meet our partners

Sal Alu | Partner

For over a decade I have been helping others achieve their real estate goals.

My professional background includes being a REALTOR® with numerous designations and certifications including ABR, SRS, MRP, SFR, CLHMS, CREN and NHCP. I have also been a Restauranteur for over 25 years and sit on the board of advisors for the YMCA. My experience in sales and service is what drives my mission of offering clients a passionate approach, exceptional experience, and professional results.

My home life includes being a husband to my amazing wife, Jo. We are a family of entrepreneurs who love supporting local businesses. We also have 3 incredible sons who are very involved in sports and school activities. We are very active in our church, working with friends of kids with cancer, and many other philanthropic causes. In my free time I enjoy golfing and scuba diving.

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Josephine Alu | Partner

Design and Home Remodeling is Jo's Passion. She is an expert at visually coordinating spaces to their fullest and highest appeal. She also specializes in new construction and the buying and selling of existing homes. Jo has earned the privilege of building valued, lifelong client relationships with her clients.

Jo joined forces with her husband, creating a passionate team that enjoys giving back and making a difference in their community. She is a member of Home Builders Association and a volunteer for DeSmet Jesuit, as well as, in her faith community at St Alban Roe Catholic Church.

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Amanda Crouch | Executive Assistant

My background in administrative and marketing support in real estate and property management creates a melting pot of experience that helps me appeal to the needs of many. 

My professional resume includes working with numerous top individual agents and real estate teams in the St. Louis market. One of the team I worked with increased their sales volume over 100% in under 4 years. My focus was creating brand-recognition, improving marketing collateral, and creating and implementing key systems.

My credentials include being a REALTOR®, a bachelor's degree in business from St. Louis University with institutional honors and over a decade of experience in sales, service, marketing and numerous other supportive roles.

My real estate education includes Perfect Assistant Training, Recruit Select, Institute for Luxury Marketing designation and numerous technology, marketing and leadership classes.

My home life includes being a wife to an amazing man, Nicolas. A self employed, Marine Corps combat veteran himself, our family embraces supporting local business. We are a family of entrepreneurs who thrive when others succeed. We also have a son, August and our favorite thing in the world is our family time! We love exploring and little daily adventures. 

Julie Colbert | Client Care Specialist

​Julie started her real estate career back in 2012 as a real estate assistant for a top-producing agent. Shortly after, she too received her real estate license. Since then, she has assisted many agents in her area of specialties, including negotiating building inspections. Her degree in education has also been beneficial in helping her teach and guide others through the real estate process with patience.

When Julie is not working, she enjoys spending time with her partner, Mike, and their two girls, Isabelle and Hazel.