Raising the Bar: Bahamas Realty continues to grow with addition of two new sales associates.

Bahamas Realty Ltd., a premier independent real estate firm, recently announced its further expansion with the addition of two new Sales Associates, Leslie Colclough and  Conor Gottlieb. Both Leslie and Conor hail from a legal background.

Conor & Leslie - new to the team
Leslie Colclough & Conor Gottlieb, Bahamas Realty’s newest Sales Associates.

“We’re very happy to be welcoming Leslie and Conor to our team,” said Donald Martinborough, CEO of Bahamas Realty. “Expanding our firm with new associates is part of our overall plan to continue growing our team and enhancing the quality of service we’re able to offer clients. The whole team was busy all through last year and we expect to keep up that pace – and more – in the future.”

Leslie and her husband, Tim, are both keen travelers.

Leslie Colclough, LL. B. (Hons) has made what feels like a natural transition into real estate sales and leasing, bringing years of experience specializing in real estate law, having passed the bar in 1996. Her career saw her work on both residential and commercial transactions both in Nassau and the Family Islands as well as estate planning.

 

 

“I’m excited to be able to take a more ‘hands-on’ approach to real estate,” said Leslie. “Coupling my legal background with my love for interior design and home staging gives me the opportunity to offer a unique depth of service to my clients as an agent.”

Leslie, pictured with her son and goddaughter.
Conor with his uncle, James Sarles, a mentor & well known real estate agent from Freeport, Bahamas.

Conor Gottlieb, LL.B., LL.M. has had an interest in real estate from a young age, a passion he believes stems from the many discussions he had with his father, Frederik Gottlieb, former Member of Parliament and prominent Bahamian attorney specializing in real estate transactions. After having passed the New York Bar Exam, Conor worked at the law firm Graham Thompson in Nassau. After working in one of the country’s most prestigious law firms, Conor’s interest in real estate has lead him to work directly in the industry as a real estate sales agent.

Conor is from the island of Abaco and has an in-depth knowledge of the island and its surrounding cays. Conor will specialize in real estate transactions in Nassau and the Abaco islands.

 

Conor with the catch of the day.

 

“I’m looking forward to bringing my local knowledge and real life experience in this side of the market to my business,” said Conor. “It’s an exciting time to be in the industry.”

 

Bahamas Realty announced recently that the Company had closed the year with an increase in gross commissions for the 2016-2017 fiscal year of 12.54% and increase in payout to agents of 14.00%.

 

 

This story also appeared in the Abaconian newspaper. You can read the full digital edition here.

About Bahamas Realty

Bahamas Realty Ltd., which has been in operation since 1949, is an affiliate of the invitation-only network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), and Luxury Portfolio International®, the exclusive luxury marketing program of LeadingRE. It is also a member of NAI Global, the world’s largest network of independent commercial real estate brokerage firms.

Read more about our exclusive global affiliations here.

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