Who We Are
Every home is special, and every client is unique. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, the Petrone Team can help you find just the right fit.
The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach East Falls office is home to the Petrone Team, led by Heather Petrone-Shook. The team includes Joseph Petrone Jr., Kathleen Petrone, Dennis Shook and Eunice Wong Giang and serves neighborhoods throughout the Philadelphia area, including East Falls, Manayunk, Roxborough, Chestnut Hill, East and West Mt. Airy, Montgomery and Bucks counties, and New Jersey.
Four generations of the Petrone family have been in the East Falls area since the 1850s. Originally family owned and operated, this real estate brokerage was founded in 1975 by Joseph D. Petrone Sr. and has been in the same location ever since. The team is now proud to be part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach network, a company with over 60 offices throughout the region all with the mission of helping people achieve the dream of home ownership in an ethical, professional, innovative and caring way.
Heather Petrone-Shook, ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) & SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist), was born into the real estate world and has been working with buyers, sellers and landlords since 1996. Heather was recently elected as the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors district vice president for Region 1, which encompasses all of Philadelphia County. A member of the Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors, she has been consistently active in a variety of leadership roles with GPAR since 2004, including as a two-time president. In 2007, Heather was installed as the youngest president in the history of the association and was awarded the Boyd T. Barnard Realtor of the Year Award. She is an instructor for real estate pre-licensure courses and mandatory continuing education.
Joseph Petrone has been working with his family business since his college years, when he put himself through school managing rentals. Licensed in 1993 and having personal experience as a landlord, Joseph has developed an expertise in rentals and investor development. He earned his degree in finance and has a background in commercial real estate. He returned to the brokerage in 2015 to work with the Petrone Team and serve its East Falls community. He volunteers with the Boy Scouts and works with animals, rehabilitating and fostering pets and finding them forever homes.
Kathleen Petrone, licensed since 1999, has been with the Joseph D. Petrone Real Estate Inc. since it opened in 1975, having gotten involved in the family business while raising her children. As the office administrator, she is the financial specialist and serves as secretary and treasurer for the office. Kathleen was a part of this "mom and pop" enterprise during the time that it was rehabbing properties in East Falls. She and her family are proud to be fourth-generation Fallsers.
Dennis Shook is the team’s administrative support, assisting with the business side of running the office. He is a special education teacher and a local sports coach.
Newest to the team is Eunice Wong Giang, who was licensed in 2002 and was formerly with Long & Foster.
The Petrone Team is a tight-knit group of Realtors dedicated to finding the right home for you, and they have the expertise to make it happen.