Joan Topper was born and raised in Glenside, PA, and began traveling to center city by train to rehearse with the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra at the age of 14. After living in Chicago for almost 6 years while she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance, Joan moved east, to East Falls, Philadelphia. There, she made a strong connection with Northwest Philadelphia by biking regularly through the Wissahickon to Chestnut Hill and to Center City along Kelly Drive. After next attending The Juilliard School for Masters Studies in Viola Performance in Manhattan, New York, Joan relocated to Chestnut Hill, where she began her shift to becoming a mother and also a permanent resident of the Delaware Valley.
After joining The D’Alessandro Group as an assistant, she began her courses in real estate education. One year later, she was an experienced agent, having handled upwards of 60 transactions during her time as an assistant. Now living in Abington, she is centrally located to have thorough knowledge of the suburban markets of Montgomery and Bucks Counties, as well as of Chestnut Hill, Mt. Airy, Manayunk, Roxborough, East Falls, and Center City.
Joan makes it her priority to treat her clients’ business as if it were her own. Through her decades of music training, she has found her attention to detail and artistic aesthetic to be instrumental in orchestrating smooth and successful transactions for her clients.