RISMEDIA, July 25, 2011–First Team Real Estate, the number one ranked independent real estate firm in California and eighth-ranked in the U.S., has announced the appointment of Gayle Glew as director of the company’s corporate relocation services. He will be primarily responsible for business development and continuing to enhance First Team’s reach into the corporate relocation market.
Glew comes to First Team with more than 20 years experience in the real estate and relocation industries, having most recently served as network manager for Employee Transfer Corporation where he trained the company’s national network of brokers in REO and relocation transactions. Previously, he was president of Windemere Relocation, Inc. in Seattle, Wash., and was integral to the growth and business development of the company’s global mobility solutions. He holds professional designations with the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB) and the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (CRP) and was a former Realtor of the Year with the Seattle King County Board of REALTORS®.
“The innovation that drives First Team’s success in the Southern California residential home market helps to ease the process of relocation for transferees,” Glew said. “At a time when a growing number of people from the U.S. and around the world are coming to California, I am delighted to be able to extend to them, their employers and their families the company’s repertoire of tools and services to help them gain maximum value and to facilitate a smooth, streamlined transition to their new homes.”
“Relocation and corporate transfer are a highly specialized division within the real estate industry where depth of experience and innovation play a major role in serving corporate clients successfully,” said Cameron Merage, President and CEO of First Team Real Estate. “Gayle’s talent and expertise in this area uniquely qualify him to lead First Team’s Relocation Division and we look forward to him building on the division’s well-established record of success.”
About First Team® Real Estate
Headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., First Team Real Estate is the number one family-owned, non-franchised real estate company in Southern Calif. and has sold more homes in Orange County, Calif. than any other brokerage in the last 10 years. Founded by President and CEO Cameron Merage with five agents in one office in 1976, First Team and its family of companies currently has more than 60 locations supporting more than 2,000 employees and agents. Services include residential and commercial real estate, title, escrow and mortgage operations. For more information, visit www.firstteam.com or call 866-748-4982.