Lisa Yakulis is #1 Real Estate Associate for luxury sales volume, including all brokerage firms in Pennsylvania. She serves her valued clients personally in Center City Philadelphia and throughout the extended Main Line communities, with over 22 years of experience, knowledge, integrity, and extreme attention to detail. Lisa is service and results-oriented, a Top-100 agent in the U.S. and also ranks as the #1 Sotheby's International Realty agent for sales volume in Pennsylvania.
With unparalleled access to relevant market data, a state-of-the-art global communication network with direct access to high-net-worth buyers and their agents, and a superior Sotheby’s International Realty marketing technology that utilizes worldwide platforms, Lisa’s skills are amplified by the tools that Sotheby’s International Realty offers to her clients. She also has extensive knowledge and experience working with historic estates, equestrian properties, family compounds, land development and premier custom new construction.
Lisa personally works with each of her clients through the entire buying or selling process. Her clients reap the benefits of her expertise in effective marketing, accurate pricing, market inventory trends, direct communication, expansive networking capabilities and powerful negotiating skills. Ultimately, Lisa’s goal is to listen, educate and find appropriate properties for her discriminating buyers and to effectively market, network and find sound buyers for her sellers. With her hands-on, personalized approach, she provides her clients with quality service from beginning-to-end of every transaction. In addition to her extensive real estate expertise, Lisa has executive management experience in banking operations and lending.
As a strong believer in the excellence of service, Lisa is also a leader in the Philadelphia and Main Line philanthropic worlds. She is a proactive participant in community affairs, education and the arts. Lisa has served as the President for The Volunteers and Executive Board Member of The Philadelphia Orchestra, as Opening Night Chairman for The Philadelphia Orchestra and Chairman of The Franklin Institute Science Awards. She has also served on the Advisory Board of the Academy of Music, The Franklin Institute’s Benefactor Committee, The Rock School, Outdoor Leadership focused Camp Manito-wish YMCA Board, Radnor Township’s Design Review Board and The Radnor Educational Foundation.
Lisa is a graduate of Carleton College in Northfield, MN and is a mother of three who has extensive knowledge about the area’s public and private schools. She has resided in Lower Merion and Radnor since 1998 but is no stranger to the relocation process and can relate to many diverse living environments and markets having lived in Chicago, IL; Milwaukee, WI; Pau, France; Minneapolis, MN; Tucson, AZ; Manhasset, NY; and Carmel, CA. Lisa possesses a special ability to help you and your family through the process of making a smart financial, educational and emotional decision regarding the purchase or sale of your property. She diligently focuses on the details, individualized service, listening to your needs and achieving results.