Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Sales Associate Earns EcoBroker Designation

Chapel Hill, NC, June 22, 2008 --( Randy Cox, sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston ( Chapel Hill office, has announced that sales associate Marianne Howell Wright has earned the EcoBroker Certified designation, having successfully completed a unique and informative training program on the energy and environmental issues that affect real estate transactions. Wright joins the movement of professionals pushing the real estate market toward energy-efficient, sustainable and healthier design/features in homes and buildings. EcoBroker provides a complete curriculum of energy and environmental training. Real estate professionals must complete the extensive EcoBroker curriculum and training and fulfill additional program requirements to become Certified EcoBrokers.

“We are proud of Marianne for being on the forefront of sustainable real estate,” says Cox. “With national surveys indicating that 80 percent of consumers consider themselves “green-minded”, Marianne with the EcoBroker designation is in a better position to serve the real estate consumer.”

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

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