Longtime SKY Sotheby’s Associate Transfers Talents to Michael Saunders & Company

Posted by Tom Heatherman — June 2, 2008

SARASOTA, Fla. – (June 3, 2008) – Kelly Quigley has joined Michael Saunders & Company as an associate in the company’s Palmer Ranch office, it was announced today by founder and president Michael Saunders. She joins MS&C after nearly four years with SKY Sotheby’s International Realty, where she was one of its earliest associates prior to it becoming affiliated with Sotheby’s.Kelly Quigley, a new associate with Michael Saunders & Company.“We couldn’t be more delighted to welcome Kelly with her outstanding abilities and track record to the company,” Saunders said from her office in downtown Sarasota. “She possesses deep roots in Sarasota, impressive real estate credentials, and an extensive background in business and marketing, which make her not only a tremendous asset to her clients and customers but also to the company and her new colleagues as well. I am confident that Kelly will grow her business tremendously at Michael Saunders & Company as she combines her well-honed business and interpersonal skills with the daily support she’ll receive from our various divisions and international affiliates.”Prior to entering the real estate business, Quigley built an impressive career at Northern Trust Bank, where she ultimately held the position of Second Vice President of Marketing. Since becoming a Realtor she has developed a thriving business and created a loyal following among her clients by focusing her specialty on luxury waterfront properties in communities west of Tamiami Trail—including those in and around Harbor Acres, Oyster Bay and the north end of Siesta Key.“I have great confidence in Michael Saunders & Company due to its integrity and longevity in the industry,” Ms. Quigley said on her first official day with the company. “The company’s tools, its resources and reputation will enable me to serve my clients with the highest degree of professional standards.”A longtime resident of Sarasota and a business school graduate of the University of Florida, Quigley brings more than 20 years of local market knowledge to her customers; and was recently named the 2007 and 2008 winner of the Five Star Real Estate Agent/Best in Client Satisfaction Award, issued annually by Sarasota Magazine. Married to Tom for 12 years and the busy mother of three—two girls and a boy—Kelly is actively involved in Southside Elementary School where she serves as president of the Parent Teachers Association through 2010. She also volunteers on the board of directors for The Education Foundation and donates considerable time to a number of other local charities. An avid runner, she has just completed the Boston Marathon for the second straight year.Ms. Quigley can be contacted through the Palmer Ranch office of Michael Saunders & Company—located at 8660 S. Tamiami Trail—by calling (941) 966-8000. Her mobile contact number is (941) 356-9954; and her email is KellyQuigley@michaelsaunders.com.About Michael Saunders & CompanyNow in its fourth decade of service to Southwest Florida, Michael Saunders & Company has grown from a single small office into a network of 16 full-service offices—with more than 500 professionally trained associates and 200 staff members. Powerful world-wide affiliations—including Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio, Christie’s Great Estates, the European Real Estate Network (EREN) and Mayfair International Realty extend the company’s message to qualified buyers globally, ensuring the broadest possible exposure for our properties.Michael Saunders & Company is ranked as the 75th largest brokerage in the nation in the 2008 Power Broker Report compiled by RIS Media, the and is included among the 35 most influential Realtors in luxury real estate.Customers of Michael Saunders & Company are assured of a comprehensive array of real estate services that will address every need and exceed all expectations. These services include commercial sales and leasing through the company’s Commercial Division, along with mortgage loan origination and full title and closing services. MSC Mortgage provides a full array of mortgage products through its partner, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; while the expert team at MSC Title includes title examiners, processors, and closers dedicated to building on the reputation of Michael Saunders & Company for unequalled service and solutions. Backed by the underwriting strength of First American Title and Chicago title, MSC Title provides peace of mind by assuring that a buyer’s new property is free of liens and title defects. The award-winning MSC Relocation Division provides corporations with a wide range of relocation services to smooth the transition and assure immediate employee productivity in the new environment.At Michael Saunders & Company, ours is a company-wide commitment to enrich the lives and culture of the communities we serve. Each year, the company makes significant contributions to more than 75 charitable, educational and cultural institutions throughout the region. These include Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota, Junior Achievement, Child Protection Center, The Dyslexia Foundation, Florida Studio Theater, Mote Marine Laboratory, Westcoast Black Theater Troupe, Manatee County Schools Foundation, Manatee Community College, University of South Florida Foundation, Education Foundation of Sarasota County, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and the Community Foundation of Sarasota.For more information about Michael Saunders & Company, please call 1-888-552-5228 or visit us on the Web at www.MichaelSaunders.com.

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