Burgan Real Estate Represents Mahoning Valley at LeadingRE Global Conference

Youngstown, Ohio (February 19, 2018) – Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich, co-owners and brokers of Burgan Real Estate, the Mahoning Valley’s largest independently owned real estate company, attended the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Annual Conference, held January 31-February 2 at Wynn Las Vegas. The conference was part of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Conference Week, a series of educational and networking events that attracted an elite audience of nearly 3,000 real estate professionals from 24 countries.

The conference was open only to brokers, managers and relocation professionals affiliated with LeadingRE, an invitation-only network of the highest quality independent real estate companies. Burgan Real Estate is the only independently owned real estate company in the Mahoning Valley which is a member of LeadingRE®.

“Representing Burgan Real Estate and the Mahoning Valley at this conference was truly a great honor,” said Sue Filipovich, co-owner of Burgan Real Estate. “Being surrounded by real estate greats from around the world really meant that we are a part of something bigger and solidified the LeadingRE slogan of , ‘I’m Local, I’m Global.’ This conference gave us some great tools and techniques that we will implement here in Youngstown to improve our Relocation department and make buying or selling anywhere in the world, Better with Burgan.”

Attendees explored how to leverage the trends driving the real estate market, including the economic landscape, home technology and design, and consumer preferences.

An impressive lineup of keynote speakers included two-time World Series Champion, former Chicago Cubs player and first runner-up on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars David Ross; award-winning journalist and noted host of On Second Thought for Georgia Public Broadcasting Celeste Headlee; renowned real estate speaker and author Darryl Davis and LeadingRE Chief Economist Dr. Marci Rossell. Additional thought leaders from across the industry were on hand to address a variety of timely topics, with a focus on ways to best meet the needs of today’s home buyers and sellers.

“The caliber of attendees at our Annual Conference is exceptional – representing the best names in the real estate business,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “Having these leaders come together to exchange ideas, share insights and learn ways to be even better at what they do is incredibly powerful.”

Burgan Real Estate is the Mahoning Valley’s representative of LeadingRE (www.LeadingRE.com). With a global membership that spans six continents, LeadingRE connects more than 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates who produce over 1.1 million real estate transactions each year. As a member of LeadingRE, Burgan Real Estate provides a quality real estate experience, global marketing reach and access to top real estate professionals in virtually any market worldwide.

“It’s really amazing to be affiliated with such an expansive network. Being local and global means that Burgan Real Estate agents can help with your move whether it’s from Boardman to Canfield, or Youngstown to Ft. Myers,” said Patrick Burgan, co-owner of Burgan Real Estate. “With LeadingRE, Burgan Real Estate can compete with national brands and offer the opportunity for clients to receive the same Better with Burgan service in Lake Milton, Lake Tahoe or across any ocean.” 


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) is the home of the world’s market-leading independent residential brokerages in over 65 countries, with 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates producing over 1.1 million transactions valued at $368 billion annually. Our by-invitation-only network is based on the unparalleled performance and trusted relationships that result in exceptional client experiences. For more information, visit www.leadingre.com

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