PRESS RELEASE | WESTPORT, Conn., February 17th, 2022 -- The Riverside Realty Group kicks off 2022 by welcoming two new agents to the team.

  • Jody Peters
  • 02/17/22



The Riverside Realty Group kicks off 2022 by welcoming two new agents to the team.

WESTPORT, Conn., February 17th, 2022 -- The Riverside Realty Group recently announced the expansion of their real estate salesperson team with two new agents joining the firm’s top-producing roster.

New to the firm:

CHRISTINE MCGOVERN has been designing homes since 1997. Influenced by her father who built her childhood home, her one-time amateur passion for design, quickly blossomed into a full-fledged career.   Educated and highly experienced in interior design, staging, and flipping, Christine currently works with the Michael Smith Architects team while also delivering an elevated, comprehensive experience to her real estate clients. Christine’s well-rounded career enables her to advise at every point in the real estate process. Christine joins The Riverside Realty Group from the Higgins Group Private Brokerage that helps sells and buy Westport Real Estate. When she is not working, you can find Christine spending time with her five boys, three dogs, other family members, and friends.

MICHAEL LOBO is a veteran of the home construction industry. The son of a well-known Fairfield County builder, Michael has development, design, staging and real estate sales running through his veins. Raised in Easton, CT and a graduate of the University of Vermont, Michael has spent years working to refine his skills and building his knowledge base in the aforementioned areas of the real estate landscape. His professional credentials include years working with Susan Tracy of House Whisperers Interior Design and Staging, time at William Raveis and most recently Keller Williams Prestige Properties. Michael is a licensed Realtor® and is currently the Principal/Founder of Sasco Design – an interior design and staging company. Michael is an avid skier and outdoor enthusiast.

"We are very excited to have Christine and Michael join our agent team. These new members bring with them skills that further our firm’s on-going mission to deliver our clients a best-in-class experience,” said Brett Lieberman, Owner/Managing Broker. He went on to say, “we are looking forward to continuing this momentum in growth with our team as Fairfield County’s #1 independently owned, boutique real estate brokerage”.


The Riverside Realty Group is an independent, boutique real estate firm founded in 2007 with the mission to provide unparalleled client service with state-of-the-art emergent technology, a dedicated network of best-in-class professionals and the latest in cross-platform, innovative marketing strategies. To date, the company remains one of the most notable and successful brokerage firms in lower Fairfield County with closed sales surpassing the $3.0 billion mark.



Jody Peters

VP Brand Strategy + Business Development

The Riverside Realty Group, 472 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT 06880

203.226.8300 |

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