Alyssa and Kim are committed to finding a home that will suit their client’s lifestyle dreams in this welcoming community of Ocala.
Alyssa brings her diverse work experience and enthusiastic work ethic to the real estate team of Alyssa and Kim with Hudson Phillips Properties in Ocala, Florida. Before establishing herself and her family in Ocala, Alyssa lived in Spring Island, SC and Malibu, Ca for over 17 years.
While raising her two sons and a daughter, Alyssa started working as a real estate agent in Malibu for Prudential Malibu Realty and then Sotheby’s International Realty. Upon moving to the Southeast she worked as an agent for Spring Island Realty and Lowcountry Real Estate in Beaufort, South Carolina, specializing in private luxury communities.
She has had hands on experience with all phases of construction from extensive remodels to a complete ground up new builds. These experiences have contributed to her extensive knowledge and ultimately her ability to understand both the buyer and seller as well as the investor.
Alyssa grew up and attended university in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has also worked in NYC as a commercial agent and for a fashion photographer. Having traveled extensively and lived/worked abroad, she knows this helps her to understand a client’s varied needs and expectations.
Whispering Oaks is where she calls home to her family, their dogs, cats and of course, multiple horses. She has spent the past fews years assimilating and embracing the Southern lifestyle which includes a passion for outside activities. Alyssa participates in Triathlons and competitive show jumping, making Ocala the perfect fit. She also met Kim Leslie while at competing at HITS, which eventually led to their forming of the Real Estate team, Alyssa and Kim, Farms and More.
Alyssa appreciates and delivers the kind of exceptional and quality service that you would expect from Hudson Phillips Properties. After moving from Malibu and establishing a life in Florida, Alyssa understands that finding a place in a community should feel as comfortable as the house itself.
Kim Leslie grew up on a small cattle farm in Eau Claire WI. riding and showing horses in the area. She graduated with a BS in Biology from the Univ of MN, began working in research and transitioned to technical sales in the Midwest in the mid 90’s. She has extensive medical sales experience in the corporate world with major corporations such as Fisher Healthcare, VWR Scientific and bioMerieux.
Due to the severe Minnesota winters, Kim relocated to Tampa FL in 2008. She traveled the Southeast with her medical sales position and became very familiar with the state of Florida. Ocala stood out as the place to live and indulge her love of equine competitions with working cow horses and the show jumpers.
After traveling extensively for her career, Kim decided in 2014 that it was time to make a life-style change that would allow her to spend more time at home with a career using the sales skills she had developed. She transitioned to real estate and combined her research skills with an innate understanding of each client’s unique needs. Kim enjoys sharing her personal experience with remodeling, which has allowed her to see possibilities with an unbiased eye. She excels at helping market client’s homes with her creative eye and by highlighting the positive aspects of each community. She has earned a high referral rate due to client satisfaction.
In 2015, Kim met Alyssa Pascucci at the jumper shows through mutual friends and they quickly recognized the opportunity to join forces in business due to their similar passion for real estate and competing horses. The combined strength of their personal and business backgrounds complimented their team approach and proved invaluable in providing clients with a great experience.
Alyssa and Kim, Farms and More was founded based on core principles of listening to the clients, collaborating with home owners and forming a strong business plan to buy and sell properties. Together these two women have built a solid reputation in the Ocala region, and they intend to bring that forward in their careers at Hudson Phillips Properties.