Portfolio Properties Group (PPG) at William Pitt Sothebys International Realty is a team headed by 40 year Litchfield County real estate veteran, Stephen Drezen. The group specializes in country estates, farms, waterfront properties and recreational communities throughout the rolling hills and quaint towns of Connecticut and New York. For over forty years, they’ve been the undisputed distinctive real estate sales leader in the area. Today, PPG and LHSIR serve buyers and sellers through our growing network of professionally staffed offices.
Their motto is Leadership Through Performance™, and we strive to bring it to life every day for our clients. We take great pride in upholding the highest standards of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion. That is why PPG counts among its clients some of the most influential world figures in business, entertainment and politics. Whether you’re buying or selling property let PPG demonstrate how Leadership Through Performance™ can bring a new level of service to your real estate needs.
Known as “The Broker’s Broker” Stephen Drezen has completed thousands of transactions in his four decades of real estate experience. His love for real estate has driven his many successes. Throughout his career, he has shared his knowledge with clients from all over the world, and has often been quoted in The New York Times, Barron’s and The Wall Street Journal. Stephen began his career with the Davos Corporation, which was part of the first United States corporate merger in real estate in 1971. In 1974, he relocated to Litchfield County, Connecticut, becoming a partner at Landmark Real Estate, a sales and marketing arm for Woodridge Lake. In the 1980s, Stephen created sales and marketing programs for high-profile projects in Southampton, New York and on the Island of Bermuda, developed a project on a prominent historic property in Newport, Rhode Island, and restructured a Naples, Florida golf community. In the late 1990s he returned home, developing and selling out several company-owned projects. In 2003, Stephen launched Portfolio Properties Group, LLC (PPG), and in 2010 joined William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty with PPG as a marketing group. Today, he enjoys residing in Litchfield County, one of the country’s most beautiful areas. Stephen is a 2012 Gold Award Winner, 2012 Top Dollar Volume Winner, 2013 Top Office Producer, 2013 #1 in Units, 2013 #1 in Dollar Volume, 2013 Platinum Award Winner, and 2013 #6 Units Company Wide. Learn More
Karen Newton has been a licensed realtor for over 30 years and is consistently a top producer covering the Northwest Corner communities of Litchfield County with an expertise in lake properties, farms and acreage. You can trust your real estate dealings to Karen who is familiar with all current state and local laws and possesses a strong knowledge of current market conditions, inventory, and recent sales. Call Karen today for her unparalleled knowledge and expertise. Karen is a 2013 Gold Award Winner. Learn More