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Generation Next 2016: Heather Murphy

Heather Murphy

 

Age as of Jan. 1: 33

Title: Associate broker, Realtor and team leader

Company: Heather Murphy Real Estate Group at Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners

Savannah neighborhood: Westbrook at Savannah Quarters

 

Q: What are your top three business growth accomplishments?

A: Top producer at Keller Williams Realty since 2007

A: Created the Heather Murphy Group, a team of real estate professionals committed to providing first class real estate services with projected sales volume in excess of $50 million for 2015.

A: Continuing member of the Distinguished Sales Society since 2006

 

Q: What are your top three business awards/accolades:

A: Top producer since 2007 at Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners

A: Closed more than 1,200 homes in my real estate career

A: Real Trends Recipient, Best Real Estate Teams in America 2013, 2014, 2015

 

Q: What are your top three current philanthropic leadership roles in Savannah:

A: Supporter of local chapter of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

A: Supporter of Operation Troop Aid

A: Adopt a Family Sponsor

 

Q: How will you do business differently in the coming year or decade?

A: I will continue to grow my business with the use of technology.

 

Q: What technological or cultural advances are you looking forward to in the coming year or decade?

A: Savannah is rapidly growing. I am excited about the changes on Broughton Street as well as growth in West Chatham/Pooler.

 

 

Q: What qualities or assets will distinguish Savannah and preserve/advance our local economy?

A: The growth of our port will continue to play a vital role in our local economy.

 

Q: What economic drivers and business sectors promise the most growth in the next year or decade and why?

A: Real Estate and Tourism

 

Q: What college degrees will be the most in-demand in the Savannah area and why?

A: Hospitality management as our tourism continues to grow.

 

Q: What advice do you have for other Savannah leaders in the coming year or decade?

A: You must get involved and stay informed. You must be the change you wish to see in others.

 

Q: What innovation of yours do you hope will be remembered by future generations?

A: I am committed to my profession and my family, and I hope that I am remembered as someone who truly has a passion for the real estate industry and helping others.

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