GREENVILLE, S.C. — Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty has honored its top Associates for October.
In the Clemson office, the top agents for transactions closed for buyer clients were Amy Hammond and David Vandeputte, and the top agent for listings sold was Diane Bostrom. In the Greenville office, the top agents for transactions closed for buyer clients were Jessica Kilcoyne and Kim Crain, and the top agents for listings sold were Brittney Bolt and Grace Herlong Loveless.
Hammond earned her Real Estate Broker license from the Wyatt Institute of Real Estate in 1996. In 2020, she joined the Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty President’s Circle. In 2021, Hammond was the top producer company-wide, Most Valuable Associate of the Clemson office, became a member of the Chairman’s Circle for doing more than $10 million in sales volume, and received a Skyrocket Award.
Starting with Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty in 2021, Vandeputte is a guru of the Upstate golf course communities with an emphasis on the mountain/lakes region. He earned a Skyrocket Award and President’s Circle Award, which is for sales volume over $5 million, in 2022. Before moving into real estate, he worked in IT for Compuware and for ten years, as well as owned and managed his own retail golf shop, Motor City Golf.
Bostrom has been with Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty since April 2021 and she became a member of the Chairman’s Circle in 2021, and the President’s Circle in 2022. She is committed to her clients and making sure they get the best service each time.
Kilcoyne has always had a passion for real estate. She’s a third-generation Greenville realtor, a local real estate investor and renovator, and has experience acquiring and managing short and long-term rental properties. She joined Joan Herlong & Associates in 2022.
Crain is a real estate veteran licensed in both South Carolina and North Carolina with experience from within the Sotheby’s International Realty brand, most recently serving as an agent of Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty in Charleston, South Carolina, with a specialty in both historic homes and coastal properties.
Licensed since 2012, Bolt describes herself as a naturally-curious “lover of relationships.” A Greenville, native, Bolt comes from a real estate family, and meeting new people, learning about them, and learning from them is one of the most rewarding aspects of her work.
Born in Greenville, Loveless joined Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty in 2017 after a career in luxury automobiles. In her first year, she sold more than $9 million and was named the company’s Rookie of the Year. She became a member of the President’s Circle in 2020, and the Chairman’s Circle in 2021 and 2022.
“October was a great month for us,” said Joan Herlong, owner and CEO of Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty. “Our Associates manage to outdo themselves each month. We can’t wait to see what these last few months of the year will bring.”
About Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty
Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty is one of the leading and most trusted names in real estate in the Upstate of South Carolina. First founded by Owner/CEO Joan Herlong as AugustaRoad.com Realty in 2011, the firm has since handled thousands of properties in the Greenville and Upstate area. In 2017, the company affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty, becoming Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty. The company has more than tripled in agent count and production volume since that time. Learn more at www.jha-sothebysrealty.com.
About Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC
Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation, and settlement services. In February 2004, Realogy entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby’s International Realty name and the development of a full franchise system. Affiliations in the system are granted only to brokerages and individuals meeting strict qualifications. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational, and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744.
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