Executive Team

Melissa Pilon

Director Of Operations & Marketing

Melissa Pilon is a Redondo Beach resident and a transplant to the South Bay from the Midwest. Armed with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Miami University, Melissa has over 10 years of marketing and account management experience working with some of the world's largest automotive brands. Her love of home design and passion for marketing that gets tangible results lead her to a career in real estate. Melissa will be there every step of the way as you go through the home selling process and will promote it through various channels to bring buyers to the table. She is a creative problem solver with a strong attention to detail. She is a master at multi-tasking and prioritizing while always focusing on the client and outstanding customer service first and foremost. She is a contracts expert and will help facilitate in the negotiation process and transition you into escrow. Melissa believes in clear communication, proper planning and building trusted relationships with clients by exceeding expectations.

Jessica Burns

Listing Coordinator

Jessica Burns is a recent graduate from Loyola Marymount University. Jessica has been an important member of the Hoffman Murphy Executive team since 2013, contributing her unique millennial perspective and technology expertise. As an accomplished NCAA Division 1 athlete, Jess knows dedication and hard work – and her acute problem solving ability spills over into every one of the many important roles she has on the team. As Listing Coordinator, Jess is an integral part of HMT’s growth and completely embodies the team’s customer service philosophy. She will ensure your listing is prepped and ready to go on the market and can connect you with vendors to make it all happen. Being in a family of realtors, Jess knows the importance of relationships with clients. Jess is also a Redondo Beach local, and enjoys living in the community where she works.

Carol Burke

Transaction Manager/office Manager

Carol Burke has been an integral part of the Hoffman Murphy Team since Sue and Marie first joined forces. She is both the Team Office Manager and our highly efficient Transaction Coordinator. When we accept an offer and open escrow your file is placed into her very capable hands. Carol will orchestrate the sale of your home from point of signature through close. She will walk you through the process of your transaction, from explaining the necessary paperwork to sign, to scheduling your inspection and appraisal dates, and will keep a daily hand in your file to ensure a smooth and timely close. Most importantly she holds the lender, escrow and title representatives accountable to keep them on schedule and you happy! Carol is here to support you and answer any questions you may have every step of the way!

Lisa Lester

FIELD TECH

Lisa Lester is a key asset to the infrastructure of the Hoffman Murphy Team. As the Field Tech, Lisa is responsible for many of the details that create the world class customer service experience we strive for. She has exceptional attention to detail, and you can always count on her positive helpful attitude to get the job done. On a daily basis you can find Lisa out in the field, monitoring our listings, delivering any necessary items and supporting our agents with open houses. Lisa has years of specialized customer service experience, also working as class manager for the local Beach Cities Jazzercise franchise. She is an active member in the South Bay community, volunteering her time with The Peter Zippi Fund for Animals cat rescue adoption program as well as running the Social Committee at the Three Sixty residential development where she resides.

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