RISMEDIA (July 16, 2013) – Ed Krafchow, chairman of the board announced that Kari Brown has joined Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie as the General Manager and Director of the Resort and Lifestyle Division of the Wine Country Group as well as the Tahoe Region.
Brown has been in real estate since 1987, working in Los Angeles, Sacramento and the Tahoe region. As the new General Manager, Brown will help drive sales in the luxury market by expanding the Distinctive Collection brand for BHG. As the Director of Resort and Lifestyle Division, Brown will also be leveraging the Lifestyle marketing tools of BHG, thus developing additional marketing materials that will promote the lifestyle of the resort areas served by BHG Mason-McDuffie and BHG Wine Country Group.
“Kari is an excellent addition to our leadership team in the wine country and Tahoe,” said Krafchow. “She is a seasoned leader who has led and mentored agents for many years. Kari will continue to grow and expand our presence in the wine country and Tahoe markets. ”
The Wine Country Group’s offices are in located in: Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Cloverdale, Bodega Bay, Napa and St. Helena.
The Lake Tahoe region consists of offices in the Tahoe City, Truckee, and Incline Village.
For further information, contact Cathy Harrington at 925.525.0946.
Kari Brown may be reached at 530-559-7016.
About Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate
Our heritage began with the founding of Mason-McDuffie Real Estate in 1887. In 2010, the company was named the 26th largest real estate services firm in the nation (REALTrends 500), and Number Two in the San Francisco East Bay (SF Business Times). The company provides comprehensive solutions to home buyers and sellers, and handled 6,500 transactions in 2012, generating $2.8 billion in sales volume. Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate includes joint ventures with partners Highland Partners in Piedmont and Montclair, Wine Country Group Realtors in the North Bay, and Tri-Valley Realty in Pleasanton-Hopyard and Ruby Hill, and Bahay Co. in Concord. Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate is locally owned and has more than 1,200 real estate professionals with 30 offices in eight counties in the Bay Area and the Tahoe/Truckee region. For more information, go to www.bhghome.com.