Rosaria Barone grew up in Perrysburg, OH, a small town right outside of Toledo. She comes from a big Italian family with five brothers and sisters. Her father opened his own restaurant, along with buying and managing multiple properties. Rosaria grew up knowing she wanted to thrive in the real estate industry, inspired by the successes of her father. After graduating from the Ohio State in University with a business degree, she bought a duplex in Columbus when she was 23 that she still lives in today and hosts the other side as an Airbnb and her real estate journey began. She went on to start a property management company to help others start and manage their own short term rentals. She has earned many licenses that have helped her become a well rounded agent throughout her career, including her series 6, personal lines insurance and real estate licenses.