Katie Benison-Camell started in real estate in 2020. She was always interested in the industry and wanted to find a job where she could balance work and home. She has an extensive customer service background that has helped her understand her clients and their needs. Previously, she graduated from Worcester State University and Massachusetts School of Law. While in law school, she worked full time at MFS Investment Management and was also a judicial intern in the Worcester Housing Court. She is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts.
In 2016, she established the Mary Beth Benison Foundation Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit in memory of her sister who passed away from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in 2015. The primary mission of MBB is to #SpreadTheLove by providing financial assistance to ALS patients. For the last 5 years, she has run every aspect of the organization on her own and puts in countless hours and a lot of hard work. She is dedicated to doing what she can to help and is happy to say MBB has provided over $160,000.00 in financial assistance so far. Katie has met so many people through this work and has gotten to know them and their families on a personal level. Hearing their stories has given her perspective and understanding of what is important and also motivated her to continue to work hard.
Her goals are to continue to learn even more about the real estate industry and gain even more confidence which will help her be able to provide the best experience possible for her clients. The more she learns and the more knowledge she gains will allow her to be an asset in helping her clients reach their goals, who often describe her as hardworking, honest, and caring.
Katie was born and raised on the west side of Worcester and has a large extended family with deep roots in the community. She takes great pride in Worcester and is so excited about how the city has grown over the last few years with everything it has to offer. She currently lives in Holden with her husband Fred, their three children Jameson, Grace & Keegan, and Morkie Hercules.
What made you choose Lamacchia Realty?
“I chose Lamacchia Realty because I had heard so many great things about the company and how supportive they are. I knew I needed to be in this type of environment in order to learn, grow and succeed.”
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
“I love going to the beach, especially Cape Cod and Nantucket, my favorite place!! I enjoy exercising, reading, baking, watching Ted Lasso, and all New England sports. I love spending time with my family, going to my kid’s activities or volunteering my time coaching or at school events.”
What is your favorite part of your job?
“The favorite parts of my job are helping people reach their goals and the flexibility it allows to balance my work and home life.”
Do you have any pets?
“Yes, we have a Morkie named Hercules (after the dog in the Sandlot). He is small but mighty. :)”
Do you have a favorite charity?
“The Mary Beth Benison Foundation Inc. (MBB) My sister Mary Beth faced numerous illnesses over a 15 year period, a brain tumor, breast cancer, mesothelioma, and then ALS. She was always grateful for the support she had and expressed a desire to do the same for others. I established MBB in her memory because we knew firsthand the financial burden a person can face when dealing with an illness. The goal of MBB is to help reduce some of the financial burden so people can focus on what is most important and I am passionate about its mission. I also support Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital donating “Binkeez For Comfort” to the Pediatric Cardiac ICU in honor of our nephew.”
What’s your favorite sport to play or watch?
“I love to play basketball and love to watch football.”