Leanne loves networking, meeting new people and enabling them to fulfill their dreams. This is why she is passionate about her career in real estate.
Originally from New Zealand and married to a Canadian, Leanne and her husband moved to the USA from Europe with their daughters in 1998. Shortly after this she began a new career in real estate and within six months had launched her own top-producing, boutique real estate company in North Carolina, where they resided.
In 2013, they moved to beautiful Santa Barbara after falling in love with the town during a vacation. She joined Village Properties to continue her Real Estate career, and also pursued another of her passions - writing. In 2018 she had a book published “The Power of Things Unseen, through a New York publishing house. She also worked as Managing Editor for the Montecito Journal Glossy Magazine. In 2018 she joined the Village Properties management team in a full-time capacity as the Executive Director, Strategic Development.
In her years before real estate Leanne worked as Head of Recruitment and Marketing for an international software engineering company, and developed international Non-profit Programs in Eastern Europe.
She loves to travel, hike, go for long beach walks with her dog, write, listen to jazz, meet new people and cook gourmet meals.