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Catharine Pappas
Director of Relocation
Licensed in NC
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Areas Served

  • Relocates clients to and from the Charlotte, NC area
  • Can place referrals around the world through Dickens Mitchener affiliation with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

About Me

  • Catharine Pappas is the mastermind leader of Dickens Mitchener’s award-winning relocation department.
  • As a native Charlottean, Pappas brings a wealth of intimate knowledge, experience, enthusiasm, and attention to her job of transitioning families to and from the Queen City.
  • Pappas is a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned a degree in economics.
  • After college, she began her career in real estate working for Coates, Reid & Waldron, the largest real estate company in Aspen, CO. Before joining the Dickens Mitchener team in 1993, Pappas worked in Washington, D.C., where she worked as the office administrator for a successful congressman.
  • She assisted Dickens Mitchener in solidifying strategic memberships with the Employee Relocation Council (ERC), the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the Charlotte Chamber Economic Development Council and the Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council.
  • Under Pappas’s powerful leadership, the relocation department has been honored with numerous awards for outgoing and incoming referral performance and marketing. The department has been re-certified for the Prestigious RELO Quality Certification (RQC), a designation which is held by less than 4% of the top real estate companies in the world, and in 2012, Dickens Mitchener won the International Properties Award for best real estate company in North Carolina.

Fun Facts

  • Pappas plays an integral role in facilitating and executing charitable community endeavors which have benefited the following organizations: Elon Homes for Children, the Mint Museum Home and Garden Tour, the Mint Museum Antique Show, the Mint Museum Room to Bloom, the Christ Church Holiday Bazaar, the Junior League of Charlotte and Children’s Theatre. 
  • She has served as a Sunday school teacher for Christ Episcopal Church for many years. 
  • Currently, Pappas is serving as Chairman of the Advisory Council for 2019 and on the Board of the Relocation Director’s Council.
  • Pappas, her husband John, and her three children live in the Myers Park neighborhood.
  • In her spare time, she enjoys baking special occasion cakes, golfing, gardening, reading, and playing bridge.

Milestones & Memberships

  • Licensed REALTOR®/Broker in North Carolina
  • Certified Relocation Professional (CRP)
  • Relocation Certified Coordinator (RCC)
  • Global Destination Specialist (GDS)
  • Relocation Quality Certification Award (Held by less than 1% of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® companies).
  • International Property Awards: Best Residential Real Estate Company in North Carolina for 2012.
  • Diamond Award and Crown of Excellence Award for unparalleled service and performance within our relocation department for 2019.
  • Pappas is an active member of the Mint Museum Auxiliary, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, the Women’s Impact Fund, and a past member of the Junior League of Charlotte.
  • LeadingRE® Equivalent Outgoing Sales Production
  • Numerous RELO Direct® & LeadingRE® company marketing awards
  • Inducted into the Relocation Hall of Fame
  • 2016, 2017 & 2018 RELO Direct® Platinum Service Excellence Award
  • 2015 RELO Partner Brokerage Award
  • LeadingRE® President's Service Award & Chairman's Award
  • LeadingRE® Momentum Club
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    Love working with Catharine. Excited for this new client!

    Kelli Cooper
    William Raveis - Fellow LRE Member
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    We find her to be knowledgeable, professional and courteous. Great combination! Jerry Cristodero, CEO, National Benefits Programs

    Jerry Cristodero, CEO
    National Benefits Programs
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    This was the first time that I have met Catharine, but I found her to be extremely knowledgeable about the relocation industry and an absolute pleasure to meet. Our company looks to partner with the best providers in each market, and based on... read more

    Robert Cormier
    Paramount Transportation Systems
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    A true professional.

    Barry R Davies
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    Spoke with Catharine and have placed a Buyer Referral for Client, Darren Cornwell. Thank you for the opportunity!

    Kim Wright
    Mobility Manager/First Team Real Estate
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    I can not say enough about the first to the last conversation I have had with Catherine Pappas. She is truly the warmest and kindest person I have met in awhile. She represents N.C. so well. She put us in the hands of another wonderful person... read more

    Joanne & Ken Cawley
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    Catharine is so customer-focused! She works hard to make sure her clients are well taken care of from the moment they arrive in Charlotte!

    Home Owner
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    Catharine is an awesome person to have on your team. She is focused, reliable, far thinking and professional!

    Home Owner
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    Catharine was a Godsend!

    Home Owner
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    Catharine is a tremendous resource and advocate for transferees in her market. We have shared business referrals and I have always been impressed with the caliber of professionalism and care she takes with my clients.

    Home Owner
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    Catharine is the best relocation/residential real estate person that I have have worked with. The quality of her work and attention to detail is excellent. As an example of her going above and beyond, at the closing dinner for the client, she... read more

    Home Owner