SAINT PETERSBURG, FLORIDA – October 31, 2019 – Engel & Völkers today announced that Leisa Erickson has been officially inducted into the luxury real estate company’s Private Office network, successfully passing the company’s ultra-competitive vetting and nomination process for inclusion. Erickson is the License Partner and Broker of Engel & Völkers St. Pete.
“Engel & Völkers attracts the best agents in each market we serve, so as a member of Private Office, Leisa represents true exceptionality,” said Anthony Hitt, President & CEO of Engel & Völkers Americas. “Our Private Office Advisors are not just top producers—they unfailingly offer an incomparable experience for their clients.”
Erickson is among an elite group of Engel & Völkers advisors worldwide to be awarded with this distinction, which recognizes extraordinary business results supported by competency and providing the highest level of client service. Out of more than 12,000 real estate professionals who represent the Engel & Völkers brand in over 34 countries worldwide, Erickson is among less than 100 advisors selected to carry the title Private Office Advisor in the Americas.
“We are exceedingly proud of the representation we have through the 18 members of Engel & Völkers Florida who are a part of Private Office,” said Timo Khammash, Managing Partner of Engel & Völkers Florida, the company’s regional franchisor. “As we continue to expand our brand throughout Florida, we will be looking for the caliber of professionals who conduct business on this level.”
Erickson joins 17 of her Engel & Völkers Florida colleagues who are already members of the prestigious group: Lourdes Alatriste, Engel & Völkers Miami Coral Gables; George L. Ballou II, Engel & Völkers Jacksonville Beach; Beau Blankenship, Engel & Völkers 30A Beaches; Ryan Chiodo, Engel & Völkers Olde Naples/Bonita-Estero; Leisa Erickson, Engel & Völkers St. Pete; Lenny Felberbaum; Engel & Völkers Delray Beach; Leanna Fruin, Engel & Völkers Delray Beach; Francisco Garcia, Engel & Völkers Fort Lauderdale; Niliana Garcia, Engel & Völkers Fort Lauderdale; David Gruninger, Engel & Völkers Olde Naples; Magnus Jennemyr, Engel & Völkers Miami Coral Gables; Matt Johnson, Engel & Völkers Wellington; Travis Laas, Engel & Völkers Wellington; Michael Ledwitz, Engel & Völkers Boca Raton; Sandy Miller, Engel & Völkers Jacksonville Beach; Thomas Ostrander, Engel & Völkers Olde Naples; Irving Padron, Engel & Völkers Miami Coral Gables and Carol Sollak, Engel & Völkers Palm Beach & Wellington.
Erickson was inducted at the invitation-only Private Office Fall Summit event in Beverly Hills on October 17, celebrating Private Office Advisors with an evening of networking, a formal ceremony and reception.
As a Private Office Advisor, Erickson gains access to Private Office-specific marketing assets, choice opportunities catering to the brand’s global ultra-high net worth clients and is the preferred contact in her market for international referrals.
“It is an honor to have been selected to be a Private Office Advisor,” said Erickson. “The Engel & Völkers name and reputation carries a high level of prestige around the world as a promise of outstanding real estate service and expertise. I am honored to be have been awarded this distinction and look forward to collaborating with my fellow Private Office colleagues around the globe.”
To qualify for Private Office, advisors within the Engel & Völkers network must be nominated, meet baseline criteria for transaction volume and show consistency in their high year-over-year production numbers. To assess their market expertise and notable service quality as real estate professionals, clients are also asked to comment on their service experience. Lastly, nominees are submitted to a selection committee in the Americas that decides which candidates meet all requirements for final submission to the head of Private Office in Hamburg, Germany.
About Engel & Völkers
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