Meet Sheryl Bakewell

 Sheryl grew up with her parents and one sister on a 120 acre dairy farm by Lake Reno and graduated from Glenwood High School. Having lived in the Alexandria area all but 15 years when residing in Minneapolis, she knows the area and its people very well which is a benefit to her clients/customers.

Sheryl is married to Roger Bakewell, a retired Optometrist of the former Bloomquist/Bakewell Eye Clinic (now Eye Associates of Alexandria).  The Bakewell’s have lived on Lake LeHomme Dieu for 30 years.  They are active members of First Lutheran Church.
Sheryl’s hobbies include biking, walking, and in particular, gardening where she spends her Sunday afternoons maintaining her spacious flower garden.
She is a member of and contributes to the Alexandria Area Arts Association, Theater LeHomme Dieu, Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity, Children's Miracle Network, First Lutheran Church,  Foundation Board of Knute Nelson


Professional Statement 

I desire great satisfaction from helping clients/customers find the “right” property.  My thorough knowledge of the market allows me to help them make this decision rather quickly and painlessly.

I am trustworthy, reliable, and knowledgeable about the business.  If I don’t know the answer, I know where to find it. 

I continually strive to keep ahead of changing laws and new technology to better serve the needs of clients/customers.

“Above the Crowd Service!”


Professional Profile

Real Estate Experience of 31 years:

1981 Licensed in State of MN

1981 - 1985 Marketing and Management of “The Senator” in Alexandria

1986                Sales Associate with The Land Office

1989  Obtained Broker’s License

1989 Partnership in The Land Office

1990  Sole Owner of The Land Office

1991 Purchased RE/MAX Franchise 


ABR:  Accredited Buyers Representative.  The benchmark in excellence for buyer representation. RE/MAX  has 7,411 ABRs; largest number of any franchise and real estate companies.

 CRS:  Certified Residential Specialist.  Completed required courses on transactions to show expertise in residential marketing.  Held by less than 3% of agents in North America.  RE/MAX has 9,043 CRSs; largest number of any franchise and real estate companies.

 GRI:  Graduate, REALTORS® Institute of MN.  Completed training and passed exam on Real Estate Practice and Ethics.


 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award

 2004-2006 Platinum Club

2005-2006 “Top 100” with RE/MAX (Regional)

1993-2009 100% Club with RE/MAX “REALTOR®-of-the-Year” (twice)

 2005 “Broker Agent” Recipient for Broker Agent Magazine

1992-1994 Qualified for “Who’s Who in Residential Real Estate in America"


1991-1995       Board of Directors, GAAAR

1992-1993       Professional Standards Committee

1993-1994       President of GAAAR

1996-1999       MLS Chairperson

2002-2003       MAR Gov’t Affairs Committee

2003-2006       MLS Chairperson

Your Neighborhood Experts

We are focused on providing you with the best results and service in the industry.  We listen carefully to understand your real estate goals and work hard to create solutions that make sense for you.  Whether you are new to the market or an experienced investor, we have the expertise, proven track record, and resources to help you achieve your real estate goals.

As is often said, real estate is about location, location, location. We have extensive knowledge of the Alexandria, MN area and can help you find the right home for you or the right buyer for your home.


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Sheryl Bakewell
Sheryl Bakewell
Broker Associate, REALTOR®
217 N Nokomis Alexandria MN 56308
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