Marilyn (nee Kernohan) was born and raised in Geraldine attending High School there before going to Dunedin University.
She has a B.Sc, majoring in Microbiology & Mathematics, also a Diploma in Teaching.
Marilyn married Steve Cross in 1973 and they settled in the Hinds/Carew area on a Romney Sheep & Beef fattening farm. Marilyn was Chairwoman of the Hinds Playcentre and Hinds School which her children attended and helped out and supported various sporting and outdoor activities.
In 1986 she returned to the paid work force. Throughout her working life, she has always been affiliated to vocations that are people orientated. She taught Mathematics at Ashburton College, was a Nutrimetics Sales Consultant/ Director, and a Regional Manager & Sales Consultant for the High Country Herald – all occupations requiring a high degree of communicative and social skills.
A specialist in Urban Sales, Marilyn joined the Real Estate Industry in April 1996 and became one of the successful Hasting McLeod team in 1998.
Marilyn is no stranger to hard work and commitment. Her genuine love of people and desire to help others achieve their objectives, accounts for an increased demand for her services in Real Estate. She has superior local market knowledge.
Marilyn’s honest and friendly approach, focused dedication to clients needs and enthusiasm for her work, leads to her uncanny ability to match buyers and properties. This leads to very satisfied customers all round. She is without doubt a Professional.
Apart from ever increasing work commitments, Marilyn is the mother of two adult children, grandmother to Sam, Will and Izzie, and a partner in a farming venture with her husband Steve, and uses what little spare time she has left to pursue her other loves of golf, walking, biking and gardening.
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