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William Raveis’ John Tarducci Earns Top Award in New Home Marketing

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (February 6, 2013) – John Tarducci, senior vice president of the New Homes Division of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, was awarded the prestigious Master in Residential Marketing (MIRM) designation at the International Builders’ Show on January 21, 2013.

CIMG1396cropped2The highly coveted award, considered the most prestigious certification offered by the National Association of Home Builders and the Institute of Residential Marketing, recognizes the recipient’s top level achievement in new construction marketing.  As part of an arduous application process, MIRM candidates must complete multiple courses with exams and submit an in-depth case study on a successfully marketed new home community. Similar to a master’s level thesis, the case study is peer-reviewed by a panel of judges. Candidates must also meet certain thresholds in sales production and management.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the National Association of Home Builders and the Institute of Residential Marketing for all my work over the years,” said Tarducci. “All of the professionals in the New Homes Division of William Raveis are dedicated to serving the home building community with the utmost professionalism and a knowledge base unmatched anywhere else. Under my leadership, the New Homes Division has been involved in the sale and marketing of over 5,000 units of new construction throughout New England.”

Tarducci’s achievement makes him just one of three individuals to hold the MIRM designation in the state of Connecticut, one of 12 in New England and one of only 400 in the United States.

“This is a tremendous accomplishment,” said William Raveis, chief executive officer and chairman of William Raveis. “We’re incredibly proud to have John on our team.

The award was presented at the annual convention of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), where residential home builders and suppliers convene each year to learn about the most innovative building products and services available to the industry.

The New Home Division of William Raveis has won sales and marketing awards from the Homebuilders Association of Connecticut in every available category including overall marketing, sales personnel and sales management, web and social media development, media advertisement, brochure development, and sales collateral.  Mr. Tarducci is one of a select few individuals in the Northeast to be recognized by the National Association of Home Builders and the National Sales and Marketing Council with the designation of an Advanced Marketing Degree.

The New Homes Division of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage and Insurance continues to build on a 30-year track record providing marketing, sales and consulting services to developers, builders, investors and financial institutions. It specializes in identifying profitable business opportunities through land and development research.

About William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance

William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is one of the top companies in the nation. It was ranked in 2011 by sales volume in Real Trends 500® Magazine as the #1 family-owned real estate company in the Northeast, the 3rd largest family-owned and the 8th largest real estate company in the USA.  The innovative firm is known as an “Award-Winning Team,” being nationally recognized as an industry leader in technology, marketing and REALTOR®education.  Such recognition includes winning the coveted “Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise” distinction and placing as a finalist for “Most Innovative Website or Web Service” at Inman News’ 2011 Innovator Awards, held in San Francisco, California. William Raveis’ award-winning website, raveis.com, draws more than 10 million visits annually and includes more than 300,000+ MLS listings in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.

For four consecutive years, William Raveis has been named as “The Best Real Estate Company” by the Commercial Record and was awarded the Banker & Tradesman’s Gold Medal Residential Brokerage award from 2008-2011. William Raveis was also named the #1 “Best Place to Work” in 2010 & 2012 by the prestigious Boston Business Journal.  The Boston Business Journal placed the firm as a finalist “Best Place to Work” in 2011.

William Raveis Real Estate is a household name in its founding state, CT and is the #1 real estate company in world-renowned Fairfield County.  The company entered the Massachusetts marketplace in 2003 and, according to the 2010 closed sales volume in the Multiple Listing Service Pin, is now the largest independent brokerage in that state with 27 offices.  William Raveis recently expanded into New York and presently has offices in Rye, Harrison, Katonah, Chappaqua, Tarrytown and Briarcliff Manor in Westchester County and offices in Nyack, Rockland County. The firm has 3,000 highly trained sales professionals and 85 company-owned and affiliate offices in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  For more information, visit raveis.com or blog.raveis.com.

For details, contact:

Samantha Hamilton

(203)225-2494

samantha.hamilton@raveis.com

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