Realogics Sotheby's International Realty Congratulates Wendy Purvey of Sotheby's International Realty on Big Brothers Big Sisters Honor

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Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates recently announced that Wendy Purvey, the brand’s Chief Marketing Officer, was named the 2015 Honoree of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Jersey.

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Wendy’s exceptional leadership extends far beyond Sotheby’s International Realty, as is emphasized in her recognition by Big Brothers Big Sisters. We are proud to be affiliated with a global brand that values social consciousness and humanitarianism.

Purvey will be recognized on May 14 for her support and role as Realogy’s executive sponsor of the local mentoring agency that served approximately 1,000 children in 2014. Realogy is the parent company of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates. She also was recently honored among Profiles in Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching.”

“I am humbled to be recognized by such a prestigious and noteworthy organization that is dedicated to helping young people,” said Purvey. “Today’s youth is tomorrow’s future, so I am so pleased to be able to positively influence them.”

“Wendy’s exceptional leadership extends far beyond Sotheby’s International Realty, as is emphasized in her recognition by Big Brothers Big Sisters,” says Stacy Jones, Vice President of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty. “Giving back to the local community is important to us at RSIR. We are proud to be affiliated with a global brand that values social consciousness and humanitarianism.”

A 29-year industry veteran, Purvey is responsible for creating and implementing marketing, interactive digital, advertising and public relations initiatives for the Sotheby’s International Realty® network, developing systems that are true to the brand’s vision, unique positioning and savvy and refined personality. She initiated a partnership between Sotheby’s, The Wall Street Journal and Big Brothers Big Sisters, providing donated ad space in The Wall Street Journal’s regional, national and global publications for the non-profit.

Purvey has earned a reputation for delivering marketing strategies that drive new business growth. Throughout her career she has been involved in multiple mergers and acquisitions and is experienced at bringing together multiple firms into new and existing brand identities. She joined the Sotheby’s International Realty brand in November 2004 as senior vice president, marketing, and was promoted to chief marketing officer in April 2010. She is an active speaker at leading industry events, and is active in her local community. She currently serves as a trustee of the Sparta Education Foundation in Sparta, N.J., and has been instrumental in raising monies to benefit local education.

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 16,500 sales associates located in approximately 760 offices in 60 countries and territories worldwide. Sotheby’s International Realty listings are marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and their clients benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.

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