Private Client Network

Licensed Associate RE Broker | Managing Partner - The Private Client Network
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Kevin Sneddon | Founder - NYC + Greenwich

As the founder of The Private Client Network at Compass, Kevin Sneddon leads a nationwide sales team of client-driven, results-oriented luxury real estate professionals of the highest integrity. Like Compass, Kevin rejects a business-as-usual approach to real estate. He believes in doing things differently, leveraging state-of-the-art technology to elevate the client experience. By deploying this "high-touch meets high-tech" methodology, Kevin is uniquely positioned to help clients successfully navigate the increasingly complex luxury real estate market. Operating his own brokerage for 15 years, Kevin cultivated his formidable broker prowess by closing over $750 million of transactions across every property type. Among his prolific sales in NYC, the Hamptons and Greenwich, you'll find a multitude of record-breaking deals upwards of $38 million. You’ll also find an array of unique properties – including NYC townhouses & penthouses, Hamptons oceanfront & equestrian estates, as well as grand Greenwich compounds. His abundant industry accolades include being ranked one of the top 250 brokers in the U.S by The Wall Street Journal.

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Joy Bender + Rob Aumann | Network Partners - San Diego

As San Diego real estate agents, Aumann Bender & Associates takes great pride in using our expertise, resources, and global connections to perfectly unite extraordinary places in a variety of lifestyle categories and price points. We specialize in the coastal communities of La Jolla, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Coronado, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, and Rancho Santa Fe.

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Katie Machoskie | Network Partner - Orange County

Prior joining Compass®, Katie Machoskie was recognized as one of the top 1,000 sales associates in the nation. She consistently ranks in the top 1% of Newport Beach agents and was named REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents in 2017. She has sold over $250 million in her own neighborhood. Katie’s profound knowledge of Orange County communities is due in part to her deep roots as a native. Katie also specializes Professional Athlete Relocation, as well as sales due divorce or death. She attended UCLA and has an extensive marketing and public relations background for Fortune 500 companies, the entertainment industry, and many nonprofit organizations, raising over $200 million in donations during her non-profit career. As a planned gift specialist, her extensive experience evaluating and managing gifts of real estate nonprofit organizations developed an invaluable network of legal and financial industry contacts she maintains today.

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Ari Afshar | Network Partner - Los Angeles

Ari Afshar is a native of Beverly Hills and has a keen sense and extensive network to find his clients the right deal at the right time. It’s this certain savvy and a refined personability that color’s Ari’s aura which comes naturally to him. Ari set sail to his star, when, in 2008 he co-founded his first boutique agency, Lexington Realty. Afshar quickly pivoted Lexington into Housing Assist of America, a company focused on the Distressed Property market. After negotiating thousands of notes with lenders, Ari was lauded for his efforts and selected as one of 8 real estate agents nationwide on Bank of America’s Realtor Roundtable. As a member of this exclusive group, Ari helped B of A shape their short sale systems and processes. Since 2014, Afshar has been involved in hundreds of millions of dollars worth of real estate deals. In 2015, he was the Founding Agent for Compass in Los Angeles and has since been instrumental in the company's success in the LA market. He sits on the Board of Directors of The Brent Shapiro Foundation and serves as an Ambassador to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. His chief aim is to provide the highest level of service and attention to his clients, as well as the communities and markets he represents. Afshar is also a husband and father of two boys.

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Valery Neuman | Network Partner - Palm Springs

Valery Neuman, Broker Associate represents the finest luxury and ultra-luxury real estate properties throughout the Greater Palm Springs area including Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, and La Quinta. In addition to homes and estates, Valery also handles luxury land lots and high-end vacation rentals. Throughout her 25-year career, Valery has produced over $1 billion in sales. She consistently ranks as the Desert's #1 Top Selling agent and #1 Top listing agent. Working closely with buyers and sellers, her sales total over $100 million annually. With 2018 being her strongest year to date, Valery continues to win numerous industry awards. In 2019 and beyond expect Valery to continue to set records as the ultimate professional matchmaker finding her buyers their perfect Desert home and her sellers top qualified buyers.

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Suding Murphy Group | Network Partners - Santa Barbara + Montecito

Paul, Paige, and Sean offer a uniquely tailored experience that combines the unmatched expertise of seasoned veterans with the progressive perspective of up-and-coming talent. The consummate Santa Barbara real estate team, suding/murphy partners is armed with everything you’ll need to ensure a seamless, stress-free experience from search to signing.

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Bambace Peterson Team | Network Partners - Monterey Peninsula

Our team brings together more than 25 years of combined experience and is deeply respected as a leader in the local luxury market. Known for our sound business savvy, our high-touch personalized service, and our passion for caring about the unique needs of each client are cornerstones of our practice.We love working with people and we are honored to be trusted with important life and financial decisions. The team consistently delivers for clients with a reputation for discretion, powerful negotiating skills and a relentless pursuit to help clients achieve their goals.

We believe in the proper positioning and marketing of each property to drive demand and maximize its value. You’ll find us committed to investing in traditional and digital media advertising; showcasing properties throughout our robust social media presence; and executing creative and innovative marketing outreach that is unmatched. Recognized for our market expertise, we regularly provide counsel, guidance and insights to clients on their real estate investments and are cited publicly to comment in the media.

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Judy Citron | Network Partner - Palo Alto

Judy brings a seasoned perspective to real estate that translates to successfully serving buyers and sellers on the mid-Peninsula. She has a unique blend of skills, knowledge, professional relationships and experiences that sets her apart in the industry. She has designed, built, bought, and sold homes in the area since 1995. Familiar with all levels of building and design--from engineering to finished interiors--she has a well-deserved reputation in real estate. Judy provides data driven analytics, research, market projections and neighborhood evaluations. She combines cutting edge technology, market insight and relationships to create an unmatched platform to collaborate, navigate, lead the industry and offer exceptional results to her clients. Judy is known for her uncompromising dedication, passion, acute attention to detail, and strong negotiating skills. Judy is consistently ranked in the top 1% of all agents in the United States and in 2019 ranked #26 individual agent in the nation per WSJ and #3 individual agent at Compass. Her personal network, combined with market tenure and brand identity, gives her clients a distinct advantage.

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Dale Boutiette and Alla Gershberg | Network Partners - San Francisco

With over $500MM in career sales, the Dale + Alla Team is proud to be one of San Francisco’s top real estate teams, serving their clients with a genuine passion for what they love. Recently named one of the Top 100 Teams in the Bay Area and consistently ranked in the Top 1% of San Francisco Realtors, Dale and Alla are no strangers to the dynamic San Francisco market. With their combined background in marketing, project management and finance (Alla) in conjunction with construction, law, and property investment expertise (Dale), they make for the perfect dynamic duo that has led them to well-deserved success in the real estate industry. Clients praise them for their unique and effective marketing strategy, strategic property preparation experience, off-market property identification tools, vast network of vendors and peers, and aggressive negotiation skills -- all of which has culminated into not only many successful transactions, but also a myriad of lifelong relationships.

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Hillary Ryan | Network Partner - Napa + Sonoma

Hillary has closed over $6 Billion transactions since the start of her real estate career in 1997. Previously, she worked in relationship management at First Republic Bank (www.firstrepublic.com), specializing in credit & property-level underwriting for residential and commercial real estate assets in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a Vice President at the Prado Group, she sourced, evaluated, and financed Prado’s San Francisco multi-family investment transactions. Prior to joining the Prado Group in 2004, Hillary was in the Capital Markets group at AMB Property Corporation (NYSE) (now www.prologis.com), a real estate investment trust and pension fund advisor where she had responsibility for debt and equity financing of AMB’s portfolio. Hillary also worked in AMB’s Transaction Group where she had responsibility for portfolio acquisitions and dispositions. Hillary started her real estate career in the Real Estate Services Group of Arthur Andersen LP where she had responsibility for real estate valuation and underwriting. Hillary received her BS from UC Berkeley in Economics.

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Katie Benty | Network Partner - Lake Tahoe

Teamwork, Trust and Innovation: these Compass core values are demonstrated through Luxury Property Specialist, Katie Benty. Raised in Orinda, CA, Katie has made Lake Tahoe/Truckee her home for the last 25 years. As a current homeowner in the Glenshire/Devonshire neighborhood, she is a great local resource for neighborhood activity, school and amenity information. Katie has spent a considerable amount of time focusing on the resort luxury marketplace and considers herself to be an expert in Northstar, Martis Camp, and Squaw Valley. Katie shows her clients compassion and care, and considers only the highest level of integrity to be acceptable throughout a sales process. Professional, experienced, and a good listener, Katie places her client’s needs first, and relies upon her industry education and regional knowledge to deliver results each and every time.

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Anne Willoughby Nelson | Network Partner - Seattle

With over 27 years of experience in real estate, Anne brings integrity, confidentiality, and boundless energy to every interaction with clients. As a former CPA and graduate of Stanford University, she combines a strong business background with a love of architecture and design. She is a member of FORUM XXII, an organization of 22 of the top agents in the region who collaborate and share insights into current trends in the market and news of special properties. Prior to her real estate career, she worked at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell Public Accounting and at Hal Riney & Partners Advertising, both in San Francisco. Anne is an active volunteer at her children’s schools and is a member of the Washington Women’s Foundation. She was born in Seattle, currently lives in Madrona, and maintains a lifelong commitment to this city and its distinctive character.

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Steven Shane | Network Partner - Aspen

One of Aspen’s most successful real estate brokers, Steven Shane, is consistently one of the top producing brokers in the Aspen area. Since moving to the region 20-years ago, he has leveraged his expertise and integrity to grow his personal client base as well as establish Shane Aspen Real Estate, which has remained the region’s highest-producing, independent brokerage for the past four years. Heeding his community’s need for committed, knowledgeable brokers, Shane built his business on creativity, industriousness, and business acumen. He firmly believes that real estate is a full-time job, and if you don’t love it and breathe it every day, you can’t possibly expect to excel. After electing to partner with Compass in 2016, Shane continues to lead his local team of imaginative, energetic, enthusiastic, and like-minded brokers, as well as represent the national company’s presence in the competitive Aspen market.

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Jeff Hendley | Network Partner - Denver

Jeff specializes in Cherry Hills Village, Cherry Creek, Greenwood Village and the upper-end neighborhoods of Denver. His average sales price exceeds $3,000,000, one of the top in the industry, and he limits the number of deals he does in order to preserve superior client service. He is not your typical real estate broker, is rarely seen in a suit and tie, and yet has become the “Go-to-Guy” to get deals done.

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Zach Zeldner | Network Partner - Boulder

A 15 year veteran of Boulder real estate, Zach Zeldner joins Compass as one of the most productive and knowledgeable luxury Realtors in Boulder, CO. Zach’s knowledge of Boulder’s real estate market, neighborhoods, school systems, trails, and cultural assets allows him to offer his clients a full spectrum service that is built on years of experience. Zach’s negotiating skills, his quiet calm, and his thoughtful discretion have earned him the trust of a large base of loyal clients.

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Joanne Nemerovski | Network Partner - Chicago

With 26 years of selling luxury real estate, Joanne Nemerovski has helped over 1200 families buy and/or sell their homes, representing well over $1 billion in luxury real estate. She has consistently been one of Chicago's top-producing realtors, specializing in the city's most desirable neighborhoods: Lincoln Park, the Gold Coast, River North, Streeterville, DePaul, and Lakeview.

As a native Chicagoan and an active member of the Lincoln Park community, Joanne prides herself on her knowledge of the Chicago real estate market. In addition to selling, she has worked in all aspects of investment properties, including leasing, marketing and management Joanne continues to be exhilarated by her real estate career. She definitely offers her clients a personalized service approach and constantly strives to raise the bar on customer service.

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Gianna Cerullo | Network Partner - Dallas

Gianna Cerullo is committed to providing an outstanding depth of real estate expertise that ensures her clients successfully accomplish their personal real estate goals. As a specialist in the Acquisition and Marketing of Residential and Distinctive Luxury Properties in all price points; Gianna offers exceptional representation and is dedicated to providing crucial, in-depth local market knowledge. Her love for Dallas and its wonderful communities is very present as she caringly serves her client's specific real estate goals. As a Sports & Entertainment Division specialist and with over $300 Million in sales, Gianna ultimately ensures that each client receives the highest level of real estate services and truly impressive results.

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Caroline Bean | Network Partner - Houston

As a Houston native, Associate Broker Caroline Bean lends an insider's know-how and passion for local real estate to each transaction. She takes great pride in helping clients achieve their real estate goals, and throughout her career, she's earned a reputation as a trusted confidante and skilled negotiator.

A consistent top producer, clients appreciate Caroline's hard work, responsiveness and total dedication to their needs. She's known for her elite sales skills, impeccable client service and an ability to expertly drive any type of deal, including first-time buyers, new construction sales, resales or relocations.

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Nicole Kessler | Network Partner - Austin

Nicole Kessler has been an Austin real estate leader for over 20 years. As one of Austin’s top Luxury agents, Nicole is consistently recognized and honored with accolades for her success as an industry leader. She is a long time member of Austin’s Elite 25, has been named a Platinum Top 50 agent, Austin Luxury League member and Austin Business Journal top producer. Through her extensive experience, Nicole has a broad knowledge of the city and of the best properties for sale, including many that are private listings and not available to the general public. She is respected for her experience, intelligence and attention to detail. Her hands-on approach to sales means she is involved in every aspect of your transaction. Her extensive network of repeat clientele, service providers, builders, designers and trades allows her to assist her clients through each step of the home buying and selling process.

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Erin Krueger | Network Partner - Nashville

With over 12 years of experience in Nashville’s real estate, Erin Krueger brings wide- ranging knowledge and expertise to her clients. She originally began her career in advertising and marketing negotiating licensing contracts with New York City-based companies. Erin’s executive level experience in corporate advertising and marketing has been instrumental in positioning her and her team as leaders within the Middle Tennessee Real Estate arena. Erin has been ranked #1 in TN and #15 in the Nation for selling the most homes. She then parlayed that success into growing a successful real estate team. Currently, her team is nationally ranked in the top 200 teams in the country. She is has been honored with top sales awards within her association and industry and has sold over half a billion dollars in real estate in her career. This year alone her team will sell over 400 homes and over $100 million in real estate.

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Joe Belz | Network Partner - Naples

With over 20 years of real estate experience, Joe Belz is a professional whose knowledge and expertise has earned him some of the most illustrious recognitions in his industry and community. Consistently ranked in the top 3% of agents in the Naples area by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS®, Joe is considered a trusted advisor by his clients and peers. Additionally, he has earned the "Five Star Real Estate Agent" designation for his exceptional client satisfaction and service as announced in Gulfshore Life magazine for 10 years straight. Despite his many personal achievements, Joe is most passionate about assisting his customers in achieving their needs and desires when it comes to selling or buying a home.

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Audrey Ross | Network Partner - Miami

Often called, "Miami's Woman At The Top", Audrey opened her own real estate firm in Miami in 1984 and has established herself as one of the city's preeminent purveyors of luxury homes. As a longtime resident of Coral Gables, Audrey has watched over the bustling activity that has transformed Greater Miami from a world class beachside resort city to a dynamic international trade mecca. With the foresight to research this incredible growth as it was happening, Audrey learned what this influx of people would mean to both current residents and those relocating here. Her uncompromising policy of privacy keeps her clients referring friends and colleagues to her. This unique service is what has led Audrey to success, listing and selling many of the most significant estates in the history of Miami and a clientele list of veritable 'who's who' including Fortune 500 executives, film stars, international entertainment figures, sports celebrities and heads of foreign countries.

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Josh Dotoli | Network Partner - Ft. Lauderdale

As a real estate agent with a hyper-local focus on east Ft. Lauderdale, Josh Dotoli is an expert in everything in his community centered around Las Olas. He’s a “power broker” and frequent contributor to ABC News Local 10 on real estate topics impacting South Florida residents. Recently, he was recognized by South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine as a finalist for 2018 Up and Comer Awards in residential real estate, one of only three chosen of all the eligible Realtors in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami Dade County. Additionally, he has been honored with many Top Producer awards throughout his career as a top one percent agent in Broward County. Bank of America endorses Josh Dotoli as a preferred real estate advisor for their banking and wealth management clients.

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Elliot & Wendy Koolik | Network Partners - Boca Raton + Delray Beach

Founded over 30 years ago, The Koolik Group is one of the top real estate brokerage firms in Southern Florida with a focus on the Greater Boca Raton area. Elliot and Wendy Koolik recognize the importance of effective marketing and ensure all properties receive maximum exposure, providing multiple creative marketing avenues both online and off. Having personally sold over 1,000 homes, Elliot consistently ranks as one of the top 20 of 9,000 agents in the Greater Boca Raton/Delray Beach area. He has consistently ranked as a top area agent throughout his career as a result of delivering unique marketing plans and unparalleled levels of customer service.

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Tiffany Pantozzi | Network Partner - Orlando

Helping others, meeting new people, and building long-lasting relationships are at the core of Tiffany’s business goals. She is dedicated to providing her clients with unparalleled service by creating a customized real estate experience. In her previous professional experience, Tiffany represented some of the world’s most recognizable brands, which gave her a solid foundation that she is able to leverage in real estate. Her reputation as a marketing expert, skillful negotiator, and relentless advocate differentiates her in a wide market. Not only does Tiffany get the job done, but she does so with a smile.

Tiffany and her team cover the Greater Orlando area with a specialization in Winter Park, Windermere and Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort.

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Janie Coffey | Network Partner - Jacksonville

Janie Coffey leverages almost three decades of experience in real estate, construction and development to expertly serve both residential and commercial buyers and sellers. Janie ranks in the top 250 agents in Florida, as currently identified by Real Trends and the Wall Street Journal. She has been named among the Top 100 Most Influential People in Real Estate by Inman News, was ranked as a top-ten agent in Northeast Florida by the Jacksonville Business Journal, and was the number one agent during her tenure at First Coast Sotheby's International Realty.

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Jere Metcalf | Network Partner - Atlanta

Jere Metcalf is a leading Atlanta real estate broker who offers results-driven marketing concepts and broad market knowledge to her luxury residential client base. Among her various awards received, Jere has been named “Best Real Estate Agent” in Atlanta. Known for her highly active presence in Atlanta’s luxury property market, Jere sells architecturally and historically significant mansions including renowned historic Brookhaven homes and stately Buckhead properties. While Jere sells at price points as high as $7,000,000 or more, she considers it essential to dedicate her time to selling properties in a variety of price ranges, with many listings selling in the most active Atlanta market price points between $500,000 and $2,500,000. While her success has continued to expand over the years, Jere continues to understand that her top priority will always be her clients, and continue to bring her ‘Value and Service First’ approach to every property, and every client.

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Margie Halem | Network Partner - Washington DC

Margie was voted one of the Top Realtors by the Readers of Bethesda Magazine from 2012-2017. Margie has not only enjoyed prominence in her profession since 1984 as a Washington D.C. Metropolitan real estate specialist but popularity in her neighborhood as an active, longtime member of her Rockville community. Over the years, she has earned a reputation as a consummate professional, knowledgeable, and a reliable resource for the countless buyers, sellers, investors, and developers whom she’s helped to realize their unique real estate goals. Margie's unparalleled expertise, service, market pricing insight, and negotiating skills are what ensure utmost success with every deal. Margie's experience and winning performance have been recognized many times over.

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Jeff City Block | Network Partner - Philadelphia

Meet the City Block team leader, Jeff “City” Block! Jeff earned the nickname “City” because of his passion for everything Philadelphia. A lifelong Philly resident and Temple University graduate (Temple and Temple Law (both cum laude)), Jeff was honored with the Five Star Overall Satisfaction Award for 2010 through 2018. Jeff is one of a select few 9-year winners of this honor, which is awarded to the top real estate agents in the greater Philadelphia area in overall client satisfaction (blind, independent survey). Fewer than ½ of 1% of agents have won this prestigious award all nine years it has been awarded. In addition to the best customer service and satisfaction (most important!), the City Block Team also sold over $100,000,000 in real estate in 2017. And a lot of real estate before then as well. No matter how much Jeff and the team sells, treating each client like they are the only client is always Jeff’s primary goal.

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Robert Canberg | Network Partner - Hamptons

Robert began his career in the Hamptons' residential luxury real estate market many years ago, developing a comprehensive knowledge of the local luxury markets both east and west of the canal while specializing in luxurious waterfront properties. His love for real estate motivated him to learn the family business of developing and selling high-end luxury real estate. Subsequently, Robert would later add commercial real estate and expertise to his skill set and personal portfolio, by developing and selling both high-end residential and commercial property on both the North and South Forks. This allowed Robert to build a very large and diverse clientele base quickly.

Robert is passionate, dedicated and extremely focused on all of his clients' needs. He is well known for being a very tough but fair negotiator, and for his extreme attention to details on each and every transaction from the start all the way through to closing. Whether you are buying or selling, Robert is always committed to getting his clients the best deal. His hard work and his unparalleled dedication and passion for his clients, along with his out-of-the-box thinking, has earned Robert the 2018 Master Marketer of the Year Award at the annual Privet Hedge Awards in Southampton.

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Kevin Caulfield | Network Partner - Boston

Kevin Caulfield has over 15 years of experience in the Boston real estate market. He has distinguished himself as a top agent, consistently being recognized by “Boston’s Top 20” as one of the premier brokers in the city. Throughout his career, Kevin has been involved in over $400 million of real estate transactions. Specializing in residential brokerage services, Kevin works extensively with developers and investors. After co-founding Charlesgate Realty Group in 2003, Kevin has continued to build his business through the likes of Coldwell Banker and Campion & Company. While developing a loyal client base, Kevin has led his team to increased sales volume every single year since 2001, including the recession. Kevin focuses on providing elite level service to his customers, and has completed transactions in every neighborhood throughout the city of Boston.

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Kim Arenas | Network Partner - Westchester

Kim ranks in the top 1% (top 40 out of over 10,000 agents) in Westchester County. She has consistently been recognized in America’s Best Real Estate Agents by REAL Trends, and in 2017 was one of the Top 10 Westchester Luxury Real Estate Brokers. She loves meeting and helping people find their way home. Her passion for life is reflected in her passion for helping her clients find the perfect community and make it home. Her team’s proven process, modern marketing plan, and expert strategic pricing have helped her sellers sell with a median of 11 days on market, with median sale to list price at 105%. Kim's many years of professional sales, data driven practices and marketing experience combined with her positive attitude, outgoing, energetic, determined, & caring personality set her apart from the rest.

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Elizabeth DeWoody | Network Partner - Palm Beach

Strategic planning, problem solving and implementation with specific and measurable results are the foundation to Elizabeth's approach to Palm Beach County luxury real estate. The skill set and work ethic she cultivated and developed during her 15 years in sales, marketing and sales management with two Fortune 500 companies –Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson – are the foundation to her data-driven approach that focuses on meeting customer needs in order to produce optimal outcomes for buyers and sellers. Her ability to provide easy access to information, innovative marketing, and outstanding customer service offers her clients a competitive advantage.