Residential Properties Ltd. Brings Carol Vilardi to Manage Narragansett Office

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. – (Jan. 4, 2008) – Residential Properties Ltd., Rhode Island’s largest privately held real estate company, today announced that Carol Vilardi has been selected to manage their Narragansett office. Long-time Managing Broker Cheryl Eley will focus on managing the company’s East Greenwich branch.Vilardi previously managed a Narragansett Real Estate office and most recently worked in hospitality for the Westin Hotel in Providence.As the Narragansett Sales Manager, Vilardi will direct, coordinate and supervise the activities of 18 sales agents and support staff who specialize in coastal real estate.With experience in all aspects of real estate and expertise in condo sales and investment properties, she holds real estate licenses in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.Prior to selling real estate, Vilardi enjoyed a 25-year career in the hospitality industry, specializing in sales and marketing. Her passion for helping people eased her transition into real estate. In her first year, she received the Silver Award for Top Producers within the South County Board of REALTORS®.Vilardi is a relocated New Yorker and 7-year Rhode Islander with a passion for this state. “I have fallen in love with the charm, sophistication, and ease offered by Rhode Island living,” says Vilardi.Vilardi is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, and the Kent Washington Board of REALTORS®.Her ease in networking is explained by the great amount of time spent volunteering for local charities and in organizing special events for non-profit organizations. In 2006, Vilardi received a Community Impact Award for work she did with the Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County.“Residential Properties is excited to gain Carol’s enthusiasm for and insight into Narragansett,” said Sally Lapides, RPL’s CEO and co-founder.ABOUT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIESResidential Properties Ltd. has been serving sellers and buyers of distinctive properties since 1981 through service, innovation and sheer hard work. The Company has seven offices located in Barrington, Cranston, Cumberland, East Greenwich, Newport, Providence, and Narragansett and services all of Rhode Island, the Connecticut shoreline and southeastern and central Massachusetts. Their award-winning relocation department services buyers and sellers throughout the country.