Kate Ferguson-Schmidl joined the Safe Harbors Board of Directors in 2022. She is a licensed Salesperson with Keller Williams Realty Gateway. She specializes in the Finger Lakes and Greater Rochester area, with a focus on Seneca and Keuka Lakes. In addition, Kate is also a Managing Partner of Legacy Quest Homes, LLC, a residential renovation company. She finds the ability to assist her clients is a result of her work ethic and an attitude that ensures accomplishing their real estate goals.
Kate’s interest in women’s rights and family systems has been long standing. Volunteering for many organizations to provide support in these areas has been her focus. She also is a member of the Penn Rotary Club and serves on the KW Cares and Cultural committee. An active and dedicated alumnus of Geneva High School, she chairs the Class of 1982 Scholarship committee, and is also an active member of the Up With People Alumni organization.
With a degree in Music Education and Performance at Ithaca College, Kate was accepted in 1987 to the international group, Up With People, and performed and provided community service throughout eleven countries and 96 cities. As a professional musician, Kate currently performs as a vocalist in numerous venues throughout the Finger Lakes area and teaches voice privately.
Having lived all over the eastern United States, Kate returned to the Finger Lakes and met her husband, Todd, and relocated to Penn Yan. He has served his community for over 20 years as a Volunteer Fireman. When she is not working, they enjoy sharing family time with Kate’s two children and grandchildren, Maya and Lucas.