REALTOR® Matthew Ames Joins WEICHERT, REALTORS®- Fontaine & Associates

— Michele Watson

Mattew Ames
Matthew Ames

ATHENS, N.Y. / Feb. 6, 2017 —  WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Fontaine & Associates, serving the Capital District and Hudson Valley, is proud to announce that REALTOR Matthew Ames has joined their office in Athens. Ames will be assisting home buyers and sellers in Greene and Columbia County and surrounding areas.
“Matthew is extremely passionate about real estate and brings a tremendous amount of customer service experience to his new position here at WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Fontaine & Associates,” said Don Fontaine, owner/broker at WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Fontaine & Associates. “His willingness to go above and beyond to fulfill the needs of his clients is a wonderful addition to our team of talented agents. We are thrilled to have Matthew as part of our team.”
Ames, who previously worked as a buyer in the food industry, joins a team of knowledgeable and dedicated agents at WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Fontaine & Associates. The company brings decades of combined real estate experience to their clients and offers innovative marketing strategies, targeted home searches, and strong negotiating skills on behalf of their clients, as well as support through property closings and beyond. Ames is also excited to take advantage of the trainings and resources provided by Weichert® to help offer the best real estate service in the industry.
WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Fontaine & Associates is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliated office. The company has offices in Athens and Delmar that serve the Capital District, Greene County and Columbia County.
For more information about the WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Fontaine & Associates Athens office, located at 15 2nd Street, or the Delmar office at 420 Kenwood Avenue, contact Don Fontaine at 518-321-3007 or visit

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