A native New Orleanian with a passion for experiencing new cultures, Crystal has formed a deep appreciation for our communities and the locals who make our city so unique. As fourth generation of Gardner Realtors, she has made it her mission to carry on her great grandmother's founding principles including The Golden Rule. She believes that the real estate process should be enjoyable and fun, which is why she wakes up every day with the goal to support our Realtors in ensuring that buyers and sellers have the most pleasurable experience possible. Furthermore, she believes a home should be a reflection of what a person loves, which is why her Team Marketing created New Orleans Lifestyles, a local's blog designed to inspire you to create the life you love.
Crystal is regarded as a real estate and marketing expert in the industry both locally and globally. For her impact in the local business community, she was named a 2017 Woman of the Year and a 2019 Real Estate Excellence Professional by CityBusiness. She has spoken at many conferences including the following:
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Luxury Real Estate
The Enterprise Network
The Realty Alliance
Women's Council of Realtors
A recipient of the Compassion Award and Saints Community Quarterback Award, Crystal has a passion for investing in the lives of the homeless through The New Orleans Mission. She enjoys sharing hope with the hurting and believes that we can learn something from every person we meet.
Crystal is also a wife, mom to #ReeseGertrude & #HudsonGardnerPhillips, dog lover, adventure seeker, art admirer, photographer, outdoor enthusiast, and traveler.
Bragging rights: Her extremely talented team assisted in Gardner Realtors racking up these highly regarded awards:
Top Workplace 2016, 2017, 2018 by NOLA.com | Times Picayune
Best Digital Marketing Award from Luxury Real Estate
Best Video Marketing from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
#1 Residential Real Estate Company, voted by CityBusiness readers
Best Digital Marketing Strategy, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Institute, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Quarterback Award for Positive Impact in the Community, New Orleans Saints
Diamond Award Nominee, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Transaction of the Year, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Million Dollar Club, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Community Engagement, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World