Karen Degney, a real estate professional with 20 years of experience in residential transactions in Nevada and California, is now the new managing broker for L. Lance Gilman Real Estate. In this role, Degney oversees all agents and marketing efforts for the company in Reno and across northern Nevada as well as operations of the company’s Truckee, California sales office focusing on transactions in Truckee, communities throughout Lake Tahoe and northern California.
Degney joined L. Lance Gilman Real Estate in 2015 focusing on growing the agencies local presence. Consistently a top producer, she holds the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation held by only 3% of all Realtors nationwide, Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) designation from the Real Estate Business Institute; a qualification that demonstrates additional education taken to develop skills in negotiation.
“Karen is a go getter and has been since her first day with us,” Lance Gilman, owner of L. Lance Gilman Real Estate, said. We’re pleased to have her heading up our residential real estate team and look forward to increasing our market position.”
Lance Gilman, a name is synonymous with commercial real estate, has brokered some of the biggest development projects in the state, if not the county, with the likes of the Tesla Gigafactory and Switch. In 2015, L. Lance Gilman Real Estate expanded beyond commercial to offer full-service residential real estate with six agents on staff today. Agents have a varied expertise in northern Nevada focusing on Reno-Sparks, Incline Village and Lake Tahoe, Carson City, Carson Valley, Dayton and surrounding communities in northern Nevada and northern California. The office closed the purchase and sale of the historic Pennington Mansion, the largest urban residential home sale ever recorded in Reno.
The residential and commercial divisions of L. Lance Gilman Real Estate operate out of the company’s South Meadows office. The office is located at 515 Double Eagle Ct. #101, in Reno.