Leah Zister, Executive Assistant & Marketing Manager


As a thriving Mom of two - Leah is an organization Queen. Taking on the role of Executive Assistant and Marketing Manager, Leah's skills of being detail-oriented, responsible, creative and an incredible communicator are all put to use. Leah's calm approach is so welcomed in the chaos of a busy real estate industry, and her passion never goes unnoticed. Leah ensures every one of Jen's clients receive attention, and above and beyond service; as she is always excited to play an important role in this part of their journey. She is diligent about managing all the little details, design and always leads from a place of kindness.


Outside of work, Leah is a huge supporter of local events, small businesses, the Arts and giving back to the community. She is an incredible Mom, partner, friend and human, and we love having her be a part of this team.

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Karen Nguyen-Farrell, Staged with Kare

Karen Nguyen-Farrell, CEO of Staged with Kare, is an integral part of the process of listing your home with Jen. Karen's keen eye for design and spaces, allows her to give you a step-by-step plan to help you prepare your home. Getting your house ready for the market can be stressful, but with Karen's calm, cheerful personality, and organized system - you will be set up for success. Karen will give you all the steps needed to optimize the marketability of your home, so that Jen can negotiate the best price. Within Karen's first year of business, Staged with Kare received the “Waterloo Record Reader’s Choice Award” for favorite Home Stager and has continued to do so each year since. After only two years, Karen was elected as President for RESA (Real Estate Staging Association) for the KW chapter and achieved Top Ten Rising Star Home Stager of the Year in North America.


Lastly, Karen is a trained medical doctor who decided to change the direction of her career into her passion for design. How cool is that?

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Kelly Bailey, Social Media Manager

Kelly Bailey, Owner and Operator of Kelly Bailey Communications is the person behind the social media magic on Team Ziegler. Kelly is a local social media influencer and mom of 3 girls including a set of twins. She knows how powerful social media can be and loves using it to propel a business forward. She's a fierce advocate of Waterloo Region and takes every opportunity to show off our incredible community. 

If you message Jen on Instagram or Facebook, don't worry - Jen will always be the person to read your message and write back. Kelly's just there to keep things on track and to help bring our marketing strategies to life.