William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty Holds Annual Networking Event


Sales associates connect to build business, attend presentations delivered by Senior leadership and renowned speaker and painter Erik Wahl

Fairfield and Litchfield Counties, Conn., Westchester County, N.Y., and Berkshires, Mass. (March 10, 2014) – William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, the premier luxury real estate firm serving Connecticut’s Fairfield County, Litchfield County and Shoreline markets, Berkshire County, Mass., and Westchester County, N.Y., announced that it recently held its annual company event. All agents company-wide were invited to attend the event, which included a networking breakfast hour and presentations delivered by senior leaders as well as keynote speaker Erik Wahl, an internationally recognized speaker and artist.

The theme of the event was “Limitless,” chosen to reflect the company’s capabilities in the current real estate market environment backed by the marketing reach, tools and networking strength of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand.

“Limitless was a galvanizing event for our company and our agents,” said Paul Breunich, President and CEO of William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty. “During the networking breakfast, agents were able to connect and build important contacts for new business and future referral sources. The presenters shared exciting updates and initiatives for the coming year, along with strategies to employ to help each agent be the best in the business. And the keynote presentation by Erik Wahl was nothing short of extraordinary, inspiring us all to achieve new heights by drawing upon innovative ways of thinking.”

In his presentation, Wahl emphasized the importance of taking risks and tapping into inner strengths while he delivered the onstage painting performance for which he is known.

Breunich discussed the current state of the company and the market, recent accomplishments, new initiatives for the coming year and predictions on 2014 market performance.

Additional guest speakers included President of Building and Land Technology (BLT) Paul J. Kuehner, who spoke about BLT’s current projects in Stamford, Conn.; William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty Chief Operating Officer Vin Socci and Chief Marketing Officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC Wendy Purvey, who spoke together about the company’s marketing strength; Director of Content Andrew Wood, who discussed the firm’s public relations strategy; founder and Chief Executive Officer of Miami, Fla. firm ONE Sotheby’s International Realty Mayi de la Vega, who talked about recent growth in her market area; and Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. Manhattan agent Stan Ponte, who shared tips on achieving higher levels of success in real estate.

“I was eased to present on our brand’s far-reaching marketing initiatives at this dynamic event,” said Socci. “Events like this one allow our agents to join together and share important collective insights with one another while learning from other members of our worldwide affiliate network, a powerful and one of a kind benefit of our brand.”

During the breakfast portion of the program, sponsors of the event hosted booths introducing agents to new technologies and available marketing products. Sponsors included diamond-level sponsor WB Mason; platinum level-sponsors Building and Land Technology, Citibank, Connecticut MLS, Elite, Spire, The Scene Lab and William Pitt Insurance Services; gold-level sponsors Altos Research, Amici Generators, Realtor.com and Zillow; and silver-level sponsors ADT Security Services, Inc., Coastal Magazine, East Bay Cutting Boards, Flying Point Media, Hearst Media Services, Homeguard Environmental Services, New Haven Register, The New York Times, PlanOMatic, Tiger Home Inspections, The Daily Voice, Trulia, The Wall Street Journal and Xpressdocs.

Limitless was held on March 5, 2014 at the Hilton Stamford, located at One First Stamford Place in Stamford, Conn.


About William Pitt Sothebys International Realty

Founded in 1949, William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $2.6-billion-plus portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 28 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 now the largest Sotheby’s International Realty® affiliate globally, the third-fastest-growing real estate company nationally, and the 23rd-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States.  Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty serves the luxury home market throughout Westchester County, New York.  A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt 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.

Sothebys International Realty’s worldwide network includes more than 13,000 sales associates located in 660 offices throughout the United States and 49 other countries and territories.


William Pitt Sothebys International Realty Contact:

Andrew Wood

Director of Content

William Pitt Real Estate LLC


(203) 644-1938

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