ERA Real Estate announced that ERA Central Realty Group has earned the brand’s prestigious 2019 Circle of Light for Community Leadership Award for its outstanding corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts over the past year
ERA Central Realty Group, with more than 200 agents in five offices covering four counties, consistently ranks in the top 20 in production of all ERA franchisees worldwide and is the top ERA affiliate in New Jersey with nearly 1,200 transaction sides and $284 million in sales volume in 2019. The company also donated more than 700 volunteer hours and raised nearly $25,000 for a variety of local causes.
The company, which was founded in 1986 and joined the ERA brand in 1981, assisted 49 local groups in their philanthropic efforts last year headlined by their work with Toys for Tots, Project Freedom, Soles4Souls, Allentown Lions Club, Boys Scouts, Elks, Francis Foundation, Womanspace Communities of Light, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Cinderella’s Closet and Move for Hunger.
The company also has provided more than $60,000 over the last 15 years in local scholarships.
“The team at ERA Central Realty Group recognizes and embraces the importance of being a community leader,” said Sherry Chris, president and chief executive officer of ERA Real Estate. “Their tagline, Part of Something Bigger, is more than just a slogan. The company embodies the ERA spirit of supporting organizations and charities that mean the most to them in the communities in which they live and work. The participation levels and depth of their involvement is inspiring. We are proud to honor ERA Central Realty Group for their continued dedication to their community.”
“Winning the Circle of Light award is a testament to who we are as a company and to be recognized means so much,” said Scott Lauri, broker of ERA Central Realty. “Community involvement is our culture and giving back is in our DNA. We are so grateful to be part of a brand that supports, encourages, and recognizes community leadership and philanthropy. We strive daily to make our company “Part of Something Bigger.”
The ERA Real Estate network includes more than 35,000 independent sales associates and approximately 2,300 offices throughout the United States and 35 other countries and territories. ERA Franchise Systems LLC (www.ERA.com) which operates the ERA Real Estate system, is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global provider of real estate services. ERA Real Estate information is available at www.era.com/explore.
ERA Central has a dedicated team of 200+ agents in four counties. Ranked the No. 1 ERA Real Estate company in New Jersey and in the Top 20 of ERA Real Estate Companies nationwide, and an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company 2017, ERA Central is a full-service real estate brokerage with five branch offices in central New Jersey: Bordentown, Cream Ridge, Freehold, Monroe Township and Robbinsville. For more information, visit ERAcentral.com