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.
Regional Sales Manager
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.
Head of Aegean Sales
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.
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.
Konstantinos holds a bachelor’s degree in Financial Management & Engineering and an MSc in Business Economics. During his MSc, he served as Vice President of External Relations and Finance in AIESEC. In his role as a Europe-wide facilitator, he conducted presentations and motivational trainings to new entrepreneurs on innovation, attitude, argumentation and problem solving. Konstantinos also served the Indonesian Tourism Board, leading a team of consultants in developing a destination branding strategy. Representing for years one of the most luxurious international hospitality training brands as the Client Relations Manager, his specialisation lies in brand positioning, perception enhancement and image building in the upper class travel sector.
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