+ Hedge named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’
The Women’s Council of Realtors, Sarasota Chapter, recently named Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s Charlotte Hedge “Entrepreneur of the Year” in recognition of her career accomplishments and community efforts.
Hedge’s name will be submitted to the Florida State Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors as a nominee for recognition as statewide Entrepreneur of the Year and will also be submitted for possible national recognition.
+ Perlman showcases Lido Key unit
Richard Perlman, of Michael Saunders & Co., showcased a $3.75 million listing Dec. 5 at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Residences on Lido Key. Michael Saunders & Co. hosted board members of Luxury Portfolio at the event, where they sipped champagne and watched the sunset from one of the unit’s terraces.
The next day, Perlman set out for Art Miami, a weeklong contemporary art show that runs concurrently with Art Basel during South Florida’s annual Art Week.
Christies International Real Estate was one of the sponsors of Art Miami and the only real-estate company sponsor.
Michael Saunders & Co. was one of nine Christies affiliates to participate in the event.
+ SAR installs 2013 officers
The Sarasota Association of Realtors installed its 2013 officers and board of directors during its holiday luncheon Dec. 5, at Michael’s On East.
Officers for 2013 will be president, Roger Piro, Town & Country; president-elect, Peter Crowley, RE/MAX Alliance Group; treasurer, Stafford Starcher, RE/MAX Alliance Group; secretary, Xena Vallone, Xena Vallone Realty; and Laura Benson, Michael Saunders & Co., immediate past president.
Directors for 2013 will be Steve Bailey, Coldwell Banker Residential; Michael Davenport, King Realty; Joe C. Hembree, Hembree & Associates; Debbie Judge, Michael Saunders & Co.; Marianne LeBar, Michael Saunders & Co.; Brad Lindberg, Sperry Van Ness Commercial; Margo MacKenzie, Wagner Realty; Renee Marquiss, Xena Vallone Realty; Bob Milhoan, Hembree & Associates; Christina Pitchford, Allen Real Estate Services; Carla Rayman, Coldwell Banker Residential; Drayton Saunders, Michael Saunders & Co.; Bob Stanley, Coldwell Banker Residential; Kristin Triolo, Atchley International; and Amy Worth-Paul, RE/MAX Platinum Realty.
The following residential real-estate transactions took place between Dec. 3 and Dec. 7.
Milton Richter, of Sarasota, sold his Unit 13-F condominium at 2525 Gulf of Mexico Drive to David and Stacy Rolfe, of Chesterfield, Mo., for $925,000. Built in 1972, it has two bedrooms, two baths and 1,460 square feet of living area. It previously sold for $140,000 in 1979.
Sea Gate Club
Sheree Demming sold her Unit 11-E condominium at 2425 Gulf of Mexico Drive to Michael Langer, of Commack, N.Y., for $700,000. Built in 1973, it has two bedrooms, two baths and 1,470 square feet of living area. It previously sold for $900,000 in 2005.
Michael and Jessica Barbieri, trustees, of St. Louis, sold the Unit 11-A condominium at 500 S. Washington Drive to Jeffrey and Elizabeth Starrett, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, for $325,000. Built in 1963, it has two bedrooms, two baths and 1,035 square feet of living area. It previously sold for $150,000 in 1999.