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Meet the 56Paris real estate team

Kerstin Bachmann

Managing Director

Founder and managing director, Kerstin Bachmann, has been a duly licensed Parisian realtor since 2009. After obtaining a master’s degree in marketing and business from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris, Kerstin worked for over a decade in international finance before discovering her passion for real estate. A German expat, Kerstin has lived in Paris for over 20 years.

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Anne Pontabry

Marketing Director

Anne looks after client services, new business development, partner and press relations, advertising and the 56Paris blog and social media. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Anne’s career in international luxury goods brought her to Paris in 1999. She moved into real estate with a prominent local agency prior to joining Kerstin’s team in 2011. Originally from the US, Anne speaks English, Italian, French and German. Ask Anne if you want to know where to shop in Paris, or to find the best pastry.

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Faustine Cressot


Faustine began her career with 56Paris in 2013 while earning her degree in real estate. Originally from eastern France, she has lived in Paris for several years. Faustine speaks French and English. She excels as an agent thanks to her solid knowledge of the Parisian market, customer service skills and quintessential French charm. In her off hours, she can be found teaching yoga and performing as a soloist in Parisian jazz clubs.

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Alexander Martin

Lead Agent

Alexander has been finding 56Paris’ clients their perfect property since 2013. Originally from the UK, Alexander moved to Paris in 2008 after graduating from the University of Manchester. After working in finance for several years, it was his experience renovating Parisian properties that led him to real estate. Alex speaks English and French. When not hunting or selling properties, he is on the soccer field or checking out the latest «foodie» restaurants.

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Léa Campillo

Office Manager

Léa joined 56Paris as Office Manager in 2020 while earning her master's degree in urban planning, after a bachelor's degree in international trade and marketing at the Sorbonne. A Paris area native, her passion for travel has taken her everywhere from Hawaii to Amsterdam. Léa speaks French, English, and Spanish. She enjoys discovering new brunch spots in Paris, fashion, and design.

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