February 3, 2014
ONE Sotheby’s International Realty VP Kevin Tomlinson Named To MIAMI Association Of Realtors Residential Board
By Kreps deMaria
Kevin Tomlinson, Vice President of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, has been named to the Residential Board of Governors of the MIAMI Association of Realtors today, announced Mayi de la Vega, Founder and CEO of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty.
Known as “the voice of real estate,” the mission of the MIAMI Association of Realtors is to serve as the business and public policy advocate for realtors, representing professionals in all aspects of real estate sales, marketing, and brokerage at the local, state, national and international levels. Chartered by the National Association of Realtors in 1920, the MIAMI Association of Realtors has more than 31,000 members, making itthe largest local association in the nation. As a new member of the Residential Board of Governors, Tomlinson will serve as an advocate for Miami realtors, bringing almost two decades of experience and knowledge in residential real estate sales.
Tomlinson joined ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s Miami Beach office as Vice President in August 2010, and has been a key player in Miami Beach luxuryreal estate for almost two decades. He serves as a member of the Master Brokers Forum and is often touted for his insight and news updates on the market through his well-known South Beach Condo Blog. Also passionate about the arts, Tomlinson serves as a board member of Miami Beach’s Bass Museum of Art.
“I am honored to be named to the Residential Board of Governors of the MIAMI Association of Realtors,” said Tomlinson. “I look forward to fostering the realtor community by serving as an advocate, especially during this exciting and dynamic time of growth in the Miami real estate market.”
Founded just five years ago by CEO Mayi De La Vega and now numbering more than 350 agents in eight offices, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty achieved total sales of more than $1.6 billion in 2013, realizing a 36 percent growth year-over-year from 2012. ONE Sotheby’s International Realty is ranked by 2013 REAL Trends 500 as No. 102 of the Top 500 U.S. Brokerage Companies by closed sales volume jumping from No. 145 in 2012. With an average sales price of $1,114,944, the firm is listed amongst the nation’s top 50 firms by average home sales prices.
About ONE Sotheby’s International Realty
As the fastest growing luxury real estate brokerage firm inSouth Florida, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty has eight offices inFort Lauderdale,Coral Gables,Miami Beach, Sunny Isles, BrickellandKey Biscayne, and has recruited more than 350 agents since its inception in 2008. In addition to its luxury brokerage division, the firm also boasts a development sales division, representing some of South Florida’s most successful and prestigious condo developments. In 2013, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty achieved sales of more than $1.6 billion, and under the direction of CEO Mayi de la Vega, realized a36percent growth year-over-year from 2012, holding the majority market share of properties sold for over $1 million. For more information, visit www.onesothebysrealty.com.
About Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates, Inc.
Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. In February 2004, Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby’s International Realty name and the development of a full franchise system by Realogy’s subsidiary, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Affiliations in the system are granted only to brokerages and individuals meeting strict qualifications. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit www.sothebysrealty.com.