CHAUTAUQUA - ERA Team VP Real Estate recently announced the addition of Ted Bogdan and Debbie Rowe to its team of real estate sales professionals serving consumers in the Chautauqua County area and Southern Tier of Western New York.
Bogdan began his real estate career in 1994 when he purchased a gas station in Jamestown. He has spent 25 years in the retail and petroleum distribution business, holding positions from salesman to company president. Bogdan has negotiated leases and transactions with Fortune 500 Companies, McDonald's Corp. and Exxon Mobil.
Bogdan has been involved in many aspects of his community including serving as a member of the Chautauqua County Planning Board, the Board of Directors and several committees with Lutheran Social Services Inc., the church council of Holy Trinity Church, former director of Empire State Petroleum Distributors Assoc., former advisory director of Pennzoil Products Company and owner/president of Bogdan Properties Inc.
Bogdan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He resides in Jamestown with his wife Tracy and two children, Will and Becca.
Rowe joins ERA Team VP Real Estate with more than five years of real estate experience. She is a full-time licensed associate real estate broker specializing in Chautauqua Institution and the surrounding area. In 2010 and 2011, Rowe earned the Silver Presidential Award from the Chautauqua County Board of Realtors for $2 million-plus in sales each year.
Rowe is a member of the Chautauqua Fire Department Auxiliary. She holds a master's degree in business administration from Gannon University. Debbie resides in Mayville with her husband Dave.
"In today's market, growth is the only option, and attracting top talent is a surefire way to achieve that goal," said Bill Soffel, broker/owner. "We are thrilled to have professionals of Ted and Debbie's caliber join our firm."
"Unwavering commitment to clients has been critical to my success, and ERA Team VP's culture of collaboration, innovation and knowledge sharing combined with its reputation for superior service will not only enhance my career, it will enhance the experience of my clients as well," said Bogdan.
"As part of ERA Team VP Real Estate, I can combine state-of-the-art tools and high standards of service to meet my clients' real estate needs," said Rowe. "Benefiting from top training and national resources, I am ready and eager to help anyone who may be thinking of buying or selling a home in the near future. My new skills will enable me to better serve my clients. My benefits will be my clients' benefits."
For more information about ERA Team VP Real Estate and the real estate market in the Southern Tier of Western New York visit www.myteamvp.com. Call Bogdan at 665-1369; Rowe at 640-6507; or one of the main office locations: 789-2600 in Chautauqua or 699-4800 in Ellicottville.