Meet the Team
The Farnan Real Estate team is an energetic and welcoming group of talented real estate agents that are ready to exceed your expectations. With diverse backgrounds and experiences the Farnan Real Estate team has faced may challenges and will be by your side through every step of the home buying and selling process - no question will go unanswered.
Justin A. Ashkenase
Justin Ashkenase has been a Delaware resident for over 15 years. He is a proud father of 2 and currently resides in Hockessin. Justin comes to the Farnan Real Estate Team with a background in student housing, sales and customer service.
Justin is an avid golfer who also enjoys gardening, hiking, and playing basketball at the local YMCA. Justin is passionate about real estate and truly enjoys helping others navigate through the process.
Jessica has been a licensed and professional realtor for over 11 years and is proud to have developed strong ties with the local community during this time. Her background of 25 years customer service experience has played a major role in helping Jessica developed a unique and diverse skill set. Proficient in both English and Spanish, Jessica is committed to offering clients an honest professional experience and she makes every effort to build strong professional relationships that last for years.
Jessica will always work diligently with her clients’ best interest at heart and will be with them from beginning to the end - happily providing you with the key to your new home.
Look to Jessica for the dedicated service and support you want and deserve.
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Phil Reggio brings his experience as a Gifted Education Teacher to Patterson-Schwartz and the Farnan Real Estate team. As your realtor, Phil will be an advocate for you. Whether you are buying, selling or renting, he will work tirelessly to promote your best interests and keep your level of stress to a minimum.
Phil has been an area resident since 1996 and earned his master’s degrees from Wilmington University in Leadership & Instruction and Educational Technology. He recognizes the unique characteristics and benefits of living in New Castle County, and working in Chester Country, Pennsylvania.
When not assisting clients, Phil enjoys spending time with his wife and their two kids, running, playing basketball and traveling the country and the world.
‘It would be a pleasure and an honor to work for you.’
Emily Ciancio, a Certified Meetings Professional, brings her detail oriented meeting planner skills to Farnan Real Estate after 10 plus years with Nemours.
Emily is a Wilmington native with extensive knowledge of Hockessin and Pike Creek where she has lived with her husband Scott for 15+ years. The two enjoy traveling, theme parks and roller coasters, and during warmer weather you can find Emily logging miles on her bike with the the White Clay Bike Club.
Emily has a Bachelor of Finance degree from Goldey-Beacom College.
Alex Rumpf was born and raised in Delaware and still resides in the First State. Alex's diverse background brings many different skill sets to the team.
Prior to going into real estate, he worked in retail management. While doing so he developed a strong work ethic and many skills that help Alex with assisting buyers and sellers. The next step in Alex's professional career was working as an electrician. This helped Alex develop skills that allowed him handle stressful situations, meeting deadlines and the ability to work through almost any situation that arose. Alex' s experiences have helped develop him into a professional, caring and successful full time Realtor with Farnan Real Estate at Patterson Schwartz.
After several years working within Wilmington, Delaware as a real estate investor, Cherese Taylor has become a licensed realtor and is the newest addition to the Farnan Real Estate team. Cherese also brings many years of business-to-business customer service and corporate banking experience with her to the Farnan team and her clients.
Cherese is a Wilmington native with a vast knowledge of the city of Wilmington and surrounding areas in New castle county. She loves to cook and host big family events, travel abroad and spend time with her family. Cherese currently resides in Newark, Delaware with her husband, daughter, and dog Biggie.
Cherese will bring her big smile and high-energy attitude to each and every client experience whether buying your first home, selling a long-time residence or considering a real estate investment.