community events.



Kathy Lippi of Brownstone Real Estate

Kathy Waibel
Administration / Assistant to Controller

11 Years with Brownstone Real Estate

Kathy has various responsibilities in her administration position, including assisting agents and performing data input. Her attention to detail and organizational skills are put to good use in her position as Assistant to the Controller, where she has a multitude of duties including managing agent accounts and processing invoices.