Real Estate Industry Veterans Kane and Wilson Join William Raveis
Real Estate In-Depth | September 2016
William Raveis recently announced the appointment of two real estate industry veterans—Amy Kane and Jason Wilson—both of whom have joined William Raveis from leadership positions with the Sotheby’s International Realty Network.
Kane will serve as senior vice president of the Westchester and Lower Fairfield region, while Wilson has been appointed to vice president of William Raveis’ affiliate offices, as well as vice president, regional director of operations for William Raveis Real Estate.
“Amy and Jason bring an impressive history of being top performers at marquis real estate brands to William Raveis, along with a deep knowledge of the region,” said Chris Raveis, president of residential sales at William Raveis. “They chose to stake their future with us. We are confident these talented, established professionals will help us grow our standing in the Westchester and Fairfield markets and make the most of our unique nine-state footprint—the largest in the Northeast and Florida. We see our firm as a place talent goes to build their future.”
Kane joins William Raveis from ONE Sotheby’s International Realty in Miami Beach, FL, where she served as director of sales and successfully managed more than 175 agents in multiple offices. She previously worked as an executive vice president, sales at Douglas Elliman in Tribeca. From October 2006 to April 2012, Kane served as regional vice president and later senior regional vice president for Houlihan Lawrence, with supervision over nine offices. Kane has also served as a senior vice president at Prudential Holmes & Kennedy in Westchester County and has an extensive sales and executive coaching background.
During her career, she has achieved industry recognition, including receiving the prestigious “Prudential Chairman’s Circle Award,” “Westchester/Putnam MLS: Top Producer” designation and being named “Houlihan Lawrence: Rookie of the Year.”
A resident of Yorktown Heights, Wilson most recently served as branch manager at Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty in Westchester, where he was lauded for growing the firm’s Scarsdale office, which he has managed for nearly six years, from $125 million to $300 million in annual volume in a four-year period. He also served as co-manager of the firm’s Irvington, location, where he was charged with growing Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty brand visibility and market share. Wilson has been in sales and management for more than 18 years, including serving as a branch manager and licensed associate broker at Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty and as an associate broker at Houlihan Lawrence.
A serial entrepreneur who founded and was managing director of Wireless Depot North America, Wilson is a self-starter who has held leadership positions with the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors and the New York State Associations of Realtors (NYSAR). He is a certified New York State real estate instructor and co-founder and former chair of the HGAR Young Professional Network (YPN), a member of the Arts Westchester Silent Auction Committee, and current president and treasurer of the Scarsdale Chamber of Commerce. He was named “Manager of the Year” by Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty in 2015 and 2011 and was a “Forty Under 40 Rising Star,” an award bestowed by the Business Council of Westchester.