C21 Woods to Water Team
Learn more about Our Agents below. Many have grown up in the Hayward area, and many have been here for years.
Dustin began his career as a real estate agent in 2006 having previously traveled the country for several years as a national lumberjack champion after graduating college. In 2007 his real estate career took a leap forward when he and his wife, Salle, purchased Century 21 Woods to Water Realty. As the new Broker/Owner it was his goal to complement his natural technical savvy with a strong foundation in business and finance as related to the real estate market. Dustin is a high-energy, fiscally-conscious and goal-driven business owner who approaches each new business challenge with his intrinsic flair for innovation and creative problem solving. Dustin prides himself on being up-to-date with the latest technology in this industry and maintains a strong presence on social and media platforms. His dedication to helping buyers and sellers achieve their real estate objectives is evident in the day-to-day management of Woods to Water Realty.
Having grown up in Hayward, Dustin has a good understanding of the local economy, area neighborhoods and schools, and county and zoning regulations. He has developed a sound foundation in marketing strategies, banking and mortgage expertise. He and Salle have three children, and the family enjoys skiing, fishing, hunting, boating and camping together in the Hayward area.
Dustin is the recipient of the CENTURY 21® Centurion Producer Award, and the office regularly receives the CENTURY 21® Quality Service Award. He also was an appointed and elected representative on the CENTURY 21® National Brokers' Communication Congress, committed to improving professional competency and productivity among brokers and offices in the franchise system.
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Sam has been a Wisconsin Licensed Realtor since 2005. Sam prides himself in being tech-savvy in an ever-changing and technology and Internet driven real estate industry. He continues to gain knowledge that will better him as an agent and will also benefit his customers and clients. Sam has obtained the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) certification, which gives him the knowledge and skills to effectively represent a buyer in a real estate transaction. He has also obtained the Internet Professional (e-PRO) certification, which is specifically designed to make real estate professionals thrive in the competitive world of online real estate. Sam is proficient with technology, social media, and Internet advertising; he incorporates these into his profession to better serve his customers and clients.
Sam graduated from the University of Wisconsin Stout with a Bachelor's Degree in Technology Education. He and his wife Mara have three children. He enjoys working and playing in the north woods. Biking, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, hunting and especially fishing are some of Sam's interests. Having spent countless hours on area lakes, Sam has the knowledge that can benefit buyers when searching for the lake that will best fit them before deciding on the perfect lake property.
Please visit Sam's website for additional information about Sam and the services that he provides, Visit SamWerner.com
Jim is a Twin Cities native who has had cabins on Lost Land Lake and Spider Lake in the Hayward area since 1977. Smitten with cabin life in the Hayward lakes area since boyhood, he regularly takes advantage of all the area has to offer, including hiking, golf, fishing, biking, skiing and snowmobiling.
In 2000, after a 20-year career at American Express Corporation, Jim saw an opportunity to move to the Hayward area and help others pursue their dreams of having a cabin in the north woods of Wisconsin.
Jim is co-owner of a successful Hayward area design studio. Through his work as an interior designer, he has become expert in all things “cabin” and is able to help his clients create the perfect north woods retreat.
Jim's professional experience with custom home design, architecture and project management, his partnerships with local craftsmen and his knowledge of the unique homes and lakes of this area make him an excellent partner to help you find and create your cottage, cabin or lodge.
Together with the outstanding team at Century 21 Woods to Water, Jim invites you to let us help you with all your northern Wisconsin real estate needs.
Billie Jo Sabin took on a new career challenge in the summer of 2015 by joining the real estate profession in Hayward. The change was a great decision for her, as she has lived in the Hayward area her whole life. Billie Jo truly enjoys helping clients sell their existing home or find the perfect property to buy. Prior to real estate, she worked for the Hayward Community Schools for 18 years and at a furniture retail and design firm for 14 years. She and her husband are invested in the Hayward community as the business owners of a local landscaping company.
Billie Jo and her husband Pat are very blessed to have been able to raise two sons in these beautiful north woods. They are an outdoor enthusiast family who enjoys snowmobiling, fishing, skiing and hunting.
With her extensive knowledge of the area, and cumulative work experience, Billie Jo has an edge in the competitive market for helping clients achieve their real estate needs. Collaborating with our outstanding team at Century 21 Woods to Water Realty, she invites you to let her help you with your next real estate needs!
Terry Duffy comes from Rochester, Minnesota, where she was previously employed at Mayo Clinic. She and her husband Sean, along with their son Jordan, moved to their cabin in the Hayward area as permanent residents in 2006. In the years prior to that, they owned various vacation properties around Birchwood and Hayward, where they spent their weekends exploring the area, fishing, snowmobiling and ATV riding. This variety of recreation prompted them to move to the area on a full-time basis.
Terry took her passion for real estate to the next level by becoming a sales agent in 2010. She understands the excitement of "heading to the cabin" or "heading to the lake" and finds great joy in helping buyers experience that excitement.
As a full-time agent, she is available to assist buyers and sellers alike and stays on top of the local market, lender rates and programs, as well as the ever-changing technological and social media aspects of real estate today.
Kathy Snyder moved to Stone Lake in 1998 from Milwaukee. She and her husband Mike own Pine Ridge Restaurant on Big Sissabagama Lake. Kathy became a real estate broker in 2009. As a professional real estate broker, Kathy's main focus is client satisfaction. Whether it's finding a home or helping you get the most out of your home, she is here to guide you. Ongoing communication, personal contact, market updates, and staying on top of the sales process provides the best possible experience for both buyer and seller. Kathy strives to maintain a long-term relationship with her clients, to always exceed expectations, and to make every transaction as smooth and seamless as possible.
Kathy has four children ranging in age from high school to young adult, and one grandchild. Her interests are traveling, snowmobiling, boating, fishing and spending time with family and friends.
Are you looking for a REALTOR® who pays attention to your individual needs and goals? Look no further than Kathy Snyder.
Cathy grew up on the Chippewa Flowage where her family water-skied, fished and just plain had a lot of fun enjoying the fresh air and the outdoors. She has worked at the Round Lake Marina for 17 years, so she understands every inch of shoreline on the lakes in and around the Hayward area. She has been in real estate for 10 years, and her extensive expertise of this area and the many lakes makes her a natural fit for listing and selling lake properties. Cathy's knowledge and enthusiasm for living and working in the Hayward area come natural to her, which is key when looking for a realtor, as it shows in every transaction she makes.
Jordan Duffy is from Rochester, Minnesota. As a young boy he loved to vacation to the Northwoods, enjoying activities such as golf, fishing, and snowmobiling. Jordan moved up to the Hayward area in 2006 with his parents Sean and Terry as a permanent resident, and has never looked back.
Prior to his career in real estate, Jordan was the assistant golf professional at Hayward Golf Club. He has a vast network of great people he has met while working in the golf industry. Jordan still enjoys getting out in the summer to play 18 holes weekly.
Following in his mother's footsteps, Jordan began his career in real estate by getting his license in 2016 and joining the Century 21 Woods to Water agency in 2017. He is a licensed drone pilot through the FAA, a skill which will certainly enhance his capabilities to showcase your home or property. Jordan also works seasonally in dock and lift installation, pulling out and putting in more than 150 docks and boat lifts every year, which has made him very knowledgeable of the many lakes in the Hayward area.
Jordan's quick smile and eagerness to learn makes him a great addition to our Century 21 team and a realtor who you can count on for many years to come.
Caroline Gerdes moved to Hayward from the Twin Cities area at a young age. Her parents bought a cabin on Lac Courte Oreilles and loved it so much they moved their family to the Hayward area permanently.
Prior to joining real estate, Caroline graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2011. She then moved to Chicago and worked downtown at a Commercial Real Estate Firm for 5 years. During her time in Chicago, she gained marketing, advertising and design experience. Caroline would take the lead role in designing marketing materials for commercial properties for sale or lease. Caroline also has a proficient understanding of modern technology and knows the power of social media. She is eagerly ready to share her knowledge and implement that into her real estate practice in Hayward.
In addition to being an agent, Caroline and her husband run Spider Lake Lodge Bed and Breakfast on beautiful Spider Lake. She specializes in impeccable customer service skills with booking clients for the lodge, hosting private parties, and recommending great area attractions and restaurants to keep her guests always coming back.
Caroline makes it a priority to make sure she goes above and beyond when it comes to her client’s real estate needs. Her readiness and positive personality make her a great addition to the Century 21 team!
Jim feels fortunate that he has called Hayward home his entire life, except for a stint in St. Paul, where he attended Hamline University. After graduation, Jim entered the real estate field, first as a Licensed Appraiser, then as a Sales Associate for Risberg Real Estate. During this period, Jim worked hard to build his sales resume, while also expanding the company’s home-building sector and appraisal business. He joined Century 21 Woods to Water in June 2017 as he saw the potential for increasing his business by utilizing the power of our franchise and the many resources it has to offer.
Having fished and hunted the Hayward area for many years, Jim is uniquely familiar with our area and what makes it great. It would be Jim’s pleasure to introduce you to the greater Hayward Lakes area.
Kelley grew up in northern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. She was thrilled to move to her cabin south of Stone Lake in 2007, as she has always loved northern Wisconsin for its natural beauty and many area lakes. She enjoys the friendliness of its residents and diversity of outdoor activities.
Kelley has an extensive background in the real estate industry. She obtained her real estate license at a young age and practiced real estate in western and north-central Wisconsin. During that time, Kelley also managed a real estate office and worked part-time in newspaper advertising sales. After moving to the Hayward area, she worked for seven years as a supervisor for a local propane company.
Kelley opted to return to the real estate industry by joining Century 21 Woods to Water Realty in 2014 as its office manager. Kelley prides herself on being efficient and detail-oriented. She looks forward to aiding in the growth and expansion of Century 21 Woods to Water Realty by offering cutting-edge technology for its customers and clients, providing a welcoming office environment and assisting the agents to make Century 21 the area leader in the real estate market.