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message from the PRESIDENT

meet anne powell DIRECTOR OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT

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n behalf of the Roberts Brothers family, we invite you to see our company through our team’s eyes. We have featured many comments and testimonials from our very own agents, staff and management team. Their words are heart-felt—reflecting what it means to be a part of the Roberts Brothers family. These testimonies speak louder than our impressive market share reports and high web statistics­. These testimonials express what makes Roberts Brothers the #1 Real Estate Company in South Alabama­. Our people and their dedication to service is the reason we have celebrated over 70 years in the real estate business. I am reminded each day of the significance of such an accomplishment. It is clear that the same sacrifice and commitment that achieved this milestone is also the reason Roberts Brothers continues to lead the market today. We invite you to learn a little more about the Roberts Brothers Family as we look forward to continuing to serve Mobile Bay for the next 70 years!

Sincerely,

A

nne Powell is the Director of Career Development for Roberts Brothers, Inc. and is a Certified Real Estate Instructor. Anne’s real estate experience began over 30 years ago. Today, she specializes in real estate education, consulting, motivational training, and coaching. She has taught in multiple states, is a GRI instructor and is certified to teach a variety of REBAC courses including ABR, SFR, SRES, and others. In her position, Anne has the opportunity to connect personally with each new licensee, and she takes great interest in his or her first steps toward success. As part of her career development for the company, she continues to coach our agents as they move forward in their business. The combination of her knowledge and her genuine interest in each individual sets her apart as one of the most respected REALTORS in this area. Visit annepowell.robertsbrothers.com for more information about this extraordinary person, coach and trainer.

REALTOR OF THE YEAR DANIEL A. DENNIS, IV

Presented to our very own ANNE POWELL by the Mobile Area Association of Realtors!

President, Roberts Brothers, Inc. Pictured L-R: Jeff Newman, Anne Powell, Sue Winter & Daniel Dennis


our BRANCHES Gayle Grabert Managing Broker, The Real Estate Center

The Real Estate Center

Mickie Russell Director of RB Baldwin County & Managing Broker, Roberts Brothers Fairhope

Roberts Brothers Fairhope

3601 Spring Hill Business Park, Mobile, AL 251.344.9220

559 North Section Street, Fairhope, AL 251.928.2109

Roberts Brothers West

Roberts Brothers Malbis

6721 Grelot Road, Suite A, Mobile, AL 251.661.4660 Teresa Williamson Managing Broker, Roberts Brothers West

29640 Hwy 181 South, Ste A, Daphne, AL 251.301.1112 Chris Mahar Managing Broker, Roberts Brothers Malbis


our COMPANY


our COMPANY LEADERSHIP TEAM

Johnny Roberts Chairman Emeritus

Daniel Dennis, IV President

Erica Elia VP of Operations

Bernadette Windle

Ann Akridge Director of Relocation

Anne Powell

Peggy Hayden

Sara Roberts Director of Marketing

Chris Mahar

Teresa Williamson Managing Broker, RB West

Gayle Grabert

Mickie Russell Director of RB Baldwin County & Managing Broker, Roberts Brothers Fairhope

Managing Broker, RB Malbis

Director of Career Development

Communications Director

Managing Broker, The Real Estate Center

CFO


why join the ROBERTS BROTHERS TEAM? ...the people!

Elaine Sessions Sessions Team Leader, Roberts Brothers West

The people! The level of service is tops. The staff and agents all are focused on the customer and client. The clients and customers are greeted with smiling faces and leave with one. The Roberts Brothers people are the best to work with. The quality and the professionalism of our marketing is tops! We give our clients the best in the market.

...stability Roberts Brothers means stability. Our dominant position in market share translates to being the acknowledged leader in our real estate community. Joining the Roberts Brothers team will offer a licensee exceptional training, a diverse inventory, and the opportunity to work with the most professional agents and management team in the area. New agents can expect a wide variety of tools to facilitate their new career such as custom marketing pieces and a personal website.

Chris King RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

...market share

Mickie Russell

Managing Broker, Fairhope

Market share and unbelievable marketing for our agents to take advantage of to promote and increase their business. Superior training and support from “the best� managers in our market with years of experience and expertise. Our market share gives them the opportunity to make more sales and more money.


why join the ROBERTS BROTHERS TEAM?

...the training

Barbara Stanton RBI Agent, Roberts Brothers West

I checked out four other agencies before choosing Roberts Brothers. Truthfully, most never even came close. The management team with all the experience and willingness to share, had a great impact on my decision. The training and day-to-day guidance has been invaluable. At Roberts Brothers, Teamwork is a reality.

. ..marketing Our Marketing is far above any other real estate company in our area. The standards are set higher for it’s agents and it shows. Roberts Brothers gives you an immediate edge over the competition because of their enormous presence. Roberts Brothers also gives a new agent all the tools they need to get a good start in the business.

Celeste Buchman RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

...relocation

Ann Akridge Director of Relocation

Roberts Brothers is a member of the largest Relocation network in the world. This gives our agents a chance to maintain their relationship with their buyers and sellers by providing the best service possible when they are moving to a new area. Our agents can earn additional income from the referrals that come into the Relocation Department.


why join the ROBERTS BROTHERS TEAM?

...the people You always feel at home when you are at the office. It’s people helping people that makes the difference. - S A M D O R TC H

RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

To be surrounded by the most helpful, LOVING STAFF that make us look good. - LO R E N A G R E G O R I U S

RBI Agent, Fairhope

...staff

...marketing The constant efforts to stay ahead of the competition. - RICHARD HARSKI

RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

You will be more successful with a larger group of people helping you succeed. Do you want to play for an SEC football team or a PAC 10 ? - C A R O LY N H A S S E R ,

RBI Agent, Roberts Brothers West

...bigger is better

.. .more opportunity We have the most experienced agents, most qualified staff, most advanced technology, most exposure, and the MOST OPPORTUNITIES to earn a good living! - K AT I E C R A N E , RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

. ..the

training

We offer free in-house training that is known throughout the area to be the very best. - ANNE POWELL

Director of Career Development


why join the ROBERTS BROTHERS TEAM?

“Roberts Brothers is a family. When you join, you’ve got a great group of people who are anxious to help you!”

- Nancy Hughes RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

“Unbelievable Marketing to promote and increase your business.”

- Mickie Russell Managing Broker, Fairhope

“Roberts Brothers is a progressive company that provides realtors a Culture of Success.” - Mary Ann McConnell RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

The #1 Market Share. RBI is the best Real Estate Company in Mobile and the surrounding area. - Kathy Foster RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

“The training. Anne Powell.”

- Lexie Jones RBI Agent, Fairhope


what sets us APART FROM THE REST?

. ..integrity

& training

Integrity and Training. Integrity with Buyers, and Sellers, and Agents. Roberts Brothers has remained the leading Real Estate company in Mobile for the last 70 years by training their Agents not only with proven business strategy but also with state of the art technology and resources. The success of an Agent IS the success of Roberts Brothers. - S H E R R Y T R E V O R , RBI Agent, Roberts Brothers West

...history For over 70 years, Roberts Brothers has been leading the way in the South Alabama Real Estate Market.

...support Most professional, best training, agents, staff & support! - N I C H O L E PAT R I C K

RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

- JOHNNY ROBERTS

Chairman

...professionalism - A N N A LU C E

RBI Agent The Real Estate Center

...committment The quality of the Roberts Brothers staff and the commitment of the agents to the real estate industry. - WORTH HINES

RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center


what sets Roberts Brothers APART FROM THE REST?

...leadership The competence and support from the company is what sets it apart from other real estate companies. What we have that the other companies don’t have is a President who believes in developing and using the state of the art marketing tools.

- T R I C I A G R A H A M , RBI Agent, Roberts Brothers West

...marketing Roberts Brothers takes pride in making sure they have the ability to offer their agents the most cutting edge marketing and advertising pieces. - ERICA ELIA,

VP of Operations

...technology Technology training by the smartest and the most knowledgeable instructors in the city at no cost to agents. - B E C K Y M I L L E R , RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

...community involvement Roberts Brothers always has a large representation in any community event or project. I appreciate that our President and Management team is civic and community minded — always encouraging agents to be involved and make a difference in the communtiy. - CO N N I E S M I T H , RBI Agent, Roberts Brothers West


what does ROBERTS BROTHERS MEAN TO YOU?

I feel that Roberts Brothers really is a FAMILY. We care about each other and strive to be the very best we can be for our customers. Roberts Brothers is a company that truly cares about it’s customers, it’s agents and it’s staff­—and that’s something you don’t see all the time. L AU R Y E B R U N S O N

RBI Agent, RB West

Roberts Brothers means EVERYTHING to me, I know as an agent that RBI’s staff & managers are always there ready to help in all situations and I know I would not be the agent I am today without the RBI training, company leadership and the respect our community has for Roberts Brothers...

DANIEL DENNIS

President

KYM TREST

RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

I feel very lucky to walk into a business every morning that has a 70 year track record for success and a brand that incites trust and loyalty. Our agents have a tremendous competitive advantage in the marketplace.


what does ROBERTS BROTHERS MEAN TO YOU?

I have been employed with Roberts Brothers for 33 years. My career began as a posting clerk in the accounting department and my position today is Controller. I have seen a number of changes over the years, but the one thing that has stayed the same is the reputation that our company holds within our community. Whether you are working with a manager, staff member or agent, the service you receive will be second to none. BERNADET TE WINDLE

CFO We are focused on the agent’s success. From our training to noncompeting management style, we are focused on creating a company where agents will succeed. This focus is one of the main reasons why agents join and stay at Roberts Brothers. In today’s real estate world, brokers must concentrate their efforts on assisting their agents in a broad array of areas but it must always be directed on how to succeed in real estate. This is what we do at Roberts Brothers everyday!

ANNE POWELL

Director of Career Development

Roberts Brothers is the only real estate company in town that I would consider placing my license with. It is very important to me to be associated with a reputable, ethical, professional company and these are all traits that Roberts Brothers exudes. PEGGY LENTS

RBI Agent, RB West


what advice WOULD YOU GIVE A NEW AGENT?

Take advantage of all the training the company offers, develop a data base to market themselves to consistently, hold Sunday open houses, wear name tags everywhere, market themselves in the school their children or grandchildren attend.

- Mickie Russell Managing Broker, Roberts Brothers Fairhope Do not be affraid to dive in with two feet. A lot of learning in Real Estate is trail and error. Be willing to get out of your comfort zone.

- Michael Subirats RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

Attend as many classes as possible, make yourself as visible and available as possible and be patient.

- DJ Lehman RBI Agent, Roberts Brothers West

Show up at the office every day, always return calls promptly, and exercise paWatch, and tience with alllisten clients and let them know come to the office. that we appreciate their business

Dot Yeager -Becky Miller RBI Agent, RBI Agent, TheFairhope Real Estate Center

Being a Realtor is not a Job, It’s a Profession. Use your Talents & Skill Sets to Maximize Positive Customer Service for Clients and Community.

- Chris Clarke, RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

Work full-time in the office, participate, nurture your sphere of influence regularly.

-Gayle Grabert, Managing Broker, The Real Estate Center

Come to office every day. You cannot be a leading REALTOR if you are working part time. Take all the phone duty and open house opportunities you can. Market repeatedly to your sphere via Facebook. - Andrew Carver

RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center


what advice WOULD YOU GIVE A NEW AGENT?

Don’t be afraid to ask questions and let other agents know you’re new. I think most all agents here love to give advice and share what they know....we’re a team!

Listen to Annie Powell, work hard, stay focused, and love what you do!

- John Mims RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

-Nancy Hughes RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

Long term success in real estate is what we hope to achieve. Be more than an agent that looks only at the commission check; there’s a bigger picture! Focus on developing successful habits and relationships in the office, your chosen profession, and more importantly with your customers and clients. It’s then that you’ll find your most success.

- Teresa Williamson Managing Broker, Roberts Brothers West

Come in to the office. You learn so much from those around you. Seek out successful agents & ask questions. - Chris Mahar Managing Broker, Roberts Brothers Malbis

Work hard; do all of the training; it does take time to build your business

- Barbara Wells RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

Brand yourself! Use the tools that you have available to you and find the ones that work the best for your business!

Sara Roberts Director of Marketing -

Work hard, take advantage of the resources (marketing, classes etc.,) attend all sales meetings and become more involved in the community.

- Ana Boston Director of Property Management


define roberts brothers in 3 WORDS?

PROFESSIONAL, DIVERSE, CURRENT - Butch Blum, RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

T R U S T W O R T H Y, H O N E S T, FA M I LY - Peggy Hayden, Director of Communications SERVICE CO M M I T T M E N T PROFESSIONALISM -Judi Wells, RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

O L D E S T, L A R G E S T, B E S T. - Gayle Grabert Sales Manager, The Real Estate Center

STRONG, CARING, HELPFUL - Richard Harski Agent, The Real Estate Center PROFESSIONAL, KNOWLEDGEABLE, I N V O LV E D -Erica Elia VP of Operations

M Y E X T E N D E D FA M I LY... - Kym Trest, RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center

CO M PA S S I O N AT E RELIABLE FA I T H F U L - Lorena Gregorius RBI Agent, Fairhope

PROFESSIONAL, CO U R T E O U S & R E L I A B L E - Barbara Wells Agent, The Real Estate Center

E F F I C I E N T, C A PA B L E A N D R E L I A B L E -Tricia Graham RBI Agent, Roberts Brothers West

CO M P E T I T I V E LOYA L TRUST WORTHY -Connie Smith RBI Agent, RB West DIVERSITY HONESTY TRUST WORTHY - Sara Roberts Director of Marketing

Q UA L I T Y, I N T E G R I T Y AND FULL-SERVICE - Anna Luce RBI Agent, The Real Estate Center


what do you LOVE about Roberts Brothers

The STAFF, MANAGEMENT, and all of the agents are great to work with. -Peggy Hayden, Communications Director Roberts Brothers is a CARING company. They not only care about me as a professional, but they love me as an individual. -Elaine Sessions, Sessions Team Leader, RB West Working with the other RBI agents every day! -Barbara Wells, Agent, The Real Estate Center The diversity that is in the company. -Chris Randell, Director of Information Technology STABILITY. -Lorena Gregorius, Fairhope Agent The people...ALL of them. And I love knowing that wherever I am or whoever I am trying to help, that I have a company like this backing me. -Richard Harksi, Agent, The Real Estate Center I love PEOPLE and the team of RBI—The leadership, brokers, staff and fellow agents alike. -Anna Luce, Agent, The Real Estate Center THE PEOPLE. -Lexie Jones, Agent, Eastern Shore I love working with Roberts Brothers because all of the agents work together as a team. THE CULTURE-Sara Roberts, Director of Marketing I love the agents working together to make transactions work! We talk about what our customers are looking for and trying to sell and many times, we’ll come up with solutions that work for everyone. -Nancy Hughes, Agent, The Real Estate Center I love working with people who have the same work ethic as me and the desire to provide the best possible service to all. -Kathy Foster, Agent, The Real Estate Center I love that we are Global! The Agent and helping them become as successful as possible! - Noel Imsand, Secretary, The Real Estate Center


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