Engel & VĂ¶lkers North America recently announced the addition of seven new members to its exclusive Private Office network at an induction ceremony held at the firmâ€™s Park Avenue offices in New York City.
â€śWith the rapid rate of expansion in key North American markets, we have attracted the very best in real estate, which has given us the ability to strengthen our Private Office network in North America,â€ť says Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & VĂ¶lkers North America.
The newly inducted Private Office Advisors are:
- Anne Comarda, Engel & VĂ¶lkers New Orleans Metairie
- Leslie Hirsch, Engel & VĂ¶lkers New York City
- Jessica Kelly, Engel & VĂ¶lkers Savannah
- David Lawson, Engel & VĂ¶lkers Park City
- Richard Mopper, Engel & VĂ¶lkers Savannah
- Irving Padron, Engel & VĂ¶lkers Miami Coral Gables
- Martin Rouleau, Engel & VĂ¶lkers MontrĂ©al
â€śPrivate Office represents our highest level of service and is reserved for our clients who expect expertise, experience and the utmost discretion in their real estate transactions,â€ť says Constantin von Dalwigk, Head of Private Office at its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, who attended the event. â€śWe are proud to have representatives in North America where so many of our international clients are interested in buying premier properties.â€ť
The ceremony was followed by a Private Office meeting at the Princeton Club of New York where members heard from a lineup of presenters who shared their expertise and insights in the luxury lifestyle and premium real estate segment.
Florence Quinn, President and Founder of QUINN, shared her experiences working with the industryâ€™s most notable leaders and personalities.
Mae Cheng, Publisher and Editor in Chief of Mansion Global, provided a behind-the-scenes look at what has made luxury real estate news and shared her view of past and emerging trends in the market.
Moira Boyle, Luxury Sales Director of Wealth Engine, who has worked with Time Inc, Bloomberg, The Economist, and major luxury brands and retailers revealed the buying, ownership and lifestyle statistics of the wealthiest individuals.
Following the meeting, Private Office Advisors gathered at The Institute of Culinary Education (CE), located in downtown Manhattan, for a networking and dining event in which members cooked and enjoyed their gourmet meals under the guidance of Chef instructors. The CE was the winner of the 2015 IACP award for â€śCulinary School of Excellenceâ€ť. CE staff and alumni have received top industry awards, such as James Beard awards, Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs in America and Dessert Professionalsâ€™ Top Ten Pastry Chefs.
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