Thriving Successfully in A Real Estate World

AMANDA MORRISON / NNY BUSINESS
Lori Nettles, right, and Tania Sterling, left, own their own real estate firm, TLC Real Estate.

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March 2015 Cover Story: Women Entrepreneurs Find A Niche

Women entrepreneurs find a niche

Tara Marzano, third-generation owner of Marzano Paving, manages the business started by her grandfather and great uncle in the 1940s. Her father, Ralph Marzano, later took over the firm. During the long north country winter season, the company turns to snow removal. Ms. Marzano is also broker/owner of Marzano Real Estate, a Watertown-based realty firm.  Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

Tara Marzano, third-generation owner of Marzano Paving, manages the business started by her grandfather and great uncle in the 1940s. Her father, Ralph Marzano, later took over the firm. During the long north country winter season, the company turns to snow removal. Ms. Marzano is also broker/owner of Marzano Real Estate, a Watertown-based realty firm. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

For three north country women in construction-related fields,  certification as a state Minority Women-Owned Business Enterprise has opened doors, but hard work is what ultimately earns respect.

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