HHRR August 25, 2022

Howard Hanna | Rand Realty Welcomes Michelle Pfeffer as the Director of Career Development

Nanuet, NY–  Howard Hanna | Rand Realty is pleased to announce Michelle Pfeffer as the Director of Career Development. Michelle will oversee the professional development programs for the organization and support the company’s New Development, Luxury, and Teams programs. 

“Michelle is a terrific asset to our team. She brings great knowledge, dedication, and diligence to our company and is always going the extra mile. Michelle has years of experience and will be very successful as she takes us on this role,” said Matt Rand, Chief Executive Officer at Howard Hanna | Rand Realty

Michelle began her career as a founding partner in an international importing and distribution firm based in southeast Georgia. Over ten years, she and her partners grew the company to produce more than $5M in annual revenue with more than 40 employees. During her tenure, she served as national sales manager, chief financial officer, and chief of operations. After selling the company, Michelle worked in multimedia advertising and marketing consulting, before accepting a position as director of economic development for a joint development authority. Michelle returned to the Hudson Valley in 2016, where she joined Rand Realty as a full-time residential real estate agent, then achieved her Real Estate Associate Broker’s License. 

Michelle has also served as director of communications for the Orange County Arts Council and as vice president for marketing and communication with Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress, a research and policy planning organization that serves the Mid-Hudson Valley region. She served in this role throughout the pandemic, helping to provide critical information about housing, healthcare, transportation, and demographics to the region. During her time at Pattern for Progress, she co-facilitated the Pattern Fellows Program, served on Pattern’s DEI Committee, and supported The Board Institute, a program that works to create pathways to board leadership for underrepresented communities. 

“Howard Hanna | Rand Realty is a dynamic and growing brokerage with a culture of education, service, and professionalism. This role is very exciting for me – I am passionate about business, housing, education, marketing, and technology and this position really touches all of those things,” said Michelle Pfeffer, “As part of this team, I have the opportunity to support my colleagues, creating educational programs that help streamline their businesses and support their clients and communities. It’s rewarding to work on creative solutions in an ever-evolving industry that, at the heart of it, still really comes down to helping people find the perfect place to call home.”

About Howard Hanna | Rand Realty: Howard Hanna Rand Realty has more than 1,200 residential real estate sales associates serving New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut suburbs of New York City. Its 34 offices serve Bergen County, Passaic County, Hudson County, Morris County, Essex County, and Union County in New Jersey, Westchester County, Rockland County, Orange County, Sullivan County, Dutchess County, Ulster County, and the Bronx in New York, and Fairfield County in Connecticut. Rand also owns and operates Rand Commercial, a commercial real estate brokerage, and Hudson United Home Services, which provides residential mortgage lending, title services, and personal and commercial insurance. For more information, visit randrealty.com

About Howard Hanna Real Estate Services: Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is the largest privately held real estate broker in the United States. The full-service real estate company has nearly 500 real estate, mortgage, insurance, title, and escrow service offices across 13 states, including Allen Tate Realtors® in the Carolinas and F.C. Tucker Company in Indiana, with more than 14,000 sales associates and staff, including many of the industry’s top-producing real estate agents. For more information, visit www.HowardHanna.com.