Intero Continues to Advance With Acquisition, New Leadership and New Offices
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Intero Continues to Advance With Acquisition, New Leadership and New Offices

Company has big month with the acquisition of the San Jose Almaden franchise office, the hiring of industry veteran Scott Chase and new offices in Burlingame and Gilroy.

CUPERTINO, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - November 14, 2018 - Intero, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., is proud to reveal several key announcements for the month of November. They include:

  • Intero has formally acquired the Intero San Jose Almaden franchise office from Brian and Diane McDermott. The office, located at 5580 Almaden Expressway San Jose, CA 95118, is home to more than 60 agents and will be the third Intero company owned location in San Jose.
  • Hiring industry veteran Scott Chase to lead the Los Altos office. Scott has more than 15 years of experience and most recently was the regional sales manager at Opes Advisors. Scott has a business philosophy that centers on planning and continuous improvement in skills, systems and teams to take care of our customers' concerns around real estate. He will take over the reins from John Thompson, who will focus on his duties of Chief Culture Officer to drive the company’s community and philosophy.
  • Opening a new Burlingame office led by Lana Morin Pierce. Located at 200 Park Road Burlingame, CA 94010, the office is home to more than 35 agents and will have a Grand Opening celebration on Thursday, November 15th from 4-6 PM with an official ribbon cutting at 5:30 PM. Please RSVP to if you would like to attend.
  • Opening a new Downtown Gilroy office led by William Chea. Located at 7652 Monterey Road Gilroy, CA 95020, the office is slated to officially open on November 30th and will house the 36 agents that currently reside at the First Street office.

“Here at Intero, we are constantly evolving and shifting to keep ahead of the competition,” said Tom Tognoli, Intero President & Chief Executive Officer. “We are very happy about the acquisition of the San Jose Almaden office, as this will help us better service our growing demand in Almaden Valley and beyond. We are thrilled to have Scott Chase join our leadership team as we know he will bring a bolt of energy to our entire organization. We are also excited about our new offices in Burlingame and Gilroy, which will provide a perfect space to serve both our agents and clients.”

About the Intero® Brand

Intero, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America Inc., serves Northern California with 18 offices throughout the greater Silicon Valley. The Intero Franchise network is comprised of 55 affiliates located in Alabama, California, Nevada, Tennessee and Texas. The company is headquartered in California’s Silicon Valley.

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Media Contact:

Derek Overbey
Intero – A Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate
(408) 342-8605

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