Douglas Elliman holds first Florida Ellies: PHOTOS
Pablo Alfaro of Elliman’s Miami Beach office earned the No. 1 award for individuals
March 25, 2016 01:30PM
Douglas Elliman Florida hosted its first annual Ellie awards at the Soho Beach House in Miami Beach in March.
The brokerage closed sales worth $22.4 billion nationwide in 2015, up from $18.4 billion in 2014. In Florida, the Elliman ended 2015 with a $2.4 billion sales volume, an increase of more than 100 percent from the year before, according to a press release. It also grew to more than 700 agents in South Florida, which includes Palm Beach, Wellington, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Aventura and Miami Beach.
Just as in 2015, Pablo Alfaro of Elliman’s Miami Beach office earned the No. 1 spot for gross commission income, while the Chad Carroll Team earned the top spot among teams with the highest commission volume. Other top teams included the Oren Alexander Team, Senada Adzem and Chris Leavitt Team, the Goihman Team and the Bill and Bryan Team.
Here’s a breakdown of the awards:
Top individuals based on gross commission incomes: Pablo Alfaro, Nicola Higgins, Erik Schneider, Raul Santidrian and Kayce Driscoll
Miami Beach market: Oren Alexander, Pablo Alfaro, Raul Santidrian, Kayce Driscoll and James Bryan
In Palm Beach County:
Palm Beach market top individuals: Chris Leavitt, Betsy Green, Michael Harris, Steve Davis and Ashley McIntosh
Wellington market: Visse Wedell, Kristina Lloyd, Martha Jolicoeur, Maria Mendelsohn and Mark Joseph Norman
Boca Raton market: Senada Adzem, Pamela Fishman, Steven Solomon, John List and Tracy Roddy
Fort Lauderdale market: Nicola Higgins, Melanie Kimpton, Juan Noriega, Allen Peachell and Gilbert Stockton
The top commercial agents at Elliman Florida were Francis Clougherty, Mitash Kripalani and Fred Botwinik.
In Florida, Elliman is led by Jay Phillip Parker, CEO, and chief operating officer Gus Rubio. Rubio left ONE Sotheby’s International Realty last year to join Douglas Elliman.
The awards were held at Cecconi’s Miami Beach, at 4385 Collins Avenue. Elliman held its annual awards ceremony, dubbed the Ellies, in New York at Radio City Music Hall in February. – Katherine Kallergis and Sean Stewart-Muniz
Source: The Real Deal