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After graduating from John Carroll University, Joanne was introduced to the world of real estate while working at a title company and in an architect’s office. She started buying investment properties and soon discovered this was not just an interest - but a passion, and obtained her real estate license. Her attention to detail and an unprecedented commitment to customer service quickly resulted in numerous sales awards, industry accolades and enabled her to manage real estate offices in Chagrin Falls and Shaker Heights - covering some of the most desirable markets in Northeast Ohio.


Through the years, Joanne has established a reputation of going above and beyond for her clients - building relationships based on mutual respect and understanding, a conscientious work ethic that permeates every aspect of a transaction and strong negotiation skills that always put her clients first.


A strong supporter within her industry and community, she has volunteered by serving at the local, state and national levels in various positions on numerous committees. Some notable achievements are 2013 President of the Cleveland Area Board of REALTORS®, the 2020 Chair of the National Association of REALTORS® Research Committee and a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and Ohio REALTORS® Board of Directors.  Additionally, she continues to be a part of the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce; having served as their president for three terms and currently serves as an advisor to the Executive Committee as well as gives of her time to the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival and The Chagrin Little Theatre serving as Board Member to each organization.


Joanne’s extensive experience and knowledge of the highly desirable neighborhoods and quaint towns that surround the greater Cleveland area offer her clients an insight into what the beautiful Ohio lifestyle has to offer. Whether it’s the most picturesque trails for walking, hiking and biking, the perfect place to golf, play tennis or horseback ride, wonderful dining, boutique shopping or unique special events, Joanne understands that Northeast Ohio has something for everyone. 


Pairing with Elite Sotheby’s International Realty is a perfect fit. Recognized worldwide as a leading iconic luxury real estate brand, they are a powerhouse with exclusive brand marketing tools and products, media partnerships with cutting-edge innovation, strategic positioning and international impact which enables the power of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand to successfully connect with consumers and use resources to boost exposure locally, nationally and globally. Their legacy of quality service and expertise is unmatched and sets them apart as a leader in the industry and perfectly aligns with Joanne’s vision for Northeast Ohio. She furthermore finds it immensely rewarding and gratifying to work with her talented sales team; helping them to achieve their goals and attain growth in the field of real estate.  


Armed with dedication, experience and the power of Elite Sotheby’s International Realty behind her, let Joanne assist you with selling or buying your home, waterfront residence or luxury estate and discover the unique lifestyle, natural beauty and delightful climate that Ohio has to offer. 


“I enjoy helping others find the community and house that makes them happy and provide an experience that will move you.”

Designations: Certified Residential Specialist, e-Pro Internet Professional, Seller Representative Specialist, NAR Realtor Pricing Strategy Advisor PSA

Joanne Zettl

  • Real Estate Professional
29525 Chagrin Blvd.
Suite 100 Pepper Pike, Ohio 44122 United States
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Elite Sotheby's International Realty

89 N Main Street, 2nd Floor
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 United States