Ted & Co. takes pride in providing unmatched personal service. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, no matter your budget, we’re here to help guide our clients through the process. And when you work with our team you gain the advantage of accessing not just one agent – but 5 full-time agents with specific talents and expertise. Our agents take pride in the fact that they live where they work and are constantly on the beat, in the neighborhoods, connecting with buyers and sellers 24-7. Never losing site of the city market, Ted & Co. is based out of Howard Hanna’s highly-successful Cleveland City Office, conveniently located in the Market District of Ohio City.
Ted Theophylactos, President, Ted & Co.
Serving the amazing city of Cleveland and its surrounding suburbs for 20+ years, Ted has an extensive knowledge of both East and West side communities and is a recognized leader in the highly-specialized area of residential city sales. Focused on Cleveland’s growing urban housing market long before it became popular, Ted’s career began in 1991 when he was licensed with Realty One. From 1994 to 1997, Ted practiced real estate in New York City as a leasing agent and commercial property manager. Upon his return to Cleveland in the fall of 1997, he joined Progressive Urban Real Estate and began selling in Tremont and Ohio City where he had the pleasure of working on some of the city’s first new housing since the 1950’s. In 2001, after three intense years of passionately selling in the city, Ted earned Cleveland’s highest honor of becoming top realtor in terms of volume and has remained in that position for the past 17 years! In 2008 Ted joined forces with real estate giant, Howard Hanna. Armed with a broad range of marketing initiatives to better serve his clients combined with the company’s powerful brand, Ted has expanded his listings and sales throughout a five county area.
In an ever-changing market, he is known for his vast knowledge of the housing market, financing, mortgage trends, design trends, what's hot and buying/selling strategies for his buyers and sellers! A new construction specialist and has worked on a number of luxury projects with the region’s top developers such as Payne & Payne, Knez, My Place Homes, JROC and Brickhaus.
Lauren Cromwell, Lead Buyer’s Agent
Lauren, a resident of Cleveland's Battery Park / Detroit Shoreway neighborhood, joined Ted & Co. in 2012. An early Tremont “pioneer,” Lauren is known for her vast knowledge of city living. Her role with development projects is to educate the broad buyer base of clients, other agents and offices, and assist in converting prospects into sales.
Jessica Rasmussen, Ted & Co. Business Manager & Agent
Jessica lives in the “Hingetown” district of Ohio City and, prior to that, was a resident of Tremont. A graduate of Ohio University with a BS in Journalism, Jessica has 15 years of corporate event planning experience and has honed her skills in project management, contract negotiation, marketing and client services.
Gina Heiman, Agent
Gina, a resident of Cleveland’s Cleveland Heights neighborhood, chose a career in real estate because she enjoys that each day brings something new; a combination of people, places, challenges, and solutions. Gina thrives on building relationships and helping others find their perfect home. Her clients have come to expect a full-time, professional agent who’s available 24/7.
Anna Firsova, Agent
Anna lives in Ohio City’s “Solo” district and has a BS in Business Management from Vladamir State University. A native of Moscow, Anna learned about hard work from a young age, selling newspapers when she was 10 years old. Dedication to her clients is her number one priority. She has a passion for sales and is committed to not only finding the right house for her clients, but making sure that they go through the process with as little stress as possible.