Three Berkshire Hathaway Nevada Execs Named Among Top 25 Women In Real Estate

Women's Council of Realtors Las Vegas honors Florence Shapiro, Ellen Fahr and Leslie Carver.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties sales executives Florence Shapiro, Ellen Fahr and Leslie Carver have been named among the Top 25 Women In Real Estate by the Women's Council of Realtors-Las Vegas.

Women's Council of Realtors recently recognized Southern Nevada's top female real estate sales executives of the year based on their 2013 sales volume. Combined, the women sold $675 million in real estate last year.

"As one of the Top 25, these women have achieved immeasurable success as entrepreneurs, employers and visionaries," said Chantel Tilley, 2014 president of the Women's Council of Realtors-Las Vegas. "Our mission is to advance women as professionals and leaders in business, the real estate industry and the communities in which they serve. The women honored mirror that mission and are the real leaders in real estate in the Las Vegas valley.

"Florence, Leslie and Ellen all lead highly productive teams within our firm," said Stark. "They are consistently recognized among our top ten teams in Southern Nevada and are among the top one percent of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' sales executives throughout the country. They have the passion and experience to build incredibly successful businesses and I am honored to work with them."

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties is a part of Americana Holdings, which includes operations in Nevada and Arizona. It is the third largest franchise in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' global organization. Americana Holdings is based in Las Vegas and owned by CEO Mark Stark.

Both Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties are leaders in their respective markets with 21 offices and nearly 2,000 agents combined. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, formed in 2013, now accounts for nearly 28,000 agents and 750 offices in 37 states.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in early 2014 was named "Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year" by consumers in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® study of the largest real estate networks.

Irvine, CA-based HSF Affiliates LLC operates Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Real Estate and Real Living Real Estate franchise networks. The company is a joint venture of which HomeServices of America, Inc., the nation's second-largest, full-service residential brokerage firm, is a majority owner. HomeServices of America is an affiliate of world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway Inc.