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Meet our Team

CEO | Founder | Realtor
Heather Herr is the CEO and Founder of Private Real Estate Collection and Team Herr Real Estate. Heather has 20 years experience real estate and in the top 1% of real estate agents nationally. Team Herr is a collective of dedicated, full time real estate professionals with a proven track record for success serving both Ohio and Kentucky. Recently recognized in Real Trends (the leading print/digital publication in the Residential Real Estate Industry) as #2 Small Team Sales Volume Producer in the entire State of Ohio and #1 small team in the city 2023 rankings. Heather was a four-time All American National Champion athlete at Ohio State University, graduating with a Master degree in Art Education. Her first career was in teaching, before discovering her passion and family's legacy in real estate. Heather also has an extensive background in software consultation at Siebel Systems. Heather's customers enjoy the success that comes from her innovative marketing strategies and the support of her exceptional team, who position her to provide outstanding customer service. As a skillful negotiator, with an extensive networking base, Heather provides a winning combination for promoting and selling your home. Heather enjoys volunteering on many committees as well as national and local boards. As an industry expert, Heather says “The thing I enjoy the most about this career is how I can make a lasting difference in the lives of my customers, and in doing so, become part of their family.
Nikki Hayden is a licensed Realtor in Ohio and Kentucky, servicing buyers and sellers. What makes her unique is her background of over 25 years in sales prior to selling real estate, so she is an expert in negotiation and an advocate for her clients. In 2023 Nikki sold 64 homes and over 31 million in sales volume. Nikki was appointed for a 3rd term as an associate director of the Northern Kentucky Building Industry Association. Nikki grew up in Cincinnati, attended Mother of Mercy high school, and graduated from the University of Cincinnati in business. Nikki is Alumni Chi Omega and was a leader on campus. Nikki lived in California and Georgia but then returned to reside to raise her family in Mason, Ohio. She was also a board member on her condo association at The Views in Covington. Owned in Madeira following a divorce and then moved to Northern Kentucky and has resided in Burlington, Florence, and now owns in Covington, Kentucky. Her daughter is 19 and attends Western Kentucky University, majoring in nursing. Her son is 18 and is a senior at Covington Catholic where he plays football.
Ingrid Correia Williams is a dynamic licensed Realtor® with Team Herr at the Private Real Estate Collection in Ohio, renowned for being the #1 small team in the state. Her unwavering dedication, exceptional negotiation abilities, and prompt responsiveness set her apart in a competitive market. With Ingrid, clients receive a commitment to quality and an assurance of trust, fostered by her principles of openness, honesty, and transparency. With a rich background that includes running a successful company in Brazil since 2016, Ingrid brings a wealth of expertise to her real estate practice. She possesses a degree in Business Administration and has honed her industry knowledge through a comprehensive Real Estate Sales Pre-License Course at Hondros College. Her bilingual fluency and certification as a Portuguese interpreter in Cincinnati further accentuate her unique skill set, enabling her to serve a diverse clientele. Whether advising first-time homebuyers or strategizing with seasoned investors, Ingrid offers personalized guidance through every step of the buying or selling process. Her keen understanding of effective marketing strategies ensures that each property is showcased for maximum impact. Clients looking for a dedicated agent who can navigate the complexities of real estate need look no further. Beyond her professional pursuits, Ingrid finds balance in life through yoga and fitness, cherishing downtime with her two dogs and valuing moments spent with family and friends. Ingrid Correia Williams is more than a Realtor®; she's a steadfast ally, dedicated to ensuring a rewarding real estate experience for every client she represents.
Katie McCarty is a licensed Realtor / Buyers Agent with Team Herr. Katie brings over 10 years of experience in real estate sales and management. Katie specializes as the buyer’s agent and is licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky. Prior to joining Team Herr, Katie ran a real estate investment company where she assisted clients in acquisition and management. Katie resides with her family in Hyde Park but previously spent nearly four years living and working in Hong Kong with her husband and family. Customers cite Katie’s positive attitude during the sale process and dedication to providing the best possible experience. Katie takes the time to understand her customers’ needs which allows her to find them the perfect home. “There is nothing more satisfying, than when our customers see that perfect home for the first time, except that moment we help them through a successful closing.”
Meet Maria Simpson, a dedicated real estate agent who brings a unique blend of local knowledge and diverse life experiences to the table. A local of West Chester, Ohio, Maria has a deep understanding of the area's local real estate market. After joining the U.S. Coast Guard, Maria's journey took her to both the east and west coasts, gaining invaluable experiences along the way. Ultimately, she found her home in Charleston, South Carolina, where she spent a fulfilling decade. During her time there, Maria immersed herself in the real estate industry, working with real estate software and honing her expertise. Recently, she and her husband made the exciting decision to return to their roots and move back to Cincinnati with their two daughters. Now a licensed real estate agent in Ohio, Maria is eager to assist clients in their real estate endeavors. Outside of real estate, Maria enjoys traveling, spending time at the beach, and being a Halloween enthusiast. Her diverse interests and zest for life make her a vibrant and reliable agent who is ready to guide you through the real estate journey with enthusiasm and professionalism.
Yvette R. Simpson, Esq./MBA, is a licensed Realtor, lawyer, and MBA. She served as a member of Cincinnati City Council and the Hamilton County Planning Commission for six years. She is a Team Herr Real Estate member, which ranks among the top 1% of Cincinnati agents. A hometown girl, Yvette has been to every one of Cincinnati’s 52 neighborhoods and knows the region very well. This experience, coupled with her commitment to excellence, service, and passion for the city, makes her uniquely qualified to help homeowners find their dream home and neighborhood. Yvette and her husband live in the historic Longworth Square District of the West End. Yvette has received numerous honors and has served on the boards of several major Cincinnati philanthropic institutions, including the Contemporary Arts Center, the YWCA, and the Urban League. Yvette has been recognized as one of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s Forty under 40 and Women Who Mean Business, a Venue Magazine Woman of Influence, a Girl Scouts Woman of Distinction, a YWCA Rising Star and Career Woman of Achievement, and a National Business Courier “Top 100 CEO.”
Realtor & Showing Assistant
George Paskal is a dedicated real estate professional with a strong finance background from Northern Kentucky University. His journey in real estate is marked by transparency, collaboration, and a genuine love for Cincinnati. George earned his Bachelor's degree in Finance, which has cultivated a deep understanding of financial markets and investment strategies, laying the groundwork for his analytical skills in real estate. George's interest in real estate stems from leveraging his financial knowledge for impactful investment decisions. Over the years, he has honed his skills in identifying lucrative opportunities aligned with both short-term goals and long-term aspirations. As part of Team Herr's Atmosphere, collaboration is at the core of George's approach. Working seamlessly with his team, they create an environment where collective expertise fosters innovative solutions, ensuring client success and team satisfaction. With a strong love for Cincinnati, George is committed to contributing to its vibrant real estate landscape. Whether he is helping clients find homes or identifying investments for community development, his commitment to Cincinnati remains unwavering. George's approach is built on transparency, keeping clients informed at every step and fostering trust. He promotes open communication, ensuring clients are active decision-makers and empowering them to make informed choices. George is excited about the evolving real estate landscape and commits to continuous learning to stay ahead of market trends. This ensures that he is well-equipped to navigate the dynamic market and bring success to his clients and the team. If you are considering a real estate partner, George is eager to collaborate, strategize, and achieve your real estate goals together!
Operations Manager
Kelly is the operations manager for Team Herr. Kelly was born and raised in Cincinnati and is a true Queen City native through and through. Kelly attended college at Ohio University where she was a division 1 athlete and double major in Psychology and English. Kelly started her real estate career 7 years ago when she worked as a customer service specialist at Dotloop and then transitioned into the sales side of things when she was recruited by an agent to work as her assistant. Kelly has since earned her real estate license from Hondros College and has been working as a transaction coordinator/team lead where she implements her knack for perfecting processes to better serve the agents she works with. She takes pride in her ability to do whatever it takes to get a deal to the closing table and is very persistent, thorough, and steady. An avid animal lover, Kelly boards and fosters dogs out of her home in Mt. Washington where she resides with her boyfriend and their 10-year-old daughter. In her free time, she spends as much time outdoors as possible and loves to explore new places.
Digital Creative Strategist & Director of Marketing Innovation
Cassidy graduated with a degree in Marketing in December 2023. Born and raised in Over-the-Rhine, she's now based in Blue Ash, Ohio, and is a dynamic individual with a passion for marketing and outdoor adventures. During her time at the University of Cincinnati, Cassidy excelled academically while also finding inspiration in nature and participating in a volleyball league. In her free time, she enjoys board games, mini-golf, and refining her golf swing at the driving range. Cassidy is deeply committed to community involvement, volunteering with organizations like the Children's Ministry at her local church and Hands Against Hunger. Her journey with Team Herr began in May 2022 as an intern, where she contributed valuable insights and marketing expertise. Now, as a recent graduate, Cassidy looks forward to continuing her career with Team Herr.
Marketing & Operations Associate
Anna brings a dynamic blend of personality and creativeness to Team Herr. Born and raised in Cincinnati and currently residing in Union, Kentucky, Anna possesses a unique understanding of real estate on both sides of the river. In 2022, she graduated with a degree in business, showcasing her commitment to excellence and a solid foundation for her role. Beyond her professional endeavors, Anna is passionate about family, fashion, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, she seamlessly balances work and wellness. Anna's journey with Team Herr began as an intern, fueled by her enthusiasm for marketing and real estate. Her transition to a full-fledged team member signifies her dedication and adds valuable expertise to our collaborative environment. Looking ahead, Anna is eager to continue her career with Team Herr, anticipating exciting opportunities and contributing to the team's future successes.