About Ed Pestka

Ed Pestka


E-mail: epestka@shorewest.com 

Let me tell you about myself! My name is Ed Pestka and I am a real estate agent in southeastern Wisconsin. I have grown up in Racine and have served the community for over twenty years. In addition to having 13 years of real estate experience, I am also an Accredited Buyer’s Representative, Senior Real Estate Specialist, and Certified Residential Specialist.  I have the knowledge to help you get to the next step in your life, whether it is buying your dream home or downsizing and selling your current home. Let me work hard as your agent and handle any problems that may arise so that you don’t need to worry. In addition, I lead the Ed Pestka Team here at Shorewest Realtors. My other team members include Marnet Zimmer – Agent, Ellen Simic – Agent, Sara Lyle – Agent, and Carrie Moyer – Client Care Coordinator. We are here as a team to support you throughout this process. We Provide Positive Results… and would love to assist you!

Sara Lyle


E-mail: slyle@shorewest.com

As a lifelong resident of Racine, Sara has a unique and strong understanding of the communities along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan.  After graduating from William Horlick High School, she attended Carthage College where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.  Sara also attended Gateway Technical college where she earned her Emergency Medical Technician license. 

Charting a path of helping others has provided her with valuable skills that she uses daily.  Through buying and selling several properties of her own, Sara was inspired to pursue a career in Real Estate.  Sara’s experiences have equipped her to be a strong communicator with attention to detail and the ability to remain calm and focused during real estate negotiations.

When not helping home buyers and sellers, Sara enjoys reading and listening to educational podcasts as a lifetime learner.  She also enjoys spending time in our Wisconsin State Parks and traveling to new places.  Sara frequently enjoys these activities with her husband, two children and their two German Shepherds. 

Marnet Zimmer


E-mail: mzimmer@shorewest.com

Marnet joined Shorewest in April 2019 and became a member of the Ed Pestka Team in April 2020.  She works with both buyers and sellers and has extensive experience in single family homes, condos and 2 family investment properties.  Prior to Real Estate, Marnet has spent 35 years in Healthcare, 25 of those years in various leadership roles in Milwaukee, Racine, and Texas. It has been an easy transition from providing outstanding patient care to providing exceptional customer care to her real estate clients.  Marnet was born and raised in Michigan and moved to Milwaukee to attend college and seek career possibilities.  She has also spent a few years living in the West Texan Desert.  Marnet currently lives in Milwaukee with her husband of 32 years.

Ellen Simic


E-mail esimic@shorewest.com

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