Stephanne O'Connell & Cheri Kraunelis

REALTORS®, Licensed in RI


Stephanne O’Connell has been in the Real Estate industry since 2013 and began her career in Austin, Texas. In 2020, she received her Rhode Island real estate license and has been helping clients in the area ever since! Her clients often describe her as a positive, driven, and highly personable individual which makes her a perfect fit for this career. She continues to work to expand her business in the North East and she loves to work with people and help them find their dream home. Stephanne lives in Barrington Rhode Island with her husband David and two sons, Jack and Ryan.

Cheri Kraunelis has been a Rhode Island resident for over 40 years, so it comes as no surprise that she knows the RI area like the back of her hand.  She has assisted clients throughout the state with all of their real estate needs and is excited to be able to offer her clients even more with Lamacchia Realty.  Before real estate, Cheri worked in customer service and sales and helped manage a high-end salon and spa for 7 years. Through these experiences, she has met many people and developed long-lasting relationships.  Cheri truly enjoys making those connections with people and is highly dependable, organized, and very easy to talk to.

What made you choose Lamacchia Realty?

S: “The training and the resources that Lamacchia has to offer”

C: “Shortly after I received my REALTOR® license my parents needed to sell their home and I was with a different brokerage at the time, I went through the process without a lot of support. A close REALTOR® friend (Greg Hamre) told me about the amount of support and education his brokerage received with Lamacchia. It was everything I knew I needed.”

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

S: “Playing tennis and going to my son’s college and high school football games”

C: “Traveling, boating, baking, walking spending time with family and friends.”

What is your favorite part of your job?

S: Meeting new people and helping them sell or purchase their home.”

C: “Helping people find the perfect home.”

Do you have any pets?

S: “Colt and coco/ 2 chihuahuas from Texas!”

Do you have a favorite charity?

C: “The Epilepsy Foundation … my daughter has epilepsy.”

What’s your favorite sport to play or watch?

S: “Football and Tennis.”

C: “Hockey and golf.”