Heritage House Sotheby’s International Realty (HHSIR) announced its sales associates recently earned a total of 41 NJAR® Circle of Excellence Sales Awards.
That means 25 percent of the company’s sales associates received a sales award, beating their previous sales award record in 2012 by nearly 40 percent. Among the many achievements the company had in 2013 was having the privilege of representing the single, highest-priced home to sell in Monmouth County at $6.4 million.
“It was another outstanding year for us,” said Mary Burke, owner, president and broker of record of Heritage House Sotheby’s International Realty, an independently owned and operated full-service real estate firm, based in Monmouth County. “It was even better than 2012, which had been our best year in over 20 years.”
The company grew 31 percent over last year in sales volume. Part of the reason was that HHSIR welcomed more than 20 new sales associates. “We recruited some of the top, experienced professionals, not only in Monmouth County, but the state,” Burke said.
The honor of selling the highest priced property in Monmouth County was held by the company’s top producer this year, Elaine Eadon, who listed and successfully marketed the exquisite property. Eadon is a real estate professional who has been achieving results for her clients, listing homes from $50,000 to $8 million for 25 years. A perfectionist and hard-working professional with a broad-based knowledge of the real estate market in Monmouth County, Eadon is dedicated to putting her clients’ needs first, and as a result has achieved honorable recognition year after year.
“Our congratulations to Elaine, we are honored to have her as a sales associate, and thank her for all her extraordinary work. She is a valuable asset to her clients, as well as our company,” Burke said.
Eadon was among the six agents in the firm who received the highest level of the NJAR® Circle of Excellence® Platinum Award. In addition to Eadon, the group’s members are Bernadette G. Barnett, Elizabeth Lubin, Frank L. Pento, Pauline Poyner and Kelly Zaccaro.
Three HHSIR agents received the NJAR® Circle of Excellence® Gold Award, requiring recipients to close a minimum of 25 units, either listed or sold, and $12 million in closed sales volume. Members of this group are Lydia Chen, Karen Murphy and Ali Ross.
Five received the NJAR® Circle of Excellence® Silver award for exceeding $6.5 million in close sales volume and 20 units minimum, either listed or sold. These agents were Patricia M. Caruso, Blanche Franks, Nancy B. Golden, Colleen Meyler and Jerilyn Restivo.
A total of 27 agents received the NJAR® Circle of Excellence® Bronze award, for closing a minimum of $2.5 million in closed sales volume and 15 units, either listed or sold. The members of this group are Marlene Albrecht, Anna Appolonia, Jennie Bornhoeft, Maryann Callahan, Susan Crowe, Andrea Di Paolo, Rosanne Egidio, Amelita “Amie” Faelner, Susan Farrant, Mary Fox, Kathleen Gay, Joyce Hilary, Mary Hoffman, Marta Kwiatek, Leanne Lucarelli, Barbara Mahon, Helen Mary Maresca, Cynthia Meehan, Holly Moon Oehler, Dianna Olson, Charles O’Rourke, Maria “Paulina” Pagano, Linda Paulsen, Lori Saybolt, Debra Swayze, JoAnn Wiener and Ann Wiltz.
Four agents were named members of the NJAR® Circle of Excellence Distinguished Sales Award Club®, which recognizes those members who achieved the NJAR® Circle of Excellence Sales Award® for 10 or more years (not necessarily consecutively). They were Maryann Callahan, Amelita “Amie” Faelner, Susan Farrant and Mary Hoffman.
“It is hard work, dedication to the real estate profession, and a coveted honor to earn the NJAR® Circle of Excellence Sales Award®. I am very proud and honored to have such a talented and professional group of sales associates representing the company,” Burke said.
Heritage House Sotheby’s International Realty grew from a one- office location in 1990 to the four-office operation it is today, with offices in Holmdel, Middletown, Rumson and Shrewsbury, where a separate corporate headquarters is also located.