Houlihan Lawrence Acquires Greenwich, CT Brokerage
John Jordan | March 3, 2015
RYE BROOK—Houlihan Lawrence announced on Feb. 23rd it had acquired Shore & Country Properties, a residential brokerage in Greenwich, CT.
The Shore & Country acquisition comes on the heels of the recent announcement that the former Kelly Associates offices in Darien and Rowayton, CT have joined the Houlihan Lawrence network. In less than 18 months since first entering Connecticut, Houlihan Lawrence has opened four Fairfield County offices. In 2014, the Houlihan Lawrence Greenwich office surpassed $500 million in sales and was ranked the No. 2 office in Greenwich. The company expects to exceed $1 billion in Connecticut home sales in 2015, just its second full year operating in the state.
Shore & Country’s 20 agents brokered approximately $165 million in home sales in 2014. The Shore & Country office in Riverside will become Houlihan Lawrence’s second office in Greenwich.
“As we continue our growth in the Connecticut market, we are proud to welcome the team from Shore & Country Properties into our expanding family,” said Stephen Meyers, president and CEO of Houlihan Lawrence. “In addition to combining two cultures that share a commitment to outstanding client service, we have now gained a physical presence on the eastern side of town. The addition of the Riverside office will allow Houlihan Lawrence to strengthen our roots in the community, allowing us to better assist our clients with a new level of expertise.”
Shore & Country Properties focuses on the entire Greenwich community with an emphasis on the Riverside, Old Greenwich and Cos Cob markets.
Houlihan Lawrence serves more than 90 communities with 30 offices and more than 1,200 agents, leveraging global partners on six continents and in 56 countries. The company ranked among the Top 20 of all brokerages nationally and achieved a total sales volume of $5.3 billion in 2014.