Notable Executive Assistants: Erika Zignego

Executive Assistant / Metro MLS

Erika Zignego has worked for Metro MLS as CEO Chris Carrillo’s executive assistant for five years. Besides assisting Carrillo, she is the vice president of accounting, oversees human resources and manages numerous Metro MLS programs.

Metro MLS is a multiple listing services that serves more than 9,000 realtors in Wisconsin. 

“Erika is an unsung hero who plays a critical role in Metro MLS’s success and ability to impact the real estate industry locally and nationally,” Carrillo said. “Erika was a big proponent in implementing Metro MLS’s Teams program over the last year. The program makes it easier for brokerage team members to work together in the MLS system. More than 150 teams have signed up for the program so far.”

When the COVID-19 pandemic started, Zignego helped launch TrustFunds, a safe way to transfer property transaction funds, which has been a big hit with members. She also manages Metro MLS’s photographer program, vetting and training photographers so they can reliably assist realtors.

“Erika is truly an advocate for our members and Metro MLS. She does a tremendous job of building relationships and assisting members with any questions to make sure they are satisfied with their membership,” Carrillo said.

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