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Andy Bencosme, Managing Broker at CENTURY 21 Village Realty in Sierra Madre recently presented the annual sales production awards to the office’s top sales producers. The annual awards breakfast was held at Wistaria Restaurant in Sierra Madre.
Bencosme thanked all of the agents present for their hard work, professionalism and complete dedication to their clients. Bencosme had been notified by Rick Davidson, President & CEO of CENTURY 21 Real Estate that his office combined with the Ludecke office in Arcadia finished the year 14th in the region which includes the greater southern California area. He was told that the two offices (owned by Mike Ludecke) were ranked Number One in the San Gabriel Valley.
Nazee Rix was honored once again as the office’s Top Sales Producer for the year. Rix, a Bradbury resident and mother of two has been a consistent top sales producer for the Sierra Madre office. For 2012, she posted the highest number of home sales and the highest sales volume. Bencosme credits her success to having the utmost dedication to her business and an understanding of her client’s individual needs. Her expansive knowledge of the various real estate markets in the vicinity and her honesty in business also play a very important factor in her success in the business so early on in her career. “Nazee receives many favorable reports from her clients on the quality service surveys,” says Bencosme “and much of her business comes from referrals of very satisfied clients.”
Emily Duggan, the Office’s 2nd Top Producer for 2012, is a long time resident of Sierra Madre celebrates her 23rd year as an agent at CENTURY 21 Village, Emily offers her clients the talents of a smart and savvy REALTOR® who knows the foothill areas thoroughly. For both buyers and sellers, Emily also puts her experience and contacts to work. Professional photographers, home stagers, contractors, handymen, painters, decorators and landscapers all are part of her team to make sure a home looks just right to maximize its appeal to potential home buyers, Emily has all their names and numbers.
While industry awards are always appreciated, Bencosme has often noted that it’s that extra effort and personal attention that Emily gives her clients that makes her among the most sought after agents in the area. Emily has repeatedly been voted real estate’s “Best of the Best” REALTOR® in a local newspaper reader’s poll.
The 3rd Top Producer for 2012 is Nathalie Marles. Nathalie grew up in South Pasadena and lived in the San Gabriel Valley over thirty years.. Due to the current market she began to specialize in “short sales” and selling bank-owned homes for many direct lenders and asset management companies. “This keeps me on my toes with the current market values and has really sharpened my skills in performing market analysis for my clients” remarked Marles. Marles holds the Certified Short Sales and Foreclosures Resource designation. She is knowledgeable in many markets from the Greater Antelope Valley, the San Gabriel Valley and Mountain Communities.
The Top Producing Sales Team for 2012 was the team dubbed “The Village People.” It is comprised of former manager of Village, Mike Lepore, who has over 30 years of experience, daughter Kris Mathison and his grandson, Brian Franklin. They finished 2012 as the #2 Ranked Sales Team in the San Gabriel Valley for CENTURY 21 and 8th overall in the Region, which includes much of the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Nazee Rix, Emily Duggan, Nathalie Marles, The Village People and all of the friendly CENTURY 21 Village agents can be contacted at 38 W. Sierra Madre Blvd in Sierra Madre or by telephone 626.355.1451 or on the internet at www.c21village.com or www.facebook.com/c21village