Members of Pacific Sothebyâ€™s InternationalÂ Realty recently had theÂ opportunity to participateÂ in the 2015 Sothebyâ€™s International RealtyÂ® Leadership Forum, which broughtÂ together over 400 network members worldwide.
This dynamic, two-day event,Â which was held at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California,Â provided a unique opportunity for Sothebyâ€™s International Realty brokers,Â owners and managers to network and shareÂ best practices.Â â€œTheÂ Leadership Forum provides us with a valuable opportunity to network and learnÂ from some of the worldâ€™s top professionals in our industry,â€ said BrianÂ Arrington, CEO, Pacific Sothebyâ€™s Realty. â€œWe always come back withÂ valuable informationÂ and ideas that benefit our company and our agents.â€
AttendingÂ with Brian Arrington were Pacific Sothebyâ€™s Realtyâ€™s Chairman of the Board,Â Steve Games; President, Nyda Jones Church, COO, Chris Crocker andÂ RanchoÂ Santa Fe real estate agent K. Ann Brizolis.
Steve Games, Chairman of the Board for Pacific Sotheby’s RealtyÂ delivered aÂ high-energyÂ presentation on theÂ power of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand. In true Steve Games fashion, heÂ broughtÂ attendees to their feet to acknowledge their appreciation for the powerful and motivating presentation.
K. AnnÂ Brizolis wasÂ also invited by Philip White, president and chief executive officer ofÂ Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, to join a panel during theÂ event. â€œThis was a great opportunity to share our sales and marketingÂ strategies, success stories and experiences with industry leaders from acrossÂ the country and the world,â€ said Brizolis.
Members from the Sothebyâ€™sÂ International Real Estate team provided attendees updates on global expansion,Â business strategies and exclusive marketing and media partneships that will beÂ introduced in 2016. â€œTheÂ Leadership Forum brings together our network membersÂ from all over the world with the common goal of sharing their uniqueÂ experiences and market insights,â€ said Philip White, president and chiefÂ executive officer,Â Sothebyâ€™s International Realty Affiliates LLC. â€œThis yearâ€™sÂ conference provided attendees with an overview of the brandâ€™s strategic visionÂ and priorities for the future. They heard about our exciting and innovativeÂ plans on theÂ marketing front and how to leverage our unique relationship withÂ the Sothebyâ€™s Auction House.â€
PacificÂ Sothebyâ€™s Realty is comprised of 530 agents in 17 offices throughout San DiegoÂ County. Pacific Sothebyâ€™s Realtyâ€™s listings are marketed onÂ sothebysrealty.comÂ global website. InÂ addition to the referral opportunitiesÂ and widened exposure generated from thisÂ source, the firmâ€™s brokers and their clients benefit from the association withÂ the Sothebyâ€™s auction house and worldwide Sothebyâ€™s International RealtyÂ marketing programs. TheÂ Sothebyâ€™s International Realty luxury network has 17,000Â sales associates located in approximately 800 offices in 61 countries andÂ territories worldwide and has established itself as a leading brokerageÂ specializing in theÂ luxury market niche but proudly serving all property typesÂ and price points.