WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Carter & Company Announces 2016 Office Award Winners

— Michele Watson

Jeff Taylor Executive Club Award
Jeff Taylor

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. / March 1, 2017 – WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Carter & Company, located in Cullman, Alabama, is proud to announce their 2016 office award winners. Jeff Taylor and Richard Neese were recently honored at an awards banquet by the national franchise organization, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., for their annual sales production last year. Neese was also named Rookie of the Year at the awards ceremony by the Tennessee Valley Broker Council.
The awards were presented by Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Regional Direct Bill Hassell at an awards banquet on February 4 at The Chattanoogan Hotel in Chattanooga. Awards are based on a minimum requirement per award category in gross commission income earned or real estate transactions closed in 2016.
Richard Neese Rookie Of The Year Award
Richard Neese

“Jeff and Richard definitely raised the bar in our office with their impressive sales production last year,” said Carrie Beth Jones, the broker/co-owner of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Carter & Company. “Their willingness to go above and beyond to fulfill the needs of their clients paid off big time and inspired other agents in our office to do the same. Congratulations to Jeff and Richard for being recognized for their achievements.”
Taylor, who lives in Cullman, has been a licensed real estate agent for 14 years. Neese, also from Cullman, began his real estate career in 2015. Both are members of the Cullman Association of REALTORS, the Birmingham Association of REALTORS and National Association of REALTORS.
The 2016 award winners are also part of a team of knowledgeable and dedicated agents at WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Carter & Company, which brings many years of combined real estate experience to its clients. WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Carter & Company is an independently owned and operated Weichert® affiliated office serving Cullman County and the surrounding counties of Morgan, Blount, Walker and Winston.
For more information about WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Carter & Company, located at 403 4th Avenue SW in Cullman, contact Carrie Beth Jones at 256-737-9611 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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