A Team is only as good as the sum of it’s parts.
Awarded RE/MAX Hall of Famein 2015
Named Zillow 5 - Star PremierAgents
Real EstateExecutive Magazinefor 2016
Awarded Re/Max Titan Clubin 2016
Samantha is the co-owner and original founder of the Hancock Group. Throughout her years of service in the field, she has earned recognition as an industry leader and innovator in the Minnesota Real Estate market. She has earned many awards and still remains a top producing real estate agent in the state. Currently, Samantha's main focus is perfecting the HG client experience, growing and expanding the team, and working with our agents and admins to constantly raise the bar. She is continually looking for new and better ways to serve our clients, create opportunities, and ensure amazing results. Outside of work, Samantha and her husband, Jay, have four kids, a dog, and 12 chickens and a live on a hobby farm in Waconia township. She enjoys volunteering at her children's school, being involved in the church, and staying active.
Jay Hancock brings energy, enthusiasm, and tough negotiation skills to every real estate transaction. His background as a small business owner and collegiate athlete gives his clients an upper hand and ensures every sale is handled with professionalism and care. Because of his in-depth understanding of business and marketing, Jay currently leads our team’s luxury home sales division. He is exceptional at marketing homes in the upper bracket and currently ranks amongst the top 1% of real estate agents nation wide. With that being said, Jay is able to service clients in all price brackets and life phases.
Mike is a force in the real estate world, combining excellent negotiation skills with strategic marketing and an “always available” mentality. His background as a small business owner ensures he has a thorough understanding of the very best marketing channels to pursue as well as the business savvy to understand and accomplish his client’s financial needs in addition to their personal goals. Because of this, his clients experience amazing results when both selling, buying and building new homes. In his spare time, Michael is an avid disc golfer and enjoys spending time with family.
Matt Turek is a local agent who has lived in the West Metro, having graduated from Waconia High School, as well as purchased homes in the area. Matt prides himself on customer service, and makes it a point to personalize the home purchase process. Matt works around the clock to ensure a smooth transaction, and operates and communicates with the highest degree of integrity. Matt ensures that clients have a unique and fun experience. In his spare time, Matt enjoys being active outdoors with his wife & two kids.
Jilayna’s background in sales and quality assurance, along with her love of working with people, serve as the foundation for her ability to get the deal done. She focuses on communication and attention to detail to ensure her client’s needs are fulfilled. Her personal experience as a home buyer/seller allows her to step into your shoes and become your personal Real Estate advocate throughout the buying or selling process.
Briana is the most recent addition to the Hancock Group and is a local agent with a background in diverse competitive markets. Briana is a detail/results oriented agent that makes home ownership a reality for her clients and believes that with dedication, anything can be achieved. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and volunteering for local animal rescues.
John is passionate about guiding and coaching buyers and sellers as he helps them through the home buying and selling process. His attitude and passion for amazing service means his clients have an awesome experience and ensures a high level of trust and diligence. John is an amazing asset to anyone considering making a move! John lives in Waconia and enjoys serving in his church and spending time with his family!
CLIENT CARE COORDINATOR
Ryan is the Client Care Coordinator for the Hancock Group. Her job is to ensure an amazing experience for each and every client we serve from the initial greeting to the closing table. Ryan’s expertise with the transaction documentation, attention to detail, and resourcefulness make her an irreplaceable asset to you every step of the way.
Michelles background consists of marketing, event planning, and external relations. She is responsible for exhausting all promotion avenues for HG listings, fostering relationships with past and present clients, growing the HG brand, ensuring a fantastic experience to buyers and sellers, and managing community events and opportunities. Michelle received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from Minnesota State University in Mankato. She enjoys being active, spending time with her family, and cooking. Michelle and her husband, Kelly, have a daughter, Peyton, and reside in Prior Lake.