Dan Parmer Named President & CEO of Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Inc.
Posted by Ada Hatzios — May 16, 2007
ATLANTA – May 17, 2007 – Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Inc. Realtors announced the promotion of Dan Parmer to president and chief executive officer. In his new role, Parmer will oversee the company’s strategic direction and lead its continued growth in the Atlanta market. He previously served as chief financial officer since 2001.Parmer believes the strength of Jenny Pruitt & Associates lies in the breadth and skill of its people. “I work with an amazingly talented team of more than 450 professionals,” he said. “Our Realtors and staff provide superior service to our clients, which is reflected in long-term client relationships and repeat business. During the first quarter of 2007 our agents achieved the highest average sales price and highest average productivity in the Atlanta market. I’m extremely proud of this team and excited about leading this exceptional company.”Ron Peltier, president and CEO of HomeServices of America, Inc., parent company of Jenny Pruitt & Associates, said, “Dan Parmer has an impressive track record for success and knows every aspect of this business. We are very fortunate to have Dan at the helm of Jenny Pruitt & Associates. His understanding of the Atlanta market and all facets of the real estate business is compelling.”“The value of our affiliation with a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate cannot be overstated,” added Parmer. “This partnership allows for local control of our company with the support of one of the world’s most powerful enterprises. It is truly the best of all worlds.”Parmer brings 20+ years of corporate, financial and management experience to his position as president and CEO. Prior to joining Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Realtors, he served as chief financial officer for Buckhead Brokers and helped build that company into a premier real estate brand throughout metro Atlanta before the firm joined with Coldwell Banker in 1998. Additionally, Parmer served as chief financial officer for Guaranty Mortgage Company.About Jenny Pruitt & Associates, RealtorsFounded in 1988, Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Realtors is one of the most trusted and highly respected real estate companies in metro Atlanta. Its team of more than 450 agents specializes in prestigious properties throughout the metro area. The company is owned by HomeServices of America, Inc., the second-largest full-service, independent real estate brokerage firm in the U.S. Jenny Pruitt & Associates is affiliated with the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Christie’s Great Estates, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, FIABCI – The International Real Estate Federation, Residence International and Luxurydomain.com.About HomeServices of America, Inc.HomeServices of America, Inc., based in Minneapolis, Minn., is the second-largest home services provider in the United States. HomeServices' operating companies offer integrated real estate brokerage services, mortgage lending, title insurance, closing services, property and casualty insurance, home warranties and other real estate services. HomeServices was built through the combination of market-leading companies from across the nation with long-standing traditions for excellence. The average age of a HomeServices of America operating company is more than 50 years. HomeServices operates in 19 states under the following residential real estate brand names: Carol Jones REALTORS, CBSHOME Real Estate, Champion Realty, Edina Realty, EWM REALTORS, Prudential First Realty, Harry Norman, REALTORS, HOME Real Estate, Huff Realty, Iowa Realty, Jenny Pruitt and Associates REALTORS, Long Realty, Prudential California Realty, Prudential Carolinas Realty, RealtySouth, Rector-Hayden REALTORS, Reece & Nichols, Roberts Brothers, Inc. REALTORS, Semonin REALTORS and Woods Bros. Realty. Information about HomeServices and the locations of its subsidiary companies is available at www.homeservices.com.CONTACT:Jane Stout , Cookerly Public Relations, 404-816-2037, email@example.comMarianna Barton, Jenny Pruitt & Associates, 770-394-5400, firstname.lastname@example.org