Sydney is a native North Carolinian having grown up in Wilmington, but has also lived in Memphis, Nashville and Dallas. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science and has owned and operated a bridal shop. Sydney worked for Electronic Data Systems and Medic Computer Systems for sixteen years before launching her career in real estate. Her love of homes and decorating has made her a successful agent for over 11 years. Sydney is very active in her Greek Orthodox Church, serving as President of the Ladies Philoptochos, a charitable outreach organization. She also loves animals and has twice been co-chairman of the SPCA Fur Ball, which raises money for the local animal shelter. Sydney loves to travel and lists Africa and Russia as two of her favorite destinations. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Mark, and they have an adorable Maltese and Coton de Tulear.