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William Raveis Brokerage expands affiliate offices

Published 3:57 pm, Thursday, June 21, 2012
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William Raveis Affiliates has had success in affiliating with independent companies in the Northeast. During the past two years, William Raveis Affiliates has added 12 offices in New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. Leading independent brokerages throughout the Northeast have chosen to affiliate with William Raveis because of the company's proven track record of growth, industry leading tools and systems and family-owned entrepreneurial leadership. Currently, William Raveis has eight independent affiliates representing 15 offices.

Chris Raveis, president of William Raveis Affiliates, recently announced William Raveis Legends Realty Group has opened their third office in Westchester County, N.Y. This office, formerly Hudson Shores Realtors and owned by Bernice Gottlieb, a long time resident and admired business entrepreneur, is another step in the rapid progression that William Raveis Legends Realty Group has made since its inception in 2007.

The acquisition of the Irvington office comes just one year after the opening of its Briarcliff office. Prior to their affiliation with William Raveis Real Estate in January 2011, Legends Realty Group existed as an independent brokerage with 19 sales associates, during which time they held a No. 1 market share in Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow. Since affiliating with William Raveis, the number of agents has increased to 42 among the three offices.

In another example of its success, William Raveis Affiliates has also recently announced its Rhode Island affiliate, William Raveis Chapman Enstone, has completed an acquisition of a Providence company marking its fifth location in Rhode Island. Since affiliating with William Raveis, Chapman Enstone has grown from one office with 12 agents to five offices with more than 100 agents.

William Raveis Real Estate is successful in its founding state, Conn., and is the No. 1 real estate company in Fairfield County. Visit raveis.com .