Italy Sotheby’s International Realty and Concierge Auctions Announce Strategic Alliance

Concierge AuctionsAUSTIN, TX — Two notable real estate leaders, Italy Sotheby’s International Realty and Concierge Auctions, have embarked on a strategic alliance in which Concierge Auctions will be the Preferred Auction Provider to Italy Sotheby’s International Realty and Italy Sotheby’s International Realty will be Concierge Auctions main reference for the Italian market. The alliance unites the esteemed Italian real estate brokerage with the industry leader in luxury real estate auctions around the world.

“One of the core values of Italy Sotheby’s International Realty is to provide the highest standards of service and the broadest international exposure to real estate buyers and sellers,” said Lodovico Pignatti Morano, Managing Partner of Italy Sotheby’s International Realty. “Concierge Auctions is a groundbreaking force, with the largest footprint in international property auctions and over a decade of proven success in the high-end sector. Through its platform, our agents now have the capability to offer a proactive, time-certain solution to clients in the buying and selling of the world’s most distinctive properties.”

“Concierge Auctions was founded 11 years ago as an enhancement to traditional brokerage methods alone to most effectively transact high-end properties. Today is an exciting time for the industry, as we continue to receive more interest than ever from buyers, sellers and agents for our on-demand solution,” said Charlie Smith, European Advisor of Concierge Auctions. “Italy Sotheby’s International Realty’s respected reputation and vast knowledge of the Italian real estate market combined with our ability to market homes globally through our 24/7 digital platform is a transformation of the home buying experience for both buyers and sellers of high-end Italian properties. We’ve made a strategic decision to align with this esteemed brand, known for a tradition of utmost excellence for the most distinguished properties in Italy and throughout Europe.”

About Italy Sotheby’s International Realty

Founded in 1976, Sotheby's International Realty is one of the largest luxury real estate companies worldwide, with a powerful network of over 1,000 offices extending to 72 different countries, across six continents. With the recent opening of offices in Lake Garda and Sardinia– Porto Cervo, Italy Sotheby's International Realty has grown to become the largest luxury real estate company in Italy. The firm’s real estate brokers and agents are local consultants with an in-depth knowledge of the Italian market and they offer tailor-made services in Italy's top destinations—such as Milan, Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda, Chianti, Tuscany, Sardinia, the Italian Riviera, Capri and the Alps—capriding the highest standards of services and the broadest international exposure to real estate buyers and sellers in Italy. For more information, visit

About Concierge Auctions

Concierge Auctions is the largest luxury real estate marketplace in the world, powered by state-of-the-art technology. Since its inception in 2008, the firm has generated billions of dollars in sales, broken world records for the highest priced homes ever achieved at auction and is active in 40 U.S. states/territories and 27 countries. Concierge curates the most prestigious properties globally, matches them with qualified buyers, and facilitates transparent, market-driven transactions in an expedited timeframe. The firm owns arguably the most comprehensive and intelligent database of high-net-worth real estate buyers and sellers in the world. As a five-time honoree to the annual Inc. Magazine list of America's fastest-growing companies, it now joins the Inc5000 Hall of Fame; was named No. 38 on the 2018 Entrepreneur 360™ List recognizing 360 small businesses every year that are mastering the art of and science of growing a business in the areas of impact, innovation, growth, leadership, and business valuation; and has contributed more than 200 homes to-date as part of its Key for Key® giving program in partnership with Giveback Homes, which guarantees that for every property the company sells, a new home will be built for a family in need. For more information, visit