Prisco is a well-known figure in the Ecuadorian community having
boots on the ground experience in-country since 2007. By providing an
exemplary level of professionalism and customer service, she has gained
the trust of clients through her dealings in her primary business, a
boutique full-service one-stop real estate shop: Ecuador Realty
(formerly Re/Max Pioneer Realty). Her commitment to integrity and
transparency, coupled with her perseverance and skills, have afforded
her a stellar reputation as a top expert in the local Salinas area real
The native New Yorker made the full-time move to Ecuador in 2007 after
having traveled solo around the country in 2006. Having settled in the
coastal town of Salinas in 2008 where she began her real estate career,
Amy used her experience, financial knowledge, and Spanish language
skills to eventually open and manage the first Re/Max real estate office
in Salinas from 2013- 2017. During that time she used her
entrepreneurial abilities to also develop two businesses to complement
her real estate services: The Amigo Center, a relocation services
solution center for foreigners moving to Ecuador, and Pioneer Travel.
Amy has been involved in sales between Playas to Puerto Cayo. Amy works
with many accredited colleagues country-wide to help find the best
options for her clients. Amy was the first foreigner to obtain the
Ecuadorian real estate license (# 166-G) which currently remains active,
and was previously licensed in New York State.
Her recognitions while working at Re/Max include: the Executive Club
award three consecutive years (2014, 2015, 2016); first member in
Ecuador with the Luxury Collection affiliation; Top 3 Broker Award for
the months of March 2016 & 2017, April 2016 & 2017, and May 2016 & 2017.
She was also the first person in Ecuador to obtain the Institute for
Luxury Home Marketing designation.
Amy has been the Administrator of several prestigious condominium
buildings in Salinas including both The Alamar and The Phoenix. She has
her TESOL/TEFL/TEFL certification and has taught English as a Foreign
Language at the Ecuadorian Naval Officer University (ESSUNA) in Salinas
as well as at La Universidad Peninsular in Santa Elena (UPSE). Her prior
work experience in New York revolved around the financial markets and
included tenure at Estabrook Capital Management, Inc. in mid-town
Manhattan; Sanders, Smith, Miller & Jordan, Inc. of Tarrytown, NY; and
LEXCO Wealth Management, Inc. also of Tarrytown, NY where she was
Director of Operations and held the Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses.
Her contributions to the Ecuadorian community include: Warden for the
USA Consulate General in Guayaquil (2008 to present); member of the Race
Committee of the Salinas Yacht Club (2008-2012); Secondary Vocal, Board
of Directors ACBIR: Association of Realtors in the province of Guayas
(2013-2014); charter member of the Salinas Spondylus Rotary Club
(2016-present); and pro- Treasurer of ACBIRSE, the charter Real Estate
Association of Santa Elena (2017).
Amy earned a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Financial
Management from Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y. (1999). She also
holds a Masters in Spanish Literature and Linguistics from Middlebury
College in Madrid, Spain (1994). Her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish
is from Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. where she participated in the
International Studies, Foreign Languages and Business Program (1993).
Amy is fluent in English and Spanish and provides services in both
languages to her Ecuadorian as well as International clients.