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Engel & Völkers, the European-based premium real estate brand, announced that Rick Turner of Engel & Völkers Hilton Head Island-Bluffton has been inducted into the firm’s ultra-exclusive Private Office network. Turner is one of a select group of the brand’s advisors worldwide to be awarded with this distinction.

Out of the 7,000 advisors who represent the Engel & Völkers brand in 37 countries, Turner is among only 55 selected to carry the title Private Office Advisor. The exclusive, invitation-only Private Office induction ceremony was held at the Vaquero Club in Westlake, Texas. In related news:

  • ENGEL VoLKERSEngel & Völkers welcomes Realtor Eileen Montgomery, an accomplished real estate agent for more than 15 years. Prior to “migrating South,” Montgomery enjoyed a successful career in public relations in Illinois.
  • Kathy Jenson recently joined Engel & Völkers as client and advisor service manager. When she's not supporting the agents and clients, Jenson can be found on the tennis courts or walking her dogs.

cortCharter One Realty is pleased to announce that Daniel Cort has joined the company at their North office located at 81 Main Street on Hilton Head Island. Cort joins the Sampson Group and over 129 top producing real estate professionals at Charter One Realty, Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry’s sales volume leader in real estate. A native of Greenville, and a graduate of Furman University, Cort made the move to the Lowcountry in 1996. He has nearly 20 years ofexperience in the real estate industry. He joins his wife Debbie as a member of the Charles Sampson Real Estate Group of Charter One Realty. The two will also brand themselves as the Cort Real Estate Professionals within the Sampson Group.

SticherCharter One Realty is pleased to announce that Montana Sticher has joined the company at their Promenade office located at 1 Promenade Street in Bluffton. Sticher joins The Marvin Hall Team and over 129 top producing real estate professionals at Charter One Realty, the Lowcountry’s sales volume leader in real estate. Originally from Forsyth, Ga., Sticher is a graduate of Georgia Southern where he excelled in the art of marketing and sales, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.

luekeLoni Lueke has joined Keller Williams Hilton Head/Bluffton as a sales associate. Lueke moved to the U.S. from Berlin in 2014 and founded the company Face The Facts. She is establishing a reciprocal real estate office in order to work with both Americans and Germans.


mooreWeichert Realtors welcomes Lisa Moore to the agency's sales team. Moore was born and raised in Washington state. Prior to embarking on her real estate career in 2008, she worked in the car sales and timeshare industries for nearly 20 years. She and her husband, a retired police officer, currently live in the Bluffton area. 


heeringWeichart Realtors welcomes Sharee Herring to the agency's sales team. Prior to real estate, Herring was involved in event coordination, property management and customer service. She is currently enrolled at Technical College of the Lowcountry working towards her bachelor’s degree in business management, with a minor in hospitality. She is a native of Ridgeland.

oravecPaulette Oravec joins Keller Williams Realty Hilton Head/Bluffton. Oravec has been in the real estate industry for more than 35 years, working in the Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey markets. She also was a volunteer for the American Heart Association and was chairwoman of the Heart Ball in Annapolis.

Tammy Woodard, owner of Century 21 Advantage Properties, recently attended the Century 21 International Management Academy. The three-and-a-half-day academy is such a success that the brand now offers it three times annually, twice at the corporate headquarters of Century 21 Real Estate in Madison, New Jersey, and once at a remote location in the U.S. The academy features a strategic overview of the brand’s comprehensive suite of tools and technologies and how to leverage them and other techniques into effective real estate brokerage management.

The Rupp Team was named the No. 1 agent(s) out of more than 12,000 agents nationwide in the Weichert Companies for Gross Commissions in 2016 Year To Date through February.

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