Darien, Conn. (March 11, 2015) — William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty today announced that Bruce Baker has been recognized as the top-producing agent in the firm based on sales volume achieved in 2014. In addition, Baker ranked no.1 in both unit and dollar sales in the firm’s Darien and Rowayton brokerages for 2014. As a result of these achievements, Baker is a recipient of the company’s coveted “Diamond Award” for his outstanding performance in the industry.
William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty determines eligibility for awards based on two types of criteria, including gross commission and units earned. The Diamond Award is given to sales professionals who achieve the highest dollar volume and unit sales for the calendar year.
“Bruce has been a leading agent in our offices each year since 2009,” said GiGi Melillo, manager of the firm’s Darien and Rowayton brokerages. “He persistently displays tremendous dedication and professionalism in the field, maintaining a strong passion for helping others and an overall positive attitude that help forge the way to continuous, year-after-year success. Bruce deserves every bit of this honor and recognition, and we are proud to have him on our team.”
Prior to real estate, Baker and his two brothers founded, owned and operated a significant licensed business of Polo Ralph Lauren, where he served as President and CEO. During his 15 years in this role, Baker gained extensive experience and knowledge in luxury marketing, sales and finance, providing him with invaluable skills in his real estate career.
“It is incredibly satisfying to know that I have helped guide clients towards the completion of their goals while delivering a smooth and enjoyable experience along the way,” said Baker. “My job is to ensure that clients are able to discriminate between pitfalls and opportunities when it comes to buying and selling. I truly love the challenges of this business, and am humbled to be recognized for my accomplishments. ”
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.
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