Michael Saunders & Company Announces Top Performing Agents And Teams For 2011

1330040078SARASOTA, Florida—(February 13, 2012)—Michael Saunders & Company is proud to announce its top performing individual agents and teams for 2011.

Company-wide, Linda Dickinson was the top producing individual agent for her eighth consecutive year. Kim & Michael Ogilvie were the company’s top-producing team in 2011, for their second consecutive year and fourth time overall.

For their exceptional production on behalf of the company’s Ritz-Carlton office, Joan Dickinson and Beth Afflebach were named the company’s “Top Specialty Team” of the year.

The company finished 2011 with $1.52 billion in total sales volume, an increase of 6% over 2010. Unit sales for the year were up by 12.8% over 2010.

The top-producing individual agents for each of the company’s Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte County sales offices were Deborah Beacham (Longboat Key South/Mid-Longboat Key), Linda Driggs (Main Street), Linda Dickinson (Palmer Ranch), Jenna Carver (Siesta Key), Tammy Garner (St. Armands Circle I), Larry Ziegler (St. Armands Circle II), Deborah Angelo O’Mara (Lakewood Ranch), Kathy Valente (Bradenton West), Adam Cufaro (IMG Academies), Martha Pike (Venice), Helene Johnston (Plantation), Maryann Casey (Englewood), Kaley Lewis (Punta Gorda/Burnt Store), Carol Stewart (Boca Grande) and Susan Goldstein (The Commercial Division).

The top-producing teams for 2011 were Ian Addy & Gail Wittig (Longboat Key South/Mid-Longboat Key), Kim & Michael Ogilvie (Main Street), Joan Dickinson & Beth Afflebach (The Ritz-Carlton), Betty Mullinnix & Stephen Abbe (Palmer Ranch), Tom Cail & Jason Grande (Siesta Key), Ann Martin & Joanna Benante (St. Armands Circle I), Howie & Robyn Drourr (Lakewood Ranch), Jo-Anne Sckowska & Nell Taylor (Venice), Bambi & Ford Utton (Plantation), Debi Benson & Marci Storey (Englewood), The Calenda-Parr Team (Punta Gorda/Burnt Store) and DeLieto & Associates (The Commercial Division).

Cited for outstanding performance in 2011 were Maureen Horn, Michael Moulton, Hannerle Moore, Sylvia Zimmerman, Tom Delany, Terri Derr, Klaus Lang, Saint Cacchiotti, Audrey & Jill Singer, Susan & Jon Fox, Richard Perlman, Sandy & Jim Layfield and Mike Nink of the Longboat Key South office; Linda A. Page, Melba Jimenez, Bibi-Ann Allard, Janis Collier, Pam Charron, Matt Cannon, Jim Jablonski, Dana Cook-Westmark & Donald Geikie and Nora Johnson & Denise Mattmuller of the Main Street office, and Kelly Quigley of the Palmer Ranch office.

Also singled-out for outstanding performance were Drew Russell, Lenore Treiman, Stephanie Bugatti and Sara Leicht (Palmer Ranch), Karen Chandler, Adam Chicoine, and the teams of Judith Greene & Tara Lamb and Alix Wexler & Paul Romley (Siesta Key), Jenifer Schwell (St. Armands Circle I), Doug Parks and Leonard Giarrano (St. Armands Circle II), Kym Paxton, Debbie Vogler, Deborah Capobianco and Dana Preston (Bradenton West), Christine Mazur, Mary Pat Pihl, Stephen Strong and Joseph Foster (Lakewood Ranch), the teams of Eric Massey & Sarah Lancaster and John Weiss III & Heather Schouten (Commercial), Beverly Weltzien and the team of Maryanne Kurtz & Daniel Olson (Venice), Susan Booker and Scott Johnston (Plantation), Pamela Neer, Elizabeth Burr and Joni McLendon (Englewood), Sheila Meeks and Karen Williamson (Punta Gorda) and Kevin Hyde (Boca Grande).

About Michael Saunders & Company:

Now in its fourth decade of service to Southwest Florida, Michael Saunders & Company has grown from a single small office into a network of 24 full-service offices—with more than 550 professionally trained associates and 150 staff members. Powerful world-wide affiliations—including Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio International, Christie’s International Real Estate, and Mayfair International Realty extend the company’s message to qualified buyers globally, ensuring the broadest possible exposure for our properties.

Michael Saunders & Company is ranked as the 75th largest brokerage in dollar volume in the latest Real Trends 500 Survey of the 500 largest brokerages in the U.S., and is included among the 35 most influential Realtors in luxury real estate.

For more information about Michael Saunders & Company, please call 1-888-552-5228 or visit us on the Web at MichaelSaunders.com.