an extraordinary brand
At Greece Sotheby’s International Realty we proudly offer homeowners an unprecedented opportunity.
For the first time, home sellers in Greece can have their distinctive properties showcased to the world’s elite buyers. By using sophisticated promotional tools and leveraging the power of its unique brand, Sotheby’s International Realty artfully unites extraordinary homes with extraordinary people throughout the world.
With over 1000 offices in 71 countries and territories and more than 23,000 independent sales associates, Sotheby’s International Realty delivers outstanding results on an unprecedented global level.
President & CEO
Savvas Savvaidis, President & CEO at Greece Sotheby’s International Realty, is a seasoned real estate professional with over 20 years experience in luxury residential real estate. His real estate sales record in Greece has earned him the title of Best Estate Agent in Greece every year since 2003. He is the founder of the Hellenic Association of Realtors and his articles and interviews are frequently featured in national and international media.
Savvas holds a degree in Economics from the University of Bologna and has participated in numerous executive courses in luxury real estate marketing and negotiations at Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Maria Goumas studied Law, followed by a BA in International & European Business and an MBA in Human Resources Management. After returning to Greece she joined her family business and worked in the shipping sector as a sales & purchase broker and maritime asset manager, serving and consulting major shipping owners around the world. Her experience and knowledge has proved invaluable to Greece Sotheby’s International Realty, where Maria is now corporate director.
Head of Corporate Communications
Christos Zampounis is a Greek publisher, writer and journalist. Holder of a BA degree, DEA in Political Science and MSc in International Relations started his carrier as a reporter for Paris Match, Figaro, Magazine in France where he lived for 15 years. He has been the Editor in Chief of Life & Style Magazine in Greece, a columnist in ProtoThema. He is the founder of Fereniki Publishing Company and author of many books mostly known for the “The Royal Family of Greece”, and “Savoir Vivre”. Christos Zampounis is the Head of Corporate Communications and the Editor in Chief of Art de Vivre Exclusive, Greece’s Sotheby’s International Catalogue.
Head of Ionian Sales
Spyros Analytis is one of the most prominent figures of the luxury holiday homes market in Greece for more than 30 years. He is co-founder of the Hellenic Association of Realtors and a top expert realtor on the Ionian islands working with overseas clients.
Head of Dodecanese & Crete Sales
Lee moved to Rhodes in 1990 after leaving the merchant bank, J Henry Schroder Wagg in the City of London.
Since living in Greece she has become fluent in the Greek language and her background in the City has helped her greatly in the real estate profession in which she has been involved since 2007.
George Kassimis has a bachelor’s degree in International Economics Relations and Development and an MBA in Business Administration with a major in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. After working for several years in the food and beverage industry as the business and marketing developer of a multinational brand, he joined Greece Sotheby’s International Realty as a Sales Associate.
George has also consulted numerous start-up companies, creating, developing and implementing their business and marketing model. He has also developed his own personal venture idea on maritime sustainability practices and is certified for carbon reduction strategies and digital marketing.
Violetta holds a BA in Hotel Management and an MSc in Services Management. As a knowledgeable luxury tourism professional with almost two decades of industry experience, Violetta provided the finest quality hotel and travel services for thousands of guests, including planning, operation, sales and management services.
Throughout her career she has had many opportunities to develop both her sales and marketing skills in diverse corporate environments representing local and international brands, including the St George Lycabettus Hotel and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Her experience and knowledge has proved invaluable to Greece Sotheby’s International Realty, where she is now Contracting Manager.
Angeliki received her degree from the law faculty at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Driven by a strong interest in law, she followed up with a masters in Intellectual Property Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and another in Labour Law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She also holds an MBA in Leadership and Management Development from Canterbury Christ Church University.
Angeliki changed her career path in order to work in the sales department of a luxury jewellery brand as a retail manager. This role has led to further opportunities within the luxury sector, culminating in her current role as Sales Associate with Greece Sotheby’s International Realty.
Jenny is an experienced administrative professional, with a focus on front office management and hotels, and she holds an International Diploma in Travel & Tourism.
Jenny’s professional experience and background in administration extends into the luxury hospitality market and she has previously held the role of Office Manager for a group of luxury hotels & shipping companies. She also worked as Villa Coordinator for one of the world’s best luxury hotel brands, where she was in charge of providing the highest quality service to high-end guests, from all over the world.
Lynda started her working life in the UK Civil Service where she enjoyed a successful career before moving to Rhodes 30 years ago. She loves Greece and she is passionate about Greece having travelled extensively in the country especially in the islands. Her knowledge of Dodecanese islands, Rhodes, Symi and Patmos, its customs and culture are a constant asset and invaluable to her in her position of Sales Associate. Lynda’s enthusiasm and drive for selling real estate are the perfect qualities to help our clients find their dream home
Despina joins us having returned home from living in Dubai where she enjoyed an exciting career in real estate. Despina has a background in marketing but the property market quickly grabbed her interest and she successfully transferred her professional focus to Real Estate. An intuitive, warm, friendly person who is quickly able to understand the individual needs of our clients and offer the highest level of customer care. Despina has a good knowledge of Crete and she is our property expert for the island.
We have attained the prestigious award of Best Real Estate Agency for Greece every year since 2003. Our first place is deserved recognition of our achievements and professional business conduct and further affirms us as the leader of real estate companies in Greece. The International Property Awards have been called the “Oscars of the property industry” and have the largest international representation of any recognised property awards. They are organised by the International Homes magazine and sponsored by companies like Bentley, Daily Mirror, Bloomberg and more recently by CNBC, Virgin and Yamaha. The international judging panel is made up of leading worldwide experts from the industry.Read More