More About Susan


Susan Lustick has been the leading agent in the Ithaca real estate market since 1989.  Her vast experience (over $450,000,000 in sales) in all kinds of markets helps to provide her clients with unparalleled service whether you are selling or buying.  Susan approaches real estate in a very analytical manner and combines this approach with the understanding of the emotional challenges that face both sellers and buyers.  It is her unique ability to grasp the situation and come up with solutions to the problem that helps to solve whatever issues arise during a real estate transaction.  Similar to medicine, when everything goes fine just about any surgeon will do; however, when unexpected problems occur you want someone who has dealt with it before and can solve the problem quickly.  In real estate, it is Susan’s experience and ability to handle difficult situations that make the difference.

Susan loves creative marketing and will work hard to make sure your house is marketed both online and in print in a way that reflects the best of what your property has to offer.  She works to make sure the marketing appeals to buyers’ emotions as well as answers all of their questions so they can make a good buying decision. 

Susan’s high energy level assures you that she will keep abreast of all market changes.  The most current information will help to make your selling or buying experience a financial as well as personal success.

Susan graduated from Cornell University both undergraduate and graduate school. She previously worked as a registered dietitian teaching nursing students, medical students, and doing public relations nutrition.  She continues to be a licensed nutritionist in New York State and a registered dietitian.  Susan met her husband of 45 years when she was a freshman orientation counselor at Cornell.  So she has been moving people in for a long time!  After living in Chicago and Charlottesville; Susan and her family moved back to Ithaca to raise their three daughters.  Ithaca has been and continues to be a wonderful place to live and work.

Susan enjoys cooking VEGAN meals, playing with the grandkids, and having coffee with friends.  She hosts a weekly half-hour radio show; HouseCall with Susan Lustick, which airs every Saturday morning on WHCU AM 87/ FM 97.7.   You might even find Susan hosting a charitable event as a stand- up comic!  She loves to have a good time! 

Susan will make your real estate experience not only successful but enjoyable.