A 35-year veteran top producer and leader of the real estate industry on the South Shore of Boston, Gail’s total market volume is close to $500M. With nearly 800 listings taken in the towns of Hingham, Cohasset, Hull, Scituate, and Norwell combined, Gail is the #1 listing broker for the past 30 years in her primary market!
Named Boston Power Player | Boston.com/Boston Globe
Named Top 10 Women in Greater Boston Real Estate | Boston Herald
Tom Brokow’s “Featured Realtor” | NBC
Best Educational Program | Producer and Host of the award winning and 20-year running cable show “The Home Center with Gail Bell”
Top Producer year over year and owned the Hingham and Cohasset Sotheby's offices for over 25 years
Past Realtor of the Year
Past President of South Shore Board of Realtors
Luxury Homes | Gail has represented many of the sales of the most exclusive and expensive homes across the South Shore.
Transitions for Right-sizers | Gail is the President of Transitions, which assists Seniors and Right-Sizers transitioning from their family homestead to a more manageable lifestyle.
New Construction & Development | Gail has been the broker of choice for most of the area’s new subdivisions such as Conservatory Park, Baker Hill, Canterbury Village, Sherman Way, Julian Way, Whiting Lane and Derby Brook.
Antique Homes | Gail is the only broker on the South Shore who is certified by the National Trust for Historic Preservation to market antique and unique properties.
Elmira College | BA Degree | Journalism
University of Glasgow, Scotland | Studied Political Science and Philosophy
Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES)
Certified Relocation Professional (CRP)
Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR)
Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB)
A 35-year veteran top producer and leader of the real estate industry on the South Shore of Boston, Gail is now Senior Vice President at Compass and the Past Owner and President of the two local Sotheby’s offices. A visionary, she is always ahead of the curve.. bringing a unique and valuable perspective to her clients and to the industry.
Year over year, Gail is consistently a top-producing broker on the South Shore and is the #1 Broker for the past 30 years in the towns of Hingham, Cohasset, Hull, Scituate and Norwell combined. In addition, Gail was recently named one of the “Top Ten Women in Real Estate” by the Boston Herald and one of the Boston.com's “Power Brokers!”
Gail’s clients reap the benefits of her extensive experience, expertise, integrity and professional status. Her extensive business and marketing background, her unsurpassed skill at negotiation, combined with an unwavering dedication to fairness and honesty, make her a preferred broker for her clients.
Gail’s success in the industry is well-known, highly regarded and includes the successful negotiation of many of the area’s most unique and luxurious homes, the successful marketing of most of the areas’ subdivisions and new construction projects, the production and hosting of the award-winning and 20-year running cable show “The Home Center with Gail Bell”, and being chosen as Tom Brokow’s featured Realtor on national television. Gail is also the President of Transitions, a comprehensive program for assisting right-sizers and seniors transition from their family homestead to a more manageable lifestyle.
As a former public relations/marketing consultant to the U.S. Government and the past Vice President of an environmental/manufacturing firm, Gail’s unique business acumen is highly sought after in the real estate industry. She employs her experience to maximum benefit on behalf of her clients. Gail is also the Past President of the Plymouth and South Shore Board of Realtors, and a former Realtor of the Year. Gail is an alumna of Cohasset High School, Elmira College and the University of Glasgow in Scotland.
Her interests include enjoyment of friends and family, golf, bowling, theater, dancing, personal fitness, cooking, reading, meditation and hiking. She is a long-time and active member of the Cohasset Golf Club and past member of the Board of Governors of the Neighborhood Club of Quincy. She is also a charter member of the South Shore Women’s Business Network and was actively involved in the South Shore Chamber of Commerce for many years. She is the only South Shore broker certified by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington D.C. to market antique and unique properties.