GOOD MORNING EVERYONE:
It is a custom at many Thanksgiving dinners to go around the table so that each family member has the opportunity to remark about what they are most thankful for. What Stacey and I are most thankful for is our great families and loved ones, friends, agents, and staff that have helped us grow the most amazing Real Estate company in the world! We are so very proud of all of you.
We want to thank each and every one of you for all that you have done to ake our company and our lives special…
We are so Thankful for:
Soraya Abreu for always being so positive and uplifting.
Brian Alcorn for showing Stacey that she is not the only Alcorn that can pass the Bar exam.
Mary Alcorn for being so supportive of Stacey and allowing her more time to do what she does.
Derek Amato for being the quiet, steady sales machine that he is.
Shannon Anderson for giving us a try and showing us she is all over the real estate market.
Christine Andrade for being the social networking and tech guru that she is and
for finding the courage to take a leap of faith in our favor.
Paul Annaloro for reminding us that when you pop into the office everyone knows and for showing us all you can make friend, status updates, and more even with no facebook page.
Eric Appleton for helping us get on our feet in Metro West and always being a team player.
Deb Auger for just having that go get them attitude and focusing on her business and doing it well even when she was under the weather.
Cami Baker for being the expired queen!
Carole Barrett for showing us that often times brilliant real estate agents often breed other brilliant real estate agents and for showing that it is possible to be a great negotiator and business person by staying cool, calm, collected, and respectful of all parties.
Christine Bastek for taking care of the Wilbraham crew and always making the best oodies.
Barb Belanger for always checking in around town, staying apprised of local politics, and for keeping team Chelmsford on their toes.
Carole Benham for stepping up and taking on a crazy amount of responsibility and earning along the way.
Juliette aka JJ Bergeron for somehow someway working with everyone to get deals closed.
Butch Bergeron for being one of our true go to guy and always being helpful.
Ralph Berthiaume for joining the Prospect crew and being a big part of the financing team.
Ruth Berube for always willing to learn and try new things and doing it with a smile.
John Bielefeld for getting out there and showing everyone there is money in fsbo’s, expireds, and yes online leads.
Ed Bisson for honestly being one of the best human beings we’ve ever met.
Nina Bisson for being a trooper in this tough market and figuring out ways to succeed.
Kristen Blanchet for being a team player that always gives us good advice, for volunteering her time on committees and task forces to help others find their way to greatness, and for holding down the fort on the mobile home market.
Laurie Bongiorni for doing it all and making it look easy….mom, dancer, dog lover, ….she might not be a great cook…but as for all the rest…she makes it look super easy.
Brian Bouchard for keeping on keeping on.
Adam Boyce for honestly how the heck did you get that license plate and for being voted RE/MAX best looking 2011!
Renee Boyle for showing us that family comes first…then real estate…spend quality time with the ones you love because money is something that can be made anytime…but time is something we lose by the hour.
Leslie Brenker for being positive, upbeat, and pleasant.
Paul Brouillette for always having a deck of cards on him to blow our minds with his tricks and for being our unpaid guest speaker testimonial at each rally.
Leah Burke for being lead street converter extraordinaire!
Shayne Burke for having grace and love during a tough time and showing us what family really means.
Jason Burkins for always looking for creative ways to get business and meet new people.
John Cabral for always trying to do what he can with tough deals and helping our LO’s and agents.
Betty Camilo for showing us more hair styles then we thought were possible and having a smile and for showing if you put your mind to anything…even a marathon…all you have to do is focus and go for it.
Donna Caouette for doing everything she can, but always keeping the most important the most important and for being our own RE/MAX Prestige idol with her singing!
Carol Carter for showing us that good people can and will get through anything.
John Chase for being a great support and inspiration and the only guy who can really pull off purple shirts.
Patsy Chinchillo for showing us that for every year that goes by you actually can get better and better.
Jim Chretien for always making us laugh – you big goof.
Mary Christensen for being the brains and the beauty behind the successful Christensen Team.
Preben Christensen for understanding that success doesn’t just happen you need
to work at it each and every day. You’re the man hands down.
William Chviruk for making the most out of every situation and willing to give anything a try.
Jack Connolly for bringing additional new construction resources to our team.
Karen Couillard for kicking butt in her business and always being a big help.
Pat Courtney for just putting her head down and trying to get through the maze of life…and doing it with a smile.
Tom Courtney for showing us that being President of NEAR is something he was born to do…that and maybe president of the US…think about it…he could totally pull it off.
Jon Crandall for coming around in his Sherriff’s uniform once and a while to remind Andy he has a gun.
Wendy Crandall for showing us that pregnancy can be done with class and style and a big smile.
Julianne Crum for her marketing genius and for keeping Team Crum organized.
Michael Crum for always being the ultimate professional and just going to work.
Jane Culverwell for almost always coming to our rallies and for always having a smile to offer, a positive thought, or wisdom to share.
Shirley Cunico for always being that light of hope and always always doing everything you can.
Michelle D’India for always willing to try and participate in anything. Tough deals are her specialty.
Jenn Davis for wearing many hats and remembering who’s the Top Dawg.
Lilian Regia Davis for just not putting up with nonsense and working every deal and day to the fullest.
Pam DeAngelo for not taking any guff and doing whats right each and every time.
Andrea Delahunty for well what can we say. You are one of the nicest and most positive people around. Our smallest – Biggest Cheerleader.
Nicholas DeLuca for making our transition to Burlington so easy and always being vailable to help.
Joan Denaro for showing us that things may get in the way, but we can go over, under, around, or through. Just figure it out.
Bob Devito for being the face of consistency in the challenging bank owned market and for having the courage to make a big move to RE/MAX.
Ann Marie Digirolamo for being that perfect professional and showing that clients are all to be respected if you want to be around for a while.
Andrea Dillon for her great smile and laugh.
Jamie Dixon for showing us that sometimes a break is all you need to get the fire re-lit and energized.
Jim Dolliver for driving everyone crazy by making it look effortless to have an amazing real estate business.
John Downey for making monumental changes and for being an evangelist.
Anne Drakopoulos for not being afraid to try out new technology like vlogging.
Donna Duca for showing DD no longer stands for great coffee…but now it stands for committed, hard working agent too!
Skip Dunlavey for changing peoples lives every day.
Celeste Dunn for giving us a try and sharing all your great knowledge.
Priscilla Durand for coming to parades, sales rallies, and anything she can.
Kevin Durkin for being a total goofball and being the captain of the Re/max Prestige Golf Team, President of the Holiday Party Committee, and being in charge of our GOYA motivational team.
Barb Dwyer for being part of a dynamic duo and being a great supporter through thick and thin.
Karen Earnest for being willing to blaze new paths and put her experience to use for all…even if she has to hobble just a little.
Jackie Esielionis for always always always always always being positive no ifs ands or buts.
Mark Esielionis for being witty and for diving into new technology and systems head first.
Gloria Fabiano for jumping into the Tewksbury market and simply being great.
Lynne Farrington for knowing what to say and when to say it. You are a sweetheart. Thank you.
Michelle Fermin for juggling a million things at once and not dropping any.
Linda Fisher for creating music in the orchestra and with her clients.
Joe Fisichelli for his no nonsense approach to greatness
Steve Fisichelli for his calm demeanor, and for always lending a hand around the office when a phone, computer, or even a light bulb malfunctions. Thank you.
Patti Fitzgerald for showing that sometimes when your family keeps growing so does your passion to do more business more efficiently.
Robert Flagg for giving us a try just being a part of our great team.
Virginia Flagg for being Bob’s better half
Michael Flynn for doing all he can for our clients financing needs and for always being part of our office events.
Mary Foley for some how some way each day putting up with that crazy husband of yours.
Tim Foley for always being a gentleman and willing to try new things that will enhance your business and for showing never ending passion to be the best for his clients.
Claudette Forbes for being so supportive and vocal about how great things really are at
Re/max and in life. And for hooking us up with a great tree at the Festival of trees and for supporting our SGK walk.
Scott Forbes for being the muscle when Claudette needs to roll heads.
Deb Forgione for not giving up on New Construction in a tough economy and being wilingl to use new technologies.
Malcolm Fulford for using the punches that life throws to grow stronger, more driven, more talented, and more unstoppable.
Roberta Fulford for never giving up and always finding new leads and working deal until they close.
Lori Gagnon for being a great part of Team Bisson and always holding down the fort.
Alyssa Gallant for trying to keep the peace and calming the storms. Oh ya you also love Pistachio nuts. Who doesn’t!
Rita Gandhi for kindness and generosity and really embracing technology/social networking
Sharon Gannon for sticking with us even after hitting the lottery……oh wait a minute……well thanks for coming back after you didn’t win the lottery.
Sara Gasparrini for being a fantastic agents that cares about her clients and her firm.
Meeta Gill for being a positive ray of sunshine.
Bill Godwin for not forgetting that life is for living and never giving up on your dreams.
Chuck Gordon for not giving up on a career he loves and finding those nuggets of deals he turns into gold.
Lyn Gorka for totally crushing the competition and making us laugh for weeks after Birthday Lunch Club and for making huge strides to help animals in need.
Ephraim Gottlieb for being the best Short Sale Negotiator the planet has ever seen and always supporting whatever our Re/MAX agents are doing!!!!!
Mark Gouthro for proving that appraisers are people too!
Adrienne Goyette for constantly always learning and thriving.
Margaret Graveline for making the world smile with her poetry.
Rich Graveline for his big heart.
Nick Graveline for keeping Team Graveline in the forefront of social networking and technology.
Alex Guzman for keeping Team Fermin running like a well oiled machine.
Jen Hamilton for being a full time Mom and a Full Time Agent!
Grace Hamilton for always trying to set Andy straight and tell him how unbelievably handsome he is!
Sallie Hand for always keeping her chin up.
Samir Hannoush for taking great care of his clients and constantly finding new opportunities.
David Hart for always finding the bright side.
Eileen Hayes for proving that women can be powerful new construction super stars too.
Sydney Hirsh for running an organized efficient business while also keeping family first and taking time to travel the world.
Maureen Hoffmann for being our go to girl…like fedex says … when it absolutely, positively has to get their overnight…there’s fedex. When WE absolutely positively need something to get done we go to Maureen.
John Highes Jr. for always just buckling down to conquer a tough market.
John Hughes III for being the easiest agent in the world to deal with…we rarely see him or hear from him but he’s always closing deals like crazy.
Dawn Hyde for helping Team Esielionis batten down the hatches on a strong rental market.
Brenda Ingersoll for always giving her all.
Dalia Izvolsky for an amazing work ethic, a determination to conquer the tough deals, and her great outfits.
Brian Kasprzyk for the many many years of service and friendship. You should
wear a crown everyday because you are the original BK.
Bryan Keefe for proving the great Realtor gene runs in the family.
Joanne Keefe for giving everything she has and doing whatever she can and for
always always always wearing a smile while doing it.
Juergen Keller for trusting us and placing his confidence in us. You are an unbelievable person and we are honored to have you on our team.
Alice Kempf for being the level…even keeled…thinker of Team Sanchez.
Steve Kfoury for truly living the complaint free life.
Melissa Kimball for diving in and really being great at everything she takes on and embracing new technology and new ideas.
Karen King for being there for so many people that needed help and never giving up.
Louise Knight for always willing to go whereever to learn and always willing to try new things.
Paula Kowalczik for being the undiscovered Anthony Robbins…we discovered it…now the rest of the world needs to.
Jen Lander for being a great support for our company technology systems.
Christina Lazark for showing us that you can sit on a beach and sell houses 35 thousand miles away….
Walter Lem for being a true professional and willing to adjust to the changing times.
Bill LeTendre for just getting it done. No nonsense Bill should be his nickname.
Dan Levine for finding out all the cool technology out there and sharing it with us all.
Sherry Levine for believing in us even when we didn’t give her a lot to believe in…for being a huge support.
Steven Levine for being a huge supporter and always sharing your ideas with us……some we understand and some not so much
You are the true go-giver.
Susan Lewis for being that go to person that we can always count on and for showing us when life throws you waves learn how to surf.
Len Lochrie for always being a go to guy for Broker Opens and being our eyes and ears on the street.
Joe Lombardo for trying to work through the mazes of financing and just being an overall good guy.
Kris Loranger for traveling the entire world while building a great real estate business at the same time.
Laly Luhrs for showing us the leadstreet leads actually do work and for her positive support.
Liz Luis for never never never giving up.
Ellen MacKenzie …for proving that if you want it bad enough…you can jump right into this business and do amazing things.
LaShanta Magnusson for her consistency and dedication and willingness to find solutions rather than pass the buck!!
Debi Malone for always working her plan and planning her work…there will be ups and downs but she proves that if you work your plan you will always come out ahead.
Kathy Mamos for keeping Team Lazrak’s momentum at all times.
Meghan Maraghy for always persevering and for making us laugh.
Peter Marino for demonstrating that a routine is all you need…well maybe not all…but its a good start to sucess.
Wayne Marsh for being the dude we count on when its too late and for always doing anything he can.
Jose Martinez for keeping the fun in real estate.
Yanny Martinez for defying the rest of the market but killing it in sales.
Roger Martin for always coming in the office, giving it his all, learning new things…and keeping Stacey’s fridge stocked with fresh vegetables all summer long!
Michael Mathieu for keeping his nose to the grindstone day in and day out.
Sandra Mayer for always staying positive.
Kim McCloskey for keeping KK organized and for always being pleasant and open to learning new ideas.
Elaine McDonald for being a rally big cheerleader for us both in real estate and in the community. Your heart is as big as they get.
Jill McGowan for making sure the Big Bald Guy stays on the phone until we get a yes and always being a happy and pleasant ray of light.
Dee Mercado for taking care of all the weekend stuff week in and week out.
Trish Mescall for keeping Team Chelmsford organized and always rolling with the punches.
Mary Midgley for being focused, positive, and helpful to other agents around her.
Barbara Miller for always putting her best foot forward…always helping us grow and succeed.
Matt Milonopoulos for enchanting people by living Desiderata.
Stacie Mimeault for holding down afternoons and being available when called. We will miss you tons.
Paul Montefusco for making it clear…Andy is not the Italian Stallion..you are.
Amsi Morales for her willingness to constantly get better and better – is that possible.
Elineth More for keeping the cogs in Team Martinez rolling smoothly.
Joan Morrison for always positive attitude and professional demenour.
Tom Morrissette for his love of real estate and apparently beer……and maybe cars too…
Mary Murphy for always giving 110% of herself to achieve her dreams and goals.
Michelle Nadeau for juggling it all.
Edward Newton for embracing technology and bringing it to the team.
Dave Nicholaou for making sure he does everything he can to help us and his clients.
Kerry Nicolls for her positive attitude (and for sharing Sam
Debbie Noone for mentoring others to greatness.
Cheryl O’Connell for for her pleasant demeanor and great sense of style.
Dan O’Connell for taking the bank owned world by fire, for ignoring the market, and for always being present to help the office.
Laurie O’Connell for great outifts, her even keel personality, and for running a great business while managing the schedules of two busy teenage kids.
Doris O’Keefe for finding all the great RE/MAX agents who aren’t yet RE/MAX agents.
Candy Owens for making us smile…managing a great team…and for proving that after all these years, she’s still got it!
Dennis Page for showing us that you can sell a ton of houses and go on vacation 11 months out fo the year too.
Mike Page for his drive and ambition … DPA is having their best year ever…same year Mike joins…just saying.
Mike Palatino for getting his degree while managing his real estate business and setting a great example for all.
Angelo Paleologos for caring about the past and always trying to do what is right.
Douglas Palino for not only worring about the Vegetarians in the world, but also the meat eating wackos too.
Diana Paquette for putting up with a nine hour commute to get to work…and doing it with a smile.
Naven Patel for always finding different ways to put and keep deals together.
Beth Paulauskas for always making sure the Westford agents are informed and ready to tackle the market.
Matthew Peabody for taking a great responsibility and running with it with determination and vigor….for making sure the Peabody name lives on in real estate.
Tara Peranelli for managing a very busy family and juggling a very busy real estate business.
Diane Perlack for being a control freak
…in a nice way…wish we had more like you…we wouldn’t need e&o
Bryan Perreira for reminding us that you do not need good looks and a great personality to do well in sales and yes you will still be in the basement of the new building!!!
Lisa Perriccio for being the backbone of the East Longmeadow office. Grace and Class and a kick ass attitude.
Signe Peterson for showing us its not how much business you do its how you do your business.
Jo Porter for kicking ass and taking names in real estate.
Nina Prevost for your approach to life and making sure that Andy is balanced and very happy.
Keishla Quiles for keeping team Pelham organized and going out on a limb to produce great pieces on Publiher.
Jen Ragno for holding down the fort in CT.
Ananth Ram for understanding its all about treating clients fairly and honestly.
Dianne Raymond for understanding that life is tough and work is too, but when
you got a plan it all works out….also for being mom to the cutest dog in the world.
Elizabeth Rhodes for killing it in real estate…and doing it with a smile!
Art Richton for a great sense of humor and a passion to raise awareness for cancer.
Dan Richton for being a great team player and for actually getting in a jail cell and proposing to a stranger for the scavenger hunt.
Kathy Riley for helping us get Prestige Homes Magazine off the ground and making it a hit monthly!!!
Gwen Rivera-Levine for caring for others and going out of her way to help people.
Maria Rivera for being such a big supporter and willing to do and try anything to help anyone…and for being a great cook!
Heydie Rivera for being a huge part of The Sanchez Team and learing and earning.
Michelle Rivera for consistenly showing us that the more you care the more you can do.
Gail Roberts for always smiling and always projecting a great attitude.
Bucky Rogers for showing us that age does not determine what you will do in life.
Nancy Rogers for showing us all the importance of helping family.
Ed Rosamilio for showing us successful agents can have some fun time too…greens and fairways baby!
Paula Rosamilio for keeping the team super organized…your team and our Pelham team!
Robbi Rubenstein for being one of the sweetest people on earth.
Linda Salemi for always being there when we need and all the constant support.
Daisy Sanchez for taking the lead and taking charge of your world. You go girl.
Miguel Sanchez for always coming out of left field with a deal or two.
Bill Schellbach for fighting fires by deal and putting fires out deal after deal after deal.
Debbie Schradieck for being a great real estate agent and for not giving up on her true passions in life.
Marie Sengupta for just quitely going about her life and her business with a smile and passion.
Jim Serino for showing us that his height disability really is not a disability at all. Jim and Andy’s 6 yr old son Justin have something in common – their pant lengths.
Diane Seymour for making sure our butts are covered legally and always being so sweet.
Touran Shams for being great at everything…real estate yes….commercial real estate yup… rug repair oh yes….electronics recycling yup that too.
Ruth Shaw-Lessard for putting up with 240 people who want to get paid yesterday!!!!!
Ted Shepard for being a part of our great team.
Pam Sheridan for always having balloons ready on weekends and always there to help when needed.
Pamala Sherpa for doing everything that needs to be done so Paul doesn’t have to.
Christina Silva for showing us that life is all about what you put into it. You ARE wonderwoman.
Maria Silva for showing us that sweetness and caring will get you everywhere.
Gerald Simone for always coming to sales rallies and always giving it his all in this business.
Dana Singleton for not slowing down and willing to do what he needs to.
James Skrekas for always being willing to help…even when not feeling great.
Pamela Smeagle for being a part of the team and always willing to learn.
Joanne Smith for her no nonsense approach to life and always finding things in the community we should be doing.
Rob Smith for defying the market (seriously…cash offer on a $1mil + deal)
Ellie Stanton for not giving up and willing to learn new things.
Shirely Stephens for becoming THE cdpe, short sale specialist for western ma…and for making sure the world stays skinny!
Julie Stewart for her smile that we always see.
Doug Stone for being a pilot, going on safari, and showing us how exciting life can be!
June Tabaldi for sharing with us huge opportunity in Burlington…for believing in us with others tried to give you reasons not to
Christina Tarpy for making sure a week doesn’t go by that RE/MAX Prestige isn’t representated somewhere on the news.
Mark Tavenner for support, great ideas, and being the king of construction.
David Tellier for giving everything he can everyday to his career and always being such a huge help and champion.
Steve Thornhill for kicking butt in business…no such things as part time!
Lee Thurston for putting his years of experience to work for our agents and
their clients and finding the best possible home financing program for
Mark Toomy for just coming to work and getting done what needs to get done.
Gary Trouville for taking huge monumental steps in his life…FACEBOOK BABY!
Tuyet Tu for just doing everything she can to make people happy.
Melissa Vanderburgh for showing us that you can do it all – you can have a
successful real estate career and raise a basketball team.
John Wade for being willing to learn and try all new types of things.
Susan Weinstein for being the easiest to work with!
Kevin Wentzell for being a world class handball champion and for finding ways to get people into homes that they can afford.
Christine Widtfeldt for proving it IS a great time to get into real estate!
Kathy Wilson for always being the first to volunteer to help and for caring so much about everyone.
Peggy Wilson for making sure the Westford office has everything is might need
and keeping her real estate business ramped up even in barkmulch season
Matthew Witte for teaching the children of the world and a few real estate agents a thing or two along the way.
John Wynne for being that steady and balanced person we can always count on. You are the Joel Osteen of real estate!
Marcia Zaniboni for caring about others more than herself and willing to do whatever she can to help.
Angela Zhang for going the extra mile to make sure her clients are happy.
Rosanna Lopez-Zingales for making Team Z a team to be reckoned with and for putting up with all those silly ideas from Joe.
Joe Zingales for realizing that we really are the single best real estate firm that has ever graced the human race. Oh and for putting out that fire!
We would also like to take a moment and remember 2 fantastic individuals that are no longer with us.
Paul Cote – we have always been and always will be thankful for the chance
to work with you and know you. You were a man of great integrity,
passion, caring, humor and you have and always will be missed. Rest in
peace our friend.
Paula Peabody – we had the very lucky opportunity to get to know you over so many years. You were one of the strongest, most caring, most dedicated, and most beloved
women we have ever known. Your presence and lessons are still with us
and we will think about you forever. Rest in peace our friend.
We are also thankful for the thousand of cooperating Agents throughout the Merrimack Valley, Southern New Hampshire, Pioneer Valley, and Metro-West. Without your support and hard work we would not have been able to close a remarkable 2800 transactions this year!
As many of you know, this has been a stellar year for our P3 Coaching business. We’ve had the opportunity to travel the world showing other Agents and owners how to run great businesses. We owe great thanks to everyone at P3 Coaching who has enabled us to pursue this dream.
Jeff Wright for his integrity, caring, and amazing drive.
Ruth Berliner for keeping us pumped and prime with awesome marketing materials.
Marilyn Nuzie for keeping us organized, on time, and looking like pros.
Sue Helland for always saying yes…even when we ask for things at the very last second.
Michael Wright for making our sales rallies look great and being a team player.
Jeff II for making sure the bills are paid and books are balanced.
Of course, a huge thank you to Dave and Gail Liniger as well as Margaret Kelly for setting P3 Caoching into lift off from a small operation out of New England to one of the largest coaching companies in the world.
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!!!!