Ashley O'Neil joined Legacy Properties Sotheby's International Realty in 2020 after six successful years as an agent in Darien, CT and three years in Palm Beach, FL. In Connecticut she received sales recognition awards after just 2 years in sales. In 2022, Ashley closed over $50M in real estate in the Kennebunks and Palm Beach. She was ranked #2 out of 2,358 agents at Brown Harris Stevens in April 2022. and 2023 America's Best Real Estate Professionals, according to RealTrends.
'Ashley is another example of our commitment to professionalism and experience in York county. Her in-depth knowledge of real estate brokerage and the local markets in and around the Kennebunks is welcomed by our clients,' states Chris Lynch, President. 'We are so pleased that she has brought the incredible marketing tools and customer service professionalism to our buyers and sellers alike.' Ashley has decades of connections in both Palm Beach and Kennebunkport. Her husband, Pierce, has been coming to Kennebunkport since he was a small child and introduced Ashley to the spectacular KPT lifestyle 37 years ago. They own a home where they raised their 3 daughters in the Summer and now live in Maine on a more full time basis. Ashley is a true professional who exceeds her clients' expectations and has excellent professional support in both states when needed.
Ashley’s career in real estate is successful due to her “fresh approach” to the business, and both buyers and sellers know they can trust her because she is discreet and private. With a 20-year professional background in marketing and promotion, she applies a creative strategy that works. It includes extensive digital & print advertising, social media, special events, PR and collaborations with vendors and publications for additional exposure. Ashley is sincere about wanting to share her enthusiasm and knowledge of real estate and to connect customers with their ideal home. When looking for a home, she works hard to use her social connections to find properties off market and to be ahead of the game. When selling your home, she will treat it like it’s her own and represent you in the most professional manner. Ashley takes real estate seriously and is committed to getting the very best results for her clients. She knows that whether purchasing a home or selling your home, this may be the most significant financial transaction in your life. Her goal is a happy customer and a lifelong connection.
Ashley was born & raised in Wilmington, Delaware where she attended Tower Hill School. She went to high school at The Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, CT, then the University of Virginia and Boston University for a Masters in Broadcasting. She worked as a producer of television commercials in Boston before moving to New York City to work at CBS Sports. Her career went on to marketing and promotion at Philip Morris USA in New York City where she won the President’s Award. In her past roles, her supervisors have described her as “smart”, “honest” and ”hard-working”. Her CT supervisor called her “a rock star.” In her spare time, Ashley enjoys walking on Gooch's Beach with the dogs, playing tennis & pickleball, spinning, Orange Theory Fitness, cooking and being with friends & family. Occasionally she likes to ride horses, as it’s been a while since she was a successful junior hunter & equitation rider. In addition, she loves to go to the movies, to travel throughout Maine and to try new restaurants!
Ashley chose Legacy Properties Sotheby's International Realty first and foremost because it was the firm with the strongest brand recognition. With a background in marketing and promoting brand loyalty, Ashley knew she was positioned to hit the ground running with a strong brand reputation and real estate team behind her.