Heather Gagnon Named Manager of the Year for William Pitt – Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty

Old Lyme, Conn. (February 3, 2021) — William Pitt – Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty today announced that Heather Gagnon, manager of the firm’s Old Lyme, Conn., brokerage, has been named the company’s 2020 Manager of the Year. Gagnon was chosen from among 17 brokerage managers for the honor, winning the award for the first time in her career with the firm and after only one year in the role of Brokerage Manager.

“I am proud to announce Heather Gagnon as our Manager of the Year, an honor well deserved,” said Paul Breunich, President and Chief Executive Officer of William Pitt – Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty. “Her skillful approach to disciplines such as training, coaching, business development and social media has enabled her to offer unparalleled support to her agents, helping them in turn to provide the highest level of service to buyers and sellers, as well as target high net worth clients.”

With 20 years of expertise in real estate, Gagnon took over the position of Brokerage Manager in Old Lyme in March 2020. Since that time she has grown the office by attracting top talent in New London County, including some of the highest producing agents by dollar volume county-wide.

Gagnon first joined William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty in 2016 as the Director of Business Development for the firm’s Connecticut Shoreline offices, specializing in training and coaching agents to increase their production levels. She was promoted to Assistant Manager for the Essex and Old Lyme brokerages in 2019. In that role she helped grow market share and developed a new agent training program that resulted in the offices achieving status as the top producing brokerages company-wide for new to business agents for two years in a row.

Gagnon additionally owns a real estate school in Connecticut that focuses on educating future real estate professionals throughout the state.


About William Pitt – Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty

Founded in 1949, William Pitt – Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $5.9 billion portfolio with more than 1,100 sales associates in 26 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 37th-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 72 countries and territories on six continents.

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