Charles Reinhart Realtors Announces Five New Real Estate Agents

Five new realtors Brooke Fajardo, Rich Kovarik, Brian Lewis, Sayaka Prestia, and Michelle Berkland Shulman have joined Charles Reinhart Company, Realtors.

Ann Arbor, MI, May 08, 2014 --( Local real estate broker, Charles Reinhart Company, Realtors ( welcomes five new agents. Joining Reinhart, Ann Arbor’s definitive market leader, are Brooke Fajardo, Rich Kovarik, Brian Lewis, Sayaka Prestia, and Michelle Berkland Shulman.

Brooke Fajardo grew up in Louisiana and also lived in Florida. In 1996 she moved to Ann Arbor. She has since fallen in love with the city and considers it her home.
Brooke attended college at Eastern Michigan University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Prior to her real estate career she worked for the Center for Social Gerontology for 9 years. Brooke loves giving back to the community and is the founder of a local advocacy organization and belongs to a local French conversation club. Brooke is working out of the East Office – 2452 E. Stadium – and can be reached at 734-657-5248 or by email at

A Michigan native, Rich Kovarik was born in Livonia and has lived in the area his entire life. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Rich had a successful engineering career. He most recently worked as an Account Manager for Meiden America Inc. Before Meiden he held a Senior Instrumentation Engineer position for Ricardo Inc. He now applies his communication and problem solving skills to help clients find the perfect house. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University. Rich is working out of the East Office – 2452 E. Stadium – and can be reached at 734-335-4574 or by email at

Originally from the Cleveland, Ohio area, Brian Lewis has been living in the Ann Arbor area for over nine years. For the past seven years he has been working retail management where he provided clients with exceptional customer service. Prior to his sales career, he had a successful career in music. He worked as a Project Manager for Alfred Music and then later at the University of Michigan as an Associate Professor of Musical Theatre. He is involved with the community and is most notably known as the founder and organizer of the Ann Arbor Area Board Game Group. Brian now uses his area knowledge and customer service skills to help his clients with their real estate needs. Brian is working out of the West Office – 2355 W. Stadium – and can be reached at 734-391-9780 or by email at

Sayaka Prestia is originally from Japan, and is fluent in Japanese. She has lived in the Ann Arbor area for 16 years and earned her Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Michigan University. While in college she worked as a Japanese teacher in a Detroit public school. After college she worked for an auto maker for nine years. She now applies her interpersonal communication skills and attention to detail to her real estate career. Sayaka is working out of the North Office – 2200 Green Road– and can be reached at 718-354-6373 or by email at

Bringing a background of marketing and public relations, Michelle Berkland Shulman is excited to join Reinhart. Michelle moved to Ann Arbor in 1992 after she graduated from the University of Iowa. She has worked extensively and successfully in the communications field. She was the Manager of Public Relations and Special Events for Hudson’s/ Marshall Field’s stores in Michigan and the Director of Communications for Village Green Properties. Most recently she worked for Perich Advertising and Design as an account supervisor. She is very involved in the community and has served on committees for the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Habitat for Humanity, as well as the Junior League of Ann Arbor. The combination of Michelle’s marketing background and business savvy means she can meet anyone’s real estate needs. Michelle is working out of the North Office – 2200 Green Road– and can be reached at 734-730-4827 or emailed at

“Reinhart continues to add outstanding agents with diverse backgrounds and experience to serve customers in the Washtenaw County Area,” said Bill Miller, General Manager of the Charles Reinhart Company Realtors. “It’s a great time to begin a real estate career.”

For more information, please contact Bill Miller, General Manager at (734) 669-5924 or

The Charles Reinhart Company was founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1971. With over 180 associates in six offices, the company closed $831 million in residential and commercial transactions in 2013.
Charles Reinhart Company, Realtors
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