Category Archives: Spotlight On

Agent Spotlight: Leslie Clarke of Westport, CT

Today, the blog is introducing you to one of our mega-agents here at William Raveis Real Estate, Leslie Clarke of Leslie Clarke Homes in Westport, CT! A Senior Realtor and William Raveis Vice President, Leslie is consistently ranked as a top Westport listing and selling associate. She has earned the status of Chairman’s Elite Club member for 10 consecutive years, and Real Trends named Leslie in the top ½ of 1% of 1.4 million licensed real estate professionals in the United States.

We are also so excited for Leslie’s debut on NBC’s Open House NYC coming up in January 2020. Leslie works so hard for our company, but what does she enjoy in her personal time? Find out below in our next Agent Spotlight!

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Four William Raveis Real Estate Listings Selected as Finalists in HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2019

June 14, 2019 (Shelton, Conn.) — Four William Raveis Real Estate listings in Fairfield, Litchfield and Washington, Conn., Provincetown, Mass., and Naples, Fla. have been selected as finalists in the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2019. The Ultimate House Hunt is a month-long online promotion held each year on HGTV.com, featuring extraordinary homes for sale in eight categories: Amazing Kitchens, Big City Digs, Countryside Retreats, Curb Appeal, Homes with a History, Modern Masterpieces, Outdoor Escapes and Waterfront Homes.

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June 14, 2019

Spotlight On: Samuel Ham of Westport, CT

 

Today, we take you into the life of Samuel J. Ham, an agent in our Westport, CT office and a caring family man. Samuel brings deep Connecticut roots, plus a ten year mortgage banking background to his clients who credit his market awareness and negotiation skills as some of his best attributes as a realtor. Read on to find out more about Samuel!

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May 14, 2019

Spotlight on Jillian Klaff of Westport, CT

Today, our agent spotlight focuses on Jillian Klaff, a dedicated Westport agent of 25 years with three sons and four grandchildren. Jillian emigrated with her husband from South Africa in 1978 and has been in the tri-state area ever since!

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March 7, 2019

Agent Spotlight: Jeffrey Bodeau of Glastonbury, CT

Today’s agent spotlight focuses on Jeffrey Bodeau, a sales associate from Glastonbury, CT. After flipping homes for thirty years, Jeffrey broke into real estate 12 years ago. Read on for more about Jeffrey and his beautiful family!

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October 19, 2018

“Grateful for Your Support, My Daughter’s Fight With Cancer”

Grateful for Your Support

By Beth Barry Brown

When my 17 year old daughter, Ellie, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in July, it was such a shock.  She had been very healthy her whole life and an exceptional athlete in multiple sports.  During the process of being diagnosed and through her treatments she has endured so much, both emotionally and physically.  Continue reading

October 18, 2018

“Part of Something Bigger” – Dan Ferriouolo

When Dan Ferriouolo, a WRRE agent in Milford, hit his fundraising goal of $2,000 for the annual Raveis Ride + Walk, his mother, Vicki, cried because she knew the donations to the Damon Runyon Cancer Foundation were made in her honor. In 2014, Vicki was diagnosed with breast cancer, after already enduring cervical cancer and melanoma. The following months proved to be a heart-wrenching roller coaster for the family, but throughout the tears, the more prevalent emotion was anger — an emotion they had never felt before.

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September 13, 2018

“Breast Cancer Is Just A Chapter, Not the Story Of My Life,” Jennifer Cavanaugh & Her Journey

When you are juggling three sons three and under and you lead an active, healthy and fit life, the last words you expect to hear are “You have cancer.” But that’s the phone call Jennifer Cavanaugh, 35, received in June 2018 while traveling with her family — and her whole world shifted. Three months ago, as she was putting her eight-month-old baby in his crib for a nap, she found a lump. Two doctors told her it was likely a cyst, but she pushed for further testing. Ultimately, a biopsy showed she had an aggressive form of breast cancer, called HER2/hormone negative, a protein in her cells that allows the cancer to live and spread.

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September 6, 2018

William Raveis & the Boston Red Sox, by Ryan Raveis

It’s not every day that you get to participate in a TV commercial shoot with professional baseball players, but that’s exactly how I spent a chilly Thursday morning in May, after we announced the exciting news that we were the new official real estate company of the Boston Red Sox.

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July 2, 2018

Memories of Our Father, An Interview with Ryan & Chris Raveis

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day then having Ryan and Chris Raveis share their favorite memories of their dad, Founder and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate, Bill Raveis. As all of you are celebrating your fathers today, we reflect on what these great men have taught us! Thank you, Dads!

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June 17, 2018