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Pomerleau Real Estate is one of the largest full service real estate firms in Vermont. Pomerleau has the experienced team to make your project a success. Whether your needs are Commercial Brokerage, Business Services, Development or Property Management, Pomerleau has the answers.

Our Brokers are a dynamic force in the community; our in-house property maintenance crew is easily accessible; our commitment and dedication are unmatched.



Antonio B. Pomerleau
Founding Chairman 1951 - 2018

The late Mr. Pomerleau founded the company in 1951 and actively oversaw all of its divisions. His business and philanthropic contributions left a lasting legacy for all Vermonters.

Click here to learn more about the distinguished life of Antonio B. Pomerleau.

Ernest A. Pomerleau
President / CEO

Ernie's experience spans over 35 years in all aspects of real estate. As a licensed real estate broker, and member of ICSC, he leads the Commercial Development, Investment Brokerage, and Property Management Divisions. He presently serves on the board of Shelburne Farms, Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation, Cynosure, Chaired the Governor's Panel on Climate Change, Federal Reserve Bank New England Advisory board, East coast ICSC Government affairs, is the Honorary Consul of France to Vermont, and is engaged in multiple other community functions.

Brian Waxler, CPA
Vice-President & COO

Brian makes magic with numbers, and heads the day to day operations at Pomerleau Real Estate. He is President of the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Burlington and Treasurer of the Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc (VEPPI). Previous Community positions were with the Fletcher Allen Hospital Development Board and as the former President of the Board at Shelburne Craft School. His strong community involvement adds a great dimension to our team. Brian's strong financial skills, retail background and experience in real estate bring key elements to the managment of the Company and its Development, Brokerage and Property Management Divisions. Last but not least, he's rumored to have the best golf swing of the crew!


Yves E. Bradley
Vice President
Commercial Brokerage / Broker

Yves brings many years sales experience and currently oversees the day to day operations of the commercial brokerage department. He is well-versed in the ownership and acquisition of investment property, as well as in the field of consulting to the retail industry, due to his background as a business owner and franchisee. He has been an active member of the business community for the last 23 years, and is currently on the board of Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce, Burlington planning Commission, South End Arts & Business Association, Women’s Rape Crisis Center and the Chittenden Commercial Real Estate Association. Yves takes great pleasure in his personal interaction with clients and strongly believes in the value of a lasting business relationship.

Kristin Plantier
Commercial Brokerage / Marketing Assistant, Licensed REALTOR

Kristin is the assistant to the Brokerage department, as well as marketing. Kristin’s 18 plus years of experience in real estate, organizational skills, and positive energy make her the perfect complement to the team.

Brad Worthen
Commercial and Business Brokerage

Brad Worthen is a native Vermonter with roots extending back four generations. He has an extensive and diverse business background that provides the firm and its clients with a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise. Brad's resume includes an extensive management career in commercial broadcasting. He also owned and operated staffing services in Burlington VT, Portland ME, and Providence RI. and has legislative lobbying and transportation consulting experience. Brad served as the Director of Marketing for Vermont’s largest commercial and industrial developer and is also a successful residential developer. Brad currently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce and is Vice Chairman of the Vermont Rail Action Network. He is a past board member of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and the King Street Youth Center. Brad also served as president of the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont Associates Board, the Kiwanis Club of Chittenden County, the Vermont Ad Club and the Quality Council of Greater Burlington. Brad is an accomplished private pilot flying for over 35 years.

Stuart K. Wichert
Business Brokerage

Stuart Wichert (Kim) brings the personal knowledge and acumen gained in his nearly four decades of experience with leading corporations including sales and management positions with Xerox Corp. and as the President of a subsidiary of International Data Corp., a multinational publishing company devoted to the information technology industry. As an entrepreneur Kim has bought, developed and sold two successful small businesses.

Active in community affairs, Kim has served on the board of Burr & Burton Academy, and The Green Mountain Academy for Life Long Learning. He formally was Chair of the Board of Greater Boston Rehabilitation Service. Kim served in the United States Marine Corps., and is a Trustee of the First Congregational Church in Burlington Vermont.

Michael Biama
Commercial Brokerage

Michael joined Pomerleau Real Estate in January of 2018 and is the newest addition to the brokerage team. After graduating from the University of Vermont in 2010, Michael moved to South Florida and began working at Marcus & Millichap, one the nation’s leading commercial real estate brokerages. During his time at Marcus & Millichap, he was responsible for the disposition of approximately 65 properties totaling over $200 million.

Michael is licensed in Vermont, Maryland, and Florida and has closed transactions in 22 different states in the eastern half of the US. His experience in the leasing, development, and disposition of single-tenant retail properties across the nation lends itself well to advising clients on the best avenues to both grow and preserve wealth. Specifically, he enjoys developing investment strategies that maximize cashflow and principal paydown over the hold period. He is also highly experienced in completing 1031 exchanges and has developed specific strategies to assist in facilitating the successful completion of a exchange. We are confident that the skills Michael has developed will be an asset to his clients as well as the local community.


Steve Ploesser
Vice President
of Construction Management

Steve has been with Pomerleau Real Estate since 1987! His experience as VP of Property Management was a natural segue into this position where he now oversees both new and ongoing development projects for Pomerleau. Steve's experience, skills and innovation ensure that our projects are on schedule and completed with excellence.


Chris Siple
Vice President
of Property Management

Chris has been putting his all into Pomerleau since 1989! Currently, he oversees the daily maintenance for all the Pomerleau managed properties including the landscaping, parking lot upkeep, building repairs and more. He does so with a great spirit, laid back style and excellent attention to detail. He is as good of a man in his community as he is at work, serving as a volunteer firefighter for the last 31 years, three of which he has been honored as Firefighter of the Year in Richmond. His guidance, experience and quality crew are just some of the reasons why our Property Management division is considered to be the best in Vermont!

Ron Demag

Ron joined the property management division in November, 2005 He is responsible for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of all Pomerleau buildings and Pomerleau managed properties. From snow removal to building and repairing everything and anything, Ron does it all.

Dan Chandler

Since coming to Pomerleau Real Estate 12 years ago Dan has found his place on the “greens” – as head of the landscape crew during the summer months! Dan has a great eye and is the one to thank when you see our shopping center grounds looking so manicured and colorful. He works all facets of work on the property management team at other times of the year ~ always with a smile and great attitude.

Jim Young

Jim joined the team in July, 2008. He is responsible for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of all Pomerleau buildings and Pomerleau managed properties. From snow removal to general maintenance and more. Jim is a great addition to the team.

Tim Korth

Tim joined Pomerleau Real Estate in mid-2014 bringing over 25 years of carpentry, plumbing, electrical and concrete experience to the position. He is a great member of the team and is always willing to pitch in and assist anywhere. In his spare time Tim enjoys skiing, camping and hiking with his son.

Matt Hall

Matt joined Pomerleau Real Estate after High School graduation in 2014, graduating as a member of the National Technical Honor Society! He adds a youthful flair to the team and brings with him a great deal of hands-on experience from working in his shop at his home. Matt is an avid hunter and can be found in the woods when not on call.


Michelle Hetling
Financial Manager

Michelle came to us in 2011 bringing 23 years of diverse Accounting and Financial Reporting experience to our Accounting Division. In addition to her early years in the nonprofit sector and in the service and product sales industries, Michelle’s background also includes more than 10 years with two local CPA firms. Her skills, education and attitude are a perfect fit for her role as Pomerleau Real Estate’s Financial Manager.

Caroline Hall
Accounts Payable Specialist

Caroline is a native of Vermont who had been a stay-at-home mom for many years. She began working at Pomerleau in 2007 and has worked her way up to being an expert at her accounts payable position. Her kind and pleasant disposition have been an asset to our Pomerleau family.

Erika Kane
Accounting Operations Manager

Erika joined Pomerleau’s Accounting Division in 2012 to support our Financial Manager, and has since moved into the role of Accounting Operations Manager. She oversees the day to day functions of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Erika is a native Vermonter whose previous nonprofit and accounting experience, love for her community, and upbeat “can-do” attitude made for a seamless transition.

Nick Blumen
Financial Accountant

Born and raised in Vermont, Nick joined Pomerleau Real Estate after graduating from Syracuse University in 2015. He has a passion for business and finance and enjoys working with numbers. In his free time Nick likes to travel, enjoy the outdoors, and follow his favorite sports teams.


Susan Willard
Third Party Property Management Coordinator

Susan is a home grown Vermonter with a varied professional background. She came to Pomerleau with over 15 years of accounting experience. After 4 years as an accountant and residential property manager, she now leads Pomerleau’s Third Party Property Management division. Susan loves people, and people love Susan! In addition to her head for numbers and business, she also brings exceptional communication and people skills.

Renee Vierra
Property Management Administrator/Accounts Receivable

Renee came to Pomerleau in August of 2012 after 10 years with a local residential real estate firm. She was their Client Care Manager where she handled everything from marketing to listings and closings. Renee is now responsible for assisting Susan Willard in the Third Party Property Management division. Renee and Susan work well as a team in catering to our many tenants’ needs. Renee is also working part time in the accounting department helping with Account Receivables.

Carrie Cobb

Since coming to Pomerleau Real Estate, Carrie has settled into her Lead Administration role without missing a beat! Carrie came to us after 20+ years in the Mail Order industry and her knowledge of systems; problem solving and organizational skills are traits that we enjoy benefiting from! All with a smile and infectious laugh!

Barbara Lockerby
Receptionist/Office Manager

Barbara, AKA the Queen, has been with Pomerleau since 1999. She is on the front line as our receptionist, office manager, and official company greeter. She enjoys the interesting array of clients and visitors she encounters both on the phone and at the office. But mostly Barbara feels that the atmosphere and team spirit at Pomerleau makes it a superior place to work.