New York Relocation Expert Joins Michael Saunders & Company

Posted by Tom Heatherman — March 6, 2008

SARASOTA, Fla. – (March 7, 2008) – Joan Erni, formerly the Vice President of Relocation at Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty on New York’s Long Island, has joined Michael Saunders & Company in Sarasota as its Director of Business Development. She joins the MSCRelocation team headed by Beth Ann McFadyen, the company’s Director of Relocation and Referral Services.Ms. Erni’s incoming responsibilities will include analyzing new business opportunities, developing strategic business relationships and maintaining MSCRelocation’s highest standards of service and support for our corporate relocation clients and their transferring employees.In welcoming Erni to Michael Saunders & Company founder and president, Michael Saunders, praised her many years of first-rate relocation experience. “We are thrilled and fortunate to have someone with Joan’s knowledge and depth of experience contributing her considerable talents to our relocation team. I’m confident that the finest relocation and referral team in the business just got better.”Erni, who has been involved in the real estate and relocation field for over 15 years, is a licensed associate broker and has earned the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) and Global Mobility Specialist designations from Worldwide Employers Relocation Council (ERC). She is an active member of the Relocation Directors Council (RDC) and serves numerous committees and task forces, including the Relocation Specialist Advisory Council, the RDC New Membership committee and Planning Chair of the RDC Mentor Program.About Michael Saunders & Company:In 2006, Michael Saunders & Company began its fourth decade of service to Southwest Florida. Founded as a single small office in 1976, the company has grown to 16 full-service offices—with more than 500 professionally trained associates and 200 staff members. Powerful world-wide affiliations—including Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio, Christie’s Great Estates, the European Real Estate Network (EREN) 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 among the top 500 largest real estate brokerages in the United States and is included among the 35 most influential Realtors in luxury real estate. Each sales associate’s average of $5.99 million in annual sales has propelled the company to 9th in the U.S. for individual agent productivity.Customers of Michael Saunders & Company are assured of a comprehensive array of real estate services that will exceed their expectations. These services include commercial sales and leasing through the company’s Commercial Division, along with mortgage loan origination and full title and closing services. MSC Mortgage provides a full array of mortgage products through its partner, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, while the expert team at MSC Title includes title examiners, processors, and closers dedicated to building on the reputation of Michael Saunders & Company for unequalled service and solutions. Backed by the underwriting strength of First American Title and Chicago title, MSC Title provides peace of mind by assuring that a buyer’s new property is free of liens and title defects.At Michael Saunders & Company, ours is a company-wide commitment to enrich the lives and culture of the communities we serve. Each year, the company makes significant contributions to more than 75 charitable, educational and cultural institutions throughout the region. These include Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota, Junior Achievement, Child Protection Center, The Dyslexia Foundation, Florida Studio Theater, Mote Marine Laboratory, Westcoast Black Theater Troupe, Manatee County Schools Foundation, Manatee Community College, University of South Florida Foundation, Education Foundation of Sarasota County, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and the Community Foundation of Sarasota.For more information about Michael Saunders & Company, please call 1-888-552-5228 or visit us on the Web at

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