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Vacation Rentals Staff


Charissa Joachimowski | REALTOR® and Rental Manager

Charissa JoachimowskiCharissa has vacationed in Bethany since she was 8 years old and fell in love with the area many years ago. She chose to make this her permanent residence in April 1988. Charissa began working for Wilgus Associates, Inc's Summer Rental Department in 1988 and is proud to be part of the company for over 28 years. She is familiar with what will rent the best and what vacationers are looking for when they venture to the Bethany Beach area. Her awareness of the real estate needs, availability, and the market in Sussex County led her to begin Residential and Commercial Sales. Her greatest reward is in helping make other peoples "Dreams Come True." Being a mother of 3 girls and grandmother of three, she finds life very rewarding and Wilgus Associates, Inc. has been very accommodating to her family life. Charissa loves sunsets, nature, photography, fishing, boating and the tranquility of the bay and ocean.

Phone: (302) 539-7511 ext 3006
Email: [email protected]

Crystal Dempsey | REALTOR® and Rental Agent (office manager)

Crystal SmithCrystal is a life long native of Sussex County and attended Indian River High School. After graduating she enlisted in the United States Air Force and served her Country from 1994 to 1999 as a Security Forces Specialist (MP). She specializes in vacation rentals but also does sales. Crystal has been with Wilgus Associates since 1999. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is also an avid bowler and has awards for her many honor scores including a perfect game.

Phone: (302) 539-7511 x3008
Email: [email protected]

Donna Szymanski | REALTOR and Rental Agent

Donna SzymanskiDonna relocated to Ocean View, DE from Eldersburg, MD in 2014. Co-owner/retired from a family owned Construction Company in 2008. Volunteers her time with various animal shelters/rescues networking & fundraising for homeless animals. Enjoys entertaining & spending time with family & friends.



Phone: (302) 539-7511 x 3021
Email: [email protected]

Sandy Putz | REALTOR® and Rental Accounting

Sandy PutzSandy, the Rental Accountant, began working at Wilgus Associates, Inc. in the Vacation Rental Department over15 years ago. Sandy has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry and has proven to be a true asset to the company. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her 3 grandchildren, friends and family and riding her Harley with her husband.

Phone: (302) 539-7511 x3010
Email: [email protected]







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