Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate is pleased to announce Penny Blue, Margaret Crayé and Cindy Robertson have joined their sales team.
“Each of these three REALTORS® shares Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate’s commitment to quality and customer service,” said Cathie Daniel, principal broker. “They are exactly the type of sales professionals we are seeking, as we continue to grow the company, and increase our presence in the local community.”
Blue currently serves as a member of the Franklin County School Board. In this position, Blue works collaboratively with her colleagues, the Franklin County Board of Supervisors and the community. Blue is a retired Executive from IBM. She also taught mathematics at a number of secondary schools in the area and Virginia Western Community College. A native of Franklin County, Blue earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Hampton University and completed her master’s degree in Business from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Blue returned home to Franklin County in 2007 and currently resides at Smith Mountain Lake in Union Hall.
Crayé and her husband, Dr. Kirk Crayé, have four sons and have resided full time at Smith Mountain Lake since 2005. Crayé is a highly community and family oriented individual. As a cancer survivor, she volunteers with the local Discovery Shop which benefits the American Cancer Society and she has taught children as part of a large cooperative network in both Latin and literature studies for years. Recently, she and three of her sons, ages 15, 13, and 11 – have developed a new found passion for sailing. Crayé graduated Fredericksburg Area School of Practical Nursing in 1997. She and her husband pursued and began curating a small portfolio of real estate investments in 2009. Crayé has also developed new marketing and advertising skills by facilitating a very successful artisan honey business with some of her sons.
A native of Martinsville, Robertson has spent most of her life at Smith Mountain Lake and surrounding areas. She began her career at The Martinsville Bulletin in the business office. After earning an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Patrick Henry Community College, Robertson relocated to the Outer Banks of North Carolina and spent several years as a Broker in the Vacation Real Estate Sales and Property Management business. Robertson now makes her home here in Franklin County on the farm where her grandfather grew up. She enjoys nearby Booker T. Washington National Monument where she currently serves as Treasurer of the Friends of Booker T Washington National Monument, a local nonprofit group. Robertson has two children and six grandchildren.