PRESS RELEASE: Kentwood Real Estate Honors Top Producing Brokers and Teams for 2014 at Awards Dinner

DENVER – Kentwood Real Estate recognized the company’s top producing individual brokers and teams for 2014 at a special awards dinner held Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Chinook Tavern in the Denver Tech Center.  A total of 51 individual brokers achieved $10 million or more in total sales volume each last year, while 23 real estate teams posted or surpassed a total of $15 million each in total sales volume for 2014.  This outstanding performance places Kentwood Real Estate at the top of all real estate brokerages in the nation.

Kentwood Real Estate posted $2.1 billion in closed sales volume in 2014 representing 3,776 real estate transactions with an average sales price of $553,391.  Kentwood’s brokers averaged nearly $12 million and more than 20 transactions per agent, which ranks among the highest totals per agent annually on a national level.

“We have attracted the top producing agents in America and this outstanding performance is a dramatic illustration of what can be accomplished in this highly competitive business,” said Peter Niederman, Chief Executive Officer of Kentwood Real Estate.  “I want to personally congratulate all of our individual brokers and teams on their outstanding performance in 2014.  We continue to be the market leader in metro Denver through a combination of superior customer service, advanced technology, innovative marketing, and a world-class relocation department.

Top producing individual brokers include (in alphabetical order): Andrea Bell, Kris Berton, Karen Brinckerhoff, Jim Buckley, Craig Burns, Michel Brossmer, Catherine Carpenter, Dee Chirafisi, John Chrisbens, Tim Colleran, Keith Combs, Tom and Dee Cryer, Susan DiLiberti, Heather Ehret-Faircloth, Chuck Gargotto, Maria Hambrick, Brian Harris, Darrell Hamilton, John Hayden, Mary Jones, Rollie Jordan, Rob Kishbaugh, Stan Kniss, Sean Larkin, Ann Lenane, Stephanie Lepard, Roy Lopez, Gina Lorenzen, Edie Marks, Brendan Moran, Tom Narvaez, Kim Norton, Christy Owen, Dawn Raymond, Jim Rhye, Liz Richards, Gretchen Rosenberg, Erin Rule, Bob Serotta, Dotson Skaggs, Diane Sorensen, Luisa Staerkel, Niki Stearman, Steve Travers, Jim Traynor, Aimee Twarogowski, Deviree Vallejo, Carrie Wernecke, Anastasia Williamson, and Sana Wood.

Top teams include: The Weigand Team (Sandy Weigand and Michele Ciardullo); The Hotz Group (Larry Hotz, Elizabeth Hotz, Jason Cummings, and Jesus Orozco); Morgan-Winger Team )Nancy Morgan, Julie Winger and Jacci Geiger); The Kelly Team (Bob Kelly, Sean Kelly and Brendan Kelly; Garrett/McNeill Team (Kevin Garrett and Matt McNeill); The Rivera Team (Melody Rivera, Mike Rivera, Keri Duffy, Sara Glaze and Dianne Goldsmith); The Jennifer Markus Group (Jennifer Markus, Todd Markus and John Kirschner; The Hantman/Durham Group (Linda Hantman and Ann Durham); The Neir Team (Stacy Neir and Alex Neir); The Nussbaum Team (Jim Nussbaum and Steven Kruse); The Coakley Sacerdoti Team (Pam Coakley and Elizabeth Sacerdoti); Doug Hutchins and Leslie Monaco; Tom Gross and Brittany Armstrong; Al Larson and Nate Myers; Chris Ansay, Jeff Perry, and Roger Campbell; Sheila Schlifkin and Mitch Rothman; Patty Ryan Anton and Greg Card; Greg Margheim and Kelly Sophinos; The Henderson Team (Barbara Henderson and Mark and Kelly Williams); The Lee Team (Nancy Lee, Bob Lee, Andy Lee and Bill Turner); Bryan and Kris Uhl; Wes and Paula Friedman; Allison Smookler and Greg Yoshida.

Kentwood Real Estate is dedicated to building on its legacy of being “Colorado’s Premier Real Estate Company” through the highest producing, most knowledgeable, caring and experienced brokers in the country who offer the highest quality customer service experience.  Kentwood Real Estate is an innovator known for unparalleled marketing strategies and superior Internet technology that places its clients in the best possible position.  The company’s brokers each averaged more than $12 million in sales volume annually, which is ranked number one nationwide by the National Association of Realtors and REAL Trends.

Kentwood Real Estate is comprised of Kentwood Real Estate-DTC, Kentwood Real Estate-Cherry Creek, and Kentwood City Properties in downtown Denver.  For more information, visit Kentwood Real Estate online at