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Gibson Sothebys International Realtys Agents Named Among the Nations Best Real Estate Professionals in 2019 REAL Trends Report


The brokerage firm announced the prestigious national rankings

days after transcending $1 billion in record time

BOSTON, MA Gibson Sothebys International Realty today announced that sixteen individual agents and nine agent teams were recognized on the 2019 REALTrendsAmericas Best Real Estate Professionals report. REALTrends, the Trusted Source in residential brokerage, and Tom Ferry International, a top coaching and training company, ranks the most productive agents by state and metropolitan area based on closed transaction sides and closed volume.

The ranking individuals and teams are as follows:

Beth Dickerson, Nancy Roth, Michael Carucci, George Ballantyne, William Montero, Jack D. Bohman, Cheryl Meyerson, Allison Mazer, Brian Perry, Lara Gordon Caralis, Gem Mutlu, Kerry Dowlin, Danielle Bing, Ted Pietras, Judy Pagano, Cathy Marotta, The Max Dublin Team, The Frank Celeste Team, ResCo Companies, The Lauren Holleran Team, The Julie Harrison Team, The Trainor Ehnstrom Team, The Moran Group, The Lisa and Lindsay Team, and The Kyle Kaagan Team.

Agents affiliated with Gibson Sothebys International Realty demand more of themselves to set the highest standard in the business, said Larry Rideout, Chairman and Co-Owner of Gibson Sothebys International Realty. This dedication allowed us to transcend $1 billion in sales volume earlier than ever in under one year in our 13-year history. I congratulate our associates represented on this list and their commitment to their clients and the industry.

These exceptional professionals represent the pinnacle of achievement within an incredibly competitive industry, with their success defined by the highest of standards and passion for exceeding the service expectations of their clients, added Paul McGann, President and Co-Owner of Gibson Sothebys International Realty. It is an honor to support and work alongside each of these individuals and the members of their teams.

To qualify for inclusion, an individual agent must have closed at least 50 transaction sides or $20 million in sales volume in 2018. For real estate agent teams, the minimum is 75 transaction sides or $30 million in closed sales volume.

Those individual agents and teams who make up the 2019 Americas Best Real Estate Professionals represent less than 1.5 percent of all Realtors in the country, yet account for over 12 percent of the closed transactions and more than 22 percent of all the sales volume closed last year, said Steve Murray, President of REALTrends. These sales associates are far above average and have built enormously successful small businesses in an extremely competitive field.

Gibson Sothebys International Realty is one of the top franchises in closed sales revenue in the entire Sothebys International Realty global realty network. The firms seventeen strategic office locations across Boston, Cambridge, Westwood, Hingham, Cohasset, Cape Cod, combined with representation on Massachusetts North Shore, form a vast real estate network across Eastern Massachusetts. Under Co-Owners Larry Rideout and Paul McGanns leadership for over a decade, Gibson Sothebys International Realty has grown exponentially and is the largest independently-owned real estate company in Boston today.

To view the 2019 REALTrends + Tom FerryAmericas Best Real Estate Professionals report, visit


REAL Trends + Tom Ferry Americas Best Real Estate Professionals honors Americas finest real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends. The rankings are compiled based on surveys from virtually every national branded network, many state and local associations of Realtors, multiple listing services, all applicants from past years rankings, and the 900 largest brokerage firms in the United States. Verification from an independent source is required for all submissions. In addition, REAL Trends senior staff reviews every submission for completeness and accuracy.

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