Local REALTORS® Named 2017 Connecticut Five Star Real Estate Agents

— Michele Watson

Father-Son Duo at Weichert, REALTORS® – The Zubretsky Group Recognized for Service Excellence

John Zubrestky, III, (on left) and his father, John Zubretsky, Jr., have been named 2017 Connecticut Five Star Real Estate Agents.

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. / May 8, 2017 – WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Zubretsky Group is proud to announce that REALTOR John Zubrestky, III, has been named a 2017 Connecticut Rising Star Real Estate Agent. The Broker/Owner of the Weichert® affiliate, John Zubretsky, Jr., was also named a 2017 Connecticut Five Star Real Estate Agent. Rising Star and Five Star Agents are chosen based on surveys of exemplary service from their customers.
“My son and I are truly honored to be recognized by our customers for the quality service we were able to provide,” said Zubretsky, Jr. “Our goal at WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Zubretsky Group is to create a memorable home buying or selling experience for each and every client. This distinctive honor truly recognizes the hard work and dedication we put forth daily, as well as the passion we have for our profession.”
The elder Zubretsky, who lives in Wethersfield, has been actively involved in real estate since 1977. He and his father, John Sr., opened their real estate agency in 1977, joined the Weichert national franchise system in 2012 and quickly became one of its top producing affiliates. His son, John Zubretsky, III, grew up watching him work in real estate and decided to follow in his father’s footsteps. The younger Zubretsky obtained his real estate license when he was 18 and has been working full-time in real estate since 2012.
Independent market-research firm Five Star Professional surveyed Connecticut-area residents who purchased a home priced at more than $150,000 within a nine-month period (September 2015 to May 2016). The final list of 2017 Connecticut Five Star Real Estate Agents is a select group, representing less than 7 percent of real estate agents in the area.
To be named a 2017 Connecticut Five Star Real Estate Agent, entrants needed to satisfy each of the following objective criteria: 1) Receive a qualifying client satisfaction rating. 2) Satisfy the applicable state licensing requirements. 3) Be actively employed as a licensed professional for a minimum of three years. 4) Receive a favorable regulatory and complaint history review. 5) Satisfy minimum client volume or production on a one-year and three-year basis (number and volume of transactions or number of client households served).
WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Zubretsky Group is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliated office that specializes in residential real estate, foreclosures, short sales, distressed properties, and commercial real estate. The Wethersfield-based real estate agency has also been the top producing Weichert affiliate office in Connecticut, earning the national franchise organization’s prestigious President’s Cup award in 2013, 2014 and 2015 for annual real estate production.
For more information about WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Zubretsky Group, located at 449 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 2A, in Wethersfield, contact John Zubretsky, Jr. at 860-263-2121 or visit

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About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has grown steadily since Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert, Realtors, launched the company’s franchise division in 2001. The affiliate division was created to offer a business model for franchisee ownership candidates described as “a clearly defined operating system for marketing and managing a real estate business.” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. announced its first affiliate in 2002, was ranked as one the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2017 Franchise 500 and is identified in 2017 by Franchise Business Review as one the top U.S. franchises. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 300 markets in 39 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

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