Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Celebrates 85-Year History with Commemorative Coffee Table Book

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. – (Sept. 4, 2008) – On that early spring day in March 1922 when Daniel Gale first hung out a shingle bearing his name, he was not only launching a real estate business, he was initiating a standard of integrity, professionalism, vision and expertise that prevails today. From Daniel Gale’s modest Huntington office, the organization that bears his name is today a $2.5 billion business, and its distinctive whale logo is readily recognized as the sign of the premier real estate company across the North Shore of Long Island.Cover of Welcome Aboard, A History of Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty.It is in celebration of this legacy, and in honor of Kent Gale, who led the business from the mid 1960s to 1990 and Patricia Petersen, present day President and CEO, as well as all the men and women who have contributed to its success, that “Welcome Aboard, A History of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty” was commissioned. Rich with archival photographs and local history, the 175-page coffee table book chronicles the growth of the Daniel Gale organization and the local and national forces that shaped real estate on Long Island throughout the 20th century.“This book was made possible by the many contributions of our agents and staff, past and present, as well as the Gale family,” explained Pat Petersen. “We all share a love of this organization and a commitment to its founding principles of integrity, professionalism, and always doing the right thing.”The publishing of “Welcome Aboard” was celebrated among family, friends and associates with a party at the Lloyd Harbor home of Stanley C. Gale, grandson of Daniel Gale. Copies of the book will be donated to local libraries and to the Huntington Historical Society, and will be on display at Daniel Gale Sotheby’s locations throughout the North Shore. The book may also be viewed on the Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty website as an electronic flipbook at www.danielgale.com (see Daniel Gale Sotheby’s book) or www.danielgale.com/welcome_aboard.“Welcome Aboard” was written and designed for Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty by Huntington’s Epoch 5 Public Relations.Founded in 1922, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty consistently leads the nation in achieving one of the highest average sales prices in the country. It is a $2.5 billion organization with more than 600 sales associates in 27 offices and divisions. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty offices span Long Island. Services include an award-winning Relocation Center, a New Homes division, a Condominium Group, a Commercial Division; Ambassador Abstract, a full-service title company, and a Wells Fargo Mortgage affiliation. Daniel Gale Real Estate has been the exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty® affiliate for Long Island’s North Shore since 1976. Over the course of this relationship, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty has gained exceptional national and international recognition, including taking top honors worldwide for the past several years.Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty is a member of Residence, The Registry, and is on the Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents, a global network of leading real estate companies. More information may be obtained at www.danielgale.com.