Company ranks as top international affiliate for five years in a row
Fairfield, Litchfield, New Haven, Middlesex and New London Counties, Conn., Westchester County, N.Y., and Berkshires, Mass. – May 1, 2015 – The recently released annual Real Trends 500 report, which ranks the top residential real estate firms in the US by both closed sales volume and closed transaction sides each year, has revealed that William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty is the top affiliate in the global Sotheby’s International Realty® network of affiliated real estate firms, according to closed sales volume in 2014.
The ranking not only positions the company as the top Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate nationally, but internationally as well since the brand’s top national affiliate outperforms the highest producing global companies that are part of the network. The company has achieved the distinction of top producing affiliate now for five years in a row.
According to the annual report, which is widely identified as the most trusted measure of real estate company performance in the nation, the firm achieved nearly $3.5 billion in closed volume in 2014. Several other firms in the brand’s network also appeared on the list, but William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, which services buyers and sellers in Connecticut, Westchester County, N.Y. and the Berkshires, Mass., was the top ranking firm.
“It is exciting to see us maintain our position from 2014 as the number one global Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate by closed sales volume,” said Paul Breunich, President and Chief Executive Officer of William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty. “We could not have made this accomplishment without the hard work and incredible dedication to service demonstrated by our extraordinary team of sales professionals. I thank them all for their efforts and look forward to another year of success in 2015.”
Worldwide, the Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 16,500 sales associates located in approximately 760 offices in 60 countries and territories. William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty offers exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the firm’s property listings. In addition, the firm and its clients benefit from an association with Sotheby’s auction house, which promotes real estate referral opportunities with auction house clientele.
As a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate, the firm also has the unique ability to refer its real estate clientele to the auction house for jewelry, art, unique furniture and collectible appraisal services. Property listings from William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty also are marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website in addition to the firm’s local website, williampitt.com.
About William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty
Founded in 1949, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $3.3-billion-plus portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 26 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York. William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, combined with partner firm Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, is the largest Sotheby’s International Realty(R) affiliate globally and the 28th-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty provides ancillary services including commercial services through its affiliation with Building and Land Technology, a second-generation development company based in Stamford, Connecticut; William Pitt Insurance Services; and an award-winning global relocation division. For more information, visit the website at williampitt.com.
Sotheby’s International Realty’s worldwide network includes more than 16,570 sales associates located in 760 offices throughout 60 countries and territories.
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