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Sandi Smith

Trillium Staff

Trillium staff members collaborated in writing this post.

Trillium staff members collaborated in writing this post.

Mar 27 3 minutes read

President, Broker, Co-Owner, Realtor®

Sandi Smith, President, Trillium Real Estate, Ann ArborSandi started in real estate early on. As a student at the University of Michigan, she bought a FSBO, a home for sale by owner, and saw the need for the service that a professional would have provided. So after graduation, she became a Realtor®, improving the profession as she went. 

Sandi has served on many committees for the Ann Arbor Board of Realtors including Education, Grievance, Professional Standards and even served as a Director. In 2007 she was named Realtor® of the Year. 

She was elected to the Michigan Realtors' Board of Directors, representing District 12, and currently serves on the Finance Committee and the Realtor of the Year Selection Committee.

As Broker for Trillium Real Estate, she enjoys helping our agents to grow successful real estate businesses.

Email Sandi
(734) 216–6414
(734) 302–3011 office 

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More about Sandi


  • President, Washtenaw Housing Alliance
  • Director, Michigan Realtors
  • Board Member, Legacy Land Conservancy
  • Former Ann Arbor City Councilmember
  • Past President, Jim Toy Community Center
  • Former Chair, Downtown Development Authority
  • 2007 Realtor® of the Year, Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors®

My former job: Student


  • B.A. in Psychology, University of Michigan
  • Graduate, Michigan Institute of Real Estate
  • Graduate, Realtor® Institute
  • Certified e-Pro
  • Michigan Land Institute I & II

Family: My wife, Linda, and our son, Jason

Life before real estate: Being a student

Life’s passions: Building Community

Life’s pet peeve: Mean people

Person I’d most like to meet: Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Favorite book: Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Favorite movies: “A Fish Called Wanda,” “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”

Favorite local restaurant: Zingerman's Road House

Favorite restaurant anywhere: Doc’s on Bonita Beach or Dam Site Inn in Pellston, Michigan

Favorite musician/group: Bowie & Beethoven

Favorite quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” —Wayne Gretzky

Favorite cause: Ending homelessness

Favorite vacation: Burt Lake

Favorite free time activities: Long walks and an occasional 5K run.

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Have a question?

Feel free to contact Sandi.

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