About Riezl

Lake Oconee Real Estate Agent & Realtor

Riezl Baker

Realtor®, Founding Principal

Get To Know Me

Riezl is an award-winning Realtor® with over 20 years of experience representing buyers and sellers at Lake Oconee. A consistent top producer for Reynolds, Riezl has been recognized for her business accomplishments and community involvement. She has been honored with real estate awards including 2021 Crystal Phoenix Award, Realtor of the Year, Eagle Award, Good Neighbor Award, Phoenix Award and Rookie of the Year. In 2021, Riezl closed over 70 transactions amounting to $115 million. Riezl is active in the community and has been involved on a leadership level for different organizations. She and her husband were founders of the Lake Oconee Food and Wine Festival in 2010 to benefit education. She is Past Chairman of the St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital Board and was part of the original founding Board that helped open the local hospital in 2013. She served as Chair of the Heart and Soul Gala at the Ritz Carlton for three years. She was the President of the Lake Country Board of Realtors® in 2016. An advocate for the Arts, she is currently a Board Director for the Oconee Performing Arts Society and a Member of the St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Board.

Riezl co-founded Luxury Lake Oconee Real Estate Group with a mission to provide the highest level of professional service to real estate clients. Riezl and her husband Ted were awarded "Experts in Second and Vacation Homes" for 2021 and 2020, and "Most Philanthropic Agents" for 2020 during an event in Atlanta hosted by Bentley. Riezl was recognized as a "Top Luxury Real Estate Industry Leader, 2021" by The Atlantan magazine. She was also nominated as "Best Bilingual" and "Best Community Impact."

Riezl has a Bachelor's degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration with a minor in Journalism and Broadcast Communications from the University of the Philippines and joined the Hyatt Hotels as a Corporate Management Trainee. She worked for the company for 7 years in Operations Management and Hospitality Sales in Houston and Atlanta. While working for the company, Riezl served as a Board Director for years for MPI, Meeting Professionals International, the largest meeting and event industry association and was the Editor-in- Chief of "Breakout", Georgia MPI's monthly publication, distributed to thousands of members. She met her husband during the Atlanta Olympic Games and the couple moved to Lake Oconee in 1997. Riezl was the Director of Athens Georgia Convention and Visitors Bureau where she developed strategic plans to bring conventions to the city before obtaining her real estate license in 2000 and worked for Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties where she was consistently one of the top producing agents for twenty years.

Community Footprints

  • Board Member, Oconee Performing Arts Society.
  • Board Member, St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Board.
  • Past Chairman, St. Mary Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Board, 2017-2019.
  • Past President, Lake Country Board of Realtors®, 2016.
  • Co-Founder, Lake Oconee Food and Wine Festival.
  • Three-Year Chair, Heart and Soul Gala Benefit, Ritz Carlton Lake Oconee.

Testimonials

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Dr. Ninfa S.

Riezl is a consummate professional whose thoughtful discernment of the market and customer needs and wants is exceptional. She is high-performing, relentless in her drive to get results and whose connection to the community giv...
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Seller

Riezl gave us her personal attention in every aspect of selling our home and in buying our new home. She was always available with a prompt response to our many texts, emails, and phone calls. We never had to wonder if she woul...
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Buyer & Seller

We were so very lucky to have Riezl Baker as our expert agent when we purchased our home as well as when we sold. She is so attentive to every detail and has the expertise required to have on your side. Not only is she a valuab...
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Denise & Barry D.

There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional – integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills, and a high-quality professional n...
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Ralph J.

We have bought and sold 9 houses and based on our experience we would classify Riezl Baker as a superstar among real estate agents. Her acknowledgment of the markets, consumer preferences coupled with superb social media skills...
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Buyer & Seller

Riezl is truly a gem in the real estate world. She is exceptionally educated, friendly, and easy to communicate with, and her impressive and extensive marketing strategies sell homes. Riezl is a very hands-on agent, full-servic...
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This Is Us

The Story of Luxury Lake Oconee Real Estate Group. Riezl co-founded Luxury Lake Oconee Real Estate Group with a mission to represent their clients' best interests with their product knowledge, professional service, unparalleled marketing and extensive network in the community.

Work With Riezl

A consistent top producer in the Lake Oconee area, Riezl has been recognized with numerous awards for her business accomplishments and community involvement. Contact Riezl today if you are thinking of selling or buying, or both.

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