Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Names Deirdre O’Connell General Sales Manager for Organization


WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 7, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Cold Spring Harbor, New York – Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty (DGSIR), one of the nation’s leading realtors, has named Deirdre O’Connell General Sales Manager. Patricia J. Petersen, President and CEO of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, made the announcement.

Speaking at the organization’s 2013 Manager’s Annual Kick Off meeting, Ms. Petersen said of Ms. O’Connell, who already holds a SVP position and is a Regional Sales Manager, “Deirdre’s industry expertise and vast knowledge of the North Shore of Long Island continues to be a tremendous asset to Daniel Gale Sotheby’s. As part of our strategic planning group, Deirdre’s contributions and leadership have been evident, and we look forward to her ongoing participation. In this newly created position Deirdre will be able to employ her skills across the entire organization so that all offices can reach their full potential.”

A native of the North Fork and longtime Manhasset resident, Deirdre O’Connell first joined forces with DGSIR in 2007, when the real estate firm she founded under her name was acquired as part of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s expansion in Manhasset and subsequent entry into the North Fork market. At that time, Deirdre was made a Vice President and teamed with SVP’s Carol Tintle and Dougall Fraser to build Daniel Gale Sotheby’s East End market presence. In addition, she assumed sales management responsibilities at the newly expanded Manhasset office, which continues to be one of the organization’s top producing offices. As General Sales Manager, Deirdre will continue to manage DGSIR’s Manhasset office and give advice and counsel to the other offices she currently oversees. She will report directly to Patricia Petersen.

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. DGSIR is a $1.8 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, a newly-formed Development Marketing Group, 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.

In addition to its place on the Regents Board of “Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate,” Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty is active in Real Trends and The Realty Alliance (comprising some of the real estate industry’s most influential companies with participation “by invitation only”). For more information visit www.danielgale.com.

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