Realtor® Pamela Dreyfus Smith Joins Weichert, Realtors® – Fontaine & Associates

— Michele Watson

Pamela Dreyfus Smith

ATHENS, N.Y. / Aug. 24, 2020 — Weichert, Realtors® – Fontaine & Associates announces that Realtor® Pamela Dreyfus Smith has joined their talented team of real estate professionals to assist home buyers and sellers with their real estate needs in Columbia, Greene, Northern Dutchess, and Southern Rensselaer Counties.
“We are excited to welcome Pamela to our brokerage,” said Don Fontaine, the broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Fontaine & Associates.” Pamela’s former career as Director of Marketing and Public Relations has honed her ability to work one-on-one with individuals to share their vision and see the possibilities. We are confident that her interpersonal skills and professional background will contribute to her success as she begins her new career in real estate.”
Smith was born in Chicago, Il.  She graduated with a BFA degree from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, before earning an MFA at Columbia University, NYC, NY. After living in New York City for 13 years she moved to Chatham, NY, where she currently lives, to raise her family.  Prior to joining Weichert, Realtors® – Fontaine & Associates, Smith worked for the UltraWellness Center, Rural Intelligence and Close Encounters With Music in the Berkshires, MA. Her professional associations include CGND (Columbia, Greene, Northern Dutchess) MLS and the Columbia Greene Board of Realtors.
“My love for the arts has fueled a love of travel and culture,” said Smith. “I try to visit as many museums, galleries and cultural art events as possible. Listening to great music or examining a masterful artwork reminds me to always strive for excellence. That’s why I was drawn to Weichert, Realtors® – Fontaine & Associates. They offer a highly trusted name in real estate with many years of experience in our region. Weichert® offers state of the art technology, newly developed in 2020, including social media tools and a robust online platform. This will enable me to give my clients the most advanced real estate experience possible.”
Smith’s talents and enthusiasm are welcomed by the energetic team of knowledgeable and dedicated agents at Weichert, Realtors® – Fontaine and Associates; a team that brings many years of combined real estate experience to their clients.
Weichert, Realtors® – Fontaine & Associates is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate based in Athens, NY. The company is a member of the Columbia Greene Board of Realtors, CGND MLS, GCAR Board of Realtors, GLOBAL MLS, Ulster County Board of Realtors, and HVCR MLS.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Fontaine & Associates, located at 15 2nd Street, Athens, NY 12015, contact Don Fontaine at  518-321-3007 or visit

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