6 Sumter real estate agents nationally recognized

Berkshire Hathaway Brabham among top in region



Six Berkshire Hathaway John M. Brabham Real Estate agents in Sumter recently earned national awards and will be recognized at the agency's annual sales conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Millie Welch, Denise Weeks, Charles Edens, C.O. Buddy Gulledge, Susan W. Osteen and Katherine Rauch were honored with various designations, including the national real estate brokerage network's elite Chairman's Circle Gold Level status.

"All of these sales professionals are truly deserving of their respective award and work tirelessly to help clients fulfill their real estate needs," Broker/Owner John Brabham of Berkshire Hathaway John M. Brabham Real Estate said.

Welch was named to the Chairman Circle-Gold Level for 2017, which is reserved for the top 2 percent of the network's sales professionals based on gross sales and closed units. Welch entered the real estate field in 2013.

Weeks and Edens were named for the President's Circle for 2017, which recognizes the top 4 percent of sales professionals based on residential or commercial volume and closed units. Weeks entered the real estate field in 2012, Edens in 2010.

Gulledge, Osteen and Rauch earned the Honor Society award for outstanding sales in residential or commercial.

The Sumter business received the Round Table Office Award for 2017. This recognizes the three top-producing offices from each region of the nation. Berkshire Hathaway Brabham was in the top three producing offices in the South Region with 1-20 agents.

Note: Susan Osteen is married to Kyle Osteen, co-owner of Osteen Publishing Co.