William Raveis Real Estate Announces New Affiliate, Jordan/William Raveis Real Estate
Posted by Supriya Anand — March 16, 2011
Chris Raveis, President of William Raveis Affiliates, recently announced the partnership of William Raveis Real Estate with Jordan Real Estate of Nantucket, MA. Jordan/William Raveis Real Estate represents the twenty-fourth William Raveis location in Massachusetts since the company began its meteoric rise there in 2003.
The addition of Jordan Real Estate to the William Raveis network shows the company’s continued commitment to grow its affiliate program throughout the northeast. Jordan/William Raveis Real Estate is the ninth office to become a part of The William Raveis Affiliates network. William Raveis Affiliates offers affiliation opportunities to leading real estate organizations in select markets throughout the northeast.
The Brokers/Owners of Jordan/William Raveis Real Estate, David Callahan and Gloria Grimshaw are seasoned professionals in the real estate industry. Together, they have 60 years of real estate experience in sales, as well as management. Grimshaw worked with Lucille Jordan Associates for 25 years as a broker and Callahan was a broker and office manager for the same company for 15 years. In 2007, both purchased Lucille Jordan Associates, making a transition from broker to principal. Grimshaw and Callahan look forward to the expansion opportunities afforded to Jordan Real Estate through the partnership with William Raveis.
“William Raveis won first place in Boston Business Journal’s 2010 Best Places to Work Survey,” said Callahan. “The company’s exceptional reputation is a huge attraction for us.” Grimshaw added, “We affiliated with William Raveis to enhance and advance our office technology, provide our agents with additional training and tools and to broaden our contacts through the expansive Raveis network all in order to increase business and grow our company.”
Grimshaw and Callahan have an impressive list of accolades and are extremely active in the Nantucket community. Callahan was recently appointed to President of the Cape Cod and Islands Association of Realtors. He is the first Nantucket Realtor in the 86-year history of the organization to head its Board of Directors. Callahan is also a Board Member of the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce. Grimshaw has served on numerous island non-profit Boards, among them the Nantucket M.S.P.C.A., A Safe Place and Hospice. She currently serves as a Board Member on the Nantucket Aids Network.
William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is one of the top companies in the nation. It was recently ranked in 2010 by sales volume in REALTOR® Magazine as the #1 family-owned real estate company in the Northeast and the 11th largest real estate company in the USA. The innovative firm is nationally recognized as an industry leader in technology, marketing and REALTOR® education. Its award-winning website, raveis.com, draws more than 10 million visits annually and includes more than 300,000+ MLS listings in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.
William Raveis Real Estate is a household name in its founding state, CT and is the #1 real estate company in world-renowned Fairfield County. The company entered the Massachusetts marketplace in 2003 and, according to the 2009 closed sales volume in the Multiple Listing Service Pin, is now the largest independent brokerage in that state with 22 offices. William Raveis recently expanded into New York and presently has offices in Rye, Harrison, Katonah, Chappaqua and Sleepy Hollow in Westchester County. The firm has 2,700 highly trained sales professionals and 75 company-owned and affiliate offices in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. For more information, visit raveis.com.