RISMEDIA, June 22, 2009-Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., a Prudential Financial, Inc. company, announced the affiliation of Prudential 1000 Realty, a newly formed company.
Prudential 1000 Realty is owned by John Durand, a lifelong resident of the area. He is a familiar name in the community as co-owner of Wellesley Island Building Supply, which he operates with business partner Dave Bearup.
“We are extremely excited to be joining the Prudential Real Estate Network. The company shares many of our core business values and is committed to quality and customer service above all else. We look forward to reaping the benefits of this strategic decision” said Durand.
In forming Prudential 1000 Realty, Durand put together a top-notch team consisting of Broker Trude Fitelson and Associate Brokers Gerri Armani and Jack and Lora Stopper.
“I’ve been fortunate to team with seasoned professionals who have been involved in the Thousand Islands Region area real estate market collectively for more than 30 years,” said Durand. “Our customers will greatly benefit from this well-trained base of sales professionals who will provide the community with the skills needed to seamlessly conduct home purchases and sales transactions.”
Prudential 1000 Realty’s team is also committed to community outreach. Each have worked in River communities to support the schools and hospital, museums and arts organizations, youth and sports programs, historic preservation, civic and business groups, and not-for-profit charitable activities and events showcasing the unique heritage of the Thousand Islands.
Earl Lee, president of Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services, Inc., said, “John has assembled a team who not only has vast real estate experience and knowledge, but also cares about the community in which they work and live. Prudential 1000 Realty will be a great addition to our Network of companies.”
For more information, visit www.prudentialrealestate.com.