Hammond Wellesley Office Welcomes Melanson
Posted by Mark Lippolt — April 15, 2010
WELLESLEY, MA (April 14, 2010) – Continuing the firm’s expansion, Gail Bogle, Senior Vice President of Hammond Residential, has announced that Jill Melanson has joined the firm as an agent in its Wellesley office. In her new position, Melanson will be representing buyers and sellers from Hammond’s office located at 40 Grove Street, Wellesley. Bogle, in making the announcement, said: “Jill’s involvement in community activities in Metrowest as well as her experience as a commercial real estate broker involved in assessing her clients’ needs and developing financial and negotiating strategies have already proven to be invaluable to the buyers and sellers with whom she’s working.”
Jill Melanson began her career in Chicago working with the founders of Equity Office Residential and then worked as a commercial broker for a regional firm where she specialized in Tenant Representation. In her next position as a Junior Vice President at Cushman & Wakefield she focused on large corporate clients. She has since been involved in the start-up process and building several businesses involving design and art. Melanson’s educational background is in marketing and sales with a business degree. She also played collegiate sports for Hillsdale College.
Melanson has lived in Sherborn for the past seventeen years. She currently volunteers for Ascera Hospice, American Cancer Society - Road to Recovery Program, and ALS Therapy Development. She has also been involved in coaching youth sports. She was the President of the Sherborn Social Club, and has been on a number of committees including POSITIVE (a Dover-Sherborn parent association), Dollars for Scholars, and fundraising for a multitude of charitable events.
Hammond Residential is headquartered in Chestnut Hill and has four Boston locations and eleven suburban branch offices. The company reports over one billion dollars in sales volume annually. The firm was recently repurchased from GMAC by Saul B. Cohen and his management group. Hammond is an independently owned and operated franchise company within the Real Living Real Estate franchise network.
To learn more, please visit www.hammondre.com.