Daniel Gale SIR Acquires Coldwell Banker Claire Sobel
Longtime Roslyn Firm Joins Daniel Gale Sotheby’s
Roslyn, NY…July 23, 2012… Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the nation’s leading realtors, has acquired Coldwell Banker Claire Sobel Real Estate of Roslyn. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s President and CEO Patricia Petersen made the announcement.
“We are very pleased to add this group to our organization as a part of our long term growth strategy,” explained Ms. Petersen. “The Claire Sobel name has a 55-year history in Roslyn and its surrounding communities and an outstanding reputation for professionalism, integrity, expertise and local knowledge. This transaction is reflective of our confidence in the Claire Sobel team and in the vitality and value of North Shore real estate.”
“Daniel Gale Sotheby’s represents the high end of the market better than any other firm,” says Roy Sobel, who accepted the agreement with DGSIR. “When I met with Pat Petersen and her team, it was immediately apparent that the Daniel Gale Sotheby’s organization was the right fit for us. We share the highest standards of the profession and a long tradition of distinguished service to customers and clients. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s marketing expertise and reach will enable us to showcase our properties before a wider audience, regionally, nationally and internationally.”
A longtime resident of Roslyn and Roslyn High School graduate, Roy Sobel earned his real estate sales license at 18 years old and became a broker at 21. An active member of the Long Island Board of Realtors, Roy serves on the Ethics and Professional Standards committees. The former agency’s office at 27 Powerhouse Road in Roslyn will remain open under the Daniel Gale Sotheby’s name, serving the Roslyn community along with the Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Roslyn office at 1400 Old Northern Boulevard.
Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty agents and clients benefit from wide exposure to a national and global audience through extensive worldwide marketing and the Daniel Gale and Sotheby’s International Realty websites. Homes are also featured in Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Premier Properties and showcased at Sotheby’s auction house and global offices.
Founded in 1922, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty consistently leads the nation in achieving one of the highest average sales prices in the country. Voted Best Residential Real Estate Company in the Long Island Business News and Long Island Press annual readership polls, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s is a $1.6 billion dollar plus organization with close to 600 sales associates in 21 sales offices spanning Long Island. Services include a Relocation Division, an award-winning Marketing & Technology Department, Commercial and Rental Divisions; Ambassador Abstract title company, and a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage affiliation. The Sotheby’s International Realty® affiliate for Long Island’s North Shore since 1976, DGSIR has gained national and international recognition, including top honors worldwide.
Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty is on the Regents Board of “Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate,” a global network of leading real estate companies and active in both Real Trends and The Realty Alliance (comprising some of the real estate industry’s most influential companies with participation “by invitation only”). More information may be obtained at www.danielgale.com.Caption: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Expands in Roslyn Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty (DGSIR) recently acquired the Coldwell Banker Claire Sobel real estate office in Roslyn. Pictured here are (l-r) Patricia Petersen, DGSIR president and CEO, Roy Sobel (former owner of Coldwell Banker Claire Sobel) and Lea Frank and Linda Wohl, both of whom are vice presidents and sales managers at DGSIR’s Roslyn offices.