Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Participates in High Level Leadership Conference

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1399661813COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY – Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty (DGSIR), one of the nation’s leading realtors, recently participated in the 2014 Sotheby’s International Realty® Leadership Forum, which brought together nearly 300 network members worldwide. This dynamic, three-day event, held at The Breakers Palm Beach, Florida, provided a unique opportunity for Sotheby’s International Realty brokers, owners and managers to network and share best practices.

“The Leadership Forum consistently provides a great value to our firm,” said Daniel Gale Sotheby’s President and CEO Patricia J. Petersen. “The opportunity to network and learn with some of the world’s most talented real estate professionals is both invigorating and instructive, and make for a highly productive event.”

Attending with Patricia Petersen were Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Chief Operating officer Tom Calabrese; Regional Managers Angela Anderson and Carol Tintle; General Sales Manager Deirdre O'Connell; James P. Retz, head of Marketing and Technology, who was invited to present at the conference; Christine Petersen, head of International Relocation and Referrals; Sales Managers Deborah Hauser (Cold Spring Harbor), Bonnie Devendorf (Locust Valley) and Debra Petkanas (Glen Head and Sea Cliff) and Susan Poli (Technology).

1399661899Photo Caption: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Management Attends Sotheby’s International Realty Leadership Conference. Pictured seated with President and CEO Patricia Petersen (front row center) are (l-r), Deirdre O’Connell, James Retz, Susan Poli. Standing, (l-r): Bonnie Devendorf, Christine Petersen, Debra Petkanas, Angela Anderson, Deborah Hauser, Carol Tintle and Tom Calabrese.

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty offers exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the firm’s property listings. In addition, the firm and its clients benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house, which promotes real estate referral opportunities with auction house clientele.

As a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate, the firm also has the unique ability to refer its real estate clientele to the auction house for jewelry, art, unique furniture and collectible appraisal services. Property listings from Daniel Gale Sotheby’s also are marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website, as well as on the firm’s local website, www.danielgale.com. The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 14,500 sales associates located in approximately 700 offices in 52 countries and territories worldwide.

“The Leadership Forum brings together our network members from all over the world with the common goal of sharing their unique experiences and market insights,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “This year’s conference provided attendees with an overview of the brand’s strategic vision and priorities for the future. They heard about our exciting and innovative plans on the marketing front and how to leverage our unique relationship with the Sotheby’s Auction House.”

About Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

Founded in 1922, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty consistently leads the nation in achieving one of the highest average sales prices in the country. DGSIR is a $2 billion dollar plus organization with close to 600 sales associates in 22 sales offices spanning Long Island. Services include a Relocation Division, an award-winning Marketing & Technology Department, a Development Marketing Group, Commercial and Rental Divisions; Ambassador Abstract title company, and a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage affiliation. The Sotheby’s International Realty® affiliate for Long Island’s North Shore since 1976, DGSIR has gained national and international recognition, including top honors worldwide. In addition to its place on the Regents Board of "Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate," Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty is active in Real Trends and The Realty Alliance (comprising some of the real estate industry's most influential companies with participation "by invitation only"). For more information, visit www.danielgale.com.