William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance Holds Prestigious Annual Awards Ceremony
Posted by Supriya Anand — April 6, 2011
SHELTON, CT-On April 4th, 2011, William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance held its Annual Awards Ceremony to honor the achievements of its managers and offices across the northeast, as well as its staff at Headquarters in Shelton, CT. This special, highly anticipated yearly event recognized exemplary efforts of management, staff, William Raveis Mortgage and William Raveis Insurance.
“The William Raveis team has consistently shown dedication, hard work and innovation, particularly in this challenging real estate environment,” says Chairman and CEO, Bill Raveis. “Their diligence and leadership is part of the Raveis Difference and was instrumental in helping us thrive in an otherwise difficult year for the industry. This day is meant to honor their accomplishments at William Raveis.”
The energy in the room was electric as proud members of the Raveis team walked up to the stage to receive an array of coveted awards. Accolades included: Entrepreneur of The Year, Manager of the Year, Chairman’s Club, President’s Club, Top 3 Producing offices, Top Producing Mortgage Banker of the Year, Top Sales Director for William Raveis Insurance, Top Administrative Manager, amongst others. Awards of note include Bill Gamelli, Entrepreneur of the Year; Michelle Gebhardt and Deborah Tortorella, Manager of the Year for Connecticut and Massachusetts, respectively; Fairfield and Brookline, the Top 2 Producing offices in Connecticut and Massachusetts, respectively; John Grosso and Pete Fickeison, Top 2 Producing Mortgage Bankers of the year (John Grosso and Pete Fickeison are also among the top producing bankers in the nation, ranking 84 and 105, respectively); and Janet Porter, Top Sales Director for William Raveis Insurance.
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 2010 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.