Growing up in Tucson, Melinda Eslinger is a true Arizona native with a strong background in teaching and small business ownership. She launched her career in Marketing directly out of college after graduating from NAU with a BA degree in advertising. Recognizing her passion for teaching, Melinda subsequently went on to receive her post baccalaureate degree in secondary education and taught Language Arts at Glendale Union High School for over 6 years.
Melinda was with Long Realty Camelback for 4 years closing over $19 million in total sales volume, earning both Executive Club and Chairman’s status within the Long family. Currently she serves as the Designated Broker/Owner for Long Realty Uptown where she manages agents who specialize in residential and commercial real estate.
Melinda has been extremely active within the brokerage, focusing on opportunities to mentor, educate, and assist Long agents to realize their full potential as real estate professionals. She has been a pre-licensing instructor for aspiring agents and also serves on the AAR Committee of Professional and Business Development working with other leaders in the real estate community to raise the bar for educational development of Arizona real estate agents. In her down time, you will find her playing tennis or walking her beautiful Golden Retriever.