RISMEDIA, June 2, 2011–Prudential Network Realty Founder, President and CEO Linda H. Sherrer has been named a recipient of the Prime F. Osborn, III Distinguished Business Leader Award from the University of North Florida (UNF) Coggin College of Business. The award recognizes continuing career achievements and leadership in the Jacksonville community.
“Linda is truly a Renaissance woman, balancing a successful career and family with a strong commitment to community service,” says Insteel Industries Director of International Operations Javier Salinas, a member of the Business Advisory Council of the UNF Coggin College of Business who nominated Sherrer for the award. “Prudential Network Realty is one of the most dynamic and respected real estate firms in Northeast Florida. Linda is held in high esteem by all segments of the industry and highly regarded for her leadership in community and civic activities. She is very deserving of this honor and recognition.”
As founding broker, president and CEO of Prudential Network Realty, Sherrer has guided the company from its inception in 1988. Today, Prudential Network Realty is one of the most dynamic and respected real estate firms in Northeast Florida with more than 300 agents, eight branch offices, a corporate relocation division, a builder sales and marketing division, a title company and a mortgage company.
“Linda’s contributions to our community are indelible and to see her recognized by the Coggin College at UNF is another proud moment,” says Tom Petway, founding partner of Prudential Network Realty and a past recipient of the prestigious award. “In my 20-plus-year affiliation with Linda, I have watched her vision shape our community and our business. She continues to be an inspiration to all of Prudential’s associates and other leaders throughout Jacksonville. We all benefit from her enthusiasm, leadership and determination.”
Sherrer has more than 30 years of experience in real estate and was named Prudential Real Estate Affiliates’ National Broker of the Year in 1998. Prior to founding Prudential Network Realty, Sherrer served as Commodore at Epping Forest Yacht Club.
Her community and civic activities include serving as a gubernatorial appointee to the Jacksonville International Airport Board of Directors, on the board of directors of the Florida Association of REALTORS® and IM Sulzbacher Center, and as past president of the Northeast Florida Association of REALTORS®. Sherrer also served on the Jacksonville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Board of Directors for six years, including as chairman.
Sherrer said, “As in most cases, the recipient of any award is merely a reflection of the talented team they lead and in this case it is certainly true.”
About Prudential Network Realty
Prudential Network Realty is an independently owned and operated franchise of Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services, Inc., one of the largest real estate brokerage franchise networks in North America. There are approximately 1,700 franchise offices and more than 60,000 sales professionals in the franchise network. Prudential Network Realty currently ranks in the top 1 percent of all Prudential Real Estate Affiliate offices nationwide and is one of the most dynamic and respected real estate firms in Northeast Florida.
Since 1988, Founder, President and CEO Linda H. Sherrer has led a team of more than 300 real estate professionals in eight branch offices in the buying and selling of residential property throughout Northeast Florida. The company also operates a corporate relocation division, a builder sales and marketing division, a title company and a mortgage company. In 2010, Prudential Real Estate was ranked No. 1 in seller satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates. During the past decade, the company has sold more than 20,000 homes valued at more than $6 billion.
More information is available at www.PrudentialNetworkRealty.com.