With over 15 years tenure in Austin real estate, Desmond has experienced the various market cycles Austin has endured. Her involvement in the banking industry during boom and bust gives her an edge when navigating various housing markets. Recently named Vice President at Turnquist Partners Realtors, she is consistently one of the Top 3 producers (out of all the Turnquist Partners offices) and has been awarded the crown jewel of awards at Turnquist Partners, the Top Gun Award, in both 2008 and 2012. She further distinguished herself by being selected an Elite 25 member for the current year,making a total of 4 years of membership.(Elite 25 represents Austin real estate agents that are top 1% in in the high end real estate market). Austin Business Journal named Desmond one of the top 25 Realtors in Austin for 2013. An expert in her field, she has earned multiple designations including CLHMS (Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist).