"Mark's experience and insight continually improve our efforts to serve our agents and the buyers and sellers that rely on them," said Nicole Richardson, Director of Marketing for First Team Real Estate.
Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2015
First Team Real Estate, the most trusted real estate broker in Orange County, has tapped well respected industry veteran Mark Hughes to become Chief Operating Officer for the broker that has a sales network of approximately 1,700 agents.
"I'm honored to help Cameron Merage, our founder and CEO, help further develop the groundbreaking operations of First Team Real Estate," said Mark Hughes. "Last year we were named the tenth largest broker in the nation and as we enter our fourth decade, First Team's most innovative and exciting days are ahead of us."
Mr. Hughes started his real estate career in the mid-Atlantic region, eventually building a career that has spanned both coasts as an agent and industry leader nationally. His work includes specialties in training agents to answer the needs of individual buyers and sellers in order to complete great transactions.
"For the last four years, First Team has been named by residents in Orange County, CA as the 'Best of OC'," explained Mark Hughes. "The reputation of the company is built daily by agents that work with buyers and sellers individually to identify unique values. Training and helping our great agents succeed has been an awesome experience."
Prior to serving as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Hughes served in the company as Senior Vice President, Operations for approximately 15 months. Previous to those responsibilities, Mr. Hughes was an agent, managing broker, and owner of real estate operations in several states.
"Mark's experience and insight continually improve our efforts to serve our agents and the buyers and sellers that rely on them," said Nicole Richardson, Director of Marketing for First Team Real Estate. "His focus and energy have helped us grow over the last several years and having him as COO will enable us to move even quicker."
ABOUT FIRST TEAM REAL ESTATE
Growing from a single office in Huntington Beach, CA in 1976, First Team Real Estate is now Southern California's largest and most trusted private real estate agency with offices across California. In 2011, 2012, 2013 and now 2014, First Team has been recognized as Best Real Estate Company by the annual Orange County Register survey of 100,000 Southern California households. We can be reached at (888) 236-1943.