Top Agent Tracy McLaughlin ‘Boomerangs’ To The Agency
Following eight months at Engel & Völkers, McLaughlin has returned to The Company. She instructed Inman she initially left the model due to logistical points surrounding her launch in Aspen.
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Marin County’s No. 1 agent, one of many high brokers within the state of California and all the U.S., has develop into the newest in a sequence of brokers to boomerang to their former brokerages after making a change, RealTrends reported.
That’s proper — Tracy McLaughlin, who left The Company for Engel & Völkers in October 2022, has returned to The Company as soon as once more.
McLaughlin was ranked the No. 18 agent in California by gross sales quantity with $233.1 million netted in 2022, based on RealTrends’ newest America’s Finest rankings. She’s additionally continued to be the highest agent in Marin County yearly since 2005.
McLaughlin has at all times been a fan of The Company model and the brokerage’s founder Mauricio Umansky, she clarified to Inman on a name. She left again in October due to points that surrounded the launching of her enterprise in Aspen with the model, she mentioned. The Company has had an workplace in Aspen since 2019.
“I’ve at all times liked The Company model,” McLaughlin mentioned. “I solely left The Company due to a logistical state of affairs with Aspen … it needed to do with causes round opening in Aspen.”
As soon as these points have been resolved, nonetheless, McLaughlin was thrilled to return to The Company.
“I actually missed the model, so I got here again to The Company for the model. I really like Mauricio. I like how supportive and entrepreneurial he’s, by way of ‘Hey, you consider an concept, I’m behind you, let’s go do that. After all I’ll open an workplace right here for you, after all I’ll do this for you.’”
“Mauricio has only a actually easy-going, entrepreneurial spirit like I do,” she added.
When McLaughlin introduced her departure from Engel & Völkers final yr, she additionally introduced a partnership along with her daughter, Whitney McLaughlin. At the moment, the youthful McLaughlin joined Engel & Völkers as an actual property adviser in Aspen with the concept the mother-daughter duo may help purchasers throughout each markets.
Now, McLaughlin mentioned Whitney and her different daughter, Grace McLaughlin, will be a part of her workforce at The Company, each of whom will function out of Aspen and Marin County.
“We’re thrilled to have Tracy again residence at The Company,” Mauricio Umansky, founder and CEO of The Company, mentioned in a press release emailed to Inman. “We warmly welcome her again into the fold, realizing that her distinctive expertise and memorable observe file will elevate our brokerage to even larger heights.
“Tracy’s resolution to come back again speaks volumes concerning the collaborative and dynamic surroundings we foster at our company. Collectively, we’ll proceed to redefine excellence in the actual property business.”
McLaughlin added that after she made the change to Engel & Völkers, she had a tough time letting go of The Company fully.
“I nonetheless wore The Company hat each single day after I left,” she mentioned. “After I was in London, there was someone in Hyde Park on a horse in November, and this man mentioned to me, ‘The Company, oh The Company — we love The Company!’ So, it’s a worldwide model, all over the place I put on my hat, individuals discuss to me about The Company, and it’s a mirrored image of [Umansky].
“So I missed that, and we have been in a position to clear up the logistical points about opening up in Aspen underneath the model and all of it labored out.”
Previous to becoming a member of The Company in 2019, McLaughlin co-owned Pacific Union Worldwide with ex-husband Mark McLaughlin, which they acquired in 2009. Pacific Union Worldwide was then acquired by Compass in 2018, and Tracy McLaughlin briefly joined Compass at the moment earlier than switching to The Company.
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