Jill Leo is a Central New York native with a decade of real estate experience and a reputation for providing outstanding client service. She is a skilled negotiator that takes pride in getting the best possible deal while always keeping her client’s best interest at heart. Jill is well known for her outgoing personality, superior communication, strong attention to detail, and ensuring a positive and seamless buying or selling experience. She is driven by her passion for helping others and representing clients in one of life’s major milestones.
Born in Syracuse and raised in Chittenango, Jill loves the 315! As a lifelong resident, she has lived, worked, and played all over Central New York. Her intimate knowledge of the region, and experiences of having lived here all her life, help buyers and sellers find the perfect place to call home.
Prior to real estate, Jill graduated from Syracuse University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising and proudly bleeds orange! She began her career as a Media Buyer where she negotiated media buys for one of the top brands in the world, McDonalds, with budgets over $1 million dollars. Later, she took on roles in the real estate industry in marketing, front-end operations, and transaction management, which inspired her to obtain her real estate license. Her education and hands-on experience have provided her with valuable skills that she uses daily in real estate negotiations, educating homebuyers and sellers, and effectively marketing listings.
When Jill isn’t making homeownership dreams come true for her clients, she enjoys all things sports! She is a sports fanatic that loves to talk about football, baseball, hockey, and especially horseracing. Her birthday tradition is visiting Saratoga Race Course every year and she was even married at NBT Bank Stadium! Jill is also an animal lover. She especially loves birds and has a beloved turtle named Timmy that has been in her family for 63 years!