Compass Expands Into Santa Cruz With Monterey Bay Properties Acquisition

Compass has bought the 40-year-old brokerage and its staff of practically 40 brokers, marking the publicly traded brokerage’s first workplace in Santa Cruz County, the corporate introduced Wednesday.

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Compass  has acquired Northern California brokerage Monterey Bay Properties, marking its first foray in Santa Cruz County, in keeping with an announcement Wednesday.

The 40-year-old brokerage, which tallied 81 transaction sides and $140 million in transactions final 12 months, will fold its 40 brokers underneath the Compass banner following information of the acquisition.

“The Monterey Bay Properties staff of practically 40 brokers are among the many greatest at what they do and we couldn’t be extra excited to welcome them to Compass,” Compass California president Wendy Forsythe stated in a press release.

The manufacturers growth into Santa Cruz County additional spreads its attain in Northern California, including to Compass’s agent rely of greater than 5,000 brokers all through the area, together with in Lake Tahoe, Wine Nation, the Simple Bay, San Francisco, the Peninsula, Silicon Valley and the Monterey Peninsula.

“Our staff at Monterey Bay Properties together with our Thunderbird Actual Property division, has distinguished themselves in our marketplace for over 40 years,” stated John Hickey Managing Dealer at Monterey Properties. “They’ve achieved this with a mixture of huge collective native actual property information and the willingness to share it inside a extremely collaborative firm tradition. This permits our brokers to constantly ship the perfect outcomes for his or her purchasers. By empowering ourselves with the unmatched toolkit that Compass supplies, we’re decided to maintain that degree of the best service to our purchasers for the following 40 years and past.”

Hickey was born and raised in Santa Cruz County and served because the Santa Cruz County Affiliation of Realtors President in 2013. He’s at present serving on the board of administrators of MLSlistings.

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