A native of Brookline, Elissa attended the town’s excellent schools and is well-versed in Brookline, Newton, Needham, Lexington, Boston, and other surrounding communities. Before joining Hammond she functioned as part of a two-person team representing high-end properties in the greater Boston area and is proud of her success. Prior to her real estate career Elissa worked as a public relations and communications professional for over twenty years servicing significant international consumer brands. Elissa utilizes these skills along with her experience in client service to offer her buyers and sellers unparalleled business acumen, market expertise, marketing skills, and creativity.
Passionate about non-profit organizations, Elissa currently volunteers with the New Rep Theatre in Watertown. Previously she worked with Boston Ballet, National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases, and The Leary Firefighters Foundation, founded by actor Denis Leary, where she was press agent of record for two years.
Elissa holds a BS in Business and Organizational Communications from Emerson College in Boston.