BlogGeneralNewsSotheby's International Realty February 18, 2022

Extraordinary Growth Leads to New Management Structure for Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty

As a result of rapid growth in just eight years as a company, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty is announcing an expansion of the management team structure for 2022. Poised for the opportunity to drive the business to the next level as the premiere provider of luxury real estate in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts, the firm is taking steps to build upon past successes and structure the company for further advancement. With five new positions, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty aims to raise the bar once again.

Greg Kiely, Managing Broker for Sotheby’s International Realty Cape Cod brokerages, has joined Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty as CEO. Since 2015, Greg has managed a multi-office staff of local experts tasked with transaction financial management, marketing, and advertising to assist associates. In his new position, Greg will have leadership responsibility for the organic growth of the company, the development of new territories, and the oversight of sales management for the seven offices. Greg was the 2019 Massachusetts REALTOR® of the Year and in 2020 was named a Realogy NextGen Rising Star for his service to his brokerage and the community. Deeply involved in REALTOR® volunteer leadership, Greg gives Sotheby’s International Realty associates and clients direct access to the latest information on government regulations and professional development opportunities that impact the real estate brokerage community.

Jeni Pardo de Zela has been promoted to the role of Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer. A 15-year industry veteran, graduate of Ascend: The Executive Leadership Experience, and a certified NINJA Leader, Jeni contributes to the overall growth of the company by supporting agents and leading the marketing department. As the firm’s architect of marketing and communications platforms, Jeni executes the strategic growth objectives and preserves the Sotheby’s International Realty brand identity across the company. Dedicated to increasing agent success, Jeni established an in-house educational program designed to ensure agents leverage the firm’s many tools implemented to drive business goals.

In addition, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty is also announcing the appointment of three new Directors. Brooke Churas is now Director of Marketing. In this role, Brooke executes the vision of the marketing department and expands brand exposure through the region. Andrea Crivellaro is now Director of Operations. In this role, Andrea fulfills the duties of Business Analyst, Referral Coordinator, and Operational Liaison to vendors and partners of the firm. Katelyn Scott is now the Director of Administration and Agent Transition. In this role, Katelyn oversees the administrator team and all administrative functions for the company. In addition, Katelyn is responsible for agent affiliation, orientation, and hands on training and onboarding as agents join the firm.

“We could not be more excited to welcome Greg into our family”, says Judy Chace, Broker/Co-Owner of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty. “All of these changes are going to move the needle on what to expect from us. We are creating something special here and it is a very exciting time for our company and the direction in which we are heading.”

Ray Mott, Broker/Co-Owner of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty adds, “Well deserved and categorically earned, we are so proud of the team and the new positions they have accepted. We have been strategic over the last few years and are prepared to take our firm to the next level. We are confident in our people and confident in our place in Rhode Island’s luxury real estate.”

BlogGeneralSotheby's International Realty October 18, 2021

Congratulations, Ninjas!

Last week, several Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty agents attended the Ninja Selling training installation on Cape Cod. Please join us in congratulating all of our Ninjas!

BlogNewsUpdates March 9, 2021

Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty Continues to Build on Success with Powerful Marketing Department

Quick to adapt to a virtual world, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty, with the commitment of a dedicated in-house marketing department, was able to lead with innovation, support agents in new ways, and provide exceptional service to clients near and far in 2020. As a result of the unprecedented growth over the last seven years, the firm is pleased to announce the expansion of the marketing department in 2021. Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty continues to grow and foster opportunities that will provide clients with best-in-class resources and the most formidable marketing of any firm.

Devoted to a sophisticated and artful approach to marketing extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty offers clients something that other local firms cannot – a team of seven talented individuals who are indispensable when it comes to exceptional service. United as a powerful, experienced, and knowledgeable team, they expertly market properties to the entire world. No other firm in the state provides agents and clients with the level of support working to ensure each home is viewed by the widest possible audience. Backed by the power of an exclusive luxury brand, the firm continues to raise the bar.

Brooke Churas has been promoted to Marketing Director. In this new role, Brooke executes the vision of the marketing department through the development of branding. PJ Dougherty Jr. has joined the department as Creative and Social Media Strategist. In this role, PJ creates and curates content and manages the firm’s social media presence. PJ is also a licensed drone operator producing aerial photos, property videos, and scenes from around the state. Madalyn Tundis has been appointed to the position of Digital Marketing & Agent Success Specialist. In this new role, Madalyn identifies public relations opportunities for the company as well as assists agents on individual marketing best practices. Madalyn maintains the corporate blog and communicates with Sotheby’s International Realty for global exposure of properties and the firm.

Justine Chang is the firm’s Lead Photographer, responsible for shooting and editing properties, headshots, and events. Rebecca Entwistle is the Publication Specialist at Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty. Responsible for all print and digital advertising, Rebecca secures publication placement and delivers property advertisements. Danielle Fox provides support as the firm’s Agent Advertising Coordinator. Danielle creates agent-specific advertising materials such as postcards and listing presentations. Jeni Pardo de Zela is Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and monitoring overall marketing strategies for the firm. Jeni contributes to the overall growth of the company by supporting agents and leading the marketing department.

“We are really excited about the value our Marketing Department continues to provide our firm,” says Judy Chace. “Our clients are confident knowing we get them world-class exposure and maximize their home’s potential.”

“The Marketing Department is stacked with superbly talented individuals. Our young brand is top of mind for so many Rhode Islanders because we are consistently and actively showing up – in print, online, and everywhere in-between”, adds Ray Mott.

Partnering with Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty means each home is expertly marketed by a world-renowned, exclusive luxury brand with associates who are committed to raising the bar.  For a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate, white-glove service is not optional — it’s standard.




News January 13, 2016

New Chief Marketing Officer Appointed to Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty

PROVIDENCE, RI (January 13, 2016) – Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty announced today the appointment of Jeni Pardo de Zela, a veteran real estate marketing professional, as its Chief Marketing Officer. Ms. Pardo de Zela will be based out of the new Providence office at 100 Exchange Street in the Waterplace complex.

“Jeni’s deep experience in marketing Rhode Island properties, along with her brand-building expertise, will serve us well as the company continues its state-wide growth,” said Judy Chace, co-founder and co-owner of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty. “We are thrilled to welcome Jeni to the firm.”

Ms. Pardo de Zela’s work in luxury real estate marketing includes award-winning website development and social media campaigns leveraging emergent technologies to deliver increased traffic and viewing of properties by a global audience.

“I look forward to working closely with Sotheby’s

International Realty to bring the most extensive and technologically advanced marketing to the Rhode Island market,” said Pardo de Zela. “2016 is going to be an exciting year for Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty and I am truly honored to be a part of the organization.”

“I am pleased to have Jeni ‘in the house’,” added Ray Mott, co-founder and co-owner of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty. “I know our clients will benefit from her innovative thinking and creativity in the marketing of their properties.”

About Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty

Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty was founded by Judy Chace and Ray Mott, two of Rhode Island’s most accomplished and respected luxury real estate specialists. With a fifty year combined history of success and a reputation for representing Rhode Island’s finest properties, Chace and Mott have an established record of providing exceptional customer service to their national and international clientele. The firm is comprised of 40 dedicated sales associates with four offices in Rhode Island. Three are along the coast in Narragansett, Charlestown, and Watch Hill, and the newly opened office in Providence, located at 100 Exchange St., also covers the East Bay.

Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty combines local expertise with a world-renowned brand. Sotheby’s International Realty’s network includes over 17,000 sales associates located in approximately 800 offices in 61 countries and territories.

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