About Us

 John Clerkin

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Broker in VT/NH since 1980. John graduated from Hartford High School and the University of Vermont in 1971. In addition to many years of Real Estate and Insurance continuing education, John has earned his G.R.I., a Legal and Paralegal studies graduate certificate (2004), and a graduate certificate in Applied Conflict Studies (2006).

He is also licensed in property and casualty insurance for VT and NH. Since 1980 he has been a real estate associate, broker, sales manager and broker/owner of four different agencies.

Married to Pat Clerkin (an associate in our office) since 1970. The Clerkins have three daughters, three sons-in-law, two granddaughters and three grandsons. They currently live 1n the village of Wilder, VT.

John has served as president of the Windsor County Board of Realtors, past president and director of the MLS (now NNEREN), and was Realtor of the Year in 1986.

In addition to professional service, John has served as a Hartford Selectman, Justice of the Peace, Grand juror, , Agent to Prosecute and defend suits and from 2007-2010 was elected and served in the State of Vermont House of Representatives. Currently he is serving as the Town Treasurer of Hartford, VT.

John is proud of the level of expertise and care that he and his associates endeavor to provide every day in every transaction. Please feel free to contact him for brokerage services or with any question you may have about the process of transferring or purchasing real estate.

Pat Clerkin

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Pat is a graduate of Hartford High School and the University of Vermont. She has been a licensed VT and NH real estate broker since 1981.

Pat her husband John (the principal broker) have three daughters and sons-in-law, two granddaughters and three grandsons. Pat is a past president of the Windsor County Board of Realtors and a member of the Windsor Board. She is also involved with Everybody Wins VT as a reading mentor at the White River School At the ClerkinAgency she is the administrative guru. She oversees the listing inventory, accounts, and the general supervision of the office.

Pat's extensive experience in the field gives her perspective, patience, and the understanding required to assist others with their real estate needs. She especially enjoys meeting people
new to the Upper Valley and helping them get familiarized with their new home.

Bill Downtown Brown

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Bill is a lifelong resident of the area with 27 years experience as a sales associate in residential real estate.

Following service in Vietnam, he pursued a career in social services and physical therapy. Bill is married to Joanne Brown (a nurse at Dartmouth Hitchcock). They have two children who were educated in local schools .. Their daughter Molly is a graduate of Columbia University and is working as a nurse practitioner. Their son Casey is pursuing a degree in social services. The Browns live in White River Junction, VT.

Volunteering in the local community and recreation department gives Bill a great deal of satisfaction. For 40 years he has coached various youth teams, Special Olymoics and conducted countless "open gyms". In 1 999 he was named Hartford Volunteer of the Year. He
is also a founding board member Hartford Teen Center.

In addition to his real estate career, Bill currently works part-time for the Boys and Girls
Club. Downtown is proud of his community and invites you to ask for his help with all of your real estate needs.

Michael French
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Mike is a lifelong resident of the Hartland area and has 27 years of experience in the building construction trades.

Mike and his wife Sue live in Hartland and she is a patient care technician at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital. Their two grown sons and their families live in the greater upper valley area. Mike is a member of the Upper valley Board of Realtors and active in many other local organizations.

He enjoys hunting, fishing and antique tractors. When not working in real estate, he can be found throughout the Upper Valley pursuing these hobbies.Mike's expertise lies in utilizing his vast construction experience in assisting his clients and customers with their real estate needs. In addition to that, he is easy to get along with!

Jill Devins

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Jill is a local native Vermonter and a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in both Vermont and New Hampshire.  She is also a Realtor.  Jill is a Hartford High School graduate and attended Tennessee Wesleyan College.

Her two daughters and their families, live within easy visiting distance within New England.
Her career began at the Gardner Agency in Norwich, VT and when it closed in 2001, she joined The Clerkin Agency in White River Jct.

Jill received her G.R.I. designation and is an active Windsor County Board of Realtors.
When she isn't working she enjoys music, theatre, the outdoors and "Curves".  A very active member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and a community volunteer. 

Jill is pleased to "go the extra mile" to assist her clients and customer with their real estate needs.

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Alex is a lifelong resident of Hartford, VT and Lebanon, NH. He has over 20 years of experience in business ownership, marketing products, and customer service. Alex is always focused on the clients' and customers' needs first. He is a licensed sales agent in NH and VT and is a member of the Windsor County Board of Realtors.

Alex graduated from Lebanon High School, but attended Hartford schools for many years prior. After attending Plymouth State College, he started his own company, DeFelice Family Furniture, Mattress and Appliance on Main Street in West Lebanon, NH. Alex and his wife Candice still operate the store to date.

Alex is married to Candice DeFelice who is a store merchant and Mom. They have four children; one daughter and three boys who all attend Hartford schools. Alex is a lifelong sports fan and participant of many baseball/softball, football and hockey leagues as well as a volunteer
coach for little league baseball and UVHA youth hockey. You may also see him running or walking throughout the Upper Valley.

"Being born and raised in the Upper Valley, it gives me great pride to be able to represent buyers and sellers with their real estate needs in the Upper Valley market. The Upper Valley real estate market is one of the most dynamic and exciting markets in New England. If you or anyone
you know is interested in purchasing or selling a home or property, give me a call or email me at alex@clerkinagency.com. I will be happy to assist you with all of your real estate needs."

Dot Griswold

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Dot is an Upper Valley native and currently lives in West Lebanon with her husband, Mike. She has two grown children, Amanda and Cody, who also live in the Upper Valley. She also enjoys spending time with her granddaughters, Paeton and Aubree.
Dot comes to TCA after almost 10 years in the business. She is licensed in both Vermont and New Hampshire and is a member of the Windsor County Board of Realtors.
Dot enjoys meeting new people and being a part of their real estate goals.
When not working in real estate, Dot enjoys spending time with her family, attending sporting events and traveling.

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Lisa O´Neil

Lisa O´Neil
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A Note from Lisa:  Without the right help, buying or selling a home can be complicated, time-consuming and, at times, fraught with potential pitfalls.  I am committed to working hard so your home purchase or sale goes as smoothly and as quickly as possible.  If you, or someone you know, want a real estate professional with a caring attitude and attention to detail, please call me-I will be
"With You Every Step of the Way"!

" A special thank you for handling all the details of buying my condo, and selling my house."~Ruth Riess, Lebanon, NH
Lisa has been assisting BUYERS and SELLERS in both VT & NH since 2001.  She is a member of the Winsor County Board of Realtors; the Vermont Association of Realtors; and the National Association of Realtors.
"We cannot tell you enough how wonderful you have been throughout it all."~Sara Zahendra & Karl Griswold, Lyme, NH.
Lisa is a current member of the White River Rotary Club and the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce. She has served on the Hartford Parks and Recreation Commission.  She is a former member of the Vermont House of Representatives, where she served for two terms in the 1990's; she was also Executive Director of the former White River Chamber of Commerce; she was active with Windsor County Partners; she served on the Hartford Planning Commission and several other community organizations.
"Thank you for all the help in finding our home.  Your help was invaluable." ~Amanda and Shawn Lamoureux, Wilder, VT
Lisa is a Hartford High School graduate and earned a BA in Political Science from Hofstra University in New York.  She currently lives in Hartford with her family.
"It was a pleasure to work with you...we knew you were always there to help us find the right house."~Matt & Emily Lewis, Cornish, NH
"Thank you for all of the hard work...now we have this beautiful house...somehow you managed to keep on top of all the little details."~Jesse & Joanna McCool, Fairlee, VT