Meet the Team
Frederick J. Amendolia…Founder/Chairman/CEO of The ACORN Group, LLC, A Philadelphia Real Estate/Financial Services Firm based on the Delaware River in the Penn Treaty section of the city, and Broker of Record of FreddieSells.com, a full service real estate brokerage licensed in PA and NJ. He has put together an infrastructure which gives real estate agents, attorneys, CPAs, and other professionals the tools to offer their clients the ease of one-stop shopping.
Freddie has been putting smiles on client’s faces for almost four decades! Freddie’s wonderful personality, along with his charm and genuine desire to devote his whole heart and soul to each client makes him endeared by all. Freddie started his long real estate career as a Realtor Associate for a small company in Philadelphia in 1980, gaining a strong background in Estate Planning along the way. Freddie has been honored with the designation “Certified Senior Advisor” by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors and is also a Certified Distressed Property Expert. His awards for professional achievement are vast, including the prestigious Prudential award, “Top Gun” for Excellence. With the desire to give back to the communities he serves, Freddie has taken an active role via Children’s Miracle Network, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, A member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Leaders Circle, as well as being a Trustee of the Knights of Columbus and a Noble of Shriners International.
Margaret A. Zabo-Castelli is Chief Legal Officer of The ACORN Group, President and Chief Operating Officer at Acorn Closing Services. Peg is an attorney at law and licensed title agent in the States of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Peg handles real estate matters as well as clearing title to ensure that she gets her clients to the closing table in a timely manner.
Danielle is Team Coordinator/Realtor Associate of The ACORN Group and FreddieSells.com. She was born and raised in South Philadelphia and moved to Margate City after graduating from Prep Charter. After spending her first full summer as a "Margatian", she is currently working on her Masters in Criminal Justice at Stockton University while working as Freddie's "Right Arm"! When not at school or work, you will find Danielle either swimming downbeach, playing pickleball or training and boxing at The JCC. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, invest, upgrade or downsize and/or if you don’t love where you live… call us, then start packing!!!
Cathleen J. DeMarco-D'Alonzo is Director, Human Resources at The ACORN Group. Kate takes pride in working with upper management and employees to provide a smooth flowing work environment for all.
A seasoned HR leader with over 25 years business & Human Resources experience in medium to large-sized organizations providing guidance in start-up, growth and stabilization. Before joining ACORN, Kate assisted with setting up training for new bankers and maintained training for existing bankers while working at the Risk Management Association. Kate Managed employees in Account Receivables, Account Payables and Collections. Kate is also Executive Assistant to the CEO and President of our Real Estate, Development, and Title Services Companies for many years.
Whether you are an internal or external customer, Customer Service is Kate's number one priority.