Antoinette “Toni” George from Summit-based Claremont Realty Group joins Weichert, Realtors in a regional role as Director of Business Development
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 • 2:44pm
James Weichert Jr. is pleased to announce that Antoinette “Toni” George, who owned Summit-based Claremont Realty Group, has chosen to join Weichert, Realtors in a regional role as Director of Business Development. In this role, George will work closely with Weichert sales managers and executives to help them maximize the opportunities for growing their business and sales force.
“I am pleased to welcome Toni to our team,” said Weichert. “As the former owner of an independent boutique real estate agency that emphasized personalized service, Toni prides herself on her strong roots and community involvement in Summit and the surrounding areas. These qualities will serve her well as she begins the next phase of her career with Weichert.”
In a related announcement, 13 sales associates from Claremont Realty Group have chosen to join Weichert, Realtors’ Summit office as sales associates. These associates include: Donna Arace, Stephen Jay Brown, Rachel Buntin, Marcia Coviello, George Fieldsend, Jason Forster, Linda Gargiulo, Trish Ollom, Neki Robinson, Kate Roessle, Sara Russo and Rose Whippich. Additionally, Lisa Becker and Bianca D’Alessio will join Weichert as referral associates.
Added Robyn Barone, sales manager of Weichert’s Summit office, “I am excited to work with all of the associates from Claremont Realty Group who have joined Weichert’s Summit office. Their comprehensive market knowledge, collective commitment to excellence and hometown outlook will allow them to make an immediate positive impact to our business.”
Toni George has been a licensed real estate professional for 20 years, and was most recently the principal/managing broker of record of Claremont Realty Group. In addition, George played an integral role in the development of the Claremont Corporate Center, an innovative space that unites the historic 1873 Risk Mansion with brand-new, state-of-the-art architecture in the heart of downtown Summit.
A long-time resident of Summit, George is a member of the National Association of Realtors, New Jersey Association of Realtors (NJAR) and North Central Jersey Association of Realtors. A top producer, she achieved Top 1% production in a real estate company of 750 agents before founding Claremont Realty Group, and has served as chairman of the verification committee to the NJAR Circle of Excellence Committee for the past seven years. George is also a trustee for Summit Downtown Inc. and a Summit Affordable Housing board member, as well as an active volunteer with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and a previous board member for Summit Junior Baseball.
“I look forward to starting a new venture with Weichert, Realtors,” said George. “When I was considering my options, it was an easy choice to join Weichert, and I am pleased that many of my sales associates have decided to follow me. Not only is Weichert a market leader in our area, but I found it to have the best platform for my associates to expand their business and provide top-notch service to their clients.”
Invite these top neighborhood specialists in to learn about the real estate services that Weichert, Realtors has to offer. Weichert’s Summit office is located at 474 Morris Avenue, and can be reached by phone at (908) 277-1200.
Since 1969, Weichert, Realtors has grown from a single office into one of the nation’s leading providers of homeownership services by putting its customers first. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. Weichert leverages its customer website, www.weichert.com, one of the most visited real estate websites in the nation, to help families and individuals realize the dream of homeownership through quick and easy access to listing information and the services of its real estate professionals nationwide. For more information, Weichert’s customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD. Weichert franchised offices are independently owned and operated.