Esslinger?Wooten?Maxwell (EWM) Realty International, one of the nation’s largest residential real estate firms and the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate for Miami-Dade and Broward counties, is proud to announce that nine associates— Claudia Benitez, Nicolas Escobar, Natasha Melendez, Annette Moss, Luis Nazario, Bob Rick, Hector Rodriguez, Vanessa Stathopoulou, and Joanna Weber —have joined the company’s Coral Gables-South Miami office, located at 550 South Dixie Highway.
Claudia Benitez worked as a paralegal for Lujardo & Associates, P.A. in Palmetto Bay, FL. Originally from Colombia, she has lived in Florida for 24 years and graduated from the University of Miami with a paralegal certification.
Nicolas Escobar previously worked as a sales assistant for Val Byrne & Associates and Lindsey Brown Real Estate in Miami.
Natasha Melendez previously worked as a realtor associate at Shelton and Stewart Realtors, LLC in South Miami. Having lived in Florida for over 11 years, she is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) and is a member of the National Association of Realtors and Miami Association of Realtors.
Annette Moss served asa banquet event specialist for RMG Staffing Inc. in Brickell. A Miami native, she studied hospitality management at Miami-Dade College and is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Luis Nazario previously worked as a territory sales manager for Progenex in Miami. Originally from Puerto Rico, he has lived in Florida for 12 years and holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University.
Bob Rick brings more than two years of real estate experience to EWM having worked as a real estate advisor for Vertical Strategies Real Estate in Miami. Born in San Diego, he earned an MBA from the University of Florida and has lived in Florida for 24 years.
Hector Rodriguez was a consultant for Arvan Rehab Group Inc. in Toronto, Canada. Born in Cuba, he has lived in Florida for two years and is a member of the National Association of Realtors and Florida Association of Realtors.
Vanessa Stathopoulou previously worked as a strategic business technologist for Buddy Tech, LLC in Miami. Born in Venezuela, she earned her master’s degree in international administration from the University of Miami and has lived in Florida for five years.
Boasting more than 10 years of real estate experience, Joanna Weber was formerly an occupational medicine consultant for Concentra in Miami. A Florida native, she holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Florida and is an active member of the Junior League of Miami.
Founded in 1964, EWM Realty International (EWM) is one of the largest real estate services firms in America. The full-service firm has 10 locations spread through Miami-Dade and Broward counties. EWM offers residential and commercial real estate services, corporate relocation, and international services, as well as home mortgage and title closing services through affiliated companies HomeServices Lending, LLC and Columbia Title of Florida.
EWM is the exclusive Miami-Dade and Broward Counties affiliate for Christie’s International Real Estate (CIRE), the leading and largest network of luxury, independent, real estate firms in the world, and a subsidiary of Christie's International PLC, the London-based art auction company founded in 1766. With more than 30,000 real estate professionals operating from 47 countries, the affiliate members of Christie’s market the finest residences around the globe. In addition to Christie’s, EWM is one of the principal owners of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (Leading RE), the nation’s largest real estate referral network, comprising more than 500 real estate firms and 140,000 associates marketing residential properties in 30 countries. Through joint alliances with their member firms, Leading RE provides home buying and selling services to families and individuals relocating throughout the world. EWM is also a member of the luxury division of Leading RE, Luxury Portfolio, which is a collection of 200 firms focused on the marketing of luxury properties throughout 28 countries.
EWM is a wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. HomeServices is the second-largest full-service independent residential real estate brokerage firm, and the largest settlement services provider, in the U.S. Through its affiliation with HomeServices of America, EWM is part of a real estate family of 25,000 sales associates spanning 21 states. For additional information, visit www.ewm.com.