Parsippany, NJ, January 10, 2013 – NRT LLC, the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage company, announced today that Barbara Schmidt has been promoted to the role of president of Jack Gaughen Realtor® ERA®. In her new position, Schmidt will oversee the daily sales operations and business development of the company's 10 real estate offices and more than 300 sales associates and employees serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, Lebanon, York, Adams and Franklin counties in South Central Pennsylvania. Schmidt most recently served as district sales manager for Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA. She replaces Dick Tucker who served as president for three years.
"Barbara brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role,” said Maureen Passerini, executive vice president of the Northeast and Eastern Seaboard regions of NRT LLC. “She is a dynamic and well respected leader who has built an exceptional reputation in the real estate industry. Under her guidance, I am confident that Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA will continue to prosper and grow.”
Schmidt has 25 years of experience in real estate sales. She began her real estate career as a sales associate in York, Pa., with a small independent firm and quickly became the top-producing agent. When the firm was acquired, she was selected to serve as office sales manager and gained attention for her business acumen and leadership abilities. Under her management, the office and sales associates have won numerous sales achievement awards.
Schmidt also gained extensive marketing and sales experience early in her career while working with several retail operations as a store manager, and as a promotions manager responsible for all advertising, event production and visual merchandising.
Holding her broker’s license for nearly 15 years, Schmidt is a member of the Realtors® Association of York and Adams Counties, where she served as past chair of the Keys to the City event and Bowl-a-thon fundraising event. She has also served on many other committees including the MLS, Leadership and Development and Professional Standards Committee. As a leader in the community, she served as past president on the board of directors for both the Jewish Community Center, and Temple Beth Israel.
Originally from Manhattan, N.Y., Schmidt earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University.
NRT LLC is the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage company, with approximately 740 offices, 43,000 sales associates operating in 35 major metropolitan areas. NRT, its affiliated companies, marketing partners or joint ventures provide mortgage, title, insurance, escrow, warranty, relocation and concierge services to NRT's family of companies. NRT operates the company-owned offices of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY).