Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty (DGSIR), one of the nation's leading realtors, recently co-sponsored the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale at the Sotheby's Auction House in New York. Held Wednesday, November 9, the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale brought in a total of $315,837,000, the highest for a Contemporary Art Evening sale at Sotheby's since May 2008 and the company's third highest ever, virtually matching the $315,907,000 set at Sotheby's in November 2007.
Key representatives from Daniel Gale Sotheby's attended the exclusive event, including Bonnie Devendorf and Barbara Candee of the Locust Valley office, Ellen Zipes representing Old Westbury, Bonnie Doran from the Manhasset office, Lisa Gilpin from the East End's Shelter Island office. Laura Zambratto represented Cold Spring Harbor, Lois Kirschenbaum Roslyn, Nava Mitnick came from the Port Washington office, Lisa Lauricella attended for the East Norwich office, Bonnie Williamson represented for Huntington and Miriam Ainbinder for the Stony Brook office.
Our unique association with the Sotheby's Auction House provides Daniel Gale Sotheby's with a valuable point of differentiation in the market, remarked Patricia J. Petersen, President and CEO of DGSIR. Our co-sponsorship and attendance at this event gives us the opportunity to make a strong presence and showcase our outstanding listings of fine properties among this critical and qualified audience of potential buyers and sellers.
The Sotheby's International Realty network currently has more than 11,900 sales associates located in approximately 590 offices in 44 countries and territories worldwide.
Founded in 1922, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty consistently leads the nation in achieving one of the highest average sales prices in the country. Voted Best Residential Real Estate Company in the Long Island Business News annual readership poll, Daniel Gale Sotheby's is a billion dollar plus organization with close to 600 sales associates in 21 sales offices spanning Long Island. Services include an award-winning Relocation Center, a New Homes division, a Condominium Group, a Commercial Division; Ambassador Abstract, a full-service title company, and a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage affiliation.
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty has been the exclusive Sotheby's International Realty ® affiliate for Long Island's North Shore since 1976. Over the course of this relationship, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty has gained exceptional national and international recognition, including taking top honors worldwide for the past several years.
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty is on the Regents Board of Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate, a global network of leading real estate companies and active in both Real Trends and The Realty Alliance (some of the real estate industry's most influential companies with participation "by invitation only"). More information may be obtained at www.danielgale.com.
About Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC
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.