More About Our Team

LISA P. ROLLINS, TEAM LEADER

Business Philosophy

Honesty is the cornerstone of Lisa’s business earning trust among her clients which is a critical component of the partnership formed in the midst of the Realtor/Client relationship.

Ms. Rollins' goal is to provide clients, both buyers and sellers, with Signature Service by capitalizing on her strengths: tenacity, resourcefulness, professionalism and integrity. Her attention to detail and expertise prove to be of enormous value to clients. Her sincere concern for client priorities is evident when negotiating for her clients. She takes great pride in the number of past client referrals she receives realizing that in order to have such a loyal following, it is a testament of all of her and her team’s hard work as stated above.

Personal Background

Ms. Rollins grew up in Bethany and graduated from Amity High School. She lived in the Boston area (Quincy, North End, Beverly) for more than a decade.  She was employed by Mellon Bank in Boston for 12 years. She returned home to Connecticut in 1998 and joined Yale University in the Dean's Office within the School of Public Health/Medicine. Ms. Rollins and her 22-year-old son, Ryan, along with her rescue Lhasa Shih, lived in Madison for two decades and have recently purchased a lovely, waterfront home in Westbrook with Lisa’s husband, his daughter Martha and Fynn, a Nordic Retriever.

 Awards and Designations:

Ms. Rollins has been a consistent top producer achieving multiple awards since the beginning of her real estate career. Some of which are listed below.

Designations


  • Luxury Homes Property Specialist

  • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)

  • Graduate Realtor® Institute (GRI)

  • Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR)

  • Professional Standards Certified Specialist (PSCS)

  • e-Pro Technology Certification

  • At Home With Diversity® (AHWD)

  • National Assoc. of Realtors® Green Designation 

Awards


  • Randall Family of Companies Emerald Medallion Award, 2020

  • Randall Family of Companies Diamond Medallion Award, 2019

  • Randall Family of Companies Emerald Medallion Award, 2017 & 2018

  • New Haven-Middlesex Board of Realtors® Production Achievement Award, consistent annual recipient

  • CT Magazine Five Star Award, received for the past 12 years it has been offered in CT

  • Shoreline East BNI Certificate of Recognition for President Leadership Team, 2014 & 2015  

  • #1 Realtor® in the town of Madison for units sold, 2009  

  • Earned trips to the International Business Conference (IBC) and a trip to the Breakers as a result of production

  • International Diamond Society Designation, 2004 for achieving #2 Realtor® in closed sales volume during her first full year of business in her office of 50 Realtors.  

  • Bay Path Young Alumna Award

Community Involvement

Giving back to the community I serve is very important to me. These are the organizations I have had the pleasure to be involved with over the years.


  • Connecticut Association of Realtors Grievance Committee

  • Midd-Shore Board Risk Reduction and Grievance Committees

  • Board Member of Westbrook Middle Beach Association 

  • Secretary of Sea Watch Association for 3 ½ years

  • Habitat for Humanity Dancing With the Stars Participant: Raise The Roof Event (2018)

  • Parent Representative Council (PRC) Chairperson and as such liaison for the Superintendent of schools and the Executive Boards of all Parent Teacher Organizations (2005-2015) 

  • Shoreline East BNI (Business Network International) Leadership Team and Member since 2009

  • 2015 President Shoreline East BNI

  • School Community Internet Safety Team headed by State Representative, Deborah W. Heinrich

  • St. Margaret’s Church Assistant Catechism Teacher

  • Read to Grow Volunteer

  • Madison, CT Economic Development Committee Focus Group

 Education and Training


  • Northeastern University, BSBA from the college of Business Administrations, Cum Laude, Sigma Epsilon Rho Honor Society

  • Bay Path College, AS, office Administration

  • While at Bay Path she was President Student Government, Honor Society, Dean’s List

  • NE Banking Institute – Investment Trust Services

  • Yale University ITS Education Web Design

  • Wharton School of Business, Certified Employee Benefit Specialist.

Lisa continues to challenge herself and is constantly seeking further knowledge. In the every evolving world of real estate, she maintains that consistently educating herself will in turn serve her clients.

ANNE MARIE STRAKA, TEAM REALTOR

A Realtor since 2017, Anne Marie had completed a paralegal program at Trinity Christian College. She was a paralegal for 11 years and worked in various areas of law, including real estate. Anne Marie lived in Singapore for five years with her husband, where she attended the American College and became
a personal trainer. Upon their return to the states, Anne Marie settled back in at her home town of Chicago, before relocating to Madison, CT where she began her real estate sales career. Connecting with her clients comes naturally. Anne Marie is honest and thoughtful, tailoring her approach to each
client’s unique situation and needs. Anne Marie has been married over 30 years and has a teenage son. She enjoys volunteering at the Madison Women’s club and is a member of St. Margaret’s Church.

LISA SZYNDLAR, TEAM REALTOR

Lisa S. is excited to be a member of the shoreline community and apply her years of experience supporting the highly regarded team at Lisa Rollins Team (LRT). Lisa earned her Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from Quinnipiac University, graduating magna cum laude.  She began her career in litigation law and received formal training in mediation and dispute resolution.  This experience laid a strong foundation in her commitment to listen to client needs and negotiate a successful outcome on their behalf.

Originally from Litchfield County, Lisa and her husband John raised their 5 sons with an enthusiasm for community involvement and giving back.  Her passion for the real estate industry ties with her simple belief that Family and Home equal Joy of Heart.  Lisa and John manage a successful residential contracting business.  She received her Real Estate license in 2012 and has continued to leverage her home building know-how and legal background to provide the highest level of client service. 

OUR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Amy S. Ferris : Administrative Assistant

Amy is an Administrative Assistant to Lisa P. Rollins, Founder/Owner of Lisa Rollins Team. She is a lifelong resident of Guilford, Connecticut, and in 2004 received her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Quinnipiac University. Amy has a longstanding history with Page Taft working as an Administrative Assistant, and then Office Manager until taking a break from the workforce to raise her young family. She is now back and putting her experience to work for Lisa P. Rollins and Lisa Rollins Team, providing effective administrative support to ensuring Lisa and LRT  has 100% of their attention on fulfilling the needs of our clients.

Kelly Gallipoli : Administrative Assistant

Kelly is an Administrative Assistant to Lisa P. Rollins, Founder/Owner of Lisa Rollins Team. She grew up in Milford, CT and moved to North Branford in 2006 to raise her family. Kelly has extensive administrative experience, working for a large corporation for most of her career. In 2017, Kelly completed the Real Estate pre-licensing course through New Haven Middlesex Association of Realtors and passed the Real Estate exam soon thereafter. Kelly is proud to be part of a small team where she combines her administrative skills with her interest in Real Estate as well as assists in giving clients exceptional service and care.