Top Nevada Real Estate Firm Recognizes 2014 Success

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties posted $2.7 billion in real estate sales in 2014.

Las Vegas, NV, March 22, 2015 --( Today Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties recognized its top individual real estate sales executives and teams at its annual sales event held in the Aria Resort. The company, which operates the largest Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchises in both Nevada and Arizona, posted a record $2.7 billion sales volume in 2014.

“2014 was an exciting year for our company and for our 1,200 real estate executives in Nevada,” said Mark Stark, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties. “Aligning our company with Berkshire Hathaway in 2014 gave our executives increased brand recognition and even more technology, education and support to make their jobs easier and their clients’ experiences top notch.”

“Our sales executives do an amazing job, providing the best customer care in the business and exceeding growth expectations year after year,” said Gordon Miles, president and COO. “This annual event is a way for us to recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of some of the best real estate executives in Nevada.”

Shapiro & Sher Group was named one of the Top 10 teams in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ global network and will be recognized at its annual sales conference in Las Vegas next week. The McGarey Group and Jack Woodcock were recognized among the Top 5 in commercial real estate and the company’s Sahara and St. Rose offices were named among the Top 10 offices in the global network. and seven Nevada teams including Brown Blankfeld Group, The Carver Team, The McGarey Group, The Mullin Group, the Napoli Group and Shapiro & Sher Group were named among the company’s Top 100 in the world.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties recognized its Top 10 individual sales executives and teams in 2014. The Top 10 individual sales executives were:
#1-Jana Shore
#2-Mark Weinberg
#3-Avi Dan-Goor
#4-Billy O’Keefe
#5-Natalie Cornejo
#6-Melissa Machat
#7-Carol Ann Adams
#8-Stacey Heroy
#9-Peggy Cook
#10-Maria Martin

The company’s Top 10 Teams in Nevada for 2014 were:
#1 –Shapiro & Sher Group (this is the 8th year the team has received this designation)
#2 – The Tonnesen Team
#3 – The Napoli Group
#4 – The McGarey Group
#5 – The Mullin Group
#6 – Brown Blankfeld Group
#7 – The Craig Tann Group
#8 – The Carver Team
#9 – The Carlucci Team
#10 – The Brian Wedewer Team

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Southwest office was named Branch of the Year. Tom Ratanakul, senior staff accountant, was named Employee of the Year and Dustin Dufour was named Rookie of the Year with $7.6 million in home sales.

The Craig Tann Group was recognized as the company’s top contributor to the non-profit Sunshine Kids Foundation. The company’s Americana Charitable Foundation supports dozens of organizations including Opportunity Village, Toys For Tots, The American Cancer Society, Move For Hunger, the Las Vegas Rescue Mission and the Sunshine Kids Foundation. Hundreds of real estate sales executives also donate to individual charities and give a percentage of their earnings with every home sale to non-profit organizations, amounting to hundreds of thousands donated over the years.

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Americana Holdings, which includes both Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties, is a leader in both markets with 20 offices and nearly 2,000 agents combined. It is the third largest franchise in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ global organization.

In 2014, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices was named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” by consumers in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® study of the largest real estate networks.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada
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