March 04, 2009 // Franchising.com // Morris Plains, N.J. – Weichert, Realtors has announced that Margaret "Peggy" Doepper has joined the company as regional vice president. Doepper will be responsible for the management and growth of Weichert sales offices in Connecticut, as well as in Westchester County, N.Y.
Doepper brings more than 25 years experience to her new role. Throughout her career, Doepper has held numerous management positions including serving eight years as president and COO for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut. Under her direction, the company nearly tripled its size within the region. Most recently, she served as executive vice president or operations for Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Manhattan. She began her career as a sales associate in Danbury, Conn.
"We are extremely proud to welcome someone of Peggy's ability to the Weichert team," said Jacelyn Botti, head of residential sales for Weichert, Realtors. "Peggy's depth of experience, real estate acumen and knowledge in the Connecticut and New York markets positions us well both for immediate success and long-term growth within the region."
In addition to her work in the real estate industry, Doepper is an active volunteer within the local community. In the past, she has served as vice chair of the board of directors for the Stamford Red Cross, was a committee member for Project ALS and a featured speaker for Dress for Success Worldwide. Recently, she was honored by the Greenwich YWCA with the BRAVA Award, an award that recognizes women who have achieved excellence in their profession while demonstrating a commitment to serve the community
Doepper is a native of Westchester, N.Y. and a current resident of Greenwich, Conn. Doepper graduated Summa Cum Laude from Marymount College, earning a bachelor's degree in business administration. She also holds various industry honors including the GRI and CRB designations.
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in approximately 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance.