Friday, July 23, 2010
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS WILKINS HIRES 5 REALTORS
Stroudsburg - Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates announced the hiring of 5 fulltime Realtors® to their sales team. Said Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO, "What a great group of guys we hired. Each one of them brings his own expertise in the real estate industry to the table."
Hired were David R. Haseney, Jerel Schmon, Michael Quigley, Thomas LaBar and Richard Mazzarella, all Realtors with the Poc Mtns Assoc of REALTORS®.
David R. Haseney has lived in the Poconos for the past 37 years. Haseney is a graduate of the Penn State Extension and has been in general real estate for the past 22 years. Haseney is a member of the Poc Mountains Assoc of REALTORS®.
Jerel Schmon is a native of the Pocono Mountains and is the newest member to the real estate industry with 5 years tenure in the business. Schmon lives in Tannersville with his wife and two young children and is a graduate of the Pocono Real Estate Academy. Schmon enjoys snowboarding and playing baseball.
Michael Quigley is a retired NYPD sergeant. Quigley as been a member of the Poc Mountains Assoc of REALTORS® for the past 23 years and has served on a number of committees during his tenure. Quigley is also a member of the Honor Legion with the New York Police Department. Quigley lives in Saylorsburg.
Thomas LaBar, a native of the Poconos, resides in Cresco. LaBar is a 2000 graduate of the Pocono Real Estate Academy and has a Bachelors Degree in biology from ESU. Labar owned and operated LaBar Builders, Inc. from 1979 to 1999. LaBar is a member of the Pocono Mountains Builders Association, PARC.
Richard Mazzarella has lived in the Poconos for the past 8 years and now resides in Thornhurst. Prior to getting into the real estate industry 6 years ago, Mazzarella was in the mortgage field. Said Mazzarella, "I liked the real estate side of the transaction a lot better then the mortgage side of it."
All of the Realtors will take part in the specialized career development courses available only at the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate office. In addition to that, the Agents will begin marketing from the BHG greenhouse and take an active part in LeadRouter a specialized buying and selling software program available only through Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates is one of the largest real estate companies in the Poconos and prior to their consolidation maintained 14 offices throughout the Poconos. They now occupy 2 offices and have changed their business model to include hybrid agents and day-desks. They can be visited online at www.wilkins1.com