Weidel Realtors Appoints President
Posted by Scott Beaver — June 2, 2010
Pennington, NJ—Richard A. Weidel, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is pleased to announce that industry leader Bret A. Violette has joined Weidel Realtors as President & Chief Operating Officer (COO). Brenda Maxfield, current Director of Operations, has been promoted to Vice President.
“We are excited to have Bret with the company,” said Mr. Weidel. “His leadership abilities further demonstrate the company’s commitment to ensuring that Weidel is positioned to move forward in the ever-changing real estate industry by implementing the latest tools and technologies to provide the best service platform available today. Bret is highly-renowned and respected throughout the real estate industry for his innovative business solutions.”
Prior to joining Weidel Realtors, Mr. Violette was President of RealEstate.com, where he initially served as Senior Vice President of RealEstate.com, Realtors. In this role, he led the development and launch of RealEstate.com's company-owned brokerage. In 2007, Mr. Violette was promoted to President of RealEstate.com, which included the company-owned brokerage as well as the company's other real estate businesses. Before joining RealEstate.com, he served as President of Weichert Lead Network, Inc. and Weichert Rental Network, Inc. and was responsible for their overall development and subsequent launch. Mr. Violette began his career as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Vice President of Business Development of YHD-Foxtons. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts and an MBA with distinction from Bentley's McCallum Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Violette has vast experience working with affiliated businesses including mortgage, insurance, builder services, title, relocation and home services. He is known for creating an inspirational and productive environment for Sales Associates, Managers and Staff. He is committed to ensuring that Weidel maintains its position as a market leader and continues its reputation as a quality real estate company dedicated to its Sales Associates and their customers.
Founded in 1915, Richard A. Weidel Corporation, Realtors is the premier company providing guaranteed quality service to clients and customers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The Weidel Corporation is a full-service real estate organization offering mortgage services, homeowners and title insurance, national relocation services, and a real estate pre-licensing school. Visit thousands of homes for sale worldwide at www.weidel.com.