Gino Blefari Attends Trendsetters' Spring 2011 Meeting
Posted by Teressa Francis — April 25, 2011
Silicon Valley, CA (April 21, 2011) – Gino Blefari, President and CEO of Intero Real Estate Services recently attended a three-day meeting of the Trendsetters real estate industry CEO strategy group in Virginia Beach, VA. Trendsetters is a network of real estate company owners who share their best ideas and advice with each other, as well as financials and discussion of changes in the business.
Topics for discussion included generating leads/call-lead centers, effective recruiting in this market, new core services rule update, and restructuring the brokerage.
“The strategy group provides a wonderful opportunity to share ideas, brainstorm, and discuss trends with the heads of other brokerage firms, something I can’t do with the direct competitors in the market,” said Gino Blefari.
The group meets twice yearly with members taking turns hosting the meeting for a peer review of the host company. Members of the group include leaders from brokerage firms all around the U.S. such as: Merle Whitehead of Realty USA, Buffalo (NY); Richard Thurmond of William E. Wood & Associates, Virginia Beach (VA); Chappy Adams of Illustrated Properties Real Estate Inc., Palm Beach Gardens (FL); Lynn Fruth of The Danberry Co., Realtors, Toledo (OH); W. Neal Hanks, Jr. of Beverly-Hanks & Associates, REALTORS, Asheville (NC); Bob Parks of Bob Parks Realty, Nashville (TN); David Boehmig of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, Atlanta (GA); Michael Golden and Thad Wong of @Properties, Chicago (IL); Eric Thompson of The Group, Inc., Fort Collins (CO) and Steve Murray of REAL Trends, Denver (CO) the group’s executive director.
“After three days, I walk away with creative business solutions, a stimulating community of peers, comradery and friendships, and business and life strategies,” concludes Blefari.
About the Intero® brand
Founded in 2002, Intero Real Estate Services, Inc. has quickly become one of the premier real estate brands in the U.S. In 2004, Intero Franchise Services Inc. began franchising and currently is operating in many of the western states. In 2009, Intero International Franchise Services, LLC embarked on developing territories in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas. The companies are private and headquartered in California's Silicon Valley.