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Ten William Means Real Estate Agents Receive Prestigious Awards

CRBJ Biz Wire //February 21, 2024//

Ten William Means Real Estate Agents Receive Prestigious Awards

CRBJ Biz Wire //February 21, 2024//

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William Means Real Estate announced that 10 of its agents have received recognition from the Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS® for outstanding sales production for 2023. The REALTORS® of Distinction award recognizes the top 10 percent of producing Charleston REALTORS® who met stringent requirements, including sales production, education requirements and adherence to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics.

“I am continually proud of William Means agents’ many accomplishments,” said Lyles Geer, President and Broker-in-Charge for William Means Real Estate. “Our agents are among the top producers in the local market and offer the highest level of service and integrity when representing buyers and sellers in the Charleston community.”

Four William Means Real Estate agents qualified for the Platinum category, which represents the top two percent of REALTORS® in the Charleston area. This category requires agents to have sold more than $25,600,000 in volume and/or more than 42+ sides. Will Dammeyer, LeGrand Elebash, Lyles Geer and Kalyn Smythe received this honor.

The Gold category (top 5 percent) requires agents to have sold $16,300,000 – $25,599,999 in volume and/or 28.5-41.5 sides. Jane Dowd and Michelle McQuillan received this designation.
The Silver category (top 10 percent) requires an agent to have sold $10,800,000 – $16,299,999 in volume and/or 20-28 sides. Mary deSaussure Cutler, Farrah Follmann, Martha Freshley and Bonnie Geer received this honor.

For more than 90 years, William Means has remained at the forefront of the local luxury market. The boutique company achieved more than $338M in sales in 2023, with an average sales price of $1.43M. With offices in downtown Charleston and Mount Pleasant, the firm serves clients all over the Lowcountry.

The annual REALTORS® of Distinction ceremony brings the REALTOR® community together to recognize the top agents in the Charleston area. All 2023 REALTORS® of Distinction recipients will be treated to an exclusive keynote address and award ceremony on April 24 at Trident Technical College.

About William Means Real Estate
Founded in 1933, William Means Real Estate is one of Charleston’s oldest real estate companies and an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate. Lyles Geer was named President and Broker-in-Charge in 2021 after his mother, Helen Geer, spent more than 20 years leading the company. The firm has continued to evolve with the latest innovations to remain at the forefront of the area’s real estate market. William Means Real Estate has an office on Broad Street in downtown Charleston and another in Mount Pleasant to assist clients in the East Cooper area. For more information, visit