Baird & Warner Names New Vice President of Sales
New Role Increases Office Support and Training
Baird & Warner has named Tripti Kasal its new vice president of sales. Kasal will focus on increasing business for the company, as well as recruiting and manager development. She will also work closely with the branch managers to grow Baird & Warner’s presence in each market.
“Our emphasis has always been on quality over quantity, and with the incredible growth we’ve experienced over the last few years, we are ramping up our efforts to ensure each and every agent and office gets the support they need to be successful,” said Laura Ellis, president of residential sales and executive vice president of Baird & Warner, Chicagoland's largest, locally owned independent residential real estate services company. “Tripti is a well-known, experienced real estate professional who will bring great value and expertise to this position.”
Baird & Warner experienced a record year in 2014. The company hired 500 new brokers and added Plainfield, Hinsdale and Carpentersville offices to its roster, expanding to 25 branches located throughout Chicagoland. Baird & Warner also achieved more than $5 billion in sales, a first since 2007, and more than 25,000 written transactions, an all-time record.
Kasal joined Baird & Warner in March 2014 as the director of sales development. In this role, Kasal focused on training and mentoring broker associates, and she led the company’s Career Institute training class. Prior to joining Baird & Warner, Kasal was the executive vice president of brokerage operations at Jameson Real Estate where she managed more than 300 brokers and 25 support staff in three offices.
Kasal founded Real Living Infinity/Helios in 2005, growing the company to 75 agents in five years and later selling it to Jameson Real Estate in 2010. She has held numerous senior management roles in top Chicagoland real estate brokerages for more than 20 years.
About Baird & Warner Real Estate, Inc.
Established in 1855, Baird & Warner is Chicagoland's largest, locally owned independent residential real estate services company. The Baird & Warner brand has been synonymous with experience, innovation and integrity for more than 150 years. Steve Baird, the firm’s fifth-generation owner, has been consistently recognized among the industry’s most influential leaders. Baird & Warner was named the No. 1 best place to work in Chicagoland by the Chicago Tribune in 2014, the brokerage’s third consecutive Top Workplace award. With nearly 1,800 broker associates in 25 offices and comprehensive mortgage financing and title insurance services, Baird & Warner consistently ranks among the nation’s top real estate firms. Learn more at www.BairdWarner.com.