Canon Real Estate – Easthampton, MA Canon Real Estate – Easthampton, MA

Our Agents

Our team makes the difference. We are a company with experienced, dedicated Realtors who are on top of the latest trends in our local real estate market. Our cutting-edge approach to buying and selling real estate differentiates us from other real estate companies. We use the latest in technology and marketing to effectively sell your home, or in helping you search for a new home. Multiple digital photos, visual tours which combine sight and sound, as well as reverse prospecting, are just a few ways we work diligently for you.

As a member of MLS and the Realtors Association of Pioneer Valley, we at Canon Real Estate, are proud to have one of the highest return customer and referral rates in the Pioneer Valley and are ready to serve your every real estate need!

Bob Canon

CBR, CRS, GRI, Realtor, President
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In 1983, Bob started the company in Easthampton, MA. He works diligently to help buyers and sellers through the home-buying process and enjoys seeing his clients’ joy from home ownership. The long hours and weekend can be daunting, but he says that “over the years, I’ve found out why people make the decisions they do and what motivates them. You usually get what you give in life.”

Dan Schachter

ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES, Notary Public, Realtor
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Dan has been with Canon Real Estate since 1984, and lives with his wife Cindy, and they have a daughter, Madison. He works to help people achieve their real estate needs and solving problems that arise so all parties are happy. Meeting strangers at the onset, and becoming friends by the end.

Paul Tourville

Realtor, GRI
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After a career path in Real Estate which began in 1977, Paul transitioned to Commercial Insurance/Financial services with Smith Barney and most recently Director of Business Development for a private jet company. He is excited about coming full circle and re-entering the Real Estate profession with Canon. He believes “the art of uniting home buyers and sellers is a very special experience, one that I find quite rewarding.”

Tom Ladouceur

GRI, Realtor
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Since 1990, Tom has been with the company and is also a graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI). He lives in Easthampton with his wife, Debbie, and they have two daughters, Audrey and Michelle. He enjoys sales and helping people through one of the most important purchases they will ever make.

Rick Janes

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After a career in education and athletics, Rick had started part time with Canon going full time after retirement in the school system and has been working at Canon for over 20 years. His philosophy is that

“people are more important than money. If you take care of people, everything else falls into place. “

Kylene Canon

GRI, Realtor
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Kylene, a life-long Easthampton resident, has been helping people with their real estate goals since 2002. She holds a bachelor’s degree from UMass Amherst and a master’s degree from Cambridge College and also holds a designation from the Graduate Realtor Institute (“GRI”). She enjoys working in the family business and looks forward to guiding people smoothly through the different challenges that may arise during a real estate transaction. She lives with her husband Eric and their three sons, Trevor, Chase and Ryder and enjoys watching them grow up in the same community in which she was raised.

Kathy McDonald

GRI, Realtor
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Kathy has been a Realtor with Canon Real Estate for over 25 years and has since helped hundreds of people buy and sell homes. She lives in Easthampton with her husband Ross, and enjoys spending time with her family, particularly her 3 grandchildren. Her focus in real estate has always been one of home ownership being one of the most important and fundamental aspects of family life, and she feels an enormous sense of fulfillment in helping people reach their goals.

Jill Vincent-Lapan

ABR, CRS, ePRO, SRS, Realtor
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Jill started with Canon in 2007 as a full-time Realtor and the Director of Marketing. Born and raised in Easthampton, she’s been continually involved in local activities and functions, and has sat on the Board of Directors for the Greater Easthampton Chamber of Commerce since 2007. She’s very proficient with the latest technology and in keeping up-to-date on the latest local market trends. She will work to provide you with a smooth, efficient and seamless transition.

John Pompei

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John has been with Canon since April 2006, and loves working with people and helping them achieve their real estate dreams of owning a home. He feels that although it may take time to help someone find the right house, it’s rewarding to see your client find their dream home. John also specializes in apartment and house rentals throughout the Pioneer Valley.

Joanne Laprade

Executive Administrative Assistant
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Joanne, fondly referred to as “Jo-Jo”, she has been the Administrative Assistant at Canon Real Estate for 25 years. She lives in Holyoke with her husband Denny, and enjoys spending free time with her children and grandchildren.

Jennifer Abild

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Jennifer joined Canon Real Estate in 2014, and has been a valued team member ever since! She brings her enthusiasm, experience and desire to assist both the first time buyers and secondary buyers, and those looking to downsize. She also has extensive experience in investment purchases, and is ready to put her energy and dedication to work for you!

Jocelyn Cleary

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A Westhampton native, Jocelyn attended local schools and graduated from Brown University. She worked in talent representation in the entertainment industry in New York, Los Angeles and abroad for 10 years, gaining experience with complex negotiations and agreements before returning to Western Massachusetts – because it’s the absolute best place to live.

Jocelyn’s work at Canon Real Estate is guided by a strong sense of ethics and a commitment to transparency. She believes that helping buyers and sellers communicate is key to closing deals that make all parties happy with the results.

Responsiveness to her clients and attention to detail are key to her approach – whether it be returning calls, texts and emails promptly, seeking out contractors and area suppliers to address needs that commonly arise during the closing process or finding the right lender for a situations that requires a bit of creativity. She’ll even check out that scary basement for you.

Buying or selling is an important decision and is often an adventure. Jocelyn’s goal is to make that adventure as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

Jocelyn volunteers at Dakin Humane Society in Springfield (because pets need good homes, too),

Amanda Dugas


As one of Canon Real Estate’s newer agents, Amanda is no stranger to working with the public. Having over 10 years of management experience, she understands the needs of her clients and is dedicated to finding new and better ways to help each and every one. She represents dependability, diligence, and integrity and her passion for real estate is fueled by the ability to make another’s dreams come true. Amanda is highly motivated and translates that energy into every real estate transaction. Born and raised in the area, Amanda currently lives in Easthampton with her husband and two daughters.

Ashlye Benson

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Ashlye is one of our newer additions to the Canon Real Estate team! Her passion for interior design and staging can help you to get the most out of selling your home, or assisting you to help see the most potential your home can achieve. She brings her positive energy and enthusiasm to help you with all of your real estate needs. Ashlye purchased her first home with her husband Kevin in Holyoke in August of 2017, and they continue to reside there with their new son, Hanley.

Mike Girardi

Marketing Manager

We’re pleased to announce the newest member of our Canon Real Estate teamMike Girardi. Mike was born in Cummington, Massachusetts. His family relocated to Sunderland when he was 7 and attended Frontier Regional High School where he graduated in 2011. Mike continued his education at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont where he pursued a degree in Marketing and Digital Media. Graduating in 2015, he worked as a marketing coordinator for an Amherst based non-profit.

His passion for photography, film and design led him to freelance work as a graphic designer, and photographer. In 2018 he started Altitude 413, a drone photography and creative services business serving clients in real estate, construction, landscaping, environmental engineering and more. Mike’s passion for marketing and photography fuels his inspiration to make every listing look its best. Every home has a unique story to tell and by leveraging a variety of media technologies, Mike ensures that story is told.

Mike currently lives in Northampton with his rescue dog Ace. When not behind a computer editing, he enjoys discovering and photographing landscapes, spending time with his girlfriend Maddy, and taking Ace on new adventures.

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Thank you very much for your recent generous gift to the Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation of Easthampton. Canon Real Estate’s contribution will help fulfill our mission to expand to postsecondary education through scholarships for students in the Easthampton Community.

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