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Rainmaker
555,143
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I think so. But I have to believe she thinks my name is 'Call Security."

I'm to nice to correct her.

There are now 142 names on the wall. She needs to learn only one.

Mar 16, 2017 04:07 AM
Rainmaker
2,654,574
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Yes.  I'm not sure of the exact number but I'd say it's 100 or so.   

Mar 16, 2017 12:02 AM
Ambassador
2,045,563
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Yes - and a smile!  

I'd say about 100 people are routinely in and out of that office - lenders, marketing folks, operations and agents. 

Mar 15, 2017 10:23 PM
Ambassador
3,207,756
Jeff Dowler
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

No receptionist in our office. Only a few agents actually work in the office and we are in an office paark so no walk-ins

Mar 15, 2017 10:20 PM
Rainmaker
2,362,942
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

yes and she gives me a hug and asks how is Diane and how is my dog? but she is not an ordinary receptionist...

Mar 16, 2017 12:20 AM
Ambassador
3,471,398
Praful Thakkar
eXp Realty - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington - oh yes....

(Though we have 150 agents at our market center so....)

Mar 15, 2017 11:06 PM
Rainmaker
265,524
Jim Paulson
Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info - Boise, ID
Owner,Broker

I don't offer a bricks and mortar office; however, I am active in our local association, my chamber of commerce, etc., and yes, they do!

Mar 15, 2017 10:36 PM
Rainmaker
3,182,525
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Yes, If she is not mad at me...(My wife)

Mar 16, 2017 04:40 PM
Rainmaker
544,508
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Since I work from home I don't have a receptionist but often my kids bring me coffee in bed. This morning I got coffee and a little piece of donut. And some hugs.-Kasey

Mar 16, 2017 01:13 PM
Ambassador
2,500,917
Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRI
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!

We don't have that kind of setup anymore. When we did, yes, the receptionist did a great job of recalling names of a lot of folks. We called her the Director of 1st Impressions.

Mar 16, 2017 12:35 PM
Rainmaker
3,766,896
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

yes.... we only have 30 in our Franklin Office.... Marlene is at the front desk at the entrance....she does a great job....

Mar 16, 2017 11:37 AM
Rainmaker
251,093
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Yes, 

over 100+

Mar 16, 2017 06:41 AM
Rainmaker
2,122,370
James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Good morning Paul.  I am the receptionist at our office, and yes should you visit I will greet you

Mar 16, 2017 04:41 AM
Rainmaker
987,566
Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

We don't have a receptionist, but do have two office staff at the front, and yes, they greet me by name.

Mar 16, 2017 03:13 AM
Ambassador
2,918,378
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Not too many people to remember here, we all know each other well.

Mar 16, 2017 12:03 AM
Rainmaker
3,041,105
Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Absolutely, and stop and chat for a bit, but don't go in more often than once a week.

Mar 18, 2017 02:26 PM
Rainmaker
3,236,343
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing

Paul,

We were small and mighty.  A

Mar 17, 2017 08:54 PM
Rainmaker
894,196
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

N/A work from home.

Mar 17, 2017 08:32 AM
Rainmaker
1,325,163
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386
Realty One Group - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

No lobby or office I enter daily

Mar 17, 2017 07:07 AM
Rainmaker
4,059,085
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

No.

Mar 17, 2017 05:15 AM
Rainmaker
711,765
Troy Erickson
Diverse Solutions Realty www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Paul - I work from home, so I don't have a receptionist.

Mar 16, 2017 11:02 PM
Rainmaker
371,420
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty & Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I have a small office of six people, so of course she does!

Mar 16, 2017 08:16 PM
Ambassador
3,161,348
Debbie Reynolds
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

She knows who I am but usually is on the phone andjust nods.

Mar 16, 2017 07:03 PM
Rainmaker
157,337
Cheryl Dukes . . . . . Intown Atlanta
Solid Source Realty, Inc. - Atlanta, GA

Our office does not have a receptionist. I guess that means I'm the Realtor AND the receptionist.

Mar 16, 2017 10:16 AM
Rainmaker
2,350,968
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker

Never did when I associated with a brokerage.  I'd say hello and essentially be ignored.  Nice people ... really 

Mar 16, 2017 09:48 AM
Rainmaker
649,024
Jennifer Mackay
Keller Williams Success Realty - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Yes she does, she's very quick with names - and we have over 100 agents in our office

Mar 16, 2017 09:28 AM
Rainmaker
143,353
Abby Stiller
Premier Realty Homes of SWFL - Cape Coral, FL
Real estate agent serving SWFL.

Yes. There are only 10 agents

Mar 16, 2017 07:17 AM
Rainer
70,247
Michael Scruggs
UTR Texas-Realtors - Houston, TX
ABR, CNE, TAHS

Yes, She does.

Mar 16, 2017 07:09 AM
Rainmaker
1,344,317
Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

We are all on a first name basis in our office.

Mar 16, 2017 07:07 AM
Rainmaker
910,750
Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

Ours does...he has about 200 names to learn, however, he greets me with a look of surprise since I rarely go in the office.  ;-)

Mar 16, 2017 06:42 AM
Rainmaker
1,245,092
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington Yes she did when I worked for a big box company. I believe we had 45 agents in the office.

Mar 16, 2017 06:38 AM
Rainmaker
2,226,712
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

It used to be that way. My receptionist had a great memory for names!!

Mar 16, 2017 06:20 AM
Rainmaker
771,049
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

I don't even know their names as I never go into the office.

Mar 16, 2017 06:16 AM
Rainmaker
847,986
Corinne Guest, Managing Broker
Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
The Choice of Professionals

My dog always gives me a lick and cuddle.

Mar 16, 2017 06:08 AM
Ambassador
1,753,613
Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

N/A

  

Mar 16, 2017 05:45 AM
Ambassador
1,568,942
Harry F. D'Elia
Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

she does

Mar 16, 2017 05:35 AM
Rainmaker
2,404,190
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Yes.

Hundreds.

Mar 16, 2017 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
3,728,083
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Yes, but I can't repeat the name here.  

Mar 16, 2017 05:21 AM
Rainmaker
2,133,598
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

She sure does, and know who is in the office at all times.

Mar 16, 2017 05:18 AM
Rainmaker
2,300,087
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

With a small office, she better, i sign the paychecks

Mar 16, 2017 05:18 AM
Rainmaker
1,257,436
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate

Yes she does by my nickname actually.  They have 50 names to remember plus or minus.

They love my 'Bella the Blunderdog' too.

Mar 16, 2017 05:15 AM
Rainmaker
645,696
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast

Yes she does, unless the sub is in. We have 2.

There are 70 businesses in my office building, so not sure how many she knows by name? I write thank you notes to our ladies of first impressions and give away Starbucks cards for above and beyond favors with clients, so she/they remember me.

Mar 16, 2017 05:12 AM
Rainmaker
1,079,866
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Interesting question as we have numerous offices around the area.

The one frequented the most; yes she does and only about 25.

The other three used also know and greet me and those offices have about 50 agents.

Mar 16, 2017 04:44 AM
Rainmaker
497,605
Kathryn Acciari
RE/MAX Professional Associates, with offices in Sturbridge, Charlton, Auburn, Spencer, and Shrewsbury - Sturbridge, MA
RSPS, SRS, REALTOR(R) Sturbridge-Shrewsbury MA

Yes, and she always is happy to see me!

Mar 16, 2017 04:41 AM
Rainmaker
1,145,084
FN LN
Toronto, ON

There is no receptionist in the office.

Mar 16, 2017 04:26 AM
Ambassador
1,099,208
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Luckily it is just my wife and I at home and she does greet me by name.

Mar 16, 2017 04:18 AM
Rainmaker
1,931,404
Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor

Of course... and I have no idea about the number of names she needs to know.

Mar 16, 2017 03:34 AM
Rainmaker
1,546,392
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

yes

Mar 16, 2017 03:19 AM