Life Transitions are difficult

As Boston’s leading expert in divorce real estate, Susan Piracini-Steinbrueck is uniquely positioned, educated and experienced to assist you with all of your client’s real property valuation and can help you and your clients determine next steps in their living arrangements during and after divorce.



Susan Steinbrueck* is a Certified Divorce Real Expert trained in family law cases involving real estate matters.  She has advised and consulted in many divorce cases, facilitating the sale of real property, as well as providing fair market valuation reports and testimony thereto.  As a certified divorce expert, Susan brings her skills in mediation & neutrality to serve divorcing homeowners and their attorneys. Her main goal is to mitigate the damage caused in divorce by handling the sale of the marital residence with great care, dignity and profitability.  During her 26-year career, Susan has earned a reputation for excellence in the following areas: divorce real estate, new home sales, ethical practices and elevated customer service. She is the managing director of a real estate team licensed in MA & NH.




1988      Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI., B.A. in Broadcast Journalism

1993      Lee School of Real Estate, MA Real Estate Salesperson license #9007993


2006      American Real Estate Academy, MA Real Estate Broker license #9500703


2016      Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, earned Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Designation (CLHMS) 


2017      Earned Certified New Home Sales Certification (CNHS)


2017      Earned Residential Certified Construction (RCC)


2018      Earned Real Estate Collaboration Specialist-Divorce (RCS-D) 


2019      The ilumni Institute, Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert certification (CDRE)

  • The Anatomy of Divorce

  • The Landscape of Divorce Finance

  • Introduction to Divorce Court

  • The Ethics of Certified Divorce Real Estate Experts

  • Communicating as a Neutral Expert

  • How To Sell A House In Conflict

  • CDRE Fair Market Valuations



2007-2009        Recipient of the PRISM (Prestigious Results in Sales & Marketing) award for Salesperson of the Year

2010                 Established a new data point for the highest PPSF for a property sold in Brookline, MA

2015                 Speaker at ReMax Annual Conference in Boston, topic: selling to the high-end clientele

2017                 Established a new data point for the highest PPSF for a single-family home in Reading, MA

2019                 Established a new data point for the highest PPSF for a property sold in Somerville, MA

2019                 Established a new data point for the highest PPSF for a property sold in Wakefield, MA



  • Licensed agent with Coldwell Banker, Boston

  • National Association of Realtor member

  • Massachusetts Association of Realtors member

  • Greater Boston Real Estate Board member

  • North Shore Women in Business member

  • National Association of Divorce Professionals, Membership Director, Boston Chapter

  • National Association of Divorce Professionals, Social Director, Boston Chapter

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Associate Member, Family Law & Real Estate Divisions


2013-present   Frequent Boston Globe contributor and quoted expert on real estate-related articles

2013                 Guest radio host on The Jim Lowenstern Real Estate Radio Show

2014                 Featured in a Boston Magazine article about the influx of international buyers into the luxury Boston real estate


2014-present   Featured in Top Agent Magazine as one of Boston’s Top 20 Agents

2014                 Guest host on New England Real Estate Journal Radio to discuss Boston’s luxury real estate market and how to

                         market to the luxury buyer

2015                 Speaker and host on the luxury real estate panel at the national ReMax conference 

2015   Guest host on Real Estate Radio Boston to discuss how to navigate bidding wars

2016.   Featured in Boston Business Journal’s People on the Move section



  • Extensive experience in public speaking 

  • Extensive training in neutrality

  • Trained in collaborative mediation

  • Trained in divorce court etiquette

  • Trained in family law language, terms & practices

*Formerly known as Susan Piracini


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