Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, has announced that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty has broadened its reach in Sarasota again with the acquisition of Cristello & Company Real Estate. The transaction adds its sales professionals and team members to the statewide company. Terms were not disclosed.
The transaction represents the next steps in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty’s ongoing growth strategy following the recent acquisitions of Elite Preferred Realty in the Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch areas in November and Main Street Realty International in Orlando in December.
“Cristello & Company Real Estate is well-respected throughout the Sarasota and is known particularly for its exceptional leadership, prime location and over 30 years of experience in the Sarasota markets,” says Rei Mesa, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty. “The firm’s stellar reputation and loyal client base speaks for the skill and service of this fine team and we are proud to welcome them to our “Family of Services.”
Cristello & Company Real Estate’s president / owner, Jessie Cristello and his wife Gail founded the company in 1983. “Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty and the networks core values are an ideal match for the company. We are proud to join forces with Rei and the Florida Realty team,” Jessie explained. “Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is built to last and is positioned on a foundation of trust, integrity, stability and longevity – the same values as its Berkshire Hathaway namesake,” he explained. “Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a terrific fit for Cristello since we live these values every day.”
“The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brokerage network has strong momentum, and we’re proud to be among its members in the Sarasota market,” says Gail Cristello, owner. “We believe the brand will resonate extremely well with our clients and sales professionals alike. It will help us grow for years to come.”
For more information, visit www.BHHSFloridaRealty.com.