Julie Back is Named the Number One Agent in Ohio and Sibcy Cline’s Number One Agent for the Sixth Year in a Row

Julie_Sibcys_Robin_LinkedArms3.jpgJulie K. Back of Sibcy Cline’s Hyde Park office, was named the top sales agent for the state of Ohio for 2017! This announcement was made on September 26, 2017 at the Ohio Association of Realtor’s (OAR) Conference held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Being in the number one position for the state is not easy thing to do as there are over 27,000 members in the organization.

Previously, Julie has been honored by the OAR as the #2 sales agent in Ohio in 2015 and and 2016; #4 agent in 2012; and #5 agent in 2011.

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Says Rob Sibcy, President of Sibcy Cline Realtors, “This is such a tremendous honor for Julie and we are very proud of her. She is such a dedicated part of our team and works very hard for her clients. We are thrilled she has succeeded in being the best of the best in Ohio!”

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Julie was named Sibcy Cline’s top agent in early September. She has held this honor for the past six years in a row. In addition, she has been named the top agent in the city as part of the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors® Circle of Excellence in 2015 and 2016.

About Julie K. Back
Julie has lived in both Hyde Park and Indian Hill with deep local ties as a Cincinnati native. She is a graduate of Summit Country Day and the University of Cincinnati.

She began her real estate career in 1994 with Sibcy Cline. Her sales focus has been on eastern Cincinnati including downtown, Hyde Park, Montgomery,  Mt. Adams, Mt. Lookout, Columbia-Tusculum, Madeira as well as her own neighborhood in Indian Hill.

Over the years Julie has made many friends and connections locally. These friendships coupled with her passion and dedication for real estate have helped her succeed. She expanded her sphere of influence through her volunteer work on a variety of community projects. These include numerous fundraisers benefiting Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and other philanthropic organizations. She has also chaired events for the Cincinnati Antiques Festival and is a member of Kindervelt #50. Her caring spirit added to her knowledge of her marketplace  and has earned her glowing referrals from clients and respect of her fellow sale agents.

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Julie is based out of the Sibcy Cline Hyde Park office located on Erie Avenue. Her “home” team at the office are thrilled for her sales honors. Says David Hummel, Vice President/Sales Manager of the office, “Julie, Julie, Julie! It’s her year! Everyone at the Hyde Park office is cheering Julie on and we are so proud of her. It takes so much work to be at the top of sales for not only Sibcy Cline, but our city and now our state!”

Marie Simon, who is a co -Vice President/Sales Manager for Hyde Park adds, “Julie is a very hard worker. She puts in the time and energy to maker her clients happy. Her success is not magic, it is the result of persistence and a superior work ethic.”

 

Here We Grow Again! Sibcy Cline’s Springfield Office is Now Open

Sibcy Cline’s newest branch office location is now open for business in Springfield, Ohio. Located at 137 E. Main Street in downtown Springfield in the landmark Tuttle Building, the office is conveniently situated at the corner of two main arteries in Springfield at Limestone and Main. Says Sibcy Cline President Rob Sibcy, “We are thrilled to have another Dayton-area location and are looking forward to serving the Clark County region. The real estate market for 2017 looks strong and by adding this new Sibcy Cline office, we will be able to better serve our home buyers and sellers in that region.”

The Tuttle Building is the former site of the Tuttle Brothers Company which was a small motor vehicle parts wholesale supplier. Located in the midst of historic downtown Springfield, the building features its original warehouse ambiance with details such as hardwood floors, original wood work and plaster walls. The office is using the original Tuttle office as a common work area. Complimentary off-street parking is available to agents and clients.

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Open and airy, the new Sibcy Cline office is highlighted with exposed, 20-foot ceilings and large, light-filled windows. Amenities include modern agent support stations as well as flexible meeting spaces. Walls have been painted to reflect Sibcy Cline’s branding colors. Seventy inch and 65-inch monitors are available to use when previewing homes with clients. Agents also enjoy a kitchen and booth seating. This paperless office is wireless and features phone-app technology allowing for a mobile “duty” desk.

Says Sara (Carter) Wissel, Vice President/Sales Manager, of the Springfield office, “We’re a high-tech real estate office located in a beautiful, old Springfield building. Our new space is going to be the perfect place for Sibcy Cline agents to conduct business. They can easily hook up mobile devices, tablets or laptops to complete any real estate tasks. The location is in the hub of Springfield and just  minutes from many Clark County communities.”

The office has plans to onboard 15 area real estate agents to the office in the next year.

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Guests to the grand opening included Springfield City Manager Jim Bodenmiller and Deputy City Manager Bryan Heck; Eric Sirons, Membership Director of the Springfield Chamber of Commerce; as well as Melissa Tuttle (part of the Tuttle family business) and now a Clerk of the Common Pleas Court for Clark County. Many area agents also came to support the opening of the business.

 

Kathy Bryant of Sibcy Cline is Named “Top Sales Associate for 2016” by the Southern Ohio Association of Realtors

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Kathy Bryant, Executive Sales Vice President with Sibcy Cline’s Anderson office, has been honored as the “Top Sales Associate for 2016” by the Southern Ohio Association of Realtors®.

Says Rob Sibcy, President of Sibcy Cline Realtors, “We are very proud of Kathy and her sales accomplishments. Her clients are always a top priority and it is wonderful to see her hard work has been recognized!”

About Kathy
Kathy has been a real estate professional for 27 years. She has earned numerous sales honors throughout her career locally as well as statewide. She specializes in luxury home sales for eastern Cincinnati. As a service to her clients, Kathy has earned the ASP (Accredited Staging Professional) designation.

Sibcy Cline Vandalia Starts the Year with Updated Interiors

VandaliaSibcyCline.JPGSibcy Cline Vandalia – Sibcy Cline’s most-northern office – received some updates to its interior space. The office now features new carpeting, painted walls, artwork, conference furniture as well as a new kitchen.

To celebrate these improvements, Mike Pierson, Vice President/Sales Manager of Sibcy Cline Vandalia invited several Vandalia city officials to attend an office meeting. Mayor Arlene Setzer, City Manager Jon Crusey and his assistant, Julie Trick presented a “State of the City” report to Vandalia Sibcy Cline agents while they also admired the office’s new look.

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Marcie Rottinghaus of Sibcy Cline Realtors Named President for the Northern Kentucky MLS for 2017

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Marcie Rottinghaus, Vice President and Sales Manager of Sibcy Cline Campbell County, has been named the 2017 president of the Northern Kentucky MLS. She has served on the board for the Northern Kentucky Association of Realtors since 2014.

Says Marcie, “It is an honor to lead the board for the Northern Kentucky MLS. We have gone through some large changes these past few months with the transfer from Rappattoni to the Paragon MLS system. The MLS is the source of data about listed properties and it is important we make solid decisions about how it is presented to the public. Representing and supporting our total membership by providing the best resources possible is our goal.

Rob Sibcy, president of Sibcy Cline Realtors says, “We are very happy Marcie takes the time to be so involved with the Northern Kentucky Association of Realtors. The MLS is key to information about listed homes and we are confident she will have positive opinions on how this data is shared and used.”

About Marcie
Marcie has been part of the Sibcy Cline team since 2009 as well as experience as a new construction sales representative prior to that. An Ohio native and resident of Kentucky for over 10 years, she is active in local schools, church and community groups.”

 

 

 

Anne Goss of Sibcy Cline Realtors is Named President Elect for the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors and a Director for the Ohio Association of Realtors

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Anne Goss, a Sales Vice President of Sibcy Cline Vandalia, has two appointments for 2017. She is serving as a Director for the Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR) with a three-year term commitment. Anne has also been named President Elect for the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors.

As a Director, Anne will be responsible for staying up to date on changes in the Ohio law that affects the real estate industry. She will review, discuss and vote on legislation. This three-year term is an important commitment to insure the highest level of professionalism and ethics from the real estate industry.

In addition, Anne will be committing time as President Elect for the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors. This group is tasked to develop its members’ leadership skills to be used professionally as well as with community leadership responsibilities.

Says Anne, “I really enjoy volunteering my time. I have met so many wonderful professionals and I find it rewarding to help make my profession even better. It is going to be a busy but production year!”

Says Rob Sibcy, president of Sibcy Cline, “We are very proud and honored to have Anne represent us with the Women’s Council and as a state Director. We have confidence in her decisions that will guide the real estate profession for the state of Ohio!”

About Anne
Anne has been selling real estate since 1985 and has achieved the Sales Vice President title due to her sales success. She has earned many sales honors throughout her career and has been recognized both locally and statewide.

Anne is very active in the real estate industry. She has served on the Dayton Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors and served as president of this organization in 2013 and 2014. Anne served as treasurer for the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors in 2015 and 2016. Anne is a member of Toastmasters and Theta Phi Alpha and is the Director of Leadership Development for the Women in Business Networking organization.

Anne holds many professional designations that shows her dedication to real estate:

  • ABR – Accredited Buyers’ Representative
  • At Home With Diversity Certification
  • CRS – Certified Resident Specialist
  • GRI – Graduate, Realtors Institute (marketing, ethics, real estate law)
  • e-Pro Certification – (extensive training in internet-based real estate techniques)
  • SFR – Short Sales and Foreclosure Certification
  • SRS – Seller Representative Specialist
  • LSE – Leading Real Estate Service expert
  • LSS – Leading Real Estate Sales specialist
  • DRA – Dayton Regional Ambassador
  • MRP – Military Relocation Professional

 

Cyndi Scarpelli of Sibcy Cline Realtors is Appointed a Director for the Ohio Association of Realtors

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Cyndi Scarpelli, Vice President and Sales Manager of the Sibcy Cline Beavercreek office, has been appointed as a Director for the Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR). This three-year term will entail the review, discussion and voting on new Ohio real estate legislation.

Says Cyndi, “It is my honor to serve as a Director for the OAR and its membership. I take this position very seriously and will do my best to ensure our state’s real estate laws look out for the interests of not only our real estate agents but our clients.”

Says Rob Sibcy, President of Sibcy Cline Realtors, “Cyndi been very active locally as a leader with the Dayton Area Board of Realtors. I know she will work just as hard as a Director for the state. We are very happy she is part of our Sibcy Cline team and is focusing on making our profession operate even better!”

About Cyndi – Professional Organizations
Cyndi has been a Director for the Dayton Area Board of Realtors (DABR) since 2015 and will continue in that role throughout 2017. She has served on many committees for the DABR including: Professional Standards, Finance, Community Service Task Force, Grievance and Technology/Forms. Cyndi was a part of the first DABR Leadership program as well as helped to organize its Region Ambassador program and is now a Dayton  Region Ambassador. In 2013, the DABR honored Cyndi with the Manager of the Year honor in recognition of her work and dedication.

About Cyndi – Community Involvement
A Dayton resident since 1971, Cyndi has a strong sense of giving back to the community. Since 2006, she and a few close friends have sponsored an annual Valentine’s Dance to support various local charities including the Special Wish Foundation. She has been involved with the Community Service Task Force and participated in “Rebuilding Dayton Together”. She has worked in the soup kitchen at the Gospel Mission in downtown Dayton and has served on the Cancer Hope Ministry for her church. In 2014, Sibcy Cline Realtors honored Cyndi with the company’s Community Services Award in honor of all she has done to make the Dayton community a great place to live. Cyndi truly lives by the quote she uses frequently: “Work for a purpose, not a paycheck.”