Fairfield and Litchfield Counties, Conn., and Westchester County, N.Y. – April 11, 2014 – William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that the firm recently participated in the 2014 Sotheby’s International Realty® Leadership Forum, which brought together nearly 300 network members worldwide.
This dynamic, three-day event, which was held March 31 to April 2 at The Breakers Palm Beach, Florida, provided a unique opportunity for Sotheby’s International Realty brokers, owners and managers to network and share best practices.
Attendees from the firm included President and CEO Paul Breunich, Rye brokerage manager Pati Holmes, Larchmont brokerage manager Jim Whittemore, Scarsdale brokerage manager Jason Wilson, Darien brokerage manager Gigi Melillo, Fairfield-Southport brokerage manager Brad Kimmelman, Danbury brokerage manager Adele Unger, Litchfield Hills brokerage manager Carolyn Fugere and Chief Operating Officer Vin Socci.
“The Leadership Forum provides a great value to our firm,” said Breunich. “It offered the opportunity to network with some of the world’s most talented real estate professionals and learn more about the industry and the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s vision for the future.”
William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty offers exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the firm’s property listings. In addition, the firm and its clients benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house, which promotes real estate referral opportunities with auction house clientele.
As a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate, the firm also has the unique ability to refer its real estate clientele to the auction house for jewelry, art, unique furniture and collectible appraisal services. Property listings from William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty also are marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website, as well as on the firm’s local websites, williampitt.com and juliabfee.com.
“The Leadership Forum brings together our network members from all over the world with the common goal of sharing their unique experiences and market insights,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “This year’s conference provided attendees with an overview of the brand’s strategic vision and priorities for the future. They heard about our exciting and innovative plans on the marketing front and how to leverage our unique relationship with the Sotheby’s Auction House.”
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, the third-fastest-growing real estate company nationally, and the 23rd-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 14,000 sales associates located in 700 offices throughout the United States and 50 other countries and territories.
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