Our Realtors

Gail Mathes

Gail is a full time Real Estate professional at Ayre Real Estate Co., Inc. She works individually, but also joins her husband Tom to form a team effort, affectionately known as 'Mathes to the Power of2'. Gail believes that customer service is the key to success and works hard to be a great service provider in the Real Estate industry.

A 1979 graduate of Western Maryland College, Gail lives in Feeding Hills with her husband and their two sons, Tony and Sammy. Prior to motherhood Gail enjoyed success in both the private business sector and by serving the country as a U.S. Army officer. Gail left the military service in December 1985 as a Captain, having served in many capacities worldwide. In 1986, Gail developed, owned and operated six Jiffy Service Centers in Southern Worcester County, Massachusetts. Her experience includes searching for, negotiating, buying, leasing and constructing the centers.

1991 found Gail and her new husband Tom operating a Jiffy Lube Service Center in the Midwest, where they also bought, sold and rented residential properties. They added another business venture, an automatic transmission repair shop, which she operated until 1997.

In 1997, Gail and her family returned to Massachusetts, where they now reside. Gail is an avid tennis player, enjoys fitness activities and volunteers for The Jimmy Fund, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - WM, and Agawam Congregational Church, Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen in Springfield and served as a Court Appointed Child Advocate(CASA).

Gail enjoys her profession and looks forward to helping many with their real estate needs. She can be contacted at Ayre Real Estate Co., Inc. 413 789-0812, ext. 28.

Office: 413.789.0812 ext. 28
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Lindsey Hadden DeFilipi

Lindsey joined Ayre Real Estate Co., Inc. in 2004.  She is a graduate of Agawam High School and received an Associate’s degree from Holyoke Community College. She was the Agawam High School’s gymnastic coach for 10 years.  Lindsey loves helping people and is perfect for this profession.  She will always greet you with a smile and is extremely service oriented.

Lindsey  and Kathy work together as a team and together they are able to help many buyers and sellers realize their dreams.  

Lindsey was married in 2010 to Mike DeFilipi.

Office: 413.789.0812 ext. 26
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Anne De Palma

Anne has held a Massachusetts Real Estate Brokers license since 1970 and has specialized in residential real estate in the Greater Springfield area. She holds the prestigious CRS designation and continues to pursue educational opportunities. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, the Pioneer Valley Association of Realtors and the RS Council.

In the past, Anne has served the Pioneer Valley Board of Realtors as Secretary, Treasurer, Director, Chairman ofthe Grievance Committee and of RPAC (Realtors Political Action Committee). She has also served on the Professional Standards} Finance, Government Affairs, Risk Reduction and Strategic Planning committees and as a Director of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors. She is involved in Zonta, an international professional women's service organization and in the past, a Trustee for Northampton State Hospital, which has since been closed.

Anne resides in Agawam with her husband John. Her favorite hobbies, when not serving her clients are, cooking} gardening and fishing on Cape Cod.

Office: 413.789.0812 ext. 24
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Tom Mathes

Tom Mathes recently joined Ayre Real Estate as a sales associate. Tom is a local business owner and lives in Feeding Hills with his wife and two sons.

He is a member of the Jimmy Fund Council and volunteers as a youth sports coach. Tom is on the Board of Deacons of Agawam Congregational Church and is very active in the Greater Springfield area.

He is very willing and able to help with any of your real estate needs.

Office: 413.789.0812 ext. 27
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Kathy Ayre

Kathy is a full time Real Estate professional with over 25 years experience. She serves the Greater Springfield area including Agawam, West Springfield, Southwick, Westfield, Chicopee, Longmeadow, East Longmeadow and Wilbraham. She continually seeks educational opportunities and has obtained the prestigious CRB, CRS and GRI designations, which only the top 10% of brokers in the country have attained.

As a member of the Greater Springfield Board of Realtors, she has served on the Professional Standards Committee and is currently on the Grievance Committee. Kathy is also active in the community and is a former President and current member of the Agawam Rotary Club, former Director and current member of the Chamber of Commerce and various other civic organizations.

She strives to give the absolute best service possible to her clients, customers and friends. She welcomes an opportunity to help you with all of your real estate needs.

Office: 413.789.0812 ext. 22
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Michael Butler

Michael Butler has recently joined Ayre Real Estate Co., Inc. as a licensed sales associate. Michael brings a great reputation for customer service and valuable sales experience to Ayre Real Estate. For the past ten years Michael has owned and operated The Outback Steakhouse in West Springfield, MA. He was in the restaurant industry for over 25 years and his consistency of hospitality and quality standards are a part of his everyday life. He is goal oriented and will listen to what your goals are for closing an old door or opening a new one. Michael is ready to help his clients uniquely and successfully position themselves in this competitive real estate market and is committed to walking through the whole process with you.

Michael has been involved with raising money for the Network against Domestic Abuse, DCF, The Shriners and the March of Dimes for the past 8 years. He is married with three children and understands the importance of a home that matches your family’s needs.

Office: 413.789.0812 ext. 25

Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts has joined Ayre Real Estate, Co., Inc. as a full time real estate sales associate. He is an Agawam native that started his real estate career in 2003. Tom moved to the Myrtle Beach area in 2006 where he pursued his two passions, real estate sales and golf. He fared much better in the real estate business than he did at golf but he still loves them both.

Tom and his wife, Donna, recently moved back to the area to spend more time with their family and friends. They have two adult children and three grandchildren and enjoy the time they can now spend together.

Tom is very excited to bring his real estate experience back to the area and looks forward to
helping his clients realize their real estate dreams.

Office: 413.789.0812 ext. 23
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Chris Martin

Chris has recently joined Ayre Real Estate as a licensed sales associate. He is a graduate of Agawam High School and has a B.S. in Biology from Western New England University. He served on active duty for eight years in the Army and is now a current member of the U.S. Army Reserve and an Operation Enduring Freedom veteran. Chris is also a big supporter of the Anne Nicklaw Educational Fund at Baystate Medical Center, which provides scholarships to those in need.

Chris has a strong background in investment properties as a senior partner in a real estate investment group in Memphis, TN. He is absolutely passionate about his clients and the real estate business.   He looks forward to working with new clients and will work endlessly to help whoever requires assistance with their real estate goals.

Office: 413.789.0812 ext. 129
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