Viva Las Vegas: Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty hits the road for #GNE2017

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OVER 40 MEMBERS OF PACIFIC SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY ATTENDED THE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY® 2017 GLOBAL NETWORKING EVENT 

 

The 2017 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates Global Networking Event brought together approximately 2,400 members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network, with more than 155 of the brand’s companies represented from 34 countries and territories worldwide.

The dynamic three-day event,  which took place from September 25 to September 27, 2017 at the luxurious Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, provided a unique opportunity for Sotheby’s International Realty’s global network of brand representatives, brokers, owners, managers, sales associates and marketing professionals to come together to collaborate, learn, inspire and celebrate the success of their brand and the global real estate industry.

“The Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event provides our office a wonderful opportunity to exchange ideas and forge relationships with our talented real estate colleagues from around the world,” said Brian Arrington, Chairman, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty. “Our sales professionals find the event extremely useful to help build their business, develop referrals, drive new leads to their listings and promote the San Diego market on a global scale.”

The Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event was a dynamic three-day immersion into the brand, offering two general sessions and a selection of 25 breakout sessions.  Several members of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty were invited to represent the brand on a wide range of topics during the event.

Leading Rancho Santa Fe Real Estate Broker, K. Ann Brizolis, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty was back on the main stage this year, lending her insight and experience on  “Understanding Teams.”  Don Conley, Regional Manager of the Firm spoke to his knowledge of giving his agents the power to succeed during the “Invest in Your People and Results Will Follow” panel. Brett Dickinson shared his expertise on “Understanding the Asian Consumer,” Realtors Amber Anderson and Seth O’Byrne covered topics in Video Marketing and Social Media Marketing, respectively, and Realtor Eric Iantorno served as the Ocean Sphere Captain during the conference. 

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Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, was the headlining keynote speaker and addressed members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network discussing the journey of creating a global lifestyle brand, which includes a focus on authenticity, constant evolution, and a keen understanding of the consumer.  In addition, Jeff Hargett, senior corporate director of culture transformation at The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center, gave an engaging and dynamic speech about the power of excellence in customer service and creating unique client experiences.  

“The strength of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand resonates around the world and our global footprint is unrivaled; the Global Networking Event is a testament to that,” said White.  “This year’s conference was attended by members of our network from 34 countries and it is inspiring to see transcontinental business connections and friendships unfold as our affiliates continue to grow their business and strengthen the power of our brand.”

 

About Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty:

Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, San Diego’s largest locally owned residential real estate firm, offers comprehensive real estate services supported by decades of experience, unparalleled property exposure, intelligent and innovative marketing programs and access to the resources provided by the Sotheby’s International Realty global network, to deliver maximum results with an exceptional level of service.

Comprised of over 600 agents in 22 office locations throughout San Diego County, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s clients benefit unrivaled access to qualified people and distinctive properties around the world through their association with the Sotheby’s auction house and Sotheby’s International Realty global network.  

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has approximately 21,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in over 900 offices in 68 countries and territories worldwide.  Each office is independently owned and operated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amber Anderson Named as Finalist for San Diego Magazine’s Women of the Year 2017

Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s very own, Amber Anderson, Broker Associate has been named a finalist for San Diego Magazine’s 2017 Woman of the Year Awards. All finalists will be featured in San Diego Magazine’s September issue, which comes out August 19th. The Woman of the Year will be announced at the Celebrating Women event on September 29, 2016 at Westgate Hotel

This busy mother of two works tirelessly to support numerous charitable pursuits including the San Diego Symphony Notables, in addition to leading a team of top producing real estate agents in La Jolla, where they consistently rank in the top 3% in San Diego County. Amber’s natural leadership abilities have drawn her to a position of Chair for the Young Professional Network (YPN) for the San Diego Association of Realtors, where in just 6 months under her stewardship has already doubled its new member base. Amber has recognized the importance of using her time to mentor young women at Girl Force USA, a non-profit group that looks to empower young women to achieve success and confidence in their personal lives.

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Spotlight Property: Paradise on the Pacific in La Jolla, California

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Set back the hands of time and prepare to enter a sea side La Jolla estate that has a rich and nostalgic past. An architect’s dream, this California casual home seamlessly blends old world charm and modern flair. With only a handful of truly significant estates located on the Southern California coastline, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty looks to expose a global audience to this unique offering.

This spectacular estate previously owned by a celebrated local philanthropist and political journalist Harle Montgomery, whose career accolades include interviewing former, US Presidents John F. Kennedy & Richard Nixon along with a wide array of foreign dignitaries. If these walls could speak, 1660 Torrey Pines would share a history as old as La Jolla itself. The owner’s cosmopolitan lifestyle is definitely reflected in the property with a magnificent entry way flanked by remarkable hand carved columns from the Swat region of India, all leading to century’s old door acquired from a monastery in Nepal. Gazing out towards the rolling waves of the Pacific through magnificent reclaimed windows from the iconic Hotel Del Coronado, will surely elicit pure tranquility.

Exclusive marketing channels and a robust global media strategy make Sotheby’s International Realty the perfect vehicle to showcase such an exquisite estate. Partnerships with the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC and many others insure that local properties have unrivaled access to qualified buyers around the world.

To promote the new offering, the company has included two of their top agents. Each brings a unique skill set and range of expertise. Amber Anderson, an expert negotiator and global marketing powerhouse, who has recently sold two of San Diego country’s largest ocean front homes. She is joined by Ross Whitney, whose impressive 31 year career has seen him earn numerous industry awards and professional accolades. After a complete re-invention of the home, both Amber and Ross look to showcase this spectacular property to a local and global audience.

 

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Highest Priced Home Sale For Pacific Sotheby’s Realty

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Amber Anderson, a broker associate for Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty in La Jolla, CA, has sold two of the highest priced oceanfront estates, each above the 6 million dollar mark companywide. These closings are some of the largest transactions for the company to date. 

2641 Ocean Street is a 6 bedroom, 6200 sq ft sprawling ocean front estate located on the sand. Often considered the ultimate beach house, this home recently sold for $6,350,000.

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