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Joni has lived in the Annapolis are for over 47 years, and

has been in real estate since 1977. She and her husband, Harry,

opened a Century 21 office in the eastern shore in 1984, and later moved the

office to Annapolis under the name Jones Realty. Joni also worked for the

Naval Academy Alumni Association for over 25 years, and even after retiring

in 2006, she still continues to manage their real estate, which includes the US Naval

Academy football coaches housing.


Her husband passed away in 2004, and Joni moved to Heritage Harbour in 2008.

During this time she partnered with Jack Papaleonti to focus entirely on expanding

Jones realty, renaming it to Academy realty, and taking on new endeavors within the

real estate market. Joni leads a very active life, while continuing to network and look for new

opportunities to serve the needs of her clients. Having been in the business for so long,

many of Joni’s clients are “return customers” as she has been fortunate enough to develop life-long

relationships and friendships with her clients.


    Jonis knowledge of the profession as well as real estate opportunities within the Annapolis

market are what set her above other realtors in the area. Her dedication and reverence for her clientele

are what make a trusted and reliable agent and broker in Annapolis.  When not working with clients, Joni

enjoys travelling, golfing, bowling dancing, tennis, the social list is endless, as well as

church and spending time with her 4 daughters and 10 grandchildren.  


JONI JONES | BROKER | Mobile: (410) 703-5700  Home: (410) 268-1121

Jack is a native Annapolitan: growing up

in Homewood and currently living in the Hunt-

Meadow community. He partnered with Joni Jones

 in 2004, and together they transformed Jones Realty

into Academy realty, combining their experience

and love of the profession, to streamline and improve

 their efforts to keep up with the ever-changing

technology within the profession.

Jacks prior business experience includes co-founder

of Oakdale Images Photography, mortgage financing,

banking, investment advising, and business brokerage.

With his experience as a photographer and a business owner,

Jack is known as a “people person”, and enjoys developing

long lasting relationships with his clients as well as other

professionals within the industry.

 His prior banking and mortgage lending experience gives his

clients an advantage in dealing with mortgage professionals.

 Through the years, Jack has earned the professional designation

of GRI and obtained his associate broker’s license.

He continues to volunteer and give countless hours

to community service.

He is a past treasurer of the Annapolis Optimist Club

and is a big supporter of the Annapolis High School sports


 Jack is married and has four children and enjoys spending

quality time with his “Big Fat Greek Family”. 



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joni@academyrealty.comMobile: (410) 703-5700  Home: (410) 268-1121

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deb@academyrealty.comMobile: (443) 758-4324

     Ginnie has always thrived on serving others.

While raising her three children just outside of Philadelphia,

she worked in the healthcare field and after moving to Anne Arundel

county in 1984 and watching her children go off to college,

she embarked on a new career as a Realtor.

She has been helping her clients buy and sell homes for the past 15 years.

“Working as a Realtor has been very fulfilling, and a dream come true!” 

 The transition to real estate was quite natural for Ginnie as her mother

was the first woman to hold a brokerage license in both New Jersey and

Pennsylvania. As a young child Ginnie watched her mother perfect the

art of selling real estate. These experiences lead to a life-long interest

in houses in general and real estate in particular. 


After receiving her salesperson’s license in 2003, Ginnie worked

with both buyers and sellers for two well-known national brokerages,

where she earned the “Distinguished Sales Achievement” award and

became an “Accredited Buyer’s Representative”. Her business took

her as far as Carroll and Calvert Counties, as well as Queen Anne’s 

and Talbot Counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.


In 2010, Ginnie became a Relocation Counselor for another very

well-known company and assisted many people who were moving

into or moving out of the state. While working there, she also managed

agents who have their licenses in referral status. Recently, she

affiliated withAcademy Realty, with a strong desire to work directly

with buyers and sellers again.


“This is definitely my first love!” Ginnie says, “My husband and I have

lived here in Heritage Harbour for the past five years and we can’t imagine

a bettercommunity for us! Our neighbors are very welcoming and

always ready and willingto lend a hand to someone in need.

We enjoy participating in many of the Heritage Harbour social, civic and 

cultural events, as well as charitable endeavors. There are many

interesting facts and wonderful aspects to our community and I would

love to share that knowledge. Please let me know if you are interested

in a free consultation and/or a tour of our neighborhood. 

This place has it all – I would love to help you become my neighbor!



GINNIE HENRY | REALTOR Mobile: (410) 693-5001

Jen Schaub was born and raised in Maryland and grew up spending weekends in Annapolis, sailing on the Chesapeake Bay. She graduated from The University of Delaware in 1992 with a Degree in Marketing and Finance and completed her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 1997.

Her love of helping others and her sales and marketing expertise lead her to begin her real estate career in 2016.  Currently Jen enjoys working with Buyers and Sellers at Academy Realty and spends her mornings working with her Physical Therapy patients in the Heritage Harbour lodge.  

Her extensive knowledge of the area, meticulous attention to detail and her complete dedication to excellent customer service has allowed Jen to manage numerous successful real estate transactions from start to finish.

Outside of work, Jen loves to spend time with her two boys, participate in exercise activities, playing with her dogs and enjoying time with friends.



JEN SCHAUB | REALTOR Mobile: (720) 244-5945

Katherine Hagopian is a licensed Realtor who

has been with Academy Realty, Inc., since

September of 2017.  She is a graduate of Virginia

Commonwealth University (VCU), where she earned

a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992. 


Katherine is a native of Virginia who has made

Annapolis her home for the past 22 years, in

particularly the Broadneck Peninsula.

She and her husband, Michael,  have raised

three children in Arnold, Maryland, where their

children have been involved in the Broadneck Area Youth

Sports (BAYS) program and have attended  Broadneck

Area Schools. 


    Katherine enjoys cooking, reading, watching sports,

spending times with family and friends,  traveling and

immersing herself with her Greek culture.

 She supports Broadneck Boosters,  Fish for a Cure in

Annapolis, and the Ladies Philoptochos Society,

a philanthropic organization through the Greek Orthodox Church.


Whether you are looking to move out, over or up, Katherine’s

knowledge of Annapolis and its surrounding areas gives her

the confidence needed to help you buy or sell your new home!


rina@academyrealty.comMobile: (443) 994-2388

Born and raised in P.G. and St.Mary’s counties, Kathy

has lived in Maryland all her life.  Married and residing

in Anne Arundel county, she enjoys selling homes

throughout Maryland!  Whether you’re a first-time

home buyer or seniors ready to downsize, she

relishes the opportunity to find the perfect home for

you. Need to sell your home? Kathy has a proven

history of selling homes at the right price and in a

timely and professional manner.  Whatever your

needs are, with Kathy in your corner, your needs will

be met beyond your expectations.  Let her help you

find your way home.



kathy@academyrealty.comMobile: (410) 991-4583

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maroulla@academyrealty.comMobile: (443) 223-9262

Pat is a Wisconsin transplant, moving to Maryland to be close to her daughter and four grandchildren in 2003. She and her husband Mike (a retired History Professor from Marquette University) moved to Heritage Harbour in 2010. Her past experience as a litigation paralegal has helped her when dealing with real estate questions from her clients. Pat became a realtor in 2014 and joined Academy Realty the same year.

In 2016, Pat became the Preferred Realtor for the Erickson Living Senior Retirement Communities in the United States working with Riderwood, Charlestown and Oak Crest in Maryland. She is also a Preferred Realtor with Collington, a Kendall Community. With clients from across the United States, Pat goes the extra mile for her clients, buying and selling process as stress free as possible and making sure clients are happy in their new home.  

In 2017, Pat achieved her GRI (Graduate Real Estate Institute) and SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) designations, and in January 2018, she passed the broker’s test and became an Associate Broker with Academy Realty.

Pat and Mike recently moved to the carefree senior living community of Charlestown in Catonsville. She is quickly getting to know her neighbors and looks forward to sharing her extensive background with new clients while still providing her Heritage Harbour community the trusted support and partnership they have come to love from Pat.

When she is not working, Pat enjoys knitting, sewing, bridge, golf, water exercise and gardening.


PAT PHAYER | REALTOR Mobile: (443) 878-3478

Paul Russell joined the Academy Team in the

Summer of 2016. He participated in over 100 deals

last year alone and specializes in helping

homeowners in Annapolis, Baltimore, Bowie, and

Columbia as well as many other Maryland

communities. Paul grew up in in the family-oriented

neighborhood of Admiral Heights and after attending

college and living in Baltimore, he moved back to

Annapolis to start his Real Estate career. He was

awarded the Head of the Herd Award in 2018 for his

outstanding leadership, collaboration and

commitment to his clients.   When Paul isn't working,

he loves spending time with his family in their new

home, at the beach, and especially watching football

with his son! 

PAUL RUSSELL | REALTOR Mobile: (410) 693-5166

Real Estate has always been a part of my

background. To help pay my way through Purdue

University, I had a job right out of high school as a

typesetter with a Homes Magazine publisher in

Indiana. There, I gained knowledge of real estate

marketing plans and became aware of the detailed

tasks of every licensed realtor who sells real estate

for a living.  Well, that was some time ago, but

throughout my professional career I have gained

experience working for real estate lawyers and

developers, and residential mortgage financing.

 It’s a natural landing for me to help homeowners

buy and sell homes. I have sold enough homes to

be able to trouble-shoot most likely scenarios for a

new home purchase. I have expertise in all types

of home purchases, including VA, FHA,

conventional, and jumbo purchases.   I have lived in

Annapolis, Maryland for over 30 years.  My love of

the area, expert negotiation skills and keen instinct

about the housing market makes me an excellent

choice to represent your next residential sale or


tish@academyrealty.comMobile: (410) 212-5008