Shari Chase of Chase International to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from


SEATTLE (March 2009) – Shari Chase, President and CEO of Chase International Distinctive Properties, will be recognized at’s annual Spring Retreat (April 26-29). She is the winner of the Luxury Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be presented to her at the 7th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat in Las Vegas, Nevada. Earning this award is no small achievement. The Luxury Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award is an award based on peer recognition, hard work and acknowledgement. This prestigious award is given twice annually to the Luxury Real Estate member who has set an example for the real estate industry, displayed excellence throughout their career and is truly a legend.

Shari%20ChaseOver the past 23 years, Chase’s company has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s leaders in luxury real estate with a network of real estate professionals and loyal buyers, making Chase a master in her field. Since 1986, Chase International has proven itself as a leader of distinction in the industry, with their reputation standing alone. Constantly evolving, their winning philosophy equates to a history of success. Chase International is committed to offering exemplary knowledge and a superior level of creative services and hard work for clients throughout the world. Shari helps Chase International achieve its goals. As one of the country’s most successful brokers, Shari Chase brings something very special to Lake Tahoe and Reno. In founding Chase International over 22 years ago, she established the notion of finding exceptional properties for exceptional people. “Satisfying people’s needs is easy”, says Shari, “we listen to our clients and use the most effective resources for marketing luxury real estate.”

Shari Chase has created one of the most well known brands for luxury real estate in the nation. Her vision and reputation as a trendsetter influences the way luxury properties are marketed today. Chase’s newest innovation is a social network, ChaseNation, the first of its kind launched in the real estate industry. Chase continues to incorporate new ideas into all facets of her business, whether it’s taking advantage of high tech gadgetry, the latest in social media networking and communication or the bundling of services for asset solutions, which is the company’s newest department. Her company is highly energized, even in today’s environment, tapping into a vibration and awareness that attracts good things into the lives of her entire company. It’s called Heart Centered Real Estate. “Embracing these messages of abundance, awareness and positive energy is a vital ingredient for success,” says Chase.

In naming the 35 most influential people in luxury real estate, Unique Homes stated, “No list would be complete without this Tahoe broker, who always has been a bit ahead of the rest. In the mid-1990s, when a $10 million or $12 million residence was considered the ultra high end, Shari Chase had landmark sales of $30 million and $50 million – a record that would stand for nearly ten years. Known for high-profile properties and clients, her firm continues as one of the industry’s pace setters. What others talk about, Chase does.”

As CEO of Chase International, her leadership has attracted some of the finest professionals in the business, and a clientele second to none. Her 160 sales associates and skilled leadership team are strongly committed to providing legendary client services with an unparalleled standard of integrity and expertise. The Chase way is contagious for all who work and play at Chase International. For more information on Chase International Distinctive Properties, please visit For more information on the 7th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Conference, visit About Shari Chase Shari is President and CEO of Chase International Distinctive Properties. "We bring buyers and sellers together by using the most effective resources for marketing luxury real estate," says Chase, who was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal. "Whether we're marketing a vacation home, a working ranch, even the multi-million dollar Thunderbird Lodge, our legendary service results in satisfied customers." About is the most-viewed luxury real estate Web site in the world. The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network includes 1,813 of the world’s finest real-estate companies with properties in 100 countries. Participation is strictly invitation-only by CEO/Publisher John Brian Losh. In Ultimate Homes’ 2008 issue, the network represented more than twice the number of top 1,000 most-expensive properties in the country than any other network. The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network is governed by the Board of Regents.