Diane M. Ramirez Elected to Board of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World


CHICAGO, IL – April 2, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Diane M. Ramirez, chief executive officer of Halstead Property, LLC, has been elected to the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Board of Directors. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) is a global network of 500+ market-leading real estate firms producing over one million annual home sale transactions.

Mrs. Ramirez is a 35-year industry veteran who is well-known for her passion and devotion to residential real estate. Together with Clark Halstead, she founded Halstead Property in the fall of 1984 and has since grown the company to incorporate more than two dozen offices with 1,000 agents throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale, the Hamptons, Hudson Valley, Hoboken, New Jersey and Fairfield County, Connecticut.

“LeadingRE is an organization with a true spirit of collaboration, so I am honored by the opportunity to serve alongside some of the best brokers in the industry, as we work on behalf of our premier member brokerages worldwide,” Ramierez said.

“Diane has done an incredible job building her company, balancing innovation and elegance,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “We are privileged to have her serve in this capacity and know that her marketing expertise and business acumen will make her a valued addition to our accomplished board.”

Diane joins a distinguished group of brokers on the LeadingRE board, including Chairman Pat Riley (Allen Tate Company, Charlotte, N.C.); Immediate Past Chairman Robert Sibcy (Sibcy Cline REALTORS®, Cincinnati, Ohio); Vice Chairman Joe Horning (Shorewest REALTORS®, Brookfield, Wis.); Secretary Dan Elsea (Real Estate One, Southfield, Mich.); and Treasurer Harold Crye (CRYE-LEIKE, REALTORS®, Memphis, Tenn.); Jeffrey S. Detwiler (Long & Foster Real Estate, Chantilly, Va.); Howard W. (Hoby) Hanna IV (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, Cleveland, Ohio); Chris Meyers (Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate, Armonk, N.Y.); Ron Peltier (HomeServices of America, Minneapolis, Minn.); Michael T. Robinson (Weichert, REALTORS®, Morris Plains, N.J.); Michael Saunders (Michael Saunders & Company, Sarasota, Fla.); and William Watson, Jr. (Watson Realty Corp., Jacksonville, Fla.).

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is the largest network of over 500 premier locally-branded firms responsible for more home sales than any other real estate network. LeadingRE provides its affiliates with an extensive range of brokerage services, including lead generation, cross-market referrals, branding support, luxury marketing, online exposure, technology systems, and industry-leading professional development.

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