Originally from Southern California, Maria is a Veteran of the United States Air Force. She met and married her husband Brian while they were both stationed in San Vito de Normani, Italy. Married for over 30 years, the couple has two (2) sons, Zachary & Logan whom they love very much.
After their duty ended with the Air Force, Maria and Brian relocated to the Mississippi Gulf Coast from the West Bank of New Orleans for Brian’s career in 2001. They can’t imagine living their life together anywhere else!
In 2009 Maria achieved a goal she never imagined she could and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Coaching and Education from the University of Southern Mississippi. A proud Eagle, Maria kept going and completed a Master’s Degree in Workforce Training & Development also through The University of Southern Mississippi’s college of Human Capital Development in 2011.
Her career in Human Resources and experience in dealing with people from all different cultures and backgrounds makes Maria a great addition to the HL Raymond Team. Having worked in the Hospitality and Gaming Industries since 1995, in various roles from the front line in to management through Human Resources, Maria has joined the dynamic team of Real Estate Professionals at HL Raymond Properties, LLC where her standards of service ensure her clients are well cared for.
Eager to show prospective buyers the beautiful MS Gulf Coast, Maria specializes in working with first time homebuyers, and military relocations. Patient and nurturing, Maria’s clients will not be disappointed in their experience of home buying.
When she is not working her full time job as a Training Manager at one of the Gulf Coast’s premiere casinos, or helping her real estate clients find the home of their dreams, Maria is an active volunteer in her community. She has been on the Board of Directors with the Dixie Girls Softball as a T-Ball coach in Bay St. Louis, is a graduate of the Leadership Hancock County Class of 2015/2016, serves on the Leadership Hancock County Steering Committee, is a CASA Volunteer, and has recently been appointed a seat on the Board of Directors for the Hancock County Affiliate of Habitat for Humanity.
No matter how busy she is she always finds time to hang out with her three (3) amazing guys and their fur babies! Give Maria a call today and put her to work for you!