For Immediate Release
Contact: Lisa Doucet-Albert
Regan Communications Group
RE/MAX Shoreline Opens Two Locations in New England
RE/MAX Alumni Purchase Offices in ME, NH
Portland, ME - December 16, 2015 - RE/MAX INTEGRA, New England is pleased to announce Derrick Buckspan and Rachel Reed have opened RE/MAX Shoreline with locations in Portland, ME and Portsmouth, NH. Buckspan and Reed acquired the offices from RE/MAX Broker/Owner David Banks, and are thrilled to welcome all agents formerly with RE/MAX By the Bay. Banks will continue to operate his team out of the RE/MAX By the Bay office located at 281 Veranda Street in Portland, ME.
Buckspan and Reed are both veterans of the RE/MAX system and will oversee a team of 55 agents. Buckspan has been with RE/MAX By the Bay since 2003, specializing in the Greater Portland market, while Reed has served as the Chief Financial Officer since May 2013. RE/MAX is the number one brand in the state of Maine by units and volume.*
“Derrick and Rachel have a wide range of industry and business experience that works really well together,” said Dan Breault, Executive Vice President and Regional Director, RE/MAX INTEGRA, New England. “Their unique partnership will have a positive impact on a business already poised for growth, and I look forward to watching them thrive as RE/MAX owners.”
In addition to 12 years of sales experience, Buckspan has served as Director/Treasurer of the Portland Board of REALTORS and as the Director of the Maine Association of REALTORS. He is actively involved in the community as a supporter of the Boys and Girl’s Club of Greater Portland, the Portland Chamber of Commerce, with prior management experience at Hurricane Island Outward Bound. Reed’s background in marketing, construction and finance spans from Wall Street to commercial real estate firms.
“RE/MAX has always had a reputation for excellence in Maine, and I look forward to contributing to that success now as a Broker/Owner,” said Derrick Buckspan. “We are extremely grateful for the opportunity to learn and grow over the years with RE/MAX By the Bay, and we’re excited to start this new chapter focused on strengthening the brand and our dominance in the market.”
*data provided by RE Stats
About RE/MAX INTEGRA, New England:
Since its inception in 1985, RE/MAX INTEGRA, New England has grown to over 200 offices and 2,700 sales associates throughout Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, providing franchised residential and commercial real estate services to its franchisees and their real estate professionals.
RE/MAX of New England is owned by RE/MAX INTEGRA, a privately-held company headquartered in Toronto, Canada. RE/MAX Integra is the largest sub-franchisor of RE/MAX, LLC worldwide, and represents 28,000 agents and approximately 30 percent of RE/MAX, LLC.
For more information about RE/MAX of New England or RE/MAX INTEGRA, visit the RE/MAX of New England blog at www.remaxne.com and follow us on Twitter at @REMAXNE. RE/MAX is proud to help raise millions of dollars and support local charitable organizations including Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.