A Week In Business

Hileman Real Estate Announces Top Agents for February 

BERLIN- Sonia Zaffiris, Associate Broker, was named Top Listing Agent for February.  Sonia has many years of experience in residential, commercial properties in Delaware and Maryland.

 Bethany Drew was named Top Sales Agent.  With Hileman eight years, Drew handles listings and sales in Maryland and Delaware.

 All agents can be reached at Hileman Real Estate’s office on Cathell Road in Ocean Pines.  Open seven days a week, Hileman handles sales, rentals and property management.  The office

can be reached locally at (410) 208-9200, or toll free at (800) 337-7368. Sales and rentals can be found on line at www.hilemanrealestate.com.

 Women Supporting Women Introduces New Staff Members

BERLIN- Women Supporting Women Worcester County is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members to their Berlin office.

Gretchen Kenemuth is joining the staff and will be in the office on Wednesdays and Thursdays.  She and her husband, along with their two daughters live in the Berlin area.

Our other staff member is Betty Derry.  Betty will be in the office on Mondays and Tuesdays.  She resides in West Ocean City and has lived here for the past ten years.  Many will remember Betty as the past Executive Director of the Downtown Association.

Women Supporting Women Worcester County is the community’s only resource for breast cancer support.  Offices are located at 10031 Old Ocean City Blvd., Suite 107 in Berlin and can be reached at (410) 641-2849.

Insurance Firm Honors Top Producers

WILLARDS- Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley Insurance Brokers has announced Gary Waldych as the top producer for the month of February.

Waldych specializes in commercial lines insurance with an emphasis on condominiums, trucking, and contracting companies.  He has been with the ASC&D since 1986. Gary and his wife Joni reside in Berlin, Maryland.

Meanwhile, Laura Deeley Bren, president of Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley, proudly presented an award to Rick Martelo for being Top Producer for 2007 at their Annual Awards Meeting earlier this year.  In recognition of this award, A/SCD made a contribution to the Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore, on which Rick served on the general board and executive committee for many years.

Merrill Lynch Introduces New Associate

OCEAN CITY- The Selzer & Selzer Team at Merrill Lynch is very pleased to introduce their new “Client Associate,” Kerry Bergeman.

Originally a native of Northern Virginia, Kerry has been residing on the Eastern Shore for almost 16 years. Kerry graduated from Salisbury University with her masters in Business, which led to her career choice with Merrill Lynch in the summer of 2007. She will now be in charge of all administrative duties for the Selzer & Selzer Team.

Foot Doctor Newest Berlin Chamber Member

BERLIN- The Berlin Chamber Of Commerce is happy to welcome its newest member to downtown Berlin.

Shore Foot & Ankle has recently moved to 9956 N. Main Street Ste. #5, (Berlin Main Place).  Dr. David Gannon has moved his practice from his offices at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Mercy Medical Center to the Eastern Shore. 

Shore Foot & Ankle provides services for all foot and ankle problems including diabetic preventative foot care, ulcer and wound management, swelling and poor circulation, fractures, sprains and sports injuries and the surgical management of multiple orthopedic foot and ankle conditions.  Dr. Gannon participates in most insurance plans.

The ribbon cutting is scheduled for Saturday, April 19th, 2008 at 12:00 noon.

Wimbrow Opening Appraisal Service

BERLIN- Maury Wimbrow recently announced the opening of Wimbrow Appraisal Service LLC.

Wimbrow has been a residential and commercial real estate appraiser on the Eastern Shore for over 15 years and has been involved in real estate for 25 years, serving the Maryland, Delaware and Virginia areas. Wimbrow is a Certified Residential Appraiser and a graduate of Salisbury State University. He is a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and resides in Berlin with his wife Susan.

Seacoast Realty Announces 2007 Top Producers

BETHANY- Seacoast Realty, a Carl M. Freeman Company, held their 21st Annual Awards Ceremony for all Seacoast locations at a recent Breakfast Meeting held at the Cottage Café in Bethany Beach announced Brigit Taylor, President and Broker-of-Record of the firm.

The Starfish Awards were presented to the Top Five Individuals and the Top Five Teams in Listing Volume, Sales Volume and Top Producers (combined Listings and Sales Volume). 

The top five individual agents who were presented with Listing Volume Award for the calendar year of 2007 were Robert Kauffman, Bob Maxwell, Wayne Phillips and Steve Alexander. The Number One Listing Individual Award was presented to Marc Grimes with over $9.5 million listings sold.

The top five teams who were presented with the Listing Volume Awards for the calendar year of 2007 were Mike Conover Team; Team Dayna Feher; Team Timmons and Team Windrow/Nalewaik. The Number One Listing Team Award was presented to the Allison Stine Team with $14 million in listings sold. The Allison Stine Team consists of Allison Stine and Colleen Kellner.

“As the number one firm in the marketplace for 2007, our Sales Team epitomizes professionalism and a surpassed work ethic in a changing Real Estate market,” said Brigit Taylor.

The top five individual agents who were present with the Sales Volume Award for the calendar year of 2007 were Jane Baxter, Wayne Phillips, Steve Alexander and Rich Riddle. The Number One Sales Individual Award was awarded to Marc Grimes with over $7 million in sales.

The top five teams who were presented with the Sales Volume for calendar year 2007 were Team Timmons, Team Dayna Feher, Team Windrow/Nalewaik and Mike Conover Team. The Number One Sales Team Award was presented to the Allison Stine Team with $13 million in sales.

Awards were also presented to the Top Individual Producers and the Top Team Producers (combined Listing and Sales Volume). The top five individual producers for 2007 were Bob Maxwell, Steve Alexander, Wayne Phillips and Rich Riddle. Marc Grimes was presented the award for #1 Producing Individual with over $16.7 million in total listings and sales.

“The caliber of dedicated professionals we are privileged to work with at Seacoast Realty is phenomenal,” said Brigit Taylor. “Our clients and customers receive the highest standard of service possible. We are extremely proud of our agents and their accomplishments.”

Seacoast Realty, a leader in resort real estate, has consistently ranked as the # 1 real estate brokerage in the Bethany Beach, Fenwick and inland areas in Listings, Sales and Settlements for 2007, per MLS data.

Seacoast Realty now has over 80 agents and employees working in eight locations throughout southeastern Sussex County. As an affiliate of the reputable Carl M. Freeman Companies, Seacoast Realty provides a complete real estate solutions package, which includes residential and commercial sales and rentals, maintenance, as well as financing through First Republic Mortgage and settlement services through Atlantic Community Title. For information on starting a fulfilling career in Real Estate, contact Brigit Taylor at 302-541-5970 or visit www.seacoastDE.com or www.seacoastOC.com.