Being a Realtor: a Daring Adventure in Home Sales - View the video

Amy Sherman-Kortbein

Amy Sherman-Kortbein
Restaino & Associates

2945 Monroe Street Madison
Madison, WI 53562

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Business Management and Administration
  • Marketing

Amy Kortbein is most at home helping families explore and discover the ideal community to make their new homes. She was born and raised in Madison, Wis., where she graduated from James Madison Memorial High School. Amy attended both UW Eau Claire and UW Madison. She worked in Retail Management from 1992-1997 and also spent time at home raising her children. In 2009, Amy made the leap into Real Estate obtaining her license and beginning her passion for helping others find the perfect home. In her free time Amy enjoys numerous activities including: reading, walking, politics, farmers markets, gardening (mainly trying to find things that will not die under her black walnut trees) and entertaining friends and family.

Helping people buy or sell homes isn’t for the faint of heart. But being a Realtor is a very rewarding profession for people who love homes and have a passion for helping people through what can be one of the most stressful experiences in life. Having struggled to find the “right” career, Amy Kortbein threw caution to the wind and decided to get her real estate license. Amy will discuss what it takes to develop a real estate business and the ups and downs of industry. (Running Time 24:17)