San Francisco, CA, June 18, 2015 –Zephyr Real Estate hosted a two-day course in luxury marketing on June 11-12. Successful completion of the training grants participants the prestigious Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) designation.

Zephyr opened up the course to other brokerages as well with over 40 real estate agents registered. The following from Zephyr were in attendance and achieved their CLHMS designation: Gabrielle Bunker, Carole Carroll, Dave Cunningham, Jill Gumina, Jeff Hand, Liz Hirsch, Julie Kennedy, Pat Lee, Jean Ludwick, Joel Schilperoort, Jeffrey Williams, and Scott Yarmark. Zephyr now has more CLHMS designees than any other local brokerage.

“Congratulations to these highly-motivated members of the Zephyr team for completing another accomplishment in the luxury real estate marketplace,” commented Randall Kostick, President of Zephyr. “Their achievements reflect our ever-increasing presence in and commitment to the luxury marketplace.”

Founded in 2003 by Laurie Moore-Moore, the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing was created to help real estate professionals provide high-quality service to the buyers and sellers of luxury homes and, in so doing, maximize their success in the upper-tier residential market.

The Institute is the premier independent authority in training and designation for real estate agents working in the luxury residential market. Real estate professionals who demonstrate skill in the million-dollar market receive added recognition as members of the Million Dollar Guild.

An independent organization not tied to any real estate brand, Institute training and membership is open to all luxury home and estate agents.

About Zephyr Real Estate

Founded in 1978, Zephyr Real Estate is San Francisco’s largest independent real estate firm with nearly $2 billion in gross sales and a current roster of more than 300 full-time agents. Zephyr’s highly-visited website has earned two web design awards, including the prestigious Interactive Media Award. Zephyr Real Estate is a member of the international relocation network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World; the luxury real estate network, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate; global luxury affiliate, Mayfair International; and local luxury marketing association, the Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco. Zephyr has six offices in San Francisco, two in Marin County, which include a brand new office in Greenbrae and a small store-front business center in Corte Madera, and two brokerage affiliates in Sonoma County, all strategically positioned to serve a large customer base throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit www.ZephyrRE.com.