BELLEAIR, FLA – March 20, 2020 – Engel & Völkers announced that Steve Kepler 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.
Kepler 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 more than 30 countries worldwide, Kepler is among only 126 advisors selected to carry the title Private Office advisor in the Americas.
“Engel & Völkers attracts the best agents in each market we serve, so as a member of Private Office, Steve represents true exceptionality,” said Anthony Hitt, president & CEO, Engel & Völkers Americas. “Our Private Office advisors are not just top producers—they unfailingly offer an incomparable experience for their clients.”
To qualify for Private Office, advisors within the Engel & Völkers network must be nominated by their broker, 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.
Held at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California, Kepler was formally inducted at Engel & Völkers’ invitation-only Private Office event on March 1, 2020 prior to the start of Exchange the next day, the global company’s largest annual event in the Americas.
As a Private Office advisor, Kepler 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 his market for international referrals.
“It is truly an honor to have been selected to be a Private Office advisor,” said Kepler. “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, and I look forward to representing at this level.”
About Engel & Völkers
Engel & Völkers is a global luxury real estate brand. Founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1977, Engel & Völkers draws on its rich European history to deliver a fresh approach to luxury real estate in the Americas with a focus on creating a personalized client experience at every stage of the home buying or selling process for today’s savvy homeowner. Engel & Völkers currently operates approximately 200 shop locations with 4,000 real estate advisors in the Americas, contributing to the brand’s global network of over 12,000 real estate professionals in more than 30 countries, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services, including real estate, yachting and aviation. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and platforms; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated. For more information, visit www.belleair.evrealestate.com.