Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro Honored by National Franchisor for Outstanding Real Estate Performance

— Evan Roeser

HICKORY, N.C. / March 26, 2024 – Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro was recognized by national franchisor, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., for its outstanding real estate production and service in 2023.

The office earned the President’s Cup Award for the seventh straight year. It’s the highest attainable honor for offices in the Weichert® franchise system, and is given to offices that achieve specified levels of sales production in gross commission income and/or units closed over the past calendar year.

The following agents also received individual recognition for their sales achievements in 2023.

Debby Bullock-Benfield – Top Sales Associate and Listing Associate (GCI) in the Broker Council & President’s Club (Platinum) Award
Marty Pennell – Top Listing and Selling Associate (Units) in the Broker Council & President’s Club (Platinum)
Crystal Gragg – President’s Club (Gold)
Brittany Scott – President’s Club (Gold)
Rob Taylor – Ambassador Club
Victoria Lyford – Ambassador Club
Jennifer Martin – Ambassador Club
Jennifer Clark – Executive Club
Amy Underwood – Executive Club
Celli Mellert – Executive Club
Fran Wynn – Executive Club
Lora Rousseau – Executive Club
Renee Drum – Executive Club
Jamie Queen – Sales Achievement
Mallory Young – Sales Achievement
Michelle King – Sales Achievement
Terrence Tipps – Sales Achievement
Monica Setzer – Sales Achievement

“We are very proud of all our affiliates and their agents for everything they were able to accomplish this past year,” said Bill Scavone, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. “We are extremely fortunate to have such dedicated and knowledgeable agents who went above and beyond to offer exceptional service to their clients.”

Weichert, Realtors® – Team Metro is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate.

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. is a top real estate franchisor established in 2001 by Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, which has been in operation since 1969. The company provides a clearly defined business model for operating, managing, and marketing a real estate brokerage, along with industry-leading technology, marketing tools, and support. Its first affiliate opened in 2002, and the franchise network has since grown to over 360 offices, serving markets in over 40 states. The company has been named one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises by Entrepreneur magazine for 20 straight years and identified by Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for owner satisfaction nine years in a row. For more information about Weichert, visit For more information about franchise opportunities, visit

 Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated.

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