Cassell accepts state post, resigns chairmanship
Real Estate Brokers of Baltimore Inc. announced that Michael Cassell has resigned as chairman of the organization's board of directors to accept the governor's appointment to the Maryland Real Estate Commission.
Cassell, who served as president of the local branch of the minority trade association in 1994 and 1979, was voted "Broker of the Year" by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers Inc. in August. He was also voted Broker of the Year for Maryland by the Real Estate Brokers of Baltimore Inc.
Cassell is the broker and owner of Creative Real Estate Services Inc., owner and president of Express Appraisal services and an associate broker of Century 21 Home Specialist.
News in Brief
O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA said the following agents were named Realtor of the Year by their local associations: Nancy Simpers of the Cecil County office, awarded by the Cecil County Association of Realtors; Joan Hozik of the Easton office, awarded by the Mid-Shore Council of Realtors; and Linn Hickman of the Bethany Beach office, awarded by the Sussex County Board of Realtors.
Prudential Carruthers Realtors said the team of Harriett Wasserman, Marc Goldstein and David Desser of its Pikesville office was tops in listing and sales production for the month of August, with more than $4.4 million in sales volume.
O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA said Diana Hirschhorn, of its Forest Hill/Bel Air office, was the top sales agent for the company in Harford County and ranked sixth out of ERA agents nationwide in both listing volume and total volume at mid-year with $11.3 million in closed sales.
American SkyCorp Inc. said it has opened its sixth office in Newark, Del. Brooke Boyle, branch manager of the company's Abingdon office, will also serve as branch manager for the Delaware office.
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. announced the top-producing sales associates in each office for August: Kelly Willey, Bel Air; Joan Cochran, Columbia; Jackie Vaughan and Patrick Smith, Columbia Broken Land; Lee Hosea, Annapolis; Janet Hunt, Annapolis Downtown; Lorie Scheibel, Crofton; Lee Williams, Fort Meade/Odenton; Rick Kuhn, Pasadena; Peggy Stancavage, Severna Park; Karen Luster, Eldersburg; Fran Sturgill, Hampstead; Stephanie Myers, Taneytown; Shelley Chinskey, Westminster; Betty Gregory, Catonsville; Bob Fisher, Federal Hill; David Martz, Fells Point; Michael Yerman, Libby Berman and Marc Witman, Greenspring; John Wood, Parkville; Tony Migliaccio, Perry Hall; Nancy Worsham, Pikesville; Barbara Perdue, Rosedale/White Marsh; Sue Hemmerly, Timonium; and Terry Brennan, Towson.
On the Move
Coldwell Banker Grempler Realty Inc. said the following sales associates had joined the company: Barbara Jenson, Wendy Harris, Hossein Moradi, Craig Westerman, Barbara Goldsmith Jenser, Josiah LaTona, Sue and Carl Goetzinger, Maresa Gold, Matt and Jean Knepper, Ann Mogharabi and Charnel Redding.
American SkyCorp Inc. announced that Mike Betley will now head its accounting department as chief financial officer and Marie Stracke has been named loan servicing agent.
Century 21 Diana Realty Inc. said Kathy Letterman and Tony Lorenzen have joined the company as sales associates.
Integrity Home Funding announced that Mark Cohen has joined the firm as a senior mortgage specialist.