Born in New York City, Catharine attended college in the Midwest and then returned East to teach developmentally handicapped children in Massachusetts. She moved to Saratoga Springs in 1972 and worked at the Skidmore College Riding Center and eventually owned and operated Saratoga Saddlery, Inc. In 1986, she studied for her real estate license, and became a full time Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, serving the Capital Region and four area counties, helping customers and clients with all their real estate needs. In 1991, she studied for and became a Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker. Catharine is an active member of the National Association of Realtors, the Greater Capital Association of Realtors, and the Capital Region Multiple Listing Service.