BLUFFTON, S.C. - Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates, is pleased to announce that sales associate Tim Peirce earned the South Carolina Agent of the Month Award for November 2006. The award honors the company’s top producer at the Bluffton office with the highest monthly sales volume.Peirce is a specialist in residential real estate, commercial property and relocation for the southern Beaufort County area. He is licensed to sell property in the state of South Carolina, where he has extensive experience selling both residential and commercial real estate.Prior to entering the real estate industry, Peirce had extensive experience in high-tech sales including product development, software solutions and consulting services. He served as an account manager for Pentagon Engineering Corporation in Reston, Va. and as a key account manager for Rand Worldwide in Natick, Mass.Originally from Topsfield, Mass., Peirce graduated from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst with a B.B.A. in Marketing. He currently resides in Bluffton, S.C. with his wife, Maura, and son, Charlie. He is active in the community and is a member of the Rotary Club of Bluffton. ABOUT CORA BETT THOMAS REALTY COMPANY & ASSOCIATESWith listings for the area’s finest residential and commercial properties, Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates is an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates and a longtime member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, The Board of Regents, Leading Estates of the World and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (formerly RELO). The firm dominates the luxury real estate market along the Georgia and South Carolina coast, with offices based in Savannah, Ga. and Bluffton, S.C. Under the leadership of founder and CEO Cora Bett Thomas, the company features an expert team of agents who specialize in historic homes, luxury condominiums, commercial real estate, investment property, land and waterfront property. Connect Savannah readers recently voted Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates the “Best Real Estate Company.” For additional information, please visit www.CoraBettThomas.com online or call 912.233.6000 for the Savannah office or 843.757.6002 for the Bluffton/Hilton Head office.