ERA Team VP Names New Chief Operating Officer

From left, Bill Soffel, ERA Team VP Real Estate & Vacation Rentals owner/broker, and Rachael Wiley-Steffen, ERA Team VP Real Estate & Vacation Rentals chief operating officer. Submitted photo

ERA Team VP Real Estate and Vacations Rentals has promoted Rachael Wiley-Steffen to chief operating officer.

Previously she served as the director of corporate marketing and vacation rental management. Wiley-Steffan has been part of the ERA team for the past two and a half years. In her new position, she will oversee all internal operations, execute ERA Team VP’s annual business plan and will maximize the performance of ERA Team VP’s real estate, vacation rental, and marketing activities.

This is a newly created position.

“I am extremely excited about the creation of this new position at ERA Team VP, and more importantly, I am highly confident in Rachael’s abilities, and the job I know she will do in facilitating the continued growth of our team and company. We’ve already made great strides during Rachaels’ tenure at Team VP, and she and I are ready to lead our group to the next level,” said Bill Soffel, broker/owner, ERA Team VP Real Estate and Vacation Rentals.

Rachael earned a master’s degree in marketing from St. Bonaventure University and joined ERA Team VP Real Estate and Vacation Rentals in 2015 as the Director of Corporate Marketing and Vacation Rental Management. Prior to joining ERA Team VP Real Estate, Rachael worked for Zurn Industries, LLC out of Erie, Pa., as the director of brand marketing and then as the commercialization manager where she oversaw all aspects of the commercialization process across the Zurn platform.

“I have the privilege of working with a group of individuals who are consummate professionals and respected leaders in the industry, and am honored to lead the ERA Team VP Operations,” said Rachael Wiley-Steffen, COO, ERA Team VP Real Estate and Vacation Rentals. “I look forward to continuing to build upon ERA’s unique ‘family’ culture and am eager for continued innovation and growth.”

ERA Team VP Real Estate was founded in 1990, is locally owned and operated, and has 11 office locations serving the Southern Tier of Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania.