SARASOTA, FLA. (June 9, 2022) – Roger Pettingell, a Global Luxury Property Specialist affiliated with Coldwell Banker Realty in Longboat Key, attended the first-ever ENGAGE luxury real estate summit in Los Angeles, hosted June 5-7 at the Fairmont Century Plaza. More than 400 Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Property Specialists from 10 countries and 30 states were in attendance, representing more than $12 billion in total sales volume.
Pettingell was chosen to share his expertise as a breakout session panelist during ENGAGE. Pettingell provided invaluable insight gained from his experience in the Sarasota market in a session focused on providing luxury market updates from around the world.
“As a Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Property Specialist, I regularly work with some of the most affluent and exclusive clients in the Sarasota area. They come from all over the world, and through the Coldwell Banker network, I am able to offer my clients an international audience for their listings and referral connections around the globe. Coming together at ENGAGE enables Global Luxury Property Specialist to further build those connections and stay ahead of the latest trends in high-end real estate,” said Pettingell.
During the three-day marquee event, the elite Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Property Specialists at ENGAGE participated in 15 breakout sessions led by industry leaders in the fields of real estate, design, marketing and social media. They learned invaluable strategies for curating their own social media content, propelling their business forward and building their referral network in multiple luxury markets across the globe.
Coldwell Banker’s award-winning leadership team—including CEO M. Ryan Gorman, President and COO Liz Gehringer, Executive Vice President of Operations Tim Foley, Chief Marketing Officer David Marine and Vice President of Global Luxury Michael Altneu—were on-hand to provide tips on how to leverage the Coldwell Banker brand’s unparalleled tools and services and excel in the exclusive and competitive world of luxury real estate. At the conclusion of ENGAGE, top industry icons Jade Mills, Jill Hertzberg, Carrie Wells and Tim Allen participated in a panel called “A Powerful Engagement” to discuss how agents can tackle inventory challenges and ways to dominate in the luxury market.
Pettingell has served the unique needs of affluent home buyers and sellers for 35 years with more than $2.6 billion in sales. He has been honored as the No. 1 real estate agent in Sarasota and on Longboat Key and Bird Key for 13 consecutive years, per the REALTOR® ASSOCIATION of Sarasota & Manatee multiple listing service. During that timeframe, Pettingell has also ranked annually as the No. 1 Coldwell Banker Realty agent in Florida. For his phenomenal performance in 2021, Pettingell was named among the Top 5 Coldwell Banker agents nationwide and was once again awarded the prestigious Coldwell Banker Society of Excellence award. This places him within fewer than half a percent of approximately 100,000 Coldwell Banker agents worldwide. Pettingell is also a hand-picked member of the International Luxury Alliance Network, an elite group of luxury marketing experts from throughout North America and Europe.
About Coldwell Banker Global Luxury®
The Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program legacy traces its roots to 1933 and has been a world leader in luxury real estate since. Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Property Specialists are an exclusive group within the Coldwell Banker organization, making up under ten percent of independent sales associates affiliated with the brand worldwide. Coldwell Banker affiliated agents conducted 50,355 transactions of homes priced at $1 million or more in 2021. This equates to $267 million in luxury sales every day (+59% from 2020) with an average sales price of $1.9 million in this category. Coldwell Banker, the Coldwell Banker logo Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury logo are registered marks owned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Each franchise is independently owned and operated.
About Coldwell Banker Realty in Florida
Coldwell Banker Realty in Florida is a leading residential real estate brokerage company with approximately 75 offices and 8,100 affiliated sales associates. Coldwell Banker Realty is owned by a subsidiary of Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE:HOUS), the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States. Coldwell Banker Realty is owned by a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY). Visit ColdwellBankerHomes.com.