Meet the team

Lisa Kern

Lisa has over 25 years of Rental and Sales experience in the Fountain Hills area.  Her professionalism, outgoing personality and passion for people allows her to build relationships that extend long after an escrow closes. Good old-fashioned hustle and her extensive real estate knowledge allows her to provide exceptional service to all our clients; Owners, Tenants, Buyers or Sellers.  Lisa owns Kern Realty with her mother, Phyliss and is our Designated Broker.

Phyliss Kern

Over three decades of real estate experience in residential, commercial and land sales.  A true visionary and local legend, Phyliss is known for her support and commitment to small businesses and creating a thriving community.  Her extensive local knowledge makes her an incredible resource, she has been called “a walking, talking” Chamber of Commerce.  An entrepreneur at heart, Phyliss also has Kern Entertainment LLC, a local business that creates events and rents out a state-of-the-art mobile stage.

Meredith Spring

Meredith has an extensive background in customer service and has a comprehensive understanding of the buying, selling and rental processes.  Her knowledge makes her an incredible resource to the team and her clients.  She takes pride in understanding individualized needs of her clients and
takes the time to truly
listen to what they desire.  
Meredith coordinates all listings and escrows for our sales
and works with Lisa to maintain our rental properties.

David Ribail

David has been assisting clients in buying, selling and renting homes for over 10 years.  He focuses on identifying and exceeding clients’ expectations.   A talented photographer you can often find David
hiking local trails looking
for the perfect shot.

Roy Nickel

After thirty-two years working in education, Roy accepted an offer of early retirement. Since 1994, much of is time has been spent in Arizona, but still has a lot of friends and relatives in Illinois an a summer get away cabin in Wisconsin. Roy is entering his twenty -first year in Real Estate with Kern Realty.