Since August 2004, Tobi has been a licensed Realtor®, certified as an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR). In December of 2012, Tobi accepted her current position to work with Liz Lauer & Associates as a full time buyer’s agent. She is in the top 5% of all Realtors in South Central Wisconsin.
Tobi excels in working with first time homebuyers. She enjoys both the excitement her clients share with her and the sharing of her knowledge and expertise with them. House hunting is an enjoyable venture with Tobi. Always focused on the client, she aims to make you feel comfortable and confident in your homebuying experience. Giving you the essential tools you need to make the most well-informed decisions.
History & Home Life
Tobi graduated with honors from UW Oshkosh with an education degree. She moved to Madison in 1998 and taught middle school for seven years in the surrounding area. In August of 2004 she decided to pursue real estate always keeping in mind the importance of education.
Prior to teaching Tobi ran several sports programs at the Oshkosh and Madison YMCAs. She both played college softball and basketball and coached middle school softball and basketball during her teaching career. Currently she’s an avid exerciser participating in various charity runs throughout the year including Shamrock Shuffle, Berby Derby and the Literacy Run.
Tobi’s family consists of her and her two dogs, Opie & Wilbur. She has a profound love for animals and is fond of pet adoption from local shelters. In her daily life you’ll find Tobi all over Madison, dining in restaurants like Himal Chuli and Ha Long Bay, rocking out to her favorite local bands at the High Noon Saloon and playing with her dogs at local dog parks.
Tobi is involved in her community, an active supporter in homeless and tenant issues. She seeks to have affordable housing for every human being, from volunteering at the Tenant Resource Center to fundraising for The Tiny Houses for the homeless. She also volunteers her time compiling the Tenney Lapham Neighborhood Association’s quarterly housing statistics.
Keep your eyes peeled for Tobi Silgman around town; you won’t be able to miss her contagious smile and compassionate nature! Contact her today to start your home-buying process!