Team Herr | Private Real Estate Collection

We are a close-knit team of dedicated real estate professionals, driven to improve the lives of our customers through knowledge, expertise and leadership. Our mission is to make a real difference in your lives by being there for you each step of the way – so that you not only realize success, but enjoy an incredible experience.

We run a tight ship because success is in the details, and we want nothing but the best for you and your family.

Throughout this process, we’ll empower you with our expertise, inspire you with our positivity, and ensure your success through our dedication to your goals.

Here’s how we make sure to provide experience and results that are a cut above the rest:

  • Signature Touch Service – Dedicated to being more diligent, responsive and delighting you at every turn. We take pride inbeing your problem-solvers, following through on each point.
  • Success Through Knowledge – Empowering you with expert insights to help you make your best decision.
  • The Private Real Estate Collection Difference – The most established name in real estate, providing higher levels of service and success with the top tools, systems, service, and experts.
  • We Invest More – In premium and innovative marketing and with our exclusive network of expert resources.
  • Our Successful Closings Track Record – Ensuring smooth, expert negotiations in this challenging time-bound process.
  • Expertise in Technology – Everything in real estate is becoming more and more entrenched in technology, so we leverage the latest innovations to ensure our clients’ success.
  • Luxury Home Experience – We bring a background and specialty in selling higher-priced luxury homes.

Heather Herr

CEO | Founder | Realtor

Heather Herr is the CEO and Founder of Private Real Estate Collection and Team Herr Real Estate. With 20 years of experience, she is ranked among the top 1% of real estate agents nationally.

Heather's journey began as a four-time All-American National Champion athlete at Ohio State University, where she earned a Master's degree in Art Education. She initially pursued a career in teaching before discovering her passion and family's legacy in real estate. Heather also brings extensive experience from her background in software consultation at Siebel Systems.

As a skillful negotiator with an extensive network, Heather provides a winning combination for marketing and selling homes. She is deeply involved in her community, volunteering on various committees and serving on national and local boards. Heather's industry expertise is matched by her dedication to making a lasting difference in the lives of her clients, becoming a part of their family. Private Real Estate Collection proudly serves Ohio, Kentucky, and Florida


Nikki Hayden

OH & KY Realtor

Nikki Hayden is a licensed Realtor in Ohio and Kentucky, dedicated to serving both buyers and sellers. With over 25 years of experience in sales prior to her real estate career, Nikki is an expert negotiator and a strong advocate for her clients. In 2023, she achieved impressive results, selling 64 homes and generating over $31 million in sales volume. Nikki is currently serving her third term as an associate director of the Northern Kentucky Building Industry Association.

A Cincinnati native, Nikki attended Mother of Mercy High School and graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in business. As an alumna of Chi Omega, she was an active leader on campus. Nikki has lived in California and Georgia but chose to return to Mason, Ohio, to raise her family. She also served as a board member for her condo association at The Views in Covington.

Nikki is known for her commitment to her clients and her ability to navigate the complexities of the real estate market, ensuring a seamless and successful experience.


Katie McCarty

OH & KY Realtor

Katie McCarty is a licensed Realtor and Buyer's Agent with Team Herr, bringing over 15 years of experience in real estate sales and management. Specializing as a buyer’s agent, Katie is licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky.

Before joining Team Herr, Katie managed a real estate investment company, where she assisted clients in acquisition and management. She currently resides with her family in Hyde Park but spent nearly four years living and working in Hong Kong with her husband and family.

Katie is known for her positive attitude and dedication to providing the best possible experience for her clients. She takes the time to understand her clients' needs, enabling her to find the perfect home for them. 


Ingrid Correia Williams

OH Realtor

Ingrid is a dynamic Realtor® and rookie of the year for Team Herr selling over $8,000,000 in her first year. Her unwavering dedication, exceptional negotiation abilities, and prompt responsiveness set her apart in a competitive market. With Ingrid, clients receive a commitment to quality and an assurance of trust, fostered by her principles of openness, honesty, and transparency. With a rich background that includes running a successful company in Brazil since 2016, Ingrid brings a wealth of expertise to her real estate practice. She possesses a degree in Business Administration and has honed her industry knowledge through a comprehensive Real Estate Sales Pre-License Course at Hondros College. Her bilingual fluency and certification as a Portuguese interpreter in Cincinnati further accentuate her unique skill set, enabling her to serve a diverse clientele.


Maria Simpson

OH Realtor

Maria is a dedicated real estate agent who brings a unique blend of local knowledge and diverse life experiences to the table. A local of West Chester, Ohio, Maria has a deep understanding of the area's local real estate market. After joining the U.S. Coast Guard, Maria's journey took her to both the east and west coasts, gaining invaluable experiences along the way. Ultimately, she found her home in Charleston, South Carolina, where she spent a fulfilling decade. During her time there, Maria immersed herself in the real estate industry, working with real estate software and honing her expertise. Recently, she and her husband made the exciting decision to return to their roots and move back to Cincinnati with their two daughters. Now a licensed real estate agent in Ohio, Maria is eager to assist clients in their real estate endeavors.


Yvette Simpson

OH Realtor

Yvette R. Simpson, Esq./MBA, is a licensed Realtor, lawyer, and MBA. She served as a member of Cincinnati City Council and the Hamilton County Planning Commission for six years. She is a Team Herr Real Estate member, which ranks among the top 1% of Cincinnati agents. A hometown girl, Yvette has been to every one of Cincinnati’s 52 neighborhoods and knows the region very well. This experience, coupled with her commitment to excellence, service, and passion for the city, makes her uniquely qualified to help homeowners find their dream home and neighborhood. Yvette and her husband live in the historic Longworth Square District of the West End. Yvette has received numerous honors and has served on the boards of several major Cincinnati philanthropic institutions, including the Contemporary Arts Center, the YWCA, and the Urban League. Yvette has been recognized as one of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s Forty under 40 and Women Who Mean Business, a Venue Magazine Woman of Influence, a Girl Scouts Woman of Distinction, a YWCA Rising Star and Career Woman of Achievement, and a National Business Courier “Top 100 CEO.”

George Paskal

OH & KY Realtor | Showing Assistant

George Paskal is a dedicated real estate professional with a strong finance background from Northern Kentucky University. His journey in real estate is marked by transparency, collaboration, and a genuine love for Cincinnati. George earned his Bachelor's degree in Finance, which has cultivated a deep understanding of financial markets and investment strategies, laying the groundwork for his analytical skills in real estate. George's interest in real estate stems from leveraging his financial knowledge for impactful investment decisions. Over the years, he has honed his skills in identifying lucrative opportunities aligned with both short-term goals and long-term aspirations. As part of Team Herr's Atmosphere, collaboration is at the core of George's approach. Working seamlessly with his team, they create an environment where collective expertise fosters innovative solutions, ensuring client success and team satisfaction. With a strong love for Cincinnati, George is committed to contributing to its vibrant real estate landscape. Whether he is helping clients find homes or identifying investments for community development, his commitment to Cincinnati remains unwavering. George's approach is built on transparency, keeping clients informed at every step and fostering trust. He promotes open communication, ensuring clients are active decision-makers and empowering them to make informed choices. George is excited about the evolving real estate landscape and commits to continuous learning to stay ahead of market trends. This ensures that he is well-equipped to navigate the dynamic market and bring success to his clients and the team. If you are considering a real estate partner, George is eager to collaborate, strategize, and achieve your real estate goals together!

Kelly Kinsella

Director of Operations

Kelly is the operations manager for Team Herr. Kelly was born and raised in Cincinnati and is a true Queen City native through and through. Kelly attended college at Ohio University where she was a division 1 athlete and double major in Psychology and English. Kelly started her real estate career 7 years ago when she worked as a customer service specialist at Dotloop and then transitioned into the sales side of things when she was recruited by an agent to work as her assistant. Kelly has since earned her real estate license from Hondros College and has been working as a transaction coordinator/team lead where she implements her knack for perfecting processes to better serve the agents she works with. She takes pride in her ability to do whatever it takes to get a deal to the closing table and is very persistent, thorough, and steady. An avid animal lover, Kelly boards and fosters dogs out of her home in Mt. Washington where she resides with her boyfriend and their 10-year-old daughter. In her free time, she spends as much time outdoors as possible and loves to explore new places.

Cassidy Harvey

Digital Creative Strategist | Social Media & Marketing Manager

Cassidy graduated with a degree in Marketing in December 2023. Born and raised in Over-the-Rhine, she's now based in Blue Ash, Ohio, and is a dynamic individual with a passion for marketing and outdoor adventures. During her time at the University of Cincinnati, Cassidy excelled academically while also finding inspiration in nature and participating in a volleyball league. In her free time, she enjoys board games, mini-golf, and refining her golf swing at the driving range. Cassidy is deeply committed to community involvement, volunteering with organizations like the Children's Ministry at her local church and Hands Against Hunger. Her journey with Team Herr began in May 2022 as an intern, where she contributed valuable insights and marketing expertise. Now, as a recent graduate, Cassidy looks forward to continuing her career with Team Herr.

Anna McMenama

Marketing & Operations Associate

Anna brings a dynamic blend of personality and creativeness to Team Herr. Born and raised in Cincinnati and currently residing in Union, Kentucky, Anna possesses a unique understanding of real estate on both sides of the river. In 2022, she graduated with a degree in business, showcasing her commitment to excellence and a solid foundation for her role. Beyond her professional endeavors, Anna is passionate about family, fashion, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, she seamlessly balances work and wellness. Anna's journey with Team Herr began as an intern, fueled by her enthusiasm for marketing and real estate. Her transition to a full-fledged team member signifies her dedication and adds valuable expertise to our collaborative environment. Looking ahead, Anna is eager to continue her career with Team Herr, anticipating exciting opportunities and contributing to the team's future successes.

Ailleen Cobbs

Business Development Director

Ailleen Cobbs is currently the Business Development Director and a Realtor for Private Real Estate Collection – Team Herr. Ailleen further strengthens her commitment to the real estate community as she currently serves as the 2nd Vice President for the Greater Cincinnati Realtist Association (GCRA) the local chapter of National Association for Real Estate Brokers. Her role within this esteemed association underscores her dedication to fostering collaboration and excellence within the real estate profession. Ailleen has a pivotal role in Marketing and Membership for GCRA, where she demonstrates her prowess in strategic marketing and communication. Ailleen is co-founder of the Ohio Latino Civic Engagement Group; she is deeply committed to fostering civic participation and the current Deputy State Director and Civil Rights Director for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Her multifaceted roles reflect her dedication to creating positive change and making meaningful contributions to both the real estate industry and the community at large.

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