Team K is dedicated to providing our clients a business focused approach for their needs.  Our agents bring skill sets above and beyond their real estate specialties.   We would love to present to you our multi-faceted support infrastructure.  

Kay Marcia - Prior to creating a real estate business, Kay was in the legal field as a certified paralegal.  Her family, however, owned First Choice Real Estate Agency, and urged her to join the business.  First Choice recently merged with Real Living Realty Professionals (one of the fastest growing real estate companies in the nation).   


Ken Marcia -  Spent many years in a corporate environment including global operations executive roles at United Technologies and Dresser-Rand Group.  His extensive background in managing 1000’s of supplier contracts, involvement in areas such as acquisition due diligence, and leading operational businesses provide a unique perspective to our real estate business.



Dave Pellegrino -  Attended Asnuntuck Community College and has worked for 35 years in the manufacturing sector. He is excited to bring a wealth of business management experience, strong mathematical skills and technological know-how to assist clients in their real estate needs.



Michele Pellegrino -  Brings 25 years of business experience from working in large fortune 100 Insurance companies. She attended Saint Joseph University and is presently enrolled at Bay Path University. Michele brings patience, empathy and focused listening skills to her real estate clients.


Wendy Cycenas
 - Brings 15 years of Project Execution experience within the property and casualty insurance industry.  In addition; she also manages a building and remodeling company.  Wendy brings business knowledge, is a certified stager, has strong coordination skills and a passion for real estate.  Her husband Matt, is a home renovation specialist.



Steve Piro - Steve obtained Bachelors Degrees in Business Administration with a minor in Economics and in Physical Education.  His Masters Degree is in Health Education.  He successfully operated a business cleaning business and  his Real Estate experience spans over twenty years.  He's an active volunteer multi-sport coach while on the Columbia Recreation Commission and active in the Lions.  His multi-skilled background provides a benefit to his clients


Elaine Buchardt -  Has been a real estate professional since 2002 working with buyers and sellers in most of the counties in Connecticut. She now teaches real estate courses required for licensing. She was an IT professional for a major insurance/financial service company for 18 years and was a social worker after receiving her bachelors in psychology. Elaine has been a town official in Andover and is now serving on several town boards. Elaine loves to work with people achieving their real estate goals whether it’s selling their homes or finding the right home for them. 


Samantha Andrews-Ascioti - Sam has been a licensed real estate broker in CT since 1997 and obtained her MA broker's license in 2011 after relocating to Springfield with her family.  She has degrees in Business Strategy and Paralegalism.  Although her primary focus is residential real estate sales, she also brings experience in commercial sales & leasing to the table and worked behind the scenes as a marketing manager & trainer at a prominent Albany, NY firm.  She proudly assists sellers & buyers in Western Mass and Tolland & Hartford Counties in CT, specializing in residential & investment sales & representation.


Tyler Pepin - 
Tyler is excited to apply his passion for renovation and sustainability, evident from his use of re-purposed materials to make unique additions to his own home. He has a passion for eco friendly and sustainable mindsets. His client care and dedicated work ethic was built from years working in Occupational Therapy.  Tyler has a Bachelor of Arts: English from the University of Connecticut and an Associates Degree in Occupational Therapy from Manchester Community College class of 2013.


Yvette Rosemond - 
Yvette was born in Springfield and brings over 20 years of business experience including running both home-based as well as managing multi-million dollar businesses.  She has learned the value of providing exemplary customer service and bringing in results which determined the success of each business. 
She next decided to pursue another dream and is currently a special education teacher in Hartford, where her compassion and dedication shines through to her students and their families. 


Real Living Realty Professionals is a franchise of Real Living Real Estate.


Real Living Real Estate is a full-service real estate brokerage franchise company with a comprehensive and integrated suite of resources for franchisees and their sales professionals, as well as for consumers who work with them. In 2016 and 2017, Real Living Real Estate was named "Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year" in the ongoing Harris Poll EquiTrend® study; and was named "Most Loved" and "Most Trusted" real estate brand in the study in consecutive years. Additionally, the Real Living Brand and its innovative concepts were recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as well as Inman News, receiving several Inman Innovator Awards. Real Living was also named "the Most Promising New National Brand" by the Swanepoel TRENDS Report. Real Living Real Estate is a network brand of HSF Affiliates LLC, majority owned by HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. Real Living Realty Professionals is a franchise of Real Living Real Estate.