Local REALTORS® Association Names Deirdre Portwood Top Sales Agent of the Year

— Michele Watson

Dierdre Portwood
Deirdre Portwood

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. / March 16, 2017 – WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Brockwell & Portwood, located in Colonial Heights, is proud to announce that REALTOR® Deirdre Portwood has been named the 2016 Top Residential Sales Agent by the Southside Virginia Association of REALTORS. Portwood, who did $8 million in real estate transactions last year, was presented with the award during the association’s gala banquet on Feb. 18 at the VSU Gateway Center.
“I am truly honored to be recognized once again by a professional association that I have been a part of for years,” said Portwood, the co-owner of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Brockwell & Portwood. “This industry recognition reflects the commitment I make to provide each and every one of my clients the best real estate service available. So to be recognized by my peers for the effort I put forth daily to help home buyers and sellers with all their real estate needs means a great deal to me.”
Portwood, whose real estate career began in 1994, has been named a Multi-Million Dollar award-winning agent for the past 20 years. She has also been the recipient of the Southside Virginia Association’s Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards for her annual sales production.
Portwood is a member of the Southside Virginia Association of REALTORS, as well as the Virginia Association of REALTORS and National Association of REALTORS.
Portwood, a resident of Petersburg, and her business partner, John Brockwell, lead a team of over 30 knowledgeable agents at WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Brockwell & Portwood, which brings many years of combined real estate expertise to its clients. Based in Colonial Heights, the independently owned and operated Weichert affiliated office serves clients in the Southside of the greater Richmond-Petersburg area.
For more information about WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Brockwell & Portwood, located at 2425 Boulevard, Suite 6, in Colonial Heights, Va., call 804-518-0500 or visit

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