Ones to Watch: Real Estate
Green Coast Realty
With more than 21 years of experience in real estate sales and investment, Jodie Manale recently became the managing broker for Green Coast Realty, a firm that works with buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants of residential and commercial properties to help them achieve their goals.
Manale specializes in residential sales, small property investing, green real estate and historic properties, helping hundreds of homebuyers, sellers and investors throughout the years.
Many of her clients are interested in properties that are resilient, energy efficient and economical. Considered one of the metro area’s experts in sustainable real estate, Manale earned the GREEN designation from the National Association of Realtors in 2008 and has achieved the Preservation Resource Center’s Historic Housing Specialist designation. Additionally, Manale chaired the Green Committee for the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors and led the effort to include green or sustainable features of properties in the MLS database of real estate listings
Manale is building a strong cadre of agents with considerable green building and historic properties expertise that can offer a personalized and hands-on approach in customer service. She holds a master’s degree in sociology from the University of New Orleans and is a member of the National Association of Realtors, NAR’s Green REsource Council, Louisiana Realtors, NOMAR, NOMAR’s Commercial Investment Division and the Preservation Resource Center.