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Debbie Menzer, branch manager of Weichert, Realtors’ Herndon Office, announced that several sales associates have been honored for their achievements in August.
Carolina Casais earned the honor of top producer, leading the office in dollar volume, revenue units, listings sold and total sales. She is a member of the top-ranking Chairman of the Board Premiere Club and led the Capital Region in sales units in 2004, finishing third in revenue units. Chris Cochran, a member of the President’s Club, led the way in listings for the month. Cochran is also a member of the Executive’s Gold Club, signifying a high level of sales financed through Weichert Financial.
Wes Foster, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of The Long & Foster Companies, announces that he will donate $400,000 to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts taking place along the Gulf Coast of the United States.
Foster pledged an immediate $200,000 and has asked that the company’s agents and staff match the initial $200,000 corporate contribution by sending checks to the American Red Cross, www.redcross.org, The Salvation Army, www1.salvationarmy.org or any other reputable relief organization. Foster expects that Long & Foster’s contribution to the relief efforts will surpass $400,000.
The top agents of National Realty for August are: Top Producer, Rene Vega and Yesli Ventura; Top Sales and Top Lister, Wade & Nan Gilley, Sr.; Top Buyer Agent, Samantha Summers; Top Rental Agent, Shimon Hye. The President's Club honorees are: Rene Vega and Yesli Ventura, Wade & Nan Gilley, Aaron & Bree Bell, and Wade Gilley, Jr.
Other Top National Performers for August 2005: Bobby Hughes, Billy Hoh, Darlene Veal Salvador, Nagarani Kola, Tim Johnson, Wade Gilley, Jr., Natalie Bryant, Patrick Geasey, Imran Awan, Mary Webb.
National Realty is seeking persons interested in a real estate career in Northern Virginia. Call Keith Hartke at 703-932-6501.