Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty merges with Tropical Paradise Realty

By Ollie on 21st January, 2013


Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty Merges with Tropical Paradise


Turks & Caicos (Jan. 9, 2013) – Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased is to announce that is has merged with Tropical Paradise Realty, and will continue to operate under the banner of Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty.

“We are thrilled to welcome our longtime friend and colleague, Richard Sankar, and his group to our growing company,” said President Joe Zahm. “Both firms share the same core values, and the merger is the next logical step in our growth– since we successfully merged Connolly Zahm Properties in 2009– to create one united, powerful presence in the market. The sharing of all resources will allow each agent to better serve their customer’s unique needs. Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty clients will benefit from our uniquely intimate local market knowledge and the Sotheby’s International Realty® network’s global reach among the world’s most prestigious clientele. This merger strengthens our market and industry leadership position in the Turks & Caicos market. We also look forward to announcing some exciting community initiatives in the near future.”

In addition to bringing in a strong group, Richard Sankar has been an elite producer for 20 years and recently completed an MS in Real Estate Development. “We have enjoyed a close relationship with Joe, his partner Nina Siegenthaler and their team for many years and we are so excited to be sharing our considerable talents under one roof,” said Sankar.” This relationship has been about ten years in the making and we are thrilled to get started!”

“Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty, under the leadership of Joe Zahm, has been a very important force in our worldwide network,” said Philip White, president and chief operating officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “Their growth and expansion is a testament to their leadership in the market.”

About Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty is the leading real estate company in the Turks & Caicos Islands and enjoys a solid number one market share position. Led by President / Broker Joe Zahm, TCSIR now has 10 of the top 20 agents in the jurisdiction and is among the premiere brokerages in the Caribbean.