“Gail has done an amazing job with her shop in Woodstock and is now part of the growth that our brand is experiencing right now throughout North America,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America.
Ludlow, VT (PRWEB) January 07, 2015
Engel & Völkers today announced its newest brokerage in Ludlow, Vermont, the popular ski resort vacation destination and second home market. Gail Graves, owner and broker of Engel & Völkers Woodstock expands her operations as the owner and broker for the new Engel & Völkers Okemo shop.
“Gail has done an amazing job with her shop in Woodstock and is now part of the growth that our brand is experiencing right now throughout North America,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “We are fortunate to have a team that shares our vision and commitment to quality representing us in Ludlow.”
Joining Graves to provide Engel & Völkers signature premium real estate service in the market are Pam McLaughlin and Pat McLaughlin. Pat McLaughlin joins Engel & Völkers bringing 35 years of corporate executive and sales experience including eight years of International Sales and Licensing management. Prior to his career in real estate, Pat had been the President of Nine West, launching and overseeing the global expansion of the footwear company into a $200+ million dollar international fashion brand.
Pam McLaughlin has been providing premium real estate services for 15 years. She had previously been with William Raveis Real Estate in Newtown, CT where she had been an honoree of the Chairmen’s Elite Club for being among the top 5% in sales performance company wide. She had also been an owner of Flagpole Realty, an independent firm, where she directed all marketing, sales, human resources and operational activities.
“One of the major draws for us to the Engel & Völkers brand is the opportunity to access an established platform where we can grow our own real estate business together,” said Pat McLaughlin. “We are looking forward to this opportunity to enhance our client services and to be part of this international network.”
The Engel & Völkers Okemo shop, using the familiar European design used by the brand throughout the world, is located at 126 Main Street in Ludlow, VT.
“It’s so exciting to be back home in the Okemo Valley, celebrating my 20th year in real estate and working with my newest local real estate associates, Pam and Pat McLaughlin,” said Graves.
About Engel & Völkers
Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential and commercial property and yachts. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of over 5,000 real estate advisors in 550 residential brokerages and 43 commercial offices spanning 38 countries across six continents, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. It established its North America corporate headquarters in 2007 and opened its first brokerage in the same year. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and tools; multiple platforms for mobile, social and web; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Engel & Völkers is an active supporter of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.