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Thursday, March 6, 2014

PETER HUNT NAMED REALTOR® OF THE YEAR

Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors Bestows Honor on Leading Real Estate Businessman

Depew, N.Y. – March 5, 2014 – Chairman and CEO Peter Hunt of HUNT Real Estate
ERA was recently named Realtor® of the Year by the Buffalo Niagara Association of
Realtors (BNAR). The award was presented by Congressman Chris Collins at the
association’s Inaugural event.
Hunt, whose company has also been recognized by ERA Real Estate as a national finalist
for the brand’s Innovation Award, has long been heralded for driving ingenious
innovation within the real estate industry. His community and industry leadership has
been acknowledged on several occasions.
“It is humbling to be chosen for this recognition by my competing colleagues in our
industry, particularly considering the fact that my grandfather and father preceded me,”
said Hunt. “This honor is a tribute to everyone in our organization.”
The award acknowledges the outstanding impact of a Realtor who has contributed to the
real estate industry, community and BNAR. This includes working on special BNAR
assignments and committees as well as making significant professional contributions to
the national and state associations. Award criteria include service to clients, high ethical
business standards and furthering the principles of good real estate practices among other
brokers and the general public.
Hunt has been a licensed real estate salesperson and member of the BNAR since June,
1972. In 1977 he was named director of recruitment and training, his first in a series of
management and leadership positions, including in succession sales manager of the firm’s
Amherst branch, general manager and vice president, president of the Residential
Division, president and CEO, and as of 2005, chairman and CEO of the firm founded by
his grandfather in 1911.
Hunt has overseen the growth of the firm from 30 agents in three residential branches and
one commercial branch to about 1,100 agents in 38 residential and four commercial
branches in five regions covering most of Upstate New York and Phoenix, Ariz. Along
the way, he founded a mortgage banking firm, two insurance agencies, a fee-for-service
brokerage, a homeownership services company, a home building company, and acquired
a title agency, the only single-broker-owned title agency in the State of New York. He is
a founding member of The Realty Alliance and currently is a member of the National
Advisory Council of the ERA Franchise Systems LLC.
About HUNT Real Estate ERA
HUNT Real Estate Corp. is the parent company of HUNT Real Estate ERA. With 38
branches strategically located throughout western, central, and upstate New York and
Phoenix, Arizona, HUNT Real Estate ERA is the largest family-owned and operated real
estate company in the area. A leader in the residential real estate industry with over 103
years of experience, HUNT also operates a commercial brokerage as HUNT Commercial
Real Estate, a mortgage banking firm – HUNT Mortgage, two insurance agencies –
HUNT-Vanner Associates and HUNT Insurance Agency, a title agency – Network Title
Agency of New York, an award-winning Relocation division, a residential building
company and a fee-for-service brokerage. HUNT’s mission is to build its sales presence
through successful sales associates, to grow profitably, and to provide the highest quality
of real estate and homeownership services in the markets in which it operates. For more
information regarding real estate listings in your local market and HUNT’s
homeownership services visit www.huntrealestate.com or become our fan on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/huntrealestate.


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