RISMEDIA, August 10, 2009-Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC announced that it has acquired the assets of Tourtelot Brothers Inc. based in St. Petersburg, Florida.
More than 35 sales associates from two Tourtelot Brothers locations will join Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate’s St. Petersburg operations. Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate will now have nearly 750 real estate sales associates in the local market and nearly 5,000 associates throughout Florida, located in 76 offices.
“Tourtelot Brothers’ excellent 80-year reputation in the industry and local community joined with the strength of the Coldwell Banker brand will uniquely position our combined company to better serve local, national and international customers,” said Clark W. Toole, III, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Florida. “We are pleased to welcome our new associates into the Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate family,” said Cathleen Smith, regional senior vice president for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Tampa Bay.
“We believe Tourtelot Brothers’ and Coldwell Banker’s business philosophies and practices are a good match, and that our sales associates will benefit from the broad platform of innovative technology services and global connections provided through this highly regarded brand,” said Bill Tourtelot, broker/owner Tourtelot Brothers.
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