Leveraging a burgeoning career in commercial real estate marketing and management in Chicago upon moving to Orange County, Barbara Roppolo joined the executive ranks of one of California’s largest developers — the Irvine Company. Barbara served as Fashion Island’s General Manager before overseeing the organization’s shopping center portfolio. In this capacity, she developed and honed a number of skills and talents that prove invaluable to her clients today. Migrating to residential real estate, Barbara has been a team member of one of the areas consistently top performers. Her knack for providing an exceptional level of personalized service has placed her among the elite tier of agents in the coastal area’s competitive marketplace. In addition to helping her valued clients bring their most important goals to fruition, she’s made a name for herself as a noted speaker and panelist for national real estate-related events. What’s more, she’s a highly recognized community leader who over the years has helped to raise thousands of dollars for charity. Backed by the support of Surterre Properties®, Barbara enjoys an array of resources and amenities not available at any other locally based brokerage. An award-winning in-house marketing team — known for its bar-raising strategy with regard to effective property exposure — is just the beginning. At Surterre, Barbara is part of the local market’s most seasoned team of agents, each of whom are encouraged to work together toward the common goal of perfecting each client’s experience. By keeping the focus on outstanding service, Surterre has created a unique environment that promises buyers and sellers alike transactions of the highest reward. A past officer of Hoag Hospital’s 552 club, Barbara has devoted her time and resources to the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, the Irvine Senior Foundation, UCI Women’s Opportunity center and Casa Teresa, an Orange County-based shelter for pregnant women. She currently resides in North Laguna Beach.