Page Taft Christie’s International Real Estate Welcomes Bob Leighton to Aid in Expansion of its Connecticut Operations
Charlestown, RI – October 26, 2020 –The Randall Family of Companies, New England’s coastal real estate specialists with 35 offices and more than 650 agents across RI, CT and MA, announces the appointment of veteran real estate professional, Bob Leighton, a resident of Voluntown, CT, to the new position of General Manager of its Connecticut offices.
Leighton brings to his new role nearly 40 years of extensive experience in real estate sales, management and operations leadership at several prominent brokerages including Berkshire Hathaway, RE/MAX and Coldwell Banker. Throughout his career, he’s held several executive-level positions, owned and operated his own brokerage in eastern Connecticut, served as president of a 500-agent company in Pennsylvania and has spearheaded successful growth initiatives for RE/MAX of New England.
“In his new role, Bob will help direct our Connecticut growth efforts at Page Taft and Randall, Realtors, help with the delivery and implementation of our agent resources and assist our Connecticut managers in day-to-day operations,” said Mike Schlott, President of The Randall Family of Companies. “We’re confident that with Bob’s help Page Taft and Randall, Realtors will continue to grow their market share in Connecticut and anticipate he will be a valuable addition to our core management team.”
“I am thrilled to help build The Randall Family of Companies’ presence in Connecticut and support its growth strategy,” said Bob Leighton. “I’ve admired the organization for many years and look forward to working with the company’s leadership, branch managers, professional development manager, director of training and its sales professionals. This position will allow me to leverage much of my experience to help the brokerages and agents build upon their professional success and meet our collective goals through collaboration and innovation.”
Living on a small lake in Voluntown, Leighton has two daughters and four grandchildren. He also has a degree in Real Estate and Urban Economics from the University of Connecticut and enjoys boating, hiking, photography and astronomy.