Our Team

Meet Your Real Estate Team

We’re delighted to greet you and look forward to serving your Real Estate needs. Scroll down to read more about your individual team members.


Christine Schneider


With over seventeen years of experience as a Real Estate Agent, Broker, and Business Owner, Christine possesses the business acumen, sensitivity and discipline to foster successful purchases and sales. Creating conscious business practices sets us apart. We propose that how we purchase and sell real estate is important. People, profits and the planet are given care and attention. Details and clear communication are our focus. We create a space of honor, dignity and respect in the attitude of service for each transaction. We contend that bigger is not always better, that nurture is an important part of every business deal.

Talia Chopra

Real Estate Agent, Marketing

Talia is our newest agent on the team, and as a millennial, understands the needs and wants of her peers. With a tech-oriented approach to communicating with clients and marketing properties, Talia ensures that Schneider Estates is cutting edge. Having recently graduated Sum Cum Laude from UCSC with a degree in Economics and a minor in Mathematics, she brings a technical, research oriented approach to valuing properties and understanding our real estate market. Talia will use her passion for economic research, attention to detail, and love for people to make sure that our clients are well-informed and cared for.


Mary Girardi

Transaction Coordinator

With many years of experience in varied real estate positions, Mary knows
what to do in order to create a smooth transaction for Realtors and their clients. She began her career in real estate as an Office Administrator, and was later promoted to the Commissions Desk. From there, it was an easy, natural transition to Transaction Coordinating. Her experience with all aspects of office operations, through all the various processes-from creating a transaction file to close of escrow-has led Mary to become a thorough and organized Transaction Coordinator that provides the highest level of support to the real estate agents she works with.


Olivia Putnam


Olivia is an Executive Assistant with 4 years of experience in various aspects of administrative assistance, including a year and a half specifically in the Real Estate industry. She has degree in Secondary Education with a minor English. She has taught Calculus for 5 years along with History for 7 years.


Daniel Lesser


Daniel is the web designer and marketing strategist on the team. With his own website and branding firm, Daniel provides cutting-edge web and print design and marketing strategies to the firm. He creates custom web marketing for every listing in addition to ensuring that our web presence is up to date and effective. He keeps us in front of our buying market, giving them what then need to make informed decisions.