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Prudential California Realty Affiliates Attend Prudential Real Estate's Convention


(MODESTO, California) Affiliates from Prudential California Realty attended Prudential Real Estate's Sales Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana from March 16-18, 2008. Eleven sales professionals from Prudential California Realty's Turlock, Lodi and Stockton offices attended the event.

The sales professionals who attended were: (from the Turlock office) Gloria Bettencourt, Bryan Tribble, Tim Rushing, Bob and Blandina Wilson; (from the Lodi office) RoseMarie Mendonca, Rick Mendonca, Diane Kaufman and Leah Mettler; (from the Stockton office) Laurie Hallquist and Nuncita Cherry.

More than 7,000 real estate professionals attended the Convention's motivational general sessions and Prudential University training courses.

General session speakers included Mark Burnett, Producer of "Survivor", "The Apprentice" and "On The Lot"; Bob Woodruff, co-anchor for ABC's "World News Tonight"; Dana Harvey, comedian and cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live; and Bill Rancic, entrepreneur and winner of the inaugural season of the reality television series "The Apprentice."

Prudential Real Estate Network's annual Convention is the time for brokers and sales professionals from all over North America to get together for recognition, education, inspiration, and networking. The diverse general session line-up offers experts in their respective fields of life balance, business motivation and world affairs. There were also designated days of Prudential University with numerous tracks for brokers and for sales professionals at any level of production, in addition to several recognition opportunities for award winners and nightly networking celebrations.

"This year's Convention celebrated the achievements of the Prudential Real Estate Network and presented the best practices that would help sales professionals excel in the industry," said Craig C. Lewis, president and CEO of PCR. "Attendees were presented with the latest real estate technology and information to help them provide the highest level of service to homebuyers and sellers. In addition, the Convention offered a great opportunity for networking with some of the top producers within the Prudential Real Estate Network."

Founded in 1965 as Stone Real Estate and transitioning to the Prudential name in 1989, Prudential California Realty (PCR) provides comprehensive real estate service when buying, selling and owning a property. The PCR family of companies includes Prudential Relocation (an independent organization that is part of Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services), Guarantee Pacific Mortgage, LLC (an affiliate of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc.), Wolverine Property Management, Sylvan Transaction Services and Prudential Commercial Real Estate (an independently owned and operated member of Prudential Commercial Services). Prudential California Realty is an independently owned and operated member of the Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. To learn more, visit