CHRIS J. WEIKEL
Chris Weikel is a co-owner and Broker of Record for Weikel Realty Group, LLC.
Chris is an entrepreneur at heart and real estate has always been a passion of his. While in high school, Chris started his own painting business and upon graduating from Wilson High School, Chris opened his own building and remodeling company that he ran for over 17 years with a customer base of over 1,200 customers. It was during his building and remodeling days that Chris learned about all of the mechanics of a home and thus made him decide to obtain a real estate license in 2001.
By 2007, Chris acquired his Real Estate Broker's license and served as the Broker of Record for two local Franchise Companies. He also earned his Certified Residential Specialist certificate. His desire to build better relationships with customers and cater to the serious client led Chris to open his own brokerage firm, Weikel Realty Group, in 2014.
Some of Chris's accomplishments include:
- Remodeling hundreds of homes in the local area
- Building a 6,500 square foot home for a client
- Overseeing multiple commercial office build-outs
- Working with a Chief Architect to design and customize homes for a local custom builder
- Owning and managing 16 investment properties
When Chris is not working, he is spends time with his wife, Megan, and their four children. Chris enjoys building things, running, boxing and martial arts. Some of Chris's other passions are supporting missions in Haiti, serving the local community through his church and leaving things better than the way he found them. If you want someone of true professionalism and integrity, then you want Chris Weikel!
MEGAN E. WEIKEL
to serve clients as a real estate professional. She has 10 years of experience working around homes. Shortly after graduating from the Bradley Academy of the Arts and receiving a degree in interior design, Megan worked as a kitchen designer for the well known and respected R & J Kitchens. She freelances her design skills and is hired by local custom builders alike, to work with clients on staging, home designs and everything in between. Megan also holds an RN license. Her love of homes prompted her to obtain a real estate license to help clients with the purchase of buying or selling their home. She is first class when it comes to service.
When Megan if not working, she spends time with her husband, Chris, and their 4 children. She supports her local church, local charities and TeamONE:27 missions in Haiti.
Stephanie is a versatile, results-driven Realtor and Interior Design Professional with 15 years of experience in our local home industry.
Her Fine Arts education and Job Site experience lend an exceptional ability to blend creative design concepts with a broad background knowledge of construction enhancing each real estate transaction. Aside from spending time with her son and dogs she is an avid collector of antiques and has an affinity for party planning and costume design.
Her passion for creativity and real estate is evident in everything she undertakes, but perhaps Stephanie’s greatest quality is her dedication to building exceptional and lasting relationships with each person she encounters..
Jeff Weikel recently joined Weikel Realty Group. With over 17 years of sales experience in healthcare, his attention to customer service is top notch. Jeff received a B.A. from Albright College, two Associate Degrees from Penn State and is a graduate of Wilson High School. Upon graduating from college, he started his career in healthcare as an Occupational Therapy Assistant, where he helped patients recover from various injuries and illnesses. Soon after becoming a therapist, Jeff realized his gift was helping patients and families find the best level of rehabilitation care in order to obtain the greatest outcomes. His attention to detail and putting the customer first has made him successful over the years and he uses this same approach when helping home buyers and sellers achieve their goals.
Jeff and his wife, Michelle, have two beautiful teenagers, Mikala and Noah. They enjoy traveling and seeing the world, especially warm areas with waves and palm trees. Jeff loves sailing and has sailed the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and British Virgin Islands. His dream is to sail all of the Caribbean one day! Jeff and his family are members of West Lawn United Methodist Church and proud supporters of the ministries of Pocono Plateau Camp and Retreat Center.
If you are looking for someone who is professional, customer service oriented and you want to have the best experience in the next chapter of your life, then Jeff Weikel is your Realtor!
Cristyl Lapi is proud to introduce herself as a Realtor for WEIKEL Realty Group, specializing in helping clients achieve their goals of selling, buying, renting or investing in real estate throughout Berks and Lancaster counties.
Her educational background includes a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in GeoEnvironmental Studies from Shippensburg University. For five years she worked as a Planner, consulting with various municipalities on community developments. By obtaining her PA real estate salesperson license and becoming a Realtor, she has combined her passion of real estate and her knowledge and experience in community planning to provide a comprehensive and specialized service to all of her clients. She is a current member of the National Association of Realtors, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors and Reading-Berks Association of Realtors, which provides her with continuing education, the latest information and training, legal services and industry updates to stay relevant and current in the real estate industry.
When Cristyl is not working, she is enjoying spending time with her husband, Rick Lapi, and her two children and family golden retriever. She is also very active in volunteering in many community and youth programs/events such as: the Volunteer Coordinator for the semi-annual Faithful Friends Consignment Sale; active in the Hershey Heart Group in advocating for funding and increasing awareness of Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Disease in children; part founder of the local mom’s group, “Faithful Friends” and participates and organizes various social events for the children and their families. She is also active in both her kids PTO’s at the Governor Mifflin Intermediate School and in Cumru Elementary School and volunteers any time she can at their schools.
“A referral is the highest compliment I can receive”
Kim Russell is a licensed real estate agent for Weikel Realty Group. She joins us with an extensive knowledge of the real estate industry as well as professional customer service alike.
SAM J. CALABRIA
Sam is a Berks Count native and graduate of Holy Name High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in sports management at Alvernia University. He later joined the Reading Police Academy where he began a career in law enforcement and now has over 14 years under his belt. He is very community oriented and is dedicated to serving the public.
With his dedication to the community and people, Sam uses these approaches when it comes to real estate. Having a positive effect on the people in his community, he wanted to have the same effect when helping clients find their dream home.
Sam and his beautiful wife Heather have a daughter Tessa and a son Vonn. They enjoy spending most of their time with their children. They are truly dedicated to their family and volunteering at St. Ignatius Loyala where they are parishioners.
If you are looking for a dedicated individual and positive experience, look no further!