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The Gatas Real Estate Team ~ Leading you Home

John Gatas

John Gatas

Owner / Real Estate Associate Broker


Hello everyone, my name is John Gatas, Western New York native and resident of North Tonawanda, New York.

I am the owner of the Gatas Team business brand at Keller Williams Realty Buffalo Northtowns. Our team comprises of high character and high integrity individuals here to SERVE your needs first. We strive to make the real estate process as seamless and transparent as possible utilizing technology and just good old fashion listening and empathy.

I also am the founder of Everything NT on Facebook, a video local and travel tourism site for North Tonawanda and an Agent Leadership Council Member at Keller Williams.

In my leisure, I enjoy cycling, hiking, cross country skiing, big foodie, rum, bourbon and craft beers, water, sunsets and various types of music and time for prayer.

Phone: 716-218-3146  |  Email

Annette Kerl

Annette Kerl

Buyer's Agent

Annette currently resides in Lancaster, NY with her husband David and their 2 kids, Olivia and Natalie and their Chihuahua, Rocco. She has embraced her American and Polish Culture and is currently President of the Msgr Peter Adamski Polish Saturday School and is fluent in Polish. Annette and her family enjoy camping, traveling, various types of food, music and love of family traditions.

Annette comes with real estate experience and a 10 year background working with Breast Cancer Patients, displaying a high level of compassion and understanding. Making great friends along the way, knowing she has changed your life and created a lifestyle for you, your family and your friends is what motivates her. She is excited to offer you an opportunity to begin creating wealth, freedom and independence that you cannot find any place else.

Cell Phone: 716-830-9657  |  Email



Director of Operations


Sara is the Director of Operations for The Gatas Real Estate Team at Keller Williams Realty. She has been working for the team since November 2015. She has been married since 2004 and has 4 children. Her and her family love taking road trips and visiting different museums and while at home, love having movie nights.

Phone: 716-218-3146  |  Email



Real Estate Salesperson

Mercedes Smith a Real Estate Salesperson for the Gatas Real Estate Team at Keller Williams Realty. She has recently joined our team and comes with a vast knowledge of real estate, as she has recently purchased her home and completed her education, which has guided her into her career with The Gatas Real Estate Team.

She currently resided in Tonawanda with her fiance, Michael, where they both grew up. They are getting married in May 2022. She is also a Dance Instructor for a local dance studio in Depew, where she trains many dancers of all ages. She is inspired  by those around her to succeed in new challenges and she looks forward to creating the same opportunity of wealth, freedom and independence for you and your loved ones. She enjoys reading and watching her favorite TV show, The Office.


Julie Symes

Loan Officer

Loan Officer, Lic NMLS #326746
4421 Transit Road
Williamsville, New York 14221


The following information is provided courtesy of the Gatas Team:


Daniel J. Bobbett

Zdarsky, Sawicki & Agostinelli, LLP
1600 Main Place Tower, 350 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14202
Email:  dbobbett@zsa.cc

David Weir

Redding & Weir
2420 Sweet Home Rd # 145
Amherst, NY 14228
Email:  law@reddingweir.com

Bruce Ikefugi

HoganWillig Attorneys At Law
(Jaci Morgante, Paralegal)
2410 North Forest Rd #301
Getzville, NY 14068
Email:  jmorgante@hoganwillig.com

Hogan Willig Attorneys at Law

Robert Giuseppetti, Franchise Owner

Pillar to Post
Email:  Robert.Giuseppetti@pillartopost.com


Chris Park, Owner/Inspector

Guardsman Home Inspections
Email:  Robert.Giuseppetti@pillartopost.com

Julie Symes

Premium Mortgage Corporation
Loan Officer, Lic NMLS #326746
4421 Transit Road
Williamsville, New York 14221

Premium Mortgage Corporation


Joe Hynes Plumbing


MJ Carney Plumbing Service


Expert Moving, LLC


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Gatas Real Estate Team

 Leading You Home

John Gatas
Real Estate Associate Broker
5500 Main Street, Suite 108
Williamsville, New York 14221

Phone: 716-218-3146

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