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The Team

Teamwork. Authenticity. Commitment. Innovation. Specialization

The Ackerman Team was built on value, transparency, professionalism, & integrity. The team strives to achieve
excellence for all of their clients, in all of their real estate needs. They consistently exhibit the vision &
principles that Claire Ackerman founded her team on, Integrity, Trust & Honesty.

Their real estate decisions are based on full market research, transparency, sincerity & veracity, which is why
their clients continue to do business with them year after year. Claire’s agents are different from other Realtors you
will experience, they are regularly coached, motivated, trained & most importantly valued as professionals
delivering the absolute best Real Estate experience.

The experience doesn’t end the moment you purchase or sell a home, the team prides themselves to meet & exceed
expectations all while building lasting relationships. Their clients truly become part of their growing family!

Claire stands by three words that represent herself & her team.

Passion – Purpose – Perseverance

“Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you LOVE.” – David McCullough

Nancy Naysan, ESQ. REALTOR

Nancy is a native New Yorker and a licensed New York attorney for more than twenty years who began her legal career in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office as a trial prosecutor.

Nancy was a fierce advocate for the community she served and has adapted her vast legal and negotiation skills to the real estate market, providing that same tenacity to ensure her clients’ success in buying and selling their homes.


Michelle Grening, Realtor

Michelle K. Grening’s success isn’t just about “what” she does, it’s also about “how” she gets it done – with rock solid competence, fierce negotiating skill and a proven understanding for the importance of having some fun along the way. Year-after-year, since launching her realtor career in 2004, Michelle has been consistently honored with a stack of customer satisfaction awards.

This is because Michelle quickly assess individual needs and is intensely focused on creating an efficient path to your success. As her clients can attest, Michelle provides personalized VIP service, keen support and relentless oversight throughout the real estate process.

She’s led transactions from every corner of the metropolitan Phoenix area, and worked with diverse clients ranging from retired military families, to busy professionals, international travelers … and all types of people looking to buy or sell a home. One attribute those who work with her share is an appreciation for “how” Michelle gets the job done right.

Gina Romine, Realtor, Team Transaction Coordinator

Diana Yescas, Realtor

Arizona Latina Native. Servicing Buyers, Sellers & Investors in the East Valley.

Top 1% Maricopa REALTORS® Clients hire Diana for her ability to remain current with the latest market trends, negotiating strategies and objection handling.

She is tenacious, passionate, and driven. Growth and Mindset are important to Diana!


Kevin Gurry, Realtor


Keegan Van Kooten, Realtor

Keegan was previously teaching physical education at the middle school and the elementary school levels.

Keegan played college basketball at Cornell College, where he earned his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. He also coached basketball for the last 6 years.

Keegan's experience as a teacher and a coach has given him the social and emotional skills needed to be a successful real estate agent.

Over the past several years he has experienced multiple facets of the real estate industry, this knowledge alone gives him the competitive advantage for all of his clients alike.

Being a member of the The Ackerman Team gives him the mentorship, coaching, and experience needed to provide my clients with the best possible customer service. --“IF YOU’RE NOT GROWING, YOU’RE DYING” - TONY ROBBINS ;