Professional Profile


Gayle Chapel believes in exceeding her client’s expectations by providing the highest level of professional service possible. This leads to a very positive real estate experience for the Buyers and Sellers she helps.

Real estate is a relationship-based business, and Gayle strives to create client relationships built on trust and confidence. She has a deep sense of responsibility in providing solutions to client’s real estate needs with professionalism and commitment.  A lifetime resident of Brookings, Gayle knows the community and is glad to share her knowledge.

Gayle’s experiences, including over the past 22 years in real estate, have given her the knowledge and leadership skills needed to serve her fellow REALTORS® as the 2014 State President for the South Dakota Association of REALTORS®.  In 2008, Gayle was named the South Dakota REALTOR® of the Year.

As a full-time REALTOR®, Gayle’s professionalism and enthusiasm in putting clients first is evident by her continued Quality Service Awards presented annually by Century 21 to those that consistently provide high level of service to their customers.  She has completed the requirements to earn the following designations from the National Association of REALTORS®.

  • ABR – Accredited Buyers Representative
  • CRS – Certified Residential Specialist, a designation held by less than 3% of REALTORS®
  • GRI – Graduate Real Estate Institute

Memberships/Community Involvement:

  • East Central Board of REALTORS®
  • South Dakota Association of REALTORS®
  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • Dakota CRS Chapter
  • Brookings Chamber of Commerce
  • Brookings Optimist Club
  • Brookings Homebuilders Association
  • Brookings County Historical Society
  • Dakota Drifters Snowmobile Club
  • Lake Campbell Sportsman Club

Gayle and her husband enjoy golfing, snowmobiling and hobby farming. She has 2 grown children and 4 beautiful grandchildren. Gayle says, “Making your family dreams come true is important.  I understand that persistence and patience are essential aspects of the entire process.  I will handle every last detail of the transaction, minimizing stress while maximizing satisfaction.”