San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2010
Pacific Union International Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark A. McLaughlin announced today that Patrick Barber was appointed President of Pacific Union International (http://www.pacunion.com) in San Francisco County. Mr. Barber will be responsible for executing the company’s San Francisco growth strategies including office expansion, recruiting and marketing with responsibility for firm’s two San Francisco offices comprised of nearly 100 professionals.
“Patrick Barber is a dynamic and proven leader, highly respected and results oriented. He joins Pacific Union International from Sotheby's International Realty San Francisco headquarters where he was Senior Vice President and Managing Broker since 1998. Mr. Barber’s accomplishments dovetail perfectly with Pacific Union International’s growth objectives within San Francisco and ultimately throughout Northern California,” said CEO Mark A. McLaughlin.
“I look at this as a once in a life time opportunity to join and lead an amazing team of San Francisco professionals, an exceptional brand and newly invigorated, entrepreneurial company. I have been watching the development of Pacific Union International since its return to local ownership last summer and I am truly excited to be a part of this amazing company. Our opportunity to leverage the regional strength of the Pacific Union brand with the international respect and reach of Christie’s Great Estates is very powerful,” said Patrick Barber, who has nearly 20 years of experience as a top producing sales professional and executive level management in the residential real estate industry.
Mr. Barber is a San Francisco native and during his tenure with Sotheby’s he led a team of 130 agents who attained such accomplishments as highest average sales price, highest per agent gross sales and selling five of the 12 most expensive Bay Area properties in a single year. Prior to joining Sotheby's, Mr. Barber received the highest honor in residential real estate sales, ranking in the top 1 percent internationally with the nation's largest residential real estate firm.
Pacific Union International has 17 company offices in San Francisco, the East Bay and North Bay regions with approximately 450 real estate professionals and staff and an exclusive relationship with Christie’s Great Estates (http://www.christiesgreatestates.com).
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