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Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty Taps Sotheby’s International Realty Executive as Firm’s New Chief Executive Officer

Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to welcome Robert Byrne as the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer.

With a proven track record of success and a wealth of experience in the real estate industry, Robert brings a dynamic leadership style and a strategic vision that aligns perfectly with Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty’s commitment to excellence in luxury real estate.

“I am honored to join Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty and build upon the incredible legacy that the firm has established over the past decade. I am excited to contribute to the continued success and growth of the firm, working alongside the talented professionals who make the company a standout in the real estate industry,” says Robert Byrne.

Robert is a seasoned real estate professional with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He previously served as the Vice President of Affiliate Services at Sotheby’s International Realty, and he worked closely with Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty for over nine years in his role facilitating growth for firms in the Northeast and Canada. Prior, he was the Senior VP of Marketing and General Brokerage at a boutique Boston real estate firm and owned a Century 21 franchise. He began as an agent, transitioned to management, and played a key role in a merger that made the franchise the fourth largest in Massachusetts. He holds a BS in Public Administration from Nichols College.

“We are thrilled to welcome Robert Byrne to the company. With his impressive background and leadership, we are confident in his ability to take our team to the next level and further enhance our reputation as the premier luxury real estate firm,” says Ray Mott, Broker/Owner.

“We found the perfect person to lead our company,” says Judy Chace, Broker/Owner. “We’ve worked closely with Robert Byrne since 2015, and nobody is better aligned with our values of collaboration, innovation, and commitment to excellent client service than Robert,” she adds.


With a combined history of success and a reputation for representing southern New England’s finest properties, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty was founded by Judy Chace and Ray Mott in 2013. The firm has an established record of providing exceptional customer service to their national and international clientele with seven offices in Barrington, Charlestown, East Greenwich, Narragansett, Providence, Watch Hill, and Westport, MA. Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty combines local

expertise with a world-renowned brand. Sotheby’s International Realty network includes over 26,000 affiliated independent sales associates in approximately 1,000 offices in 81 countries and territories worldwide. Each office is independently owned and operated.