Morgan Lane Hires Industry Veteran Gregory Maxwell Applegarth

Ross, Calif. (November 20, 2008)—Morgan Lane, a real estate brokerage company specializing in luxury properties in Northern California, reports that it has attracted industry veteran Gregory Maxwell (“Max”) Applegarth to join its Belvedere, CA operation. Mr. Applegarth has recently closed over $200 million in real estate transactions in Marin County and San Francisco and is currently ranked as one of the top ten (10) Realtors® in the two markets.

“We are very pleased to have Max join our team here in Marin County. We have successfully co-listed and closed multiple transactions with Max over the past two years. Max’s commitment to client service dovetails beautifully with our brand and our results. Max’s decision to join our firm confirms our vision to assemble a team of the best agents in Marin,” said Mark A. McLaughlin, President of Morgan Lane Marin, Inc.

“I pursued the opportunity to join Morgan Lane as a means to leverage the company’s proven track record and exceptional property marketing platform

Now more than ever, a real estate company with exceptional professional support, broad reaching property marketing programs and the results to confirm

performance was paramount to me,” said Gregory Maxwell Applegarth. “I am encouraged by the quality of the team at Morgan Lane, their results reaching international buyers and our mutual desire to gain further market share in Marin and San Francisco.”

Since opening in Marin County just over two years ago, Morgan Lane has already become the #4 real estate company in the county for homes over $1 million. Morgan Lane’s sales for the year will exceed $325 million through the efforts of only twenty-three Realtors®. This is an amazing set of statistics in this market.

“We attribute our success to three important factors,” said Mark McLaughlin. “First, our clients have shown that they have a great deal of trust in our team. Second, our agents have a deep commitment to teamwork, encouraging each other to achieve their personal best. Finally, we are thankful for the 2,000 collaborating agents in Marin County. Morgan Lane currently operates Marin County offices in Ross, Kentfield, Mill Valley and Belvedere. Morgan Lane’s operations include many of Marin County’s top agents, cutting-edge marketing programs and state-of-the-art technology.

Morgan Lane is one of the most influential Northern California real estate companies with nine offices throughout Napa and Sonoma Counties, Fairfield and Marin.