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                                   WATERFRONT PROPERTIES’

                                                                                                                                                                                    Approaching $200 Million Sales
                                                ROB                                                                                                                                     Soon to Top $2 Billion Lifetime


                                                                                                                                                                              Closing out 2018 and starting the New Year fast,              Waterfront  Palm Beach’s Ronnie  Hasozbek-Garcia

                                                                                                                                                                              Waterfront Properties Owner Rob Thomson had the               said, “Rob is incredibly generous with his time. His day
                                    Records Best 12 Months                                                                                                                    best 12 months of sales in his 30-year career. As of this     begins at 4 AM, so I can bounce anything off him at

                                          in Three Decades                                                                                                                    writing, he’s sold, or currently has pending, sales of        any time and I know I’ll get an immediate response.”
                                                                                                                                                                              almost $200 million in Jupiter/Tequesta/North County          Ronnie continued, “He has incredible insights. We go

                                                                                                                                                                              real estate. By the time you read this, Rob likely will       up against the biggest and oldest firms in Palm Beach
                                                                                                                                                                              have achieved the mark, which simultaneously places           in listing presentations, and we win.”

                                                                                                                                                                              him at over $2 billion in lifetime sales. The youngest
                                                                                                                                                                              agent inducted into Luxury Real Estate’s Billionaires         He echoed fellow Palm Beach agent Toni Hollis who

                                                                                                                                                                              Club, no single agent has reached one billion dollars         said, “Rob is a huge help. He doesn’t do opinions.
                                                                                                                                                                              in sales faster. Rob hit that mark almost a decade ago.       He brings in his team and they use data to educate

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            homeowners about the reality of what works to sell a
                                                                                                                                                                              Now  with  five  offices  from  Delray  to  Stuart—the        home in the real world right now. Our presentations

                                                                                                                                                                              most recent being Waterfront’s Palm Beach office at           show sellers the path we’ll follow to sell their home.”
                                                                                                                                                                              333  Peruvian  Avenue—Rob  spoke  enthusiastically            Hollis, a Palm Beach real estate luminary in her own

                                                                                                                                                                              about his company’s continual evolution. “Early on            right, added, “Rob has spent hours teaching me
                                                                                                                                                                              we invested heavily in the Internet. Back then, most          to embrace the digital  and Internet world. Before

                                                                                                                                                                              brokerages operated exclusively under the old idea            Waterfront, I thought I’d seen and done it all.” 2018
                                                                                                                                                                              that sales came down to who you know. Some still think        was her second best in sales, and what she called the

                                                                                                                                                                              that way.” With nine out of every ten real estate sales       most prolific in her own 40-year real estate career.
                                                                                                                                                                              today beginning as an Internet search, it’s impossible

                                                                                                                                                                              to know enough people. Many brokerages have come              George McMahon is a longtime client of Rob’s.
                                                                                                                                                                              around to the reality of Internet marketing’s outsized        “Another agent recommended Rob as a specialist in

                                                                                                                                                                              role in selling real estate; they are playing catch up        high end waterfront estate homes in North County.
                                                                                                                                                                              with Thomson and Waterfront’s moving target.                  That was about six years ago. I’ve now sold and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            purchased homes and lots for building with Rob. He
                                                                                                                                                                              “Complacency  is  not  in  our  company  DNA,”  Rob           and his team are very knowledgeable.” Mirroring what

                                                                                                                                                                              said. “We’ve invested more heavily in training and            many say of Waterfront, George said, “They are a very
                                                                                                                                                                              technology over the last three years than ever before.        professional group. Working with Rob and Waterfront

                                                                                                                                                                              That’s now paying big dividends for every agent in            is easy and efficient.” Having developed a friendship
                                                                                                                                                                              our firm.” Waterfront now features its properties on          with Rob over many years and transactions, George

                                                                                                                                                                              6,000 local, national and global property exposure            concluded, “I have nothing but good things to say.”
                                                                                                                                                                              websites. Last year Waterfront won the international

                                                                                                                                                                              award for real estate Internet marketing innovation.          “It’s supposed to feel easy for our sellers and buyers,”
                                                                                                                                                                              That’s just one iron in the fire of Waterfront’s marketing    Rob explained. “We have a team of people that work

                                                                                                                                                                              operation.  Commenting that he’s “never been more             phenomenally hard behind the scenes. Our agents are
                                                                                                                                                                              excited,” Rob said shepherding agents’ success                incredibly entrepreneurial professionals.” Speaking of

                                                                                                                                                                              is one of his greatest satisfactions. He personally           the company Rob said, “This has always been about
                                                                                                                                                                              coaches more agents now than at any other time in             ‘us.’  I love it when agents say they feel like family. I’m

                                                                                                                                                                              his career. Weekly  breakfast meetings have  turned           working to see just how far the Waterfront family can
                                                                                                                                                                              into twice-weekly sessions, usually held at Thomson’s         go, together.”

                                                                                                                                                                              neighborhood Admirals Cove Marina Café.

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