Jane Grice Recognized as the 2015 REALTOR of the Year


Jane Grice, local real estate agent with ERA Team VP Real Estate was recently named the 2015 REALTOR of the Year by the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Board of Realtors. Grice was honored at the 94th Annual Installation of Officer Dinner held at The Shorewood Country Club in Dunkirk, NY in November. The REALTOR of the Year award is a peer nomination based on the following criteria: involvement in the real estate industry at the local, state and national levels, civic activity, business accomplishments, and conduct and service to clients.

“The Realtor of the Year Award is a very well-deserved honor for Jane, and all of us at ERA are thrilled that she has received this recognition” said Bill Soffel, Broker/Owner of ERA Team VP Real Estate & Vacation Rentals. “Jane is the consummate professional, always going above and beyond to provide the very best in customer service to her clients and customers. She has also demonstrated a real commitment to supporting the Chautauqua County Board of Realtors, and to giving back to our community. I am very proud to be associated with Jane”.

Grice has been actively serving the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Board of Realtors since she joined in 1986. She has spent 7 years on the Professional Standards Committee, 6 years as the Chair of the Equal Opportunity Committee, and 4 years on the Membership and RPAC Committees. She has also served as a Director of the Board of Realtors for 8 years. Grice has held the position of Vice President, Secretary, and President – leading the board through the complicated task of merging the Chautauqua and Cattaraugus boards.

In addition to her dedication to the Board, Grice has 31 years of Real Estate experience, and has been a Multi-Million Dollar Producer for 29 years, a Platinum Award Winner for 9 years, and Gold Award Winner for 11 years. Grice grew up in Painesville, Ohio, before moving to the Chautauqua Lake Area in 1972. Her husband, Jerry Grice, is a custom homebuilder and her son, Luke, is a graduate of Miami of Ohio. Jane is active in the community, serving as an Auxiliary Member for the Chautauqua Volunteer Fire Department for 14 years, is presently the Secretary, and has served as the Past Commissioner. She is also a Children’s Advocacy member for Chautauqua County.

“This has been a fulfilling career for me, in fact, it’s my passion,’ said Grice, ‘I truly enjoy listing, selling, and helping families find their dream home.”

For more information about ERA Team VP Real Estate and the real estate market in Western New York visit ERATeamVP.com, contact our Chautauqua office at (716) 789-2600, or call Jane Grice directly at (716) 499-9552.

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