SOURCE: Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.

Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.

September 07, 2011 19:18 ET

Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. Agents Rank High Among Top National Real Estate Professionals

Real Estate Firm's Agents Claim 32 Spots in Prestigious Sales Volume Rankings, Including the Number Four Agent in the Country

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 7, 2011) - Sotheby's International Realty, Inc., is proud to announce that the firm had 28 agents and 4 sales teams featured in the just-released The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals, an annual ranking by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends. Based on deals completed in 2010, Harald Grant of Sotheby's International Realty's Southampton brokerage was ranked the #4 agent in the country in the Top 250 Sales Professionals by Transaction Volume category, with a sales volume of over $220 million.

The firm joined other members of the Sotheby's International Realty® affiliate network on the list, considered the most highly regarded real estate ranking in the country. Overall, 38 agents and 9 sales teams recognized for transaction volume were from the Sotheby's International Realty network.

"We are very proud of our agents to have accomplished such a strong showing in this year's The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals. We are also pleased that over 15% of the agents in the category of Top 250 Sales Professionals by Transaction Volume were fellow members of our brand's global affiliate network," said Kathy Korte, President and CEO of Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. "These remarkable results underscore our agents' keen insight into their local markets, and their extraordinary service and dedication as they thoughtfully guide our clients through changing market conditions."

Along with Grant, the firm's agents recognized in the Top 250 Sales Professionals by Transaction Volume included Serena Boardman, Roger Erickson, Nikki Field, Roberta Golubock, Karen Heyman, Lois Nasser and Royce Pinkwater of the East Side and Downtown Manhattan offices; James Ferrer, Beate Moore, Ed Petrie, Pat Petrillo and Dana Trotter of the company's Hamptons offices; Steve Archino, Joe Barbieri, BK Bates and Jan Milligan of Greenwich; Cristina Condon of Palm Beach; Brett Lawyer and Jonah Wilson of the Sunset Strip office; Victoria Risko and Barry Sloane of Beverly Hills; Maureen Hollingsworth of Pasadena; Harry Kolb, Bob Lamborn and Suzanne Perkins of the company's Santa Barbara offices; and Gregg Lynn and Janet Feinberg Schindler of San Francisco.

Sotheby's International Realty teams recognized in the Top 250 Teams by Transaction Volume included Ginger Martin and Carol Sebastiani of Sonoma Wine Country; Jessica Wynne and Sheri Morgensen of San Francisco; the Robert Radcliffe Group of Pacific Palisades; and Robin and Jeremy Stein of the Downtown Manhattan office.

The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals list was published on September 6 on REAL Trend's website, www.realtrends.com.

About Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.
Sotheby's International Realty was founded in 1976 as a real estate service for discerning clients of Sotheby's auction house and represents fine properties at a range of price points. Today, Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. operates brokerage offices in key metropolitan and resort markets, including Manhattan; the Hamptons; Greenwich, Conn.; Cape Cod; Palm Beach, Fla.; Beverly Hills; Brentwood; Pasadena; Santa Barbara; San Francisco; Sonoma; Monterey Peninsula; and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. (www.sothebyshomes.com) is part of NRT LLC, the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage company, and a member of the Sotheby's International Realty® network, which currently has nearly 12,000 sales associates located in approximately 580 offices in 42 countries and territories worldwide. NRT, a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, operates Realogy's company-owned real estate brokerage offices.

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