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Reflecting on a Momentous Year, Local Firm Positioned to Expand

Gibson Sotheby's International Realty continues to make major impacts on the Greater Boston real estate market

Gibson Sothebys International Realty closed another consecutive record-breaking year, exceeding $1.7 billion in sales. The 200-agent firm is now ranked #3 in the state of Massachusetts.

"We would not have been able to achieve this volume without our all-star team," noted President and Co-owner, Paul McGann. "Not only do we have an incredible leadership team, but our agents continue to astound us. Their hard work and dedication is apparent in the incredible success we have seen year after year." From 2007 to 2012, Gibson Sothebys International Realtys annual sales grew from $464 million to $776 million, and then to over $1.5 billion in 2017, with an additional $200 million private sales last year.

Under newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, Colleen Barry, Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Tarczali, and Chief Accounting Officer, Robyn Grandolfi, Gibson Sothebys International Realty has taken major strides in 2017 to innovate. They implemented a paperless management system and renovated and expanded their offices.

Our goal is to provide our agents with a platform for growth, noted CEO, Colleen Barry. By freeing them up to focus on service and relationships, our per agent productivity has more than tripled in the past few years.

The firm continues to utilize new and innovative ways to present properties to the world.2017 was the best year in the history ofsothebysrealty.comwith over 26 million visits, a 24% increase, and 49 million property detail page views.Gibson Sotheby's International Realtys in-house marketing team, led by Marketing Director, Greg Clarke, provides support through a series of programs that create customized marketing plans and material to maximize each propertys exposure on a local and global level.

In addition to a number of significant sales in Boston and Cambridge, Gibson Sothebys International Realty had its best year yet in referrals, completing over 500 referral transactions throughout the United States and across the globe. Furthermore, their team received accolades in several publications in 2017 including Boston Magazines award for Best Real Estate Agent, Realtor Magazines Top 30 under 30, and RealTrends the Thousand.

This consistent momentum exhibits no sign of regress for Gibson Sothebys International Realty. Steady growth and development has positioned the company for a momentous 2018. We have a number of new agents and initiatives being announced in 2018, said Chairman and Co-owner, Larry Rideout. Our footprint and the Gibson family will continue to expand.

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