Welcome to the career division of William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty.


More than 1,100 sales associates have made the decision to join our family of real estate professionals because of our established brand, innovative marketing tools and specialized training. At William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty, we strive to have the best trained and most respected real estate agents in the industry.


For further information about joining our company or getting started in Real Estate, please contact one of our local brokerage managers.


About Us

  • 2005

    In 2005, William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty was born as an affiliate of the prestigious Sotheby's International Realty brand.

  • 2009

    In October 2009, William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty acquired brokerage in Westchester County and Litchfield County.

  • Present

    WPSIR, with partner firms JBFSIR and LHSIR, is now the largest Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate globally.

Connecticut's Premier Real Estate Firm:

  • - Largest Sotheby's International Realty affiliate globally.

  • - Third fastest growing real estate company nationally.*

  • - 23rd largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States.**

  • - More than $2.4 billion in sales.

  • - Over 1,100 sales associates in 30 offices throughout Connecticut and Westchester County, New York.

  • - Network of more than 12,000 SIR sales associates located in 585 offices in 46 countries & territories.


Our Management Team

Every member of our management team is involved in our exceptional year-round training programs, bringing to the table their full range of in-depth experience in the real estate industry. Our Managers continually make themselves accessible to their sales associates and are their partners in success.

Providing the best sales associate training available is one of the attributes that have given our company name global recognition for its expertise in handling the finest properties in the world.

Click on the managers image to go to their office page:

  • Marc Caldarone
    Westport

  • Joe Monaco
    Ridgefield

  • Maureen Swarts
    Essex & Old Lyme, CT

  • Brad Kimmelman
    Southport-Fairfield

  • William Larkin
    New Canaan

  • GiGi Melillo
    Darien & Rowayton

  • Kathy Mitchell
    Guilford & Madison

  • Adele Unger
    Danbury & Newtown

  • Rob Vannucchi
    Stamford

  • Carolyn Fugere
    Litchfield & Berkshire

  • Jerry Ward
    Stratford

  • Kevin Hickey
    Wilton

  • did you know? the sotheby's international realty network currently boasts more than 625 offices in 45 countries and territories worldwide.


Extraordinary Marketing

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OTHER REAL ESTATE COMPANIES
  • Traditional Property Marketing

  • Property Brochures
  • Professional Photography
  • Floor Plan
  • Signage
  • Toolkit CMA - Custom Listing Presentation
  • Signage
  • Online and Social Marketing

  • MLS
  • williampitt.com juliabfee.com litchfieldhillsSIR.com
  • SothebysRealty.com
  • >> Currency Conversion (50+ Currencies)
  • >> Language Translation (15 Languages)
  • >> Property Videos on Demand in 5 Languages
  • Enhanced Agent Website
  • LeadRouter
  • NYTimes.com
  • Trulia.com (Featured & Enhanced)
  • Zillow.com (Featured & Enhanced)
  • Realtor.com (Featured & Enhanced)
  • Iht.com
  • WallStreetJournal.com
  • FinancialTimes.com
  • FTchinese.com
  • Scmp.com
  • PropGoLuxury.com
  • JamesList.com
  • BBC.com
  • CountryLife.co.uk
  • Telegraph.co.uk
  • Sothebys.com
  • YouTube.com International & Local Channels
  • Home Video Tour
  • eCards
  • Local Blogs
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn
  • LuxuryRealEstate.com
  • Search Engine Marketing

  • Google - Paid Ads
  • Yahoo!
  • Bing
  • Mobile Marketing

  • SIR Mobile App - International
  • SIR Mobile HD iPad App
  • GPS Enabled Mobile Web - iPhone, Android, Smartphone
  • New York Times iPhone Real Estate App
  • New York Times Safari iPad Browser
  • Newspaper Advertising

  • Local Newspapers
  • New York Times Metro Section
  • Wall Street Journal
  • International Herald Tribune
  • Financial Times
  • New York Post
  • NY Observer
  • Magazine Advertising

  • Bloomberg Markets
  • New York Times Homes Magazine
  • Wall Street Journal's Own Magazine
  • Connecticut Cottages & Gardens
  • New York Cottages & Gardens
  • The Robb Report Exceptional Properties
  • The Robb Report Collection
  • Luxury Properties Magazine
  • Country Life Magazine
  • Sotheby’s at Auction
  • Sotheby’s International Realty RESIDE Magazine
  • Westchester Magazine
  • International Sales Network

  • Sotheby’s International Realty Sales Network
  • Sotheby’s International Realty eGallery
  • SIR's Global Distribution Program
  • Training

  • On-going, In-person Training Webinars
  • Matthew Ferrara Learning Network
  • Sotheby's International Realty Learning Network

Getting Started

After joining William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty, your first few days will focus on getting you set up on our company systems. We will encourage you to meet with your new manager to determine your business plans and personal marketing goals.

week one
get set up for business

your office manager will assist you with:

  • Transferring your license or submit your new application along with other paperwork to our corporate office, so they can set you up for website passwords/logins, personal websites, business cards, anme badges, etc.

  • Contacting the local MLS to make sure you experience a seamless transition.

  • Setting up your email and voice mail.

  • Scheduling an appointment for a professional photograph.

  • Scheduling an appointment with our senior administrator who will introduce you to "Agent Connect", our company's intranet site.

  • Uploading your new listings to more than 25 real estate websites including Yahoo.com, Realtor.com, NYT.com, Trulia.com, and sothebysrealty.com.

  • Create a customized business plan and website strategy to help you develop your business.

week two
develop your business presence
  • Create personalized postcard announcements to mail out to names in your spehere of influence. Additionally, countless e-cards can be sent out electronically.

  • Upload your personalized mailing list to our robust direct mail and email marketing systems.

  • Create your own individualized website with your photo, professional achievements, differentiations, and links to your listings.

  • Send press releases to all media outlets in your market.

ongoing training
  • Comprehensive Manager & Agent Training

  • New Agent Training

  • Using the Sotheby's Members site

  • Lunch & Learn

  • William Pitt Webinars on Social Media ... and more!


obtaining a connecticut real estate license

In order to obtain a Real Estate License in Connecticut you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time you apply.

  • Educational Requirements - Salesperson applicants are required to have sixty (60) hours of Real Estate Principles & Practices instruction, which must be completed after October 1, 1994 to be accepted.

Keep in mind that is important to know the requirements, fees and procedures that are currently in effect, since these can change frequently.

For more information visit www.ct.gov/dcp or call the Connecticut State Real Estate Commission at 860.713.6150.

For more infomration on obtaining a real estate license, please contact Dora Groccia by emailing dgroccia@williampitt.com or by calling 203.644.1471.

Please note that Connecticut licensing is reciprocal with Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Tennessee.

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