​​​​Janice Lepikko

Administrative Assistant

WHI Parking Manager/

Administrator

Watch Hill Properties


Phone: WHP 401-315-5454  /  Parking: 401-315-5500

​Email: janice@watchhillproperties.com  /  info@watchhillparking.com  


Lizzie Danie joined the team in 2018. She was born and raised  in Westerly, RI. She has known the Watch Hill area all her life and is very fond of its coastal community. With her 7+ years of customer service, knowledge of Watch Hill, and bubbly personality, she very much enjoys her role on the team and always looks forward to assisting clientele. Aside from working in the office, Lizzie is also a makeup artist who lends her talent to photo shoots, commercials, and weddings. She now resides in Pawcatuck, CT.

​​​​Mark A. Szaro

Real Estate Broker (RI, CT) 

Independent Broker Agent

Watch Hill Properties


Phone: 401-315-5454

Cell: 401-207-4114

​Email: mark@watchhillproperties.com


Kathryn Keirnan

Dana Valery Catalano is fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish. Born in Milan, Italy, educated in Johannesburg, South Africa, lived in London, England, and eventually became an American citizen while living in New York City, Dana has travelled extensively throughout several continents acquiring extensive knowledge in high-end residential living and first class hotel experiences   - a vast understanding of elegant living and lifestyles. 

In 1985, Dana with the guidance of her real estate developer husband Peter Catalano, purchased the Watch Hill Inn Resort Hotel and spent twenty successful years in the hotel and restaurant business. When the property was converted to residential condominiums in 2006, she became part owner of Watch Hill Properties. Her personality, charm, and knowledge of New England makes her an excellent Sales Agent at Watch Hill Properties with international flair.  

Dana is formidable in that her prior career as a professional singer / actress gave her worldwide recognition, whether touring alone or with her brother Sergio Franchi. At the age of 16, Dana became the number one vocal artist in South Africa, then starring at the West End Theater in London in the musical "Wait a Minim" which eventually brought her to Broadway in New York City where she took residence launching her career as a soloist featured on many television shows such as the Ed Sullivan Show, Johnny Carson Show, and 32 times on the Merv Griffin Show. Additionally, the "Dana Valery Show" on Craft television, the live audience show "Smart Jack" performed in Foxwoods Casino Theater located in Ledyard CT. 

Dana performed in major cities - Las Vegas, New York, San Francisco, Monte Carlo, London, Johannesburg, and in many cities across the United States. Over her singing career, Dana Valery produced eight record albums, and is featured in the New York City Television Museum Hall of Fame for her appearance on the "What's My Line Show" when the mystery guest was Governor Jimmy Carter just one year before he became the President of the United States - a YouTube feature video.

Well-travelled and seasoned, Dana understands the meaning of luxury living and first class accommodations, fashion, style, and service...a recipe for an outstanding real estate sales agent.

​​​​Dana Valery Catalano

Real Estate Sales Agent (RI) 

Independent Sales Agent

Watch Hill Properties


Phone: 401-315-5454

​Email:

dana@watchhillproperties.com


Nick Trebisacci

Our Agents

Peter J Catalano was born, raised, and educated in New York City. He received a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the prestigious Pratt Institute in New York. Shortly thereafter he became a Registered Architect and a Member of the National and New York State Association of Architects. Throughout the 80’s & 90's, Catalano enjoyed a successful career as an architect and real estate developer acquiring significant properties on Park Avenue South and Broadway's Fashion Center for the renovations of major commercial office and residential properties,

New York City honored him as a "Living Treasure".

Catalano is a licensed real estate broker in New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

In December 1985, he assited his wife, singer Dana Valery Catalano, in purchasing the "Watch Hill Inn", a National Landmark, located at 38 Bay Street  in the Village of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Together they spent twenty successful years in the hotel and restaurant hospitality business with an eye on creating a first class resort property. Today it is known as the Watch Hill Inn Villa Residences, operated by Ocean House Management for Relais & Chateaux properties, including the Ocean House Resort Hotel and the Weekapaug Inn, all Relais Properties. 

In 2006, they transformed the Watch Hill Inn into a Residential Condominium complex consisting of a completely renovated Watch Hill Inn and the new Bayside and Harbor View buildings.

At the same time, Catalano formed Watch Hill Properties LLC, ("WHP") a Rhode Island Real Estate Broker Company specializing in high end luxury homes and waterfront condominiums with a specific focus on representing primarily buyers who are looking for a "life-style" living experience  

Since 2006, Peter has served on the Executive Boards of the Watch Hill Inn Condominium Association and the Bayside Condominium Association advancing them to be affiliated with the Ocean House Managent Renata Program through his real estate broker company Watch Hill Properties by assignment of the hospitality services. The joint venture forged in 2014 became an instant success. 

​​​​Nick Trebisacci

Parking Supervisor

Watch Hill Properties


Phone: 401-315-5454

​Email: info@watchhillparking.com


Janice Lepikko is the full time Administrative Assistant for Watch Hill Properties LLC.  She joined the team in the winter of 2015, and enthusiastically brings over 22+ years' experience in administrative assistance and customer service, as well as, 8 years' experience in Human Resources. 

Janice is a life-long resident of Rhode Island and has been in the Town of Westerly for 37 years.

She plays an integral role in coordinating broker/sales agent's needs, in-house analyst, overseeing employment/training, the websites and social media.  Active at the front desk, everyone is familiar with her attention to detail and the pleasant interaction she has with clients and agents. 

In addition to her main role in the company, Janice manages the "guaranteed parking program" offered in the historic village of Watch Hill RI where parking is a premium in this magnificent waterfront office located where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Long Island Sound. The sunsets from her desk are breathtaking and worth a visit if only to say "hello".

Marina Speck is Watch Hill Properties' Property Manager.  Born and raised in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, she received a Bachelor degree in Tourism and Hospitality.  In 2008 she moved to the United States and 9 years later become a US citizen.  In 2017-2018 she received a Certification in Administrative Office Management, Customer Service and Microsoft Word 2013.  She joined the team in the spring of 2018.  For personal time, she enjoys the beach, gardening and outdoors.

Marina now resides in Westerly, Rhode Island.

Our Staff

Peter J. Catalano

Company President & Real Estate

Broker (RI, CT, NY)

Owner

Watch Hill Properties


Phone: 401-315-5454

Cell: 646-250-8888

​Email: info@watchhillproperties.com


​​​​Elizabeth Daniel

Front Desk Assistant

Watch Hill Properties


Phone: 401-315-5454

​Email: info@watchhillproperties.com


​​​​MarinaSpeck

Property Manager

Watch Hill Properties


Phone: 401-315-5454

​Email:marina@watchhillproperties.com



Sildy Cervera is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker located in South Beach Miami where multiple languages are essential. She is fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish. 

Sildy has extensive experience and has a reciprocal relationship with Watch Hill Properties as a "Referral Agent" exchanging high end clients in need os of very special care and guidance. 

Both Peter Catalano and Dana Valery Catalano have personally known Sildy for 20 years. Besides being exceptionally beautiful and personable, she is an extraordinary and knowledgeable Broker very familiar with the luxurary real estate residential products located in Miami and Miami Beach. 

​​Contact Us401-315-5454

​​​​Sildy Cervera

Florida Referral Broker 

Independent Referral Agent

Watch Hill Properties


Cell: 305-490-7559​​

Email: Sildy@sildycervera.com


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Mark A Szaro has been practicing real estate in Watch Hill and the surrounding area for over 25 years. He is dedicated to providing the finest real estate service to his clients. He is over a million dollar producer with the Kent Washington Association of Realtors. Mark was the seller’s agent when the Watch Hill Inn was purchased by Peter and Dana Catalano in 1985. Mark became General Manager of the Watch Hill Inn from 1986 to 2005, overseeing the day to day operations of the hotel, banquet facility, and restaurant. Between 2005 and 2007, he oversaw the renovation of the Watch Hill Inn and new construction of the Bayside building on Bay Street.

Mark serves on the Bayside Condo Association Board. Mark also works as the Club Room Manager at the Ocean House, a Relais & Chateaux hotel in Watch Hill.

He has been a resident of Westerly for 37 years and is well connected to local banks, contractors, architects, engineers, and is very familiar with the process requiring assistance with Zoning, Building Department, Coastal Resources, Historic Landmarks, Fire Department, and DEM.  

Multifaceted, Mark is your local go to person when you are in need of a professional broker. A huge asset to rounding off the vertical expertise of Watch Hill Properties, LLC. here.

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