Leading Coastal Properties Group International sales associate Kerryn Ellson was awarded the elite distinction of “Christie’s International Real Estate Luxury Specialist” following her participation in the second edition of the world’s leading luxury real estate network’s Top Agents Conference.
Kerryn Ellson was among the most successful real estate professionals within the Christie’s International Real Estate network who took part in the symposium, hosted at the Trump International Hotel in Chicago on June 8-9. The 2015 Top Agents Conference provided an in-depth focus on the global luxury real estate market, trends in the art market, and other important topics in marketing through a range of special seminars led by top industry experts.
Criteria for participation in the Top Agents Conference required that each attendee be among the top 1% in sales volume of their affiliated brokerage. The prestigious designations awarded by Christie’s Education were presented to each of the attendees at the event’s close.
“We were delighted that Kerryn Ellson was able to participate at out Top Agents Conference,” said Dan Conn, Chief Executive Officer of Christie’s International Real Estate. “Kerryn is a leader in the luxury real estate market and is well positioned to meet the needs of the world’s most discerning buyers. This specialist symposium offered insights into marketing to buyers and sellers in the upper-tiers of the luxury real estate market, and allowed attendees to explore ways in which to increase their level of service to clients through their exclusive connection with Christie’s International Real Estate and Christie’s auction house.”
Along with CIRE leaders and several affiliate representatives, conference guest speakers included Agnes Berecz, an associate professor for Christie’s Education; Alessandra Branca of noted design firm Branca, Inc.; Jane Hanson, a former NBC News anchor with Civiello Communications Group; Anna Petric of Google; Bill Liu of the Hurun Report, a leading luxury publishing and events group targeted at China’s high-net-worth individuals; and Joseph Kerschbaum of 3Q Digital.
“It is an honor to have Kerryn Ellson designated as a ‘Christie’s International Real Estate Luxury Specialist,’” said Alex Jansen, Owner of Coastal Properties Group. “This unique distinction is one that will not only help Kerryn elevate her business profiles in the marketplace, but heighten her global visibility in the luxury sector.”
About Christie’s International Real Estate
Christie’s International Real Estate is an invitation-only affiliate network composed of the world’s most proven and qualified real estate specialists in the luxury residential sector. The company has offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Beverly Hills, and Palm Beach, and 139 global affiliates with 32,000 real estate professionals in 47 countries. For additional information about Christie’s International Real Estate, please visit www.christiesrealestate.com.
About Coastal Properties Group International
Coastal Properties Group International, one of the area’s most successful and fastest growing real estate brokerages in Pinellas County, is an invitation-only boutique brokerage made up exclusively of multi-million dollar producers. The exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate for the Tampa Bay Region, Coastal Properties Group International specializes in waterfront and luxury properties and estates in Pinellas County and surrounding areas. The company has nine offices throughout Pinellas County including Belleair, Clearwater Beach, Dunedin, East Lake, Indian Rocks Beach, Island Estates, N. Redington Beach, Downtown St. Petersburg and Treasure Island. The firm is dedicated to providing exceptional service to its clientele while employing intelligent use of technology to market its portfolio of outstanding properties.