Patricia J. Petersen, president and CEO of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty (DGSIR), has been honored with the Luxury Real Estate (LRE) Lifetime Achievement Award.
Her award will be presented this fall at the 2012 Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. LRE is a global collection of the world’s top luxury real estate brokers, numbering in excess of 70,000 professionals in more than 60 countries
“Pat Petersen is a consummate leader, teacher and a great friend,” said Carol Tintle, SVP and regional manager at DGSIR, who has worked with Pat since the 1970s. “You don’t work for Pat Petersen, but with her, and she makes it fun.
“She is a forward thinker and risk taker who charms every audience, from sales professionals to top executives with her wit, wisdom and vision. It is these qualities that have brought her to where she is — at the top of her profession.”
Following a successful career in public relations, Peterson joined Daniel Gale in 1974 when it had just two offices. She quickly became a top-producing agent and soon took on management roles of increasing responsibility as the organization grew. She was named president and CEO in 1991.
In 2008 she was named to Luxury Real Estate’s prestigious Billionaires Club. She is a member of F.I.A.B.C.I.; Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents; Women’s Real Estate Council; the Long Island Board of Realtors; and the National Association of Realtors.
“It is a tremendous honor to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award,ˮ said Petersen.“I gratefully acknowledge the efforts of the entire Daniel Gale Sotheby’s organization, from my first mentor Kent Gale to my management team and all the outstanding sales professionals past and present who have contributed to our success.ˮ