The Alex Deacon Team Results Every Time

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Why work with The Alex Deacon Team?

What do our clients think about us?
  • More than six decades of combined team experience
  • Combined sales over 1,100 in 20 years
    • The average agent works by themselves or is inexperienced
    • The average agent is in and out of the business in less than 5 years
    • The average agent according to national statistics sells less than 8 homes a year
  • Our team concept allows us to do a large volume of business, keeps our finger on the pulse of the market by doing such volume, giving our clients outstanding service because everyone on the team has a certain skill set and experience level and we all work together to give you the best of each of our individual skills.
  • Unique programs like our Guaranteed home sale or commission free program just as one example.
  • We can cover a large area being a team verses one agent.
  • Huge personal data base of past, present and potential clients that we will expose your home.

Our Team

Alex Deacon

Alex DeaconAlex has been a licensed agent for 19 + years, and is an associate broker for Keller Williams.

Owner of Mace Property Management for more than a dozen years, managing nearly 700 properties in the Metro Pittsburgh and surrounding areas. The robust staff includes 5 property managers, a dedicated repair coordinator, and two front of the house administrative assistants, plus three leasing agents.

Consistently in the top 1% of sales nationwide ( over 1 million agents ) Alex has sold over 1000 homes, and his team is on track to sell 16 M in volume this year alone.

As an investor, Alex manages between 4 and 8 renovation projects each month. While some projects are sold on the retail market, a large portion are subsequently rented and then sold to investors, for a true " turn key " addition to their buy - and - hold portfolio.

To provide education and networking to all those interested in real estate, Alex initiated a Meetup group providing support and information to all ( at no cost ). On the horizon is a customized one-on-one mentorship program, offering guaranteed returns.

Alex and his wife have three amazing daughters, and reside in the South Hills.

Ian Hoover

Ian HooverIan Hoover is a career sales professional who started selling at the age of 11 with a paper route in Edinboro, PA delivering the Erie Times. By the age of 16 he took that career to the next level joining the BestBuy corporation where he won numerous sales awards. At the age of 18 he made the switch to commission-based sales joining T-Mobile USA quickly becoming one of the top salesmen in the region and winning the century club award his first year.

Leaving T-Mobile for a year, he developed and lead a crew of wireless sales professionals and managers to becoming the best they could be as the district sales leader in a fortune 100 company.

Ian quickly gained reputation in his career as the “turn-around” specialist for that company and continued that trend until he left retail. Returning to T-Mobile he was the #1 salesman in the Ohio Valley region the year of 2008 with an unheard of 159% to quota for the year earning him a trip to Las Vegas with the top 2% of the company for the “Winners Circle” award ceremony. Shortly after, Ian was promoted back into a management role before turning around two struggling locations and being promoted to a training store manager until he left to pursue his real estate career full time.

Ian’s past experience and hard working mentality makes him a fantastic real estate agent to have on your side. in his first year of full-time sales he was a multi-million dollar producer. His business continues to grow as word quickly spreads on how fast his listings sell due to great negotiations. Ian is a proud member of the Alex Deacon team and is grateful for the opportunity the Deacon family has given him.

Ian also invests in real estate by owning rental properties and doing flips in his free time.

Ian Is blessed to have a wonderful family consisting of his beautiful wife Kasandra, his charming, daughter Olivia and his son Roman named after his great-great-grandfather. Ian also contributes much of his success to his wife, his wonderful group of friends and his mother Lois & father David, and of course the Deacon family.


LisaLisa is the closing coordinator for Alex and all Realtors on the Alex Deacon Team since 2008.

Her extensive background as a purchasing supervisor, buyer, and marketing executive for such companies such as Galbreath, DDI, and Visigent for more than 15 years , as well as management role at Lenders Service brings a strong administrative ability to the team. Skilled in market research and lead generation, Lisa coordinates all closes for the team, among her many duties. Contract negotiation, compliance managements, and quality control were just a few of her responsibilities.

Training and management of personnel at Lender's Service expanded Lisa's professional experience in the real estate market. Not only did she manage six employees, she also supervised the cafe managers and Xerox Business center.

In addition to her position with the Alex Deacon Team, Lisa is a travel and entertainments consultant for both Magellan's and Dugan's,, and several other affiliates. Skilled contract negotiation skills and direct marketing experience are just two of her attributes

Lisa's passion is travel, and enjoys the beach and sailing with her family.

Bonnie Wisniewski

Bonnie WisniewskiBonnie began her real estate career over 15 yrs ago, as an investor specializing in lease - options. As owners of an NHBA franchise, she and her husband bought and sold over 3 M in properties and managed 16 of their own .

From 2011, she held the position of CFO for a Pittsburgh property management firm before coming to Mace, and then joined the Alex Deacon Team, Keller Williams Realty ( South )

Customer service and support experience now exceeds 25 years.

Notable achievements: NAPW Woman of the Year in 2013, owner Pittsburgh Home Staging Experts, NHBA Achievement Award for Military Lease to Own Assistance, 2007 , RESA - PRO designation, CID, APSD, CRE-HSA, Feng Shui consultant, Certified Remodeler ( HUD ), and Vaastu consultant.

A resident of the South Hills, her family is blessed with four children and nine grandchildren.

Bill Duffett

Bill brings nearly two decades experience in Information Technology and Project Management to the team, joining in 2016. His strong technical knowledge and background in PC software provides expertise for online marketing and research, as well as systems management.

With extensive experience as Project Manager for PNC, DePaul and Associates, and EDS/Hewlett Packard from 2002-2015, plus an additional eight years as senior consultant for US Airways, Bill has expertise in managing multiple and complex projects while managing mission critical goals.

Also an investor, Bill is a graduate of University of Pittsburgh and Dale Carnegie graduate. and resident of Oakdale.

Exceptional Service

At the Alex Deacon Team, our Realtors understand that you are the most important piece of the real estate puzzle.

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