Weichert Executives Recognized as Most Influential Real Estate Leaders
MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Jim
Weichert, founder and president of Weichert, Realtors®, and Michael Montsko,
president of Weichert Lead Network, have been selected for the Inman News list of the ‘100 Most
Influential Real Estate Leaders’ for 2008.
As a member
of the real estate industry’s “best and brightest,” Jim Weichert is recognized
in the ‘Brokerage’ category, which includes company leaders who have impacted
and inspired real estate professionals through their words and actions.
Weichert’s numerous accomplishments include nearly 40 years of sales experience
and the development of Weichert, Realtors from a single office in 1969 to one
of the largest privately held real estate companies in the nation.
Weichert on Inman News’ list of influential
real estate leader is Michael Montsko, president of Weichert Lead Network. Montsko is acknowledged in the ‘Technology
and Online Real Estate’ grouping, which is reserved for individuals in
technology development who have changed the way that real estate professionals
conduct business. Montsko is honored for
his oversight of the Weichert Lead Network, a program that Inman News said helped Weichert “take the lead in lead generation
and conversion processes a few years back.”
Inman News is the nation’s leading independent
real estate news service. The annual
‘100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders’ list reflects the industry’s best
and brightest, as well as outside figures whose actions influence the home buying
and selling business. According to Inman News, “the people on this list
embody leadership, innovation, ingenuity, power and persistence.”
has nearly 18,000 sales associates in more than 500 company-owned and
franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and
financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both
residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of
mortgages and home and title insurance.
For more information, Weichert's customer service center can be reached
at 1-800-USA-SOLD or at Weichert's Web site, www.weichert.com. Each Weichert franchised office is
independently owned and operated.