Serota Real Estate
Serota Real Estate, LLC 716-599-1080

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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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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                                                                                                                             Alex Esmonde-Sales Agent


Born and raised in Buffalo, Alex graduated from SUNY Buffalo State with a degree in Business Management and a minor in Hospitality Administration.  She has been in the customer service field for more than ten years.  This experience has taught her how to empathize, creatively solve problems and put other's needs before her own. After moving to the West Coast, Alex decided to come back to Buffalo and deepen her roots in her home town through property ownership and investment.  Becoming a home owner herself, Alex wanted to help others experience the feeling that she did, and decided to become a licensed real estate salesperson. She also owns a Professional Organizing company and her knowledge of space maximization, interior styling and the ability to visualize a space's potential is an asset to each of her clients.  Her organization is a great tool for her clients before, during, and after their move. Alex is hard working, detail oriented, motivated and routinely goes above and beyond for her clients!

Cell: 716-432-2544

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                                                                                                                  Daniel Daumen-Sales Agent 


Dan Daumen has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Buffalo State College. He entered the Golf business out of college and completed his PGA of America education and apprenticeship at Walt Disney World Golf.  The golf industry took him to Colorado where he was able to utilize his combination of golf industry knowledge and service to manage a high-end resort/private facility.  Dan moved back to his hometown of Buffalo, NY in 2006 to establish a family and start a new career in sales.  Real Estate sales has always been of interest and is positioned to put forth his unique combination of traits to meet varying the needs of each and every homebuyer!

Cell: 716-989-7062

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                                                                                                                  Gregory Weber-Sales Agent


Gregory was born and raised in Western New York and is a strong supporter of the Buffalo region.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Cortland, followed by a Master's in Education from the University at Buffalo.  Gregory spent several years in NYC before being drawn back to Buffalo and its strong sense of community. Gregory's work experiences include the fields of law, construction and 16+ years in education.  He believes in building positive and productive relationships and will bring that same approach to Serota Real Estate. Gregory will provide integrity, confidentiality and trust to his clients throughout the entire home buying/selling experience.

Cell: 716-435-3188

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                                                                                                                      Frank Silla-Sales Agent



Frank was born and raised In Buffalo.  He currently resides in Williamsville with his Family. Frank holds a bachelor degree from U.B. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. He began his professional career at KLW Appraisal Group where he worked for 3 years as a Commercial Real Estate Analyst. He then worked as a commercial real estate mortgage broker/analyst at Largo Capital,  where he was responsible for underwriting and originating over $100 million in commercial real estate transactions.  Currently,  Frank works at M&T Bank as a Senior Commercial Real Estate underwriter, responsible for analyzing the highest profile CRE relationships in WNY. Whether you're a first time buyer or a savvy investor, his wide array of real estate experience makes him a great choice for navigating the buying/selling process.
Cell: 716-986-1212