Kavanaugh joins Hopps Real Estate team

Linda and Rick Hopps are pleased to introduce the newest member of their professional real estate team.

Deb Kavanaugh is a longtime Dartmouth resident with an extensive knowledge of the area and the passion to best serve clients with their home buying and selling needs.

“After over 30 years as a teacher and administrator in the Dartmouth school system Deb is delighted to put her enthusiasm for real estate and unmatched work ethic to good use as part of the Hopps Realty Group team,” a press release stated. “She is excited to embrace an opportunity that makes the most of her varied skillset, career experience, and love for Dartmouth and beyond.”

When she isn’t working Kavanaugh enjoys spending time with her husband Bill, and her children and grandchildren. Her hobbies include spinning, knitting, reading and walking Seamus, her Goldendoodle.

Kavanaugh loves watching the seasons change in New England/Southeastern Massachusetts, but especially cherishes summers spent by the ocean.

Kavanaugh can be reached at 508-961-9008 or Deb@hoppsrealtygroup.com.

 

Korolnek joins Coastal Realty

Lori Nery is pleased to announce that Sarah E. Korolnek is the newest Realtor to join Coastal Realty.

“Sarah is a real go-getter,” said Nery. “Her background in working for national retailers like Talbots and Brahmin has made her acutely aware of the importance of customer service and that’s what we’re all about here at Coastal Realty!”

Nery added that Korolnek, a licensed Realtor, brings to her clients an intuitive strategic planning perspective, honed through those years of experience in management. Korolnek’s clients regularly benefit from her keen ability to solve problems, motivate individuals, and negotiate deals.

Korolnek is a member of the Realtors Association of Southeastern Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Management from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

In her previous management and marketing career, Korolnek worked on relocation, site development, and new store launches. Through these duties, she discovered she exceled in real estate and South Coast home buyers and sellers now have the results to prove it, a press release stated.

Korolnek lives in Dartmouth with her husband and two children. She can be reached at 774-644-9156 or s.korolnek@nerycorp.com or online at www.coastalrealty.realtor.

 

Ford again top sales and listing agent at Mel Antonio Real Estate

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Mel Antonio Real Estate, serving the Greater New Bedford area and beyond, has named their top sales and top listing agent of the month for May, Realtor/CBR Byron R. Ford Jr.

This is the fourth month in a row Ford, a 12-year real estate veteran, has achieved this award. He was named the office’s top producing agent of the month nine times in 2016. He was also their 2016 top sales and top listing agent, breaking his own personal record, and the office record, with over $15 million in sales volume.

“Byron continues to produce record-breaking sales and listing numbers here at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Mel Antonio Real Estate,” said Broker/Owner Mel Antonio. “His passion and desire to exceed his clients’ expectations are the driving forces behind his success. We are honored to have him as part of our team.”

Ford’s passion for real estate can be seen in his many achievements. He has consistently been named a top listing agent from 2007 through 2016 and earned top producer honors in 2010, 2012-2016. He received the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chairman’s Circle – Gold award for 2016, the national franchise President’s Club Award in 2013 - 2015, the regional franchise Northern New England Top Sale & Listing Agent in 2015, and the Five Star Professional Award in 2012 - 2015.

Ford can be reached at 401-640-7634, his website is GreaterNewBedfordHomes.com.

 

Leandro welcomed by Hopps team

Linda and Rick Hopps of Hopps Realty Group in Padanaram Village recently announced the affiliation of Jake Leandro as a new member to their real estate team.

Leandro has lived in Bristol County for the last 20 years and is very familiar with the local real estate market.

Leandro received his real estate schooling through Hopps Realty School and is now a member of the Realtor Association of South Eastern Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors.

“He is very eager and excited to help your real estate transactions go as smoothly and worry free as possible,” a press release stated. Leandro enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with family and friends.

Leandro can be reached at 508-642-2628 or Jake.leandro@yahoo.com.

 

Bradshaw, Grolley earn Certified Business Intermediary Designation

The Nery Corporation is very pleased to announce that both Adam Bradshaw and Justin Grolley successfully passed the comprehensive Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) exam, taken in Dallas, Texas, in May and earned the esteemed CBI designation.

According to the accrediting organization, the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), “The Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) is a prestigious designation exclusive to the IBBA that identifies an experienced and dedicated business broker. It is awarded to intermediaries who have proven professional excellence through verified education as well as exemplary commitment to our industry.”

By earning the CBI credential, Bradshaw and Grolley demonstrate that they are knowledgeable, invested, and dedicated brokerage professionals, a press release from the Nery Corportion states.

“I am proud of both Adam and Justin as there are only about 400 CBIs internationally,” Kevin Nery, President of The Nery Corporation, said. “They worked tirelessly on all their IBBA University courses and exams and put in the effort to study and successfully pass the final exam, thus earning the CBI designation. Clients will be represented in Massachusetts and Rhode Island by two experienced professionals.”

Bradshaw has over 17 years of experience in sales, marketing, manufacturing and information technology. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He earned a Bachelor of science in economics with a concentration in marketing and entrepreneurial management. Previously Bradshaw worked in the golf industry with international manufacturers and distribution companies responsible for corporate management, sales and marketing.

He is a member of the New England Business Brokers Association, Business Brokers Affiliates of New England, and the International Business Brokers Association. He can be reached at 508-990-9800 or a.bradshaw@nerycorp.com.

Grolley is experienced in sales, marketing, information technology and finance. He is a graduate of Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island, where he earned both a bachelor's of science degree in business administration and a master of business administration (MBA) degree.

Grolley has a broad business background working as a product marketing specialist, in client services, as a product manager, and as an account manager throughout his award-winning career. Grolley is a member of New England Business Brokers Association, Business Broker Affiliates of New England and the International Business Brokers Association. He can be reached at 508-990-9800 or j.grolley@nerycorp.com.

 

Ferreira named Pelletier Realty’s top producer

Pelletier Realty announced that Steve Ferreira has earned the honor of top producer for the month of May and recently crossed the $6 million dollar mark in closed sales for the year, totally 38 unit sales.

“Steve is having an outstanding year, averaging more than 1 ½ unit sales per week. He has a strong work ethic and goes above & beyond for the clients he represents,” said David A. Pelletier, president of Pelletier Realty. “Over the past 32 years, he has demonstrated a level of consistency, year after year, that is unmatched in the industry today. He believes in old fashion personal service which has been appreciated by the many he has served all these years.”

Ferreira currently resides in Acushnet and can be reached at 508-328-4551 or at sjfrealtor@gmail.com.