Carolyn Clark and Elizabeth Blanchard, Mother-Daughter Agent Team, Join William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty in New Canaan
New Canaan, Conn. – December 3, 2020 — William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty today announced that seasoned mother-daughter agent team Carolyn Clark and Elizabeth Blanchard have joined the company’s New Canaan, Conn., brokerage. The pair bring significant experience and expertise in New Canaan and the surrounding market area including Darien, Norwalk, Stamford and Wilton.
Carolyn Clark entered the real estate industry over 35 years ago and quickly made a name for herself as the first agent in the region to provide staging services to clients as part of preparing a home for sale. Drawing upon her prior career in fashion, Clark utilized staging to help her sellers achieve the best possible price in a buyer’s market. She rose into the ranks of the area’s top producers and for over 20 years was the owner/broker of her own firm, Carolyn Clark & Associates. Most recently both Clark and Blanchard were affiliated with Houlihan Lawrence.
Following her teaching career, Elizabeth Blanchard built a successful business as an entrepreneur and Senior Managing Partner with the menswear brand J. Hilburn over the course of eight years, becoming well known in the community for her work in designing the personal wardrobes of high net worth individuals. She started working in real estate alongside her mother in 2015, and now, as she transitions full time into the industry, her existing customer base is already proving to be a strong source of business and support.
Both Clark and Blanchard stated that they were attracted to William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty for its exceptional focus on quality and for its unmatched marketing and technology resources.
“We are excited to join this best-in-class brand,” said Blanchard. “Sotheby’s International Realty® has a reputation for excellence and integrity, which is how I’ve always strived to build my own brand. For us, this new affiliation is in perfect alignment with our personal and professional goals. The culture just fits with ours — client and community centric with an entrepreneurial spirit.”
“I’m thrilled to welcome such an accomplished agent team,” said Carolyn Fugere, brokerage manager for William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty in New Canaan. “Between Carolyn’s in-depth market knowledge and Elizabeth’s entrepreneurial spirit and technological know-how, they have fantastic synergy together. Carolyn and Elizabeth also share a dedication to exemplary service and patient guidance through the real estate process, and they are well known for their negotiating skills.”
Carolyn Clark has been a consistent recipient of Connecticut Magazine’s coveted Five Star Realtor Award. Her pioneering efforts in home staging have led to appearances on CBS This Morning and in multiple major media outlets. She is deeply involved in the community and is a longstanding member of the Rotary Club of New Canaan where she served as Secretary for many years.
A recognized active member of the New Canaan community, Elizabeth Blanchard is a longtime member of the Young Women’s League of New Canaan, and the co-founder of the Women’s Networking Group of Fairfield County. The group hosts monthly speakers on a variety of topics and supports women in their personal and professional pursuits. A travel enthusiast, she is also a founding member of the in the New Canaan International Ladies Group where she connects with local women from all over the world and engages in cultural activities.
Both Clark and Blanchard live in New Canaan.
Carolyn Clark can be reached at (203) 801-8006 or email@example.com, and Elizabeth Blanchard can be reached at (203) 801-8007 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About William Pitt-Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty
Founded in 1949, William Pitt-Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $4 billion portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 25 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York. William Pitt-Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty is one of the largest Sotheby’s International Realty(R) affiliates globally and the 43rd-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. For more information, visit the website at williampitt.com.
Sotheby’s International Realty’s worldwide network includes nearly 1,000 offices throughout 71 countries and territories on six continents.
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