Today I'm talking to Matt Breitenbach of Compass in The Hamptons. Since entering real estate as a first career at 22 years old, Matt has sold over $1.5 billion in real estate and has over 12 years experience representing celebrity and luxury real estate clients. He works with clients such as NBA superstar Kyrie Irving and NBA superstar Jason Kidd's Watermill home. He also represented Truman Capote's original Hampton's estate. And most recently, he's representing the former UK politician's Sag Harbor Landford Wilson home. Matt is ranked by the Wall Street Journal as one of the top 250 brokers in United States. Today, we talk about how to develop the pitch to win the listings you want.
Today I'm talking with Joe Cilic with Palisades and Beverly Hills with Sotheby's International Realty. A little over a year ago before Joe entered the field as a real estate agent ,he was a managing real estate broker for Sotheby's International Realty. During his tenure, he managed over five offices and 400 agents. During that time, he participated in over 4,000 real estate transactions totaling over $5 billion in volume. In Joe's first interview with us, episode #76, he was less than two months into being a real estate agent already with eight listings and contracts pending. Since his first interivew with us he has closed $100 million in real estate. Today, we talk about his secrets to business planning and winning listings for $100 million a year business.
Today I’m talking to Caroline Bean of Compass in Houston, Texas. Caroline became a realtor nine years ago and doubles her business every year. In our interview, she talks about a simple approach of being available and knowing your market. She names the small things that go a long way in being an agent. We talk about keeping it simple and doubling your business.
Today I’m talking to Joanne Nemerovski of Compass Chicago. Within the first five years of her career, she was the youngest recipient of the Founder’s Award for selling over $100 million in real estate. Unique Homes gave her the title of Mega Broker of the Midwest and just prior to joining Compass, for five years running, she was the #1 producing individual agent for Berkshire Hathaway Home Services in the entire Midwest region. She’s a regular contributor to articles in several business and industry publications including Crain’s and Chicago Magazine and Chicago Agent. She’s received numerous awards from the Chicago Association of Realtors. In 2007, she was ranked simultaneously as the #1 agent at Koenig & Strey and the #2 agent at GMAC out of 22,000 sales agents nationwide. She has consistently been named one of Chicago’s Elite Top Producers by the Chicago Association of Realtors each year. Today we talk about how caring greatly is her competitive edge.
Today I’m talking to Levi Meyer of Compass Miami in Coconut Grove. Levi is known for closing deals everyone else says can’t be done. To bring this home for you, if you remember the movie, War Dogs, that’s right - the one about the 20-somethings that won a $300,000 million arms deal - Levi was their general manager. Today we talk about that experience, what he learned and the problem solving skills that will close any deal.