Hill Ryer has joined Bean Group’s Bedford, NH office

Hill Ryer has joined Bean Group’s Bedford, NH office. After a career in Sales and Management in the automotive aftermarket, Hill has decided to obtain his real estate license. He is looking forward to helping his clients find the right home that fits their needs, as well as the opportunity to meet new people.

In 1999, Hill and his family moved from Houston, TX to Amherst, NH, and after having lived all across the country, they’ve found that they prefer Southern NH the most — which will be Hill’s service area.

Self-described as positive, outgoing, and creative, Hill enjoys participating in numerous community fundraisers. He is also a men’s high school and college lacrosse official, and plans to assist with coaching at Souhegan High School.

In his spare time, Hill enjoys visiting with his children, hiking, fishing, hunting, and mountain biking.

Hill can be reached directly at 603-440-8328 or hill.ryer@beangroup.com.

John McCarthy has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office

John McCarthy has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office. John has lived in the seacoast area of NH for the past 22 years, and brings with him 30 years of experience in all phases of commercial, heavy/highway, and residential real estate construction. He is also an accomplished real estate photographer.

With a background in contract management, he is an expert in negotiating real estate sales, with particular areas of expertise in distinctive, high-end homes, waterfront properties, working with first-time home buyers, and assisting clients who are looking to downsize and remain within the vibrant seacoast community.

John’s enthusiasm and solid business acumen make his alliance with Bean Group a perfect partnership — one that guarantees his clients cutting-edge resources and premier service.

When he’s not busy helping his buyers and sellers realize their homeownership goals, John enjoys cooking with his wife Chris, photography, gardening, woodworking, and golf.

John can be reached directly at 603-418-1521 or john.mccarthy@beangroup.com.

Bob Viel has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office

Bob Viel, Associate Broker NH, ME, MBA, CIBOR, has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office. Formerly with ReMax Insight, he brings 14 years of real estate experience and various accolades — including Realtor of the Year in 2010. He is a past President of the Strafford County Board of Realtors (2009) and is currently an active member of the Seacoast Board of Realtors, volunteering on the Education and Finance Committees. Bob is currently the Treasurer for the Board of Directors at the Great Cove Boat Club in Eliot, Maine.

Prior to obtaining his real estate license, Bob was a Scheduling Manager, Purchasing Manager, and Materials Manager for Textron and Venture Corporations. Self-described as ethical, outgoing, and organized, Bob is highly motivated to assist his clients in selling, buying, and leasing the right residential, mixed-use, or commercial property.

When he’s not assisting his clients in achieving their real estate goals, Bob is helping out his local community — he managed a Toys for Tots program in Southern New Hampshire for 16 years. He also enjoys boating and maintaining his 32′ cruiser and island cottage.

Bob can be reached directly at 603-817-3635 or bob.viel@beangroup.com.

Jessica Robichaud has joined Bean Group’s Franklin, NH office

Jessica Robichaud has joined Bean Group’s Franklin, NH office. A lifelong resident of the Tilton/Northfield area, Jessica attended college at SUNY Cobleskill where she earned her Associates Degree in Floriculture. After returning home from college she decided, at age 21, to open her own flower shop called Bloomerangs, which was on Main Street in Tilton. She ran a successful business for two years.

Jessica has also worked in banking for many years, at both Franklin Savings Bank and Northway Bank. She previously worked as a Claim Specialist for Granite State Management and Resources before starting her career in real estate.

Jessica has worked with her mom — Jan Wickens, also a Bean Group agent — as an unlicensed assistant. Jessica enjoyed real estate so much that she decided to get her license. Although she is “new” to the business, she has an extensive knowledge of real estate, learning first-hand from Jan. Jan and Jessica have now decided to join forces and work as a team.

Jessica’s goal as an agent is to help her buyers and sellers reach their goals and build lasting relationships with them. She prides herself on her prompt attention to all her client’s needs, and works to not only meet, but to exceed their expectations.

When not assisting her clients, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and three fur babies.

Jessica can be reached directly at 603-568-1987 or jessica.robichaud@beangroup.com.

Emily Lafferty has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH Office

Emily Lafferty has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office. She brings experience in business development and market research, and previously held a role as a financial analyst. Emily says “Throughout my career as an analyst, my job has been to take large amounts of information and make it relevant and easy to understand. I look forward to bringing that skill set to my future clients, so they can feel comfortable knowing that they’re making informed decisions about their home buying and selling.”

Emily is an avid runner and cyclist, and enjoys any activity that gets her outdoors. She is involved in multiple running and cycling clubs, which has allowed her to connect with communities all over New England through races and fundraising events.

Emily can be reached directly at 339-203-5712 or emily.lafferty@beangroup.com.

Shane Emerson has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office

Shane Emerson has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office. Working alongside Commercial Director and mentor Chris McInnis, he looks forward to applying his years of experience in construction, landscaping, and property management to assist his clients with their commercial real estate needs.

Shane has a long list of accomplishments including, but not limited to, successfully devouring several restaurant burger challenges. With a positive, gregarious nature, he considers his greatest accomplishment to be gaining the respect and friendship of many.

If not accounted for in the office or out hitting the streets with enthusiasm, he may be found spending time with his girlfriend catching a sunrise, hiking, or traveling.

Shane can be contacted directly at 603-866-1411 or shane.emerson@beangroup.com.

Tom Febonio has joined Bean Group’s Bedford, NH office

Tom Febonio has joined Bean Group’s Bedford, NH office. After 15 years of working in new home construction, he is looking forward to serving his clients in a different role in an industry that he already enjoys. Tom will be servicing the Merrimack region of NH — he grew up in Hudson and Litchfield, and knows the area very well. His goal as a Realtor is to provide the answers his buyers seek to find the right home, and to use his skills and knowledge to help his sellers market their home properly.

Tom is motivated by his family every day, and considers one of his greatest accomplishments to be building the home in Merrimack, NH that they currently live in.

Outside of work, Tom enjoys many outdoor activities — snowboarding, hunting, snowshoeing, and riding his ATV.

Tom can be reached directly at 603-321-2245 or tom.febonio@beangroup.com.

Joe Sarno has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office

Joe Sarno has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office. With prior experience as a builder and an appreciation for architecture, Joe is looking forward to working with his clients and helping families find their perfect home.

Prior to obtaining his real estate license, Joe worked for the Department of Defense, and has an extensive military background — he was a cartographer and surveyor in the U.S. Army before leaving to start a small business as a general contractor. He re-entered the military and obtained a degree in Avionic Technology before retiring with 27 years of service in November 2015.

Outside of work, Joe is involved in his local community through his church, and coaching little league baseball and youth football. He also enjoys hiking, biking, and fishing.

Joe can be reached directly at 413-657-9884 or joe.sarno@beangoup.com.

Natasha Driscoll has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office

Natasha Driscoll has joined Bean Group’s Portsmouth, NH office. She will be servicing the greater seacoast area, where she has lived for more than 20 years. Natasha comes to us with a background in home staging and interior design, and is looking forward to the opportunity to combine these two professions.

Self-described as creative, confident, and committed, Natasha is motivated by “doing new things and doing them well.” An accomplished Interior Designer and Home Stager in the seacoast area since 2002, Natasha’s favorite part of real estate is seeing the potential in each home and building relationships with her clients.

Outside of work, Natasha is a competitive runner, avid golfer, skier, and surfer; she considers her greatest accomplishment to be raising her two pre-teen boys. She is also very active in her local community — volunteering with SAU 16, the NH Women’s Golf Association, and many local road races.

Natasha can be reached directly at 617-694-9070 or natasha.driscoll@beangroup.com.

Ralph Warnock has joined Bean Group’s Portland, ME office

Ralph Warnock has joined Bean Group’s Portland, ME office. Ralph has lived in Falmouth, ME with his wife and two children for more than 13 years after moving from Washington, DC. He loves coastal Maine and the Portland area, and has gotten to know the region very well. Ralph is eager to help his clients make some of the most important and rewarding transitions in their lives.

Before joining Bean Group, Ralph was a founding partner and COO at Integrated Commercial Solutions, Inc., a successful logistics company based in Minneapolis for 14 years. He hopes to bring the same emphasis on customer service, integrity, and thorough attention to detail that he practiced at ICS to Bean Group and his clients.

Ralph is very active in his community — he has coached his children’s basketball, soccer, and softball teams, taught music for preschool children for 11 years, and was a member of the Town of Falmouth’s Wireless Committee. Currently, he is a volunteer mediator at Opportunity Alliance and a board member and patient advocate for The Maine Lung Cancer Prevention and Screening Initiative.

Ralph enjoys playing basketball and practicing yoga. He plays guitar and piano, and enjoys songwriting and recording. He is also an organic gardener and loves to grow food for his family. He is an avid reader of history and biography.

Ralph can be reached directly at (207) 878-6771 and ralph.warnock@beangroup.com.