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Rainmaker
593,901
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
2,762,386
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
2,198,841
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
3,339,254
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
2,463,468
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
3,576,486
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
277,990
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
3,307,184
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
591,094
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
2,594,303
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS,CRB
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
3,915,863
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
334,521
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Yes, 

over 100+

Mar 16, 2017 06:41 AM
Rainmaker
2,219,659
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
1,055,538
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
3,070,022
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
3,195,940
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
3,392,648
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
961,651
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
1,393,809
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
4,235,613
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

No.

Mar 17, 2017 05:15 AM
Rainmaker
739,144
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
477,229
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
3,328,518
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - 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
174,949
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
2,425,870
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
684,834
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
169,038
Abby Stiller
Premier Realty Homes of SWFL - Cape Coral, FL
Real Estate Agent Serving Southwest Florida

Yes. There are only 10 agents

Mar 16, 2017 07:17 AM
Rainer
74,147
Michael Scruggs
UTR Texas-Realtors - Houston, TX
ABR, CNE, TAHS

Yes, She does.

Mar 16, 2017 07:09 AM
Rainmaker
1,390,967
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
937,117
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
1,274,907
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
2,349,467
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
795,802
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
877,619
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
1,832,840
Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

N/A

  

Mar 16, 2017 05:45 AM
Ambassador
1,609,634
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
2,580,661
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
3,897,819
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
2,244,833
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
2,427,966
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
1,289,080
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
715,166
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
1,107,577
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
506,615
Kathryn Acciari
Cameron Real Estate Group - Shrewsbury, MA
RSPS, SRS, REALTOR(R) Sturbridge-Shrewsbury MA

Yes, and she always is happy to see me!

Mar 16, 2017 04:41 AM
Rainmaker
1,155,754
FN LN
Toronto, ON

There is no receptionist in the office.

Mar 16, 2017 04:26 AM
Ambassador
1,210,957
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
2,075,309
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
1,603,112
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

yes

Mar 16, 2017 03:19 AM