Engel & Völkers Florida Hosts Virtual Awards Ceremony

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Engel & Völkers Florida hosts virtual awards ceremony to honor top shops for exceptional performance in 2020

Corey Hasting, License Partner of Engel & Völkers Jacksonville

Corey Hasting, License Partner of Engel & Völkers Jacksonville

Despite challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, civil unrest and political uncertainty, our network persisted; and as a result, experienced tremendous growth. My team and I are very proud of their unwavering efforts, and are so glad we could recognize them in this way.

Engel & Völkers Florida hosted a virtual awards ceremony on Friday, March 19, 2021 in lieu of its annual Leadership Summit to honor select Engel & Völkers shops for their exceptional performance in 2020. More than 40 senior members of the regional network, which comprises 37 franchise brokerages throughout Florida, as well as over 100 real estate advisors, attended the virtual event via Google Meet.

“2020 was a record year for Engel & Völkers Florida,” said Timo Khammash, Managing Partner of Engel & Völkers Florida. “Despite challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, civil unrest and political uncertainty, our network persisted; and as a result, experienced tremendous growth. My team and I are very proud of their unwavering efforts, and are so glad we could recognize them in this way. We look forward to the opportunity for us to celebrate together in person again soon.”

Typically, Engel & Völkers Florida hosts a conference in Naples, Florida for its regional network to reflect on the previous year, discuss best practices, highlight growth, strategize expansion plans, honor top performing shops with awards and celebrate. Award categories are based on the shops that demonstrate exceptional performance in real estate sales, talent attraction and exemplify the brands core values of competence, exclusivity and passion.

With a total transaction count of 697, conducted by 82 real estate advisors, the network was pleased to announce Engel & Völkers Jacksonville as its first place winner for “Most Transactions in 2020,” trumping their own previous performance of 474 transactions in 2019. Second and third place runners-up for the category were respectively Engel & Völkers 30A Beaches with a total transaction count of 459 and Engel & Völkers Olde Naples with 398 transactions.

Engel & Völkers 30A Beaches took home the first place award for “Most Gross Commission Income” (GCI), previously awarded to Engel & Völkers Wellington for four consecutive years. With a total GCI of over $11.9-million in 2020, Florida panhandle shop exceeded the previous year’s figure of nearly $7-million. Second and third place runners-up for the category included Engel & Völkers Jacksonville with a total GCI more than $6.7-million and Engel & Völkers Olde Naples who ended 2020 with a total GCI of over $6.6-million.

The “Talent Attraction” award went to Engel & Völkers Jacksonville for the second year in a row. Network wide, 300 advisors joined Engel & Völkers in Florida in 2020, totalling over $420 million in transactional volume. Engel & Völkers Jacksonville recruited 26 advisors, totaling more than $150 million in production.

The ceremony concluded with the company’s “Core Values” award category; recognizing the shops who most exemplified competence, exclusivity, and passion in 2020. Engel & Völkers 30A Beaches was recognized for the third consecutive year, for Competence. Engel & Völkers Delray Beach was recognized for Exclusivity, for the second time. The final core value award, Passion, went to Engel & Völkers Jacksonville.

“Excellence happens when the outcome is beyond the normal expectation,” said Peter Giese, Chief Growth Officer at Engel & Völkers Florida. “Our award-winning shop owners and management did exactly that. They delivered above market results, leading our growth rate in sales volume to exceed 52-percent higher than the previous year in the state of Florida.”

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Linzee Werkmeister, Junior Vice President, Marketing & Franchise Support
Email: Linzee.Werkmeister(at)evrealestate.com
Tel: (239) 348-9000

About Engel & Völkers:

Engel & Völkers is a global luxury real estate brand. Founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1977, Engel & Völkers draws on its rich European history to deliver a fresh approach to luxury real estate in the Americas with a focus on creating a personalized client experience at every stage of the home buying or selling process for today's savvy homeowner. Engel & Völkers currently operates approximately 225 shop locations with 4,500 real estate advisors in the Americas, contributing to the brand's global network of over 13,500 real estate professionals in more than 30 countries, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services, including real estate, yachting and aviation. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and platforms; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated. For more information, visit http://www.evrealestate.com.

About Engel & Völkers Florida:

Engel & Völkers Florida is the Master License Partner of the global luxury real estate brand Engel & Völkers in the state of Florida. Recognized for uniquely recruiting, training and equipping some of the top professionals in the real estate industry, Engel & Völkers Florida’s exclusive franchise model positions its license partners at the top of the premium market to gain market share and support their bottom line. The company represents franchise locations in: 30A Beaches, Amelia Island, Belleair, Boca Raton, Bonita Springs-Estero, Cape Coral, Clermont, Delray Beach, Destin, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers Downtown, Gainesville, Hollywood Beach, Islamorada, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Jupiter, Madeira Beach, Marco Island, Melbourne Beachside, Melbourne Central, Melbourne Downtown, Miami Coconut Grove, Neptune Beach, Olde Naples, Orlando, Orlando Downtown, Orlando-Winter Park, Palm Beach, Palm Coast, South Tampa, St. Augustine, St. Pete, St. Pete Beach, Stuart, Wellington, and Windermere.

Engel & Völkers Florida is continuing to strategically strengthen and expand its presence in premium real estate markets across the state of Florida. If you would like to know more about the Engel & Völkers brand or how to join its global network—which is known for demonstrating competence, exclusivity and passion, feel free to call our corporate office, located at 633 Tamiami Trl N, Suite 201, Naples, FL 34102 USA. Tel: +1 239-348-9000.

For more information about Engel & Völkers Florida, please visit http://www.florida.evrealestate.com

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