Ten Weichert® Affiliated Agents Earn REALTOR Service Awards From Local Association

— Michele Watson

Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties records most winners of any local brokerage

Lenore Carter

Pat Griffith

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. / Mar. 5, 2018 – Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties is proud to announce that 10 of its agents have been named 2017 REALTOR Service Award winners by the Hilton Head Area Association of REALTORS, the most of any local brokerage.
Irene Jackiewicz

Terry Kreissl

Only 80 out of the more than 1,200 local REALTORS that are members of the organization were recognized by the real estate association this year. The Hilton Head area association recognizes those members who throughout the past year have achieved high levels of continuing education, professional development, association involvement and leadership, as well as served the community by volunteering their time, talent and financial support.
Barbara Peitso

Ellen Jones

“I’m so proud of the 10 agents in our company that were recognized for the incredible real estate service they offer our clients day in and day out,” said Karen Ryan, the broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties. “REALTORS throughout the area now know what we and our clients have known for a while: these agents are great at what they do.”
Carol Geraghty

Kelly Ruhlin

The 2017 REALTOR Service Award winners were Lenore Carter, Pat Griffith, Irene Jackiewicz, Terry Kreissl, Ellen Jones, Barbara Peitso, Carol Geraghty, Kelly Ruhlin, Sherry Thomason. They are part of a team of knowledgeable and dedicated agents at Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, which brings many years of combined real estate experience to their clients.
Sherry Thomason

Virginie Blackwell

Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The company has offices in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Beaufort and Okatie/Sun City.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, contact Joe or Karen Ryan at 843-341-3700 or visit

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