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Engel & Völkers Advisors Listed Among Top One Thousand Real Estate Professionals in Real Trends, The Wall Street Journal Ranking
Five advisors from luxury real estate firm join top half of one percent of
more than 1.1 million REALTORS® nationwide
NEW YORK, New York (June 30, 2015) – Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, announced today that five of the firm’s United States real estate advisors have been named members of “The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals,” by REAL Trends, and the The Wall Street Journal, a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by the two respected publications.
The real estate advisors include Paul Benson, Engel & Völkers Park City; Carol Sollack, Engel & Völkers Wellington; Shirley Gary, Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta; Roxann Taylor, Engel & Völkers Dallas Southlake; and Lourdes Alatriste, Engel & Völkers Miami. Each one is also a Private Office advisor, an exclusive international network of Engel & Völkers’ top real estate professionals.
“Engel & Völkers’ network has continued its rapid expansion in key North American markets as a direct result of the hard work of our premier real estate advisors, who truly represent the best of the best,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “Paul, Carol, Shirley, Roxann and Lourdes each contribute to the collective strength of Engel & Völkers North America through their outstanding passion and dedication to providing exceptional service to leading buyers and sellers across the United States.”
The Thousand is published each year and is based on independently verified data provided by U.S. brokerages and real estate associations throughout the United States. The list is comprised of categorized rankings that include the Top 250 Agents by Sales Volume and by Transaction Sides, and the Top 250 Teams by Sales Volume and by Transactions Sides, as well as two newly added categories based off of average sales price, which include Top 250 Agents by Average Sales Price and Top 250 Teams by Average Sales Price.
Benson, Sollack, Gary and Taylor were ranked in the Top 250 Agents by Transaction Volume. Alastriste was ranked in the newly added Top 250 Agents by Average Sales Price. All real estate advisors are now ranked in the top one half of one percent of the more than 1,100,000 REALTORS® nationwide.
“The best individual agents and teams were nothing short of phenomenal considering the recovering real estate market,” said Steve Murray, founder of Denver-based publishing and communications company REAL Trends, which compiled the list.
The ranking of The Thousand can be found at: www.thethousandrealestateprofessionals.com
About The Thousand
This awards program was developed jointly by WSJ. Custom Studios (and is not affiliated with the Editorial Department) and REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry. REAL Trends’ The Thousand honors America’s elite real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends with a special ad section included in The Wall Street Journal.
About Private Office
Private Office is Engel & Völkers’ reserved brand of client service available exclusively to the company's most valued clients. In order to join Private Office, advisors within the Engel & Völkers network must be nominated by their brokers and are selected based on their consistent, year-after-year production, market expertise, notably high quality service and passion as real estate professionals. Clients are also asked to comment on their service experience as part of this process. Nominees are then submitted to a North American selection committee who decide which candidates meet all requirements for final submission to the head of Private Office in Hamburg, Germany. There are currently 31 Private Office Advisors in North America and 47 worldwide.
About Engel & Völkers
Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential and commercial property and yachts. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of over 5,500 real estate advisors in more than 560 residential brokerages and 65 commercial offices spanning 39 countries across six continents, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. It established its North America corporate headquarters in 2007 and opened its first brokerage in the same year. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and tools; multiple platforms for mobile, social and web; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Engel & Völkers is an active supporter of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.
ROXANN TAYLOR AND TEAM MEMBERS OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS DALLAS ARE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED
Premium international real estate firm honors top performing Advisor Roxann Taylor
with Top Ten and Elite Awards at inaugural North America awards ceremony
DALLAS, TX (March 25, 2015) – Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, today announced that Roxann Taylor is a top broker and advisor in North America. Taylor, owner/broker of Engel & Völkers Dallas, joined the company in November 2014 and was honored this month with three top awards during the company’s recent annual exchange event hosted in Las Vegas.
“The past year has been nothing short of stellar in terms of growth and activity for our brand in North America as we expanded Engel & Völkers into new markets in 2014,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “Our individual shops and advisors have played an integral role in the achievement of these exceptional milestones through their passion and dedication.”
This is the first year that Engel & Völkers has presented the North America Awards, which will become an annual brand tradition. In just a few short months of working with the company, Taylor became a recipient of two Top Ten Awards for achieving the top transactions closed and earning the highest in net commissions through the use of the brand’s world-class technology, marketing systems and tools. Taylor also received the highest Elite Club Award-Chairman’s Circle.
“Engel & Völkers’ continued success across North America is a direct result of our real estate advisors’ unmatched diligence in providing top-tier service in a wide variety of markets,” Hitt said. “Roxann has gone above and beyond in establishing our presence in the Dallas marketplace and inimitable success in continually securing notable sales, providing a high level of quality services to clients.”
The company also recognized Dan Holmes with the Elite Club Awards-Diamond Level and Jerry Parks and Ben Hart with the Elite Club Awards-Ruby Level. “I am extremely honored to be a member of the Engel & Völkers global team,” said Taylor. “What’s even better is how proud I am to have Dan, Jerry and Ben on my team here in Dallas. We plan great things for our shop to continue serving the Dallas/Fort Worth area with premier real estate services.”
Taylor has positioned her team as a leader in the North Texas marketplace. New shops are scheduled to open throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area with the Flower Mound shop opening this spring. “It is exciting to see our shop being built from the ground up and per Engel & Völkers’ specifications,” continued Taylor. “Our newest shop in Flower Mound is located in the Lakeside development, right in hub of everything!”
To find out more on Engel & Völkers Dallas and follow the company’s expansion, please visit www.dallas.evusa.com.
About Roxann Taylor
Owner/Broker Roxann Taylor touts a four-decade real estate career and has a team of professional real estate advisors representing years of sales experience in the market and has built a business based on a reputation for high quality service. Not only has she been recognized by D Magazine’s “Best Real Estate Agents” for the last 14 years, but also is the recipient of numerous business awards throughout her career nationally and internationally for her contributions to her community and her fight to end domestic violence. Each advisor of Engel & Völkers Dallas is an expert in their chosen specialty, including all appropriate certifications, training and advanced designations. They have access to world-class technology, marketing tools and social media platforms. They also are connected to an international network of Engel & Völkers advisors around the world. All of these assets are used to provide the best service possible while assisting their clients in achieving their real estate goals.
About Engel & Völkers
Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential and commercial property and yachts. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of more than 5,500 real estate advisors in 560+ residential brokerages and 65 commercial offices spanning 39 countries across 6 continents, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. It established its North America corporate headquarters in 2007 and opened its first brokerage in the same year. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and tools; multiple platforms for mobile, social and web; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Engel & Völkers is an active supporter of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.
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