GREENVILLE, S.C. – Three Associates of Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty were ranked in the Top 100 Sales Volume leaders in South Carolina, according to data released by RealTrends this week.
Joan Herlong, the agency’s CEO and founder, was ranked sixth; Lisa Vogel, an associate in the Clemson/Lakes office was 75th, and Grace Herlong Loveless, an associate in the Greenville, was 85th, according to RealTrends, which identifies the country’s most successful residential real estate brokerages, teams and agents each year. The RealTrends team compiles and verifies transaction sides and closed sales volume for the industry’s trusted annual rankings program.
Herlong is the first word when it comes to real estate in the Upstate. She has been selling real estate full-time since 1993 and led all agents in the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors in sales volume between January 2012 and December 2021 with $388 million worth of real estate transactions. She opened her own boutique agency in 2011. Herlong was affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty and launched Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty in 2017, and the company has more than tripled in size since that time.
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, which is for Associates who did more than $5 million in sales, and the Chairman’s Circle, which is for Associates who did more than $10 million in sales, in 2021 and 2022.
Before Vogel joined Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty, she was in the top 5% of agents at different brokerages and a member of the firm’s President’s Circle Society. Prior to that, she was the Broker-in-Charge for one of the largest North Carolina real estate companies. In 2022, Vogel had the largest sale for anyone in the Clemson office.
“These results are a testament to our entire company’s commitment to integrity, professionalism, and exceptional service,” said Jackson Herlong, Chief Strategy Office and non-compete Broker-in-charge for the Clemson/Lakes office. “We have focused intently on being more than a real estate company. We want to be partners in our clients’ biggest life decisions.”
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.