Elayne Cassara-Uva

Lifestyle Realtor / Home Staging Expert

Elayne Cassara-Uva is a Lifestyle Realtor on the Mar Jennings Lifestyle Homes Team with America's Top Lifestyle Expert, Mar Jennings.

As a professionally trained real estate sales representative and home staging specialist, Elayne’s real estate successes inspire her to serve her clients with the passion and dedication that has contributed to her rapid success. A Fairfield County resident and local entrepreneur of 25 years, Elayne has an extensive knowledge of the area. Her positive, energetic attitude and strong work ethic help make buying and selling a home truly enjoyable! Elayne now brings all of her care, creativity and determination to Douglas Elliman with the Mar Jennings Lifestyle Homes Team.

Having been a pastor in Darien, CT for nearly 20 years, Elayne’s extensive counseling experience gives her a service-oriented approach to meeting her client’s needs during the transition of buying and selling a home. Her experience and compassionate guidance sets her apart from the average Realtor®.

As the home staging expert for the Mar Jennings Lifestyle Homes Team, Elayne’s creative skill set gives her and her listings an additional competitive edge. She offers a hands-on approach to advising and assisting her clients in presenting their properties in the most effective, marketable way.

When she is not working with her clients, she performs with her husband Dave at many of Fairfield County’s favorite live music hot spots as lead vocalist in their band, SINERGY. Elayne has always been dedicated to giving back to the community by way of the arts. She is especially proud of her work for the Kennedy Center. She offers her time and skills as a performer and producer for their annual cabaret fundraiser that provides services for individuals with disabilities.


Team Members

Mar Jennings


Mar Jennings is an Emmy® nominated TV host, best-selling home and garden author, and former banking SVP. He exclusively partners with Douglas Elliman Real Estate to bring a new-found approach to the business.

Elayne Cassara-Uva

Lifestyle Realtor / Home Staging Expert

Elayne’s own personal real estate investment successes contribute to her ability to serve her clients well.

Yvonne O’Kane

Lifestyle Realtor

Yvonne O'Kane has a superb eye and hometown expertise. She is ready and actively available to help you sell or find your next dream home.

Melissa Makris

Lifestyle Realtor/Designer

Melissa Makris brings her special design talent to the Mar Jennings Lifestyle Homes team of Lifestyle Realtors.

Greg Mathias

Lifestyle Homes Coordinator

Greg brings his passion for media, broadcasting and sales to the world of real estate.