Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Graduates Latest Class from MAESTRO Leadership Program

– Program focuses on leadership mastery for select real estate sales managers. –

CHICAGO (October 8, 2018) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® recently graduated its latest class from the MAESTRO Leadership, recognizing 47 sales managers and brokers from top real estate firms across the U.S. and Canada who completed the program. In August, the first 2018 class graduated 37 participants.

MAESTRO focuses on developing talented and highly effective real estate leaders for the future. Only select applicants from LeadingRE member companies are accepted into the program. Based on proprietary and validated research conducted by LeadingRE with 300 sales managers, the rigorous MAESTRO program encompasses three pillars of great office leadership, as determined by the research. It is the only program of its kind in the industry, using science and art to establish and practice leadership mastery.

LeadingRE’s Chief Learning Officer Mike Staver is the lead instructor, with additional faculty including Dean of Innovation Matthew Ferrara and Dean of Professional Skill and Technique Dan Elzer. Additional instructors included REAL Trends President Steve Murray, Long Realty CEO Rosey Koberlein, Halstead Real Estate Executive Director of Sales Property Sara Rotter, and United Teletech Financial President/CEO and Founder of Wisdom Leadership Group Leo Ardine, as well as LeadingRE’s President/CEO Paul Boomsma and Vice President of Talent Development Dan Nelson.

Participants attended three live sessions held at LeadingRE’s Chicago headquarters that included lectures and interactive workshops incorporating ‘real life’ exercises, case studies and group activities. Ongoing support from staff and fellow participants ensures continued engagement and measurable results from the program.

“We are pleased to recognize this highly talented group of real estate leaders for their commitment to enhancing their leadership skills in ways that will have an immediate impact on the success of their agents and their respective offices,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma.

The latest graduates are: Al Beahn, Advantage Realty, a Real Estate One Company; Cindy Fowler and Angela Standish, Allen Tate Company; Bill White, Baird & Warner; Hollie Billero, Buldo Billero & Billero Properties; Mary Kapches and Johanna Pigeon, Bosley Real Estate; Tiffany Ahrens and Chelsea Block, Chase International; Deborah Beene, Cloud Real Estate; Larry Heidler, Comey & Shepherd; Jeanette Schlapfer, Crossroads Realty; Diane Fisher, Dennis Realty & Investment; Ginger Gill and Carolyn Rosson, Ebby Halliday, Realtors; Jennifer Wocelka, Molly Goenner and Tony Haider, Edina Realty; Angel Dean, Craig Fletchall and Jeff Miles, F.C. Tucker Company; John Martin, Fletcher Bright; Tammy Felenstein and Trish Martin, Halstead Real Estate; Peter Haring, Haring Realty, Inc.; Amanda Briggs, Brendon DeSimone and Janet Kovacs, Houlihan Lawrence; Chad Greenlee and Tammy Sparks, Iowa Realty; Sherrell Prefontaine, Jack Conway Co., Inc.; Michael McGrory, Lamacchia Realty, Inc.; Howard Lorey, Nourmand & Associates Realtors; Kristen Lenzner, Randall Realtors; Tom Long and Richard Rubba, Real Estate One; Jolene Weinstein, Realty Austin; Alex Carney, Jeff Frish, James Hiles and Lydia Laikos Melik, Russell Real Estate Services; Bonnie Josefski, The Keyes Company; Michael Eaglin, The Litchfield Company; and Dane Leslie, Reginald Robinson and Guy Sanchez, Watson Realty Corp.

Completing the program in August were: Joseph Cutrufelli and Joanne Zavlaris, Alain Pinel Realtors; Wendi Hensel and Robert C. Smith, Allen Tate Company; Steve Engel, Rebecca McDermott and Michael Simpson, Baird & Warner; Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich, Burgan Real Estate; John Grisillo, Carolina One Real Estate; Eric Crosby and Cindy Ranne, Chase International; Sara Levy, Classic Properties; Sara Bizzaro, Cressy and Everett; Sue Stinson-Turner, Crye-Leike, Inc.; Eric Carlson, Stephen Haley and Laura Murray, Lyon Real Estate; Ben Balsbaugh, PMZ Real Estate; Bruce Drake, Randall Realtors; Loren Hotchkiss, Mary Matthews and Clinton Wheeler, Real Estate One; Jennifer Korba and Marc Warshawsky, Realty Austin; Jan Camp and Erle Morring, RealtySouth; David Amarante, Mary Kandell, Tammy Smith, Russell Real Estate Services; Kimberly Curtis and Ellen Ostermann, Shorewest Realtors; Kellie Barter, Sibcy Cline; Mike Matthews, David Mutters and Ann Shahin, Watson Realty Corp.; Amie Henry, Westmark, REALTORS; and Michael Barnacle, Zephyr Real Estate.

All participants are members of LeadingRE, a global community of market-leading real estate companies that spans six continents, with more than 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates who produce over 1.1 million real estate transactions each year. For more information about LeadingRE, please visit www.LeadingRE.com.