Serota Real Estate
Serota Real Estate, LLC 716-335-9296

Meet the Team!


David Serota-Owner/Broker

David Serota Grew up in Buffalo NY, His family has been involved in construction and Real estate for the past 50 years. David worked in the family business and then branched out on his own. David moved back to Buffalo and went back to real estate. In 2008 David formed Principle Real Estate brokerage in Amherst, NY. Recently Principle Real Estate has been merged into its managing brokerage of Serota Real Estate. Since  the companies inception, it has steadily grown into one of the North towns top Buyers agent Brokerages. The Serota Real Estate team has an intimate knowledge and expertise of buying, selling and renting homes. Our Firm not only  concentrates its efforts on traditional real estate, but has expanded its area of expertise to New Home Construction, Concentrating on being a new build Concierge brokerage. This service not only helps in the building process, but possibly even more importantly, helps match the correct builder to our clients specific needs. We have also established a department for  commercial rentals.  Our team at Serota Real Estate has the expertise and experience to make your next real-estate transaction enjoyable, timely and cost effective.

Cell: 716-983-1768


Carissa Grisanti-Sales Manager/Agent

Carissa Grisanti holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, from Buffalo State College. After graduating in 2008 she was appointed Events Coordinator at a local non-profit organization in Buffalo, Computers For Children, Inc. Carissa has 6 years experience in the non-profit sector, where she was responsible for  various day to day operations, administrative duties, and coordinating educational  programs and fundraisers, from conception to completion. She has 12 years of managment experience in the Service Industry combined with the Not-for-Profit community. All of her skills combined have allowed her to build successful  relationships in a business environment, while using marketing strategies, in order to better serve the organizations in which she has worked. In 2012 she successfully completed her Real Estate Licensing from the Cusack Center for Development and has been a licensed agent since November 2012. In April 2013 she joined the Buffalo Niagara Realtors Association and has been a working agent ever since. With Real Estate being one of her passions she is a motivated individual who will do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Cell: 716-602-3650


Richard Grisanti-Sales Agent

Richard Grisanti has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Buffalo State College. He has 10+ years in the service industry where he has taken on daily challenges that focus mainly on customer satisfaction. In 2015 he successfully completed his Real Estate Licensing from the Cusack Center for Professional Development. Since then he has joined Serota Real Estate and has been practicing as a licensed agent in the field. With Real Estate being one of his passions, he always puts his clients interests before his own. He is a motivated and driven individual who is always willing to go the extra mile!

Cell: 716-247-2439

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Michael Attea-Sales Agent

Since the fall of 2013, Michael Attea has been the Managing Member of Power Play Partners, LLC, a professional property management company in Western New York.  Power Play Partners (PPP) portfolio of managed properties includes residential multi-family housing, mixed use and commercial buildings.  Under Mike’s leadership, PPP manages properties for clients in both the suburbs of WNY as well as the City of Buffalo including trending areas such as Hertel Avenue and the always popular Elmwood Village.  In December 2015, Mike became a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New York State.  He is currently a REALTOR® with Serota Real Estate of Amherst, NY.  Mike enjoys spending time with his wife Karen of 20+ years and their three teenagers, Jack, Maggie and Jane.  Mike is passionate about hockey (playing, coaching, watching). He is also enjoys golf and being with friends.

Cell: 716-553-2086

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Susan Sutcliffe-Sales Agent

I feel that having the right real estate agent means having an agent who is committed to helping you buy or sell your home with the highest level of expertise in your local market. This means also to help you in understanding each step of the buying or selling process. This commitment level has helped me build a remarkable track record of delivering results.

Whether you are an experienced investor or a first time buyer, I can help you in finding the property of your dreams. Feel free to browse through my profile and please don't hesitate to reach out for any of your real estate needs!

Cell: 716-602-8575

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Chalin Lauer-Sales Agent

Chalin Lauer was born in Holland, NY and early on had family ties allowing her to become familiar with both the Southtown and Northtown areas of Western New York. She attended The State University of New York at Buffalo, majoring in legal studies, and subsequently obtained her Paralegal Certificate from The Center for Professional Development at Canisius College. Prior to diversifying into the world of real estate, Chalin was immersed in the healthcare industry specializing in customer service and management for over 10 years. She has become an expert at figuring out how to provide customers with what they want and need. She understands that the buying and/or selling of a property is one of the biggest decisions in a client’s life and views her representation and guidance through the process as a privilege. Appreciating the value of WNY, it’s schools, neighborhood dynamics and renowned camaraderie, she looks forward to assisting you in all of your real estate endeavors!

Cell: 716-481-0131

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Roseanne Driscoll-Associate Broker

A licensed Real Estate Salesperson since 2012 and a Licensed Associate Broker since 2015, Roseanne joined Serota Real Estate in 2017.  Previously, she was self-employed as an interior designer, having received her certification from Sheffield School of Interior Design.  From color consultations to initial building decision assistance, full interior decoration to complete renovations with architectural design and layout, Roseanne offered her clients a full spectrum if interior design services.

If you’re selling, Roseanne can offer great staging tips to help your house look more appealing to prospective buyers.  If you’re buying, she can help visualize you and your treasures in your new home.  Either way, you’ll appreciate Roseanne’s enthusiasm, skill and talents, which will make your home buying or selling experience a positive one.

Cell: 716-491-3182

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Jessica Driscoll-Sales Agent

As a lifelong resident of Western New York, Jessica has a full working knowledge of all the surrounding potential neighborhoods, and can help you select the best one for you and your family. Growing up in a family with a real estate and construction background, she has been involved in all aspects of a transaction to include building, buying, selling and decorating. Allow Jessica to utilize her experience and skill set to make your next real estate transaction not only pleasurable, but also profitable!

Cell: 716-491-2301

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   Kathleen Kostecky-Sales Agent

As a lifelong resident of Western New York, I can put my extensive knowledge to work to help you buy your dream home or sell your existing home. I will work tirelessly on your behalf and  use the latest Internet marketing tools to expose your property to the widest possible range of qualified buyers and/or to find you the perfect dream home in the area you desire. I look forward to working with you!

Cell: 716-572-4063

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    Patrick Hannon-Sales Agent

Patrick has lived in the WNY area for over 22 years and has a great understanding of the regional market. He has many years of involvement in the Customer Service industry in the global market which provides him with the knowledge he needs to properly serve his clients! Patrick's experience in rehabilitation and reselling gives him the unique ability to give insight to his clients looking to invest. Patrick is excited to start building new and lasting relationships while helping his clients find the home of their dreams! If someone you know is thinking of buying or selling their home, please let Patrick know and share his contact information.