by Barbara Van Reed
AUBURN – RE/MAX Professional Associates opened its sixth area office with a festive grand opening celebration on Thursday, May 23, complete with friends, employees, local dignitaries, and the RE/MAX balloon.
Lorraine Herbert founded RE/MAX Professional Associates in 1992 and has since been joined by partners Pam Crawford and Sheri Barrette. The three owner/brokers were presented citations by representatives from Congressman Jim McGovern's office and State Senator Michael Moore's office. State Representative Paul Frost was on hand to read a citation from the House of Representatives.
Doreen Goodrich, chairman of the Auburn Board of Selectmen gave a proclamation on the Board's behalf; Auburn Town Manager Julie Jacobson and Auburn Chamber of Commerce President Karen Blais gave the realtors a warm welcome to the Town of Auburn.
RE/MAX Professional Associates is the fastest growing RE/MAX agency in the region, said Dan Breault, executive vice president and regional director for New England.
In addition to Auburn, the agency has offices are in Sturbridge, Charlton, Spencer, Shewsbury, and Wilbraham. Ms. Herbert said they have a total of 75 real estate sales agents, and will continue “looking to develop our agent population and providing tools to better serve our clients.”
The Auburn office is at 489 Washington Street.