Marty Pennell Named Top Agent of the Year at Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro

— Michele Watson

Marty Pennell (seated on left) was named top producing agent for 2017 at Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro in Hickory. Pictured with Pennell (from left to right) are members of his real estate team, The Pennell Group: Tabitha Goforth, Sharon Roseman, Jennifer Pennell (seated) and Thomas Fancher.

HICKORY, N.C. / May 11, 2018 – Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro, located in Hickory, is proud to announce that Marty Pennell has been named the company’s Top Agent of the Year for 2017. Pennell was named the top producing agent for his annual sales production last year, which earned him the prestigious Chairman’s Club Award from Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.
Pennell was also named the year’s top agent overall by the national franchise organization’s Carolina Broker Council, as well as the group’s top listing agent for gross commissioned earned, top listing agent for units, and top selling units.
“I truly am honored to be recognized by my office and the Weichert® national franchise organization for my 2017 sales production,” said Pennell. “I could not have had the success I had last year, however, without the support of the most amazing real estate team out there: The Pennell Group. They take full advantage of every resource Weichert provides to create memorable home buying and selling experiences for our clients.”
The other members of The Pennell Group are Tabitha Goforth, Jennifer Pennell, Thomas Fancher and Sharon Roseman.
“Marty and his team are extremely talented real estate professionals who continue to go above and beyond to fulfill their clients’ needs,” said Kim Smith, the broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro. “Their attention to detail and cohesiveness as a real estate team helps make us the preferred agency for home buyers and sellers in the Hickory area. Congratulations to Marty and his team.”
Pennell and his group are also part of a team of knowledgeable agents at Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro, which brings many of years of combined real estate experience to its clients.
Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The office serves the Hickory metro area.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro, located at 1144 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. SE in Hickory, contact Kim Smith at 828-304-1000 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 Companies, 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 of the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2018 Franchise 500 and was identified in 2018 by Franchise Business Review as one of the top U.S. franchises for owner satisfaction. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 300 markets in 37 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

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