Michelle Hennessey Joins William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty


New sales agent brings over 15 years of global relocation expertise to the firm

Fairfield, Conn. (June 25, 2015) — William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty today announced that Michelle Hennessey, a former sales and operations executive in the global relocation industry for 15 years, has joined the company as a sales agent and will be based in the firm’s Southport brokerage.

Hennessey brings a background in negotiating contracts and effectively managing multiple facets of the home moving process. She previously held a position as Director of Operations for NYC Navigator, a destination services provider, as well as served as the Regional Sales Director for global leadership training and language education at the company Berlitz International. During her time at NYC Navigator, Hennessey executed the home search process for corporate relocations, ensuring the smoothest possible transitions for executives and their families.

“Michelle is a wonderful addition to our team,” said Brad Kimmelman, manager of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty’s Southport brokerage. “Her background in relocation transitions perfectly into becoming a stellar sales agent, providing her with an already-established set of useful skills and knowledge. Any future client of Michelle’s should feel confident and fortunate to be in the hands of such an accomplished real estate professional.”

“For years, I have been passionate about finding perfect homes for my clients and their families,” said Hennessey. “I am dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, and have a keen ability to understand my clients’ needs, thanks to my time in the global relocation industry. I look forward to this new chapter of my career, and am thrilled to be part of the premier Sotheby’s International Realty brand.”

Hennessey began her studies in political science and international relations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, earning her master’s degree in International Relations from The American Graduate School for International Relations & Diplomacy and the University of Paris- Sceaux. She gained valuable work experience abroad at the International Chamber of Commerce, UNESCO and at Knight Frank, which marked her first role with an international real estate firm. Hennessey currently resides in Fairfield, where she has lived since 2007.

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.

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Contact:

Brad Kimmelman

Regional Brokerage Manager



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