Raleigh, NC, June 15, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Don Walston, executive chairman of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston (www.hpw.com), has announced that Rick Goldbach has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer for Howard Perry and Walston Mortgage and Alera Financial. Goldbach has more than thirty years experience in the real estate and mortgage industries. He was the president of three mortgage companies, including First Ohio Mortgage, the affiliated mortgage company of Realty One Inc., which grew to more than $500 million in annual volume and was the #1 mortgage company in Ohio. Goldbach is a past chairman of the Realty Alliance and past board member of The Real Estate Services Providers Council, Inc. (RESPRO®). Goldbach relocated from Cleveland, Ohio and currently resides in Raleigh.
“We are excited to announce that Rick has joined our team,” said Moore. “He has proven his expertise in the financial industry through his many successes and will add substantially to the Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston team.”
About Coldwell Banker Howard Perry And Walston:
Howard Perry, an established builder, and Don Walston, a real estate entrepreneur, formed Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston in 1972. Today the company has more than 800 real estate professionals, 13 sales offices, the area’s premier new homes division, a mortgage company, insurance services division, title company, an award-winning relocation division, a growing concierge home services division, the area’s No. 1 real estate school, and one of the state’s top real estate Web sites. The company has become the largest full-service residential real estate company in the Triangle and one of the leading realty firms in the nation, with more than 11,000 transactions a year and almost $2.5 billion in sales. In 2006 and 2007, Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston was recognized as one of the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal. In 2007 they were named the #1 Best Place to Work in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal and named the #1 Coldwell Banker Company in North Carolina. In 2008, the firm received the National Coldwell Banker Golden Hammer Centennial Award for their commitment and work with Habitat for Humanity. For more information about Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston visit their Web site at www.hpw.com.
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