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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties Names Robert Bradley to its Executive Team

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties Names Robert Bradley to its Executive Team

The former president of Bradley Real Estate, Marin County’s largest independent real estate brokerage, brings with him seasoned agents representing over $235 million in annual sales volume and bright prospects for growth.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties today announced that respected real estate operator Robert Bradley, the former president and CEO of Bradley Real Estate, has joined the brokerage. As a result, many of Marin County’s finest agents have also committed to join Drysdale Properties.

 

Robert Bradley Robert Bradley, president and CEO of Bradley Real Estate, a San Anselmo-based real estate firm, accepted the honor of Business of the Year from the San Anselmo Chamber of Commerce. (Courtesy of San Anselmo Chamber of Commerce)

 

 

The additions give Drysdale Properties, already with 1,200 agents and 45 offices spread throughout Northern California and Nevada, a significant presence in key Marin County markets of Novato, San Rafael and Southern Marin.

Bradley, as Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, will oversee Drysdale Properties’ growth inMarin County and surrounding areas. “We are delighted to name Robert Bradley to our executive leadership team and welcome his wonderful agents to Drysdale Properties,” said Gretchen Pearson, president and CEO of the brokerage. “To be sure, we’ve hit the ground running in Marin County with skilled, tenured sales professionals directed by one of our industry’s finest sales and motivational leaders. This group, combined with our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand and Drysdale Properties’ support, will set new standards for sales production and service.”

Bradley, who helped build Bradley Real Estate into Marin County’s largest independent brokerage, sought a new identity for his real estate career and for his agents.

“I researched all brand options and business models and determined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties gave us the best opportunity for significant and long-term growth,” he explained. “I’ve known Gretchen for many years and appreciate the way she’s grown her brokerage over time. And with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand, we bring the best of all worlds to our Marin County clientele.”

Pearson described Bradley as an agent-centric leader who is a master at establishing strong brokerage culture.

“He is an amazing manager whose primary focus is to help his agents grow their businesses,” she said. “It’s not surprising that Robert’s agents are happy and that their clients are continuously satisfied. He has cultivated life-long business relationships, which has resulted in agent loyalty.”

Bradley said he’s competed against the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand in his Northern California markets. Business prospects look much more attractive as a member of the brand, he added.

“I believe Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is ideally suited for our Marin County markets,” he said. “The brand is fresh and distinctive, and it represents operational success and expertise in the marketplace. Marin County consumers will be looking for our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices yard signs and markings as symbols of quality service and top-flight representation.”

Gino Blefari, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, congratulated Pearson, Bradley and the brokerage. “Drysdale Properties, a powerhouse brokerage, just grew even stronger with the addition of Bradley and his agents,” he said. “I expect this group to flourish as part of the Drysdale Properties team.”

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties

Drysdale Properties is Northern California’s and Nevada’s fastest-growing, full-service and 100% woman-owned real estate brokerage specializing in residential, luxury, relocation, commercial and property management. It is the No. 13 brokerage in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network; No. 42 for sales volume as ranked by REALTrends; and No. 71 in RISMedia’s Power Broker Top 500 Report. Visit www.bhhsdrysdale.com.

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, based in Irvine, CA, is a real estate brokerage network built for a new era in residential real estate. The network, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of trust, integrity, stability and longevity. The brand was recognized as Real Estate Agency Brand of Year and Most Trusted Real Estate Brand in the 2018 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study. It was also honored for “Highest Overall Satisfaction for Repeat Home Sellers Among National Full Service Real Estate Firms” in J.D. Power’s 2018 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study. Visit www.berkshirehathawayhs.com.

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