Testimonials

Ric Hernandez Branch Manager , Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Mark is a an excellent leader who combines his deep knowledge of business with his passion for perfection and getting people inspired to do and get more!. He is very strategic, adaptive, and a team player.
Mark is the kind of guy that you would want to hang out with both on and off campus. I would recommend Mark without reservation.

May 2, 2014

Chris Pollinger, CEO at Ryen Real Estate

Strategically Brilliant is the phrase that comes to mind when I think about Mark Hughes. I've had the pleasure of knowing Mark for the last year, during which he worked as First Team's SVP of Operations. Above all, I have been impressed with Mark's ability to bring a culture of results focused teamwork. Mark's leadership is based on a rare level of integrity, professionalism and deep knowledge base. And, of course, his love for the Colts always brought smiles during football season.

Mark would be a true asset for any positions requiring solutions oriented C-Level leadership and team building. He comes with my heartfelt recommendation.less

October, 2014

Mary Ann Cardullo, Huntington Beach Branch Manager at First Team Real Estate

Mark is a very detail oriented professional who truly cares about the people around him.

February, 2014

Daniel Hogan, Hogan McDaniel Law Firm

Mark possesses a unique blend of experiences in the real estate industry that has proven invaluable to his clients. From Florida to the Delmarva Peninsula to Midtown Manhatten, few real estate professionals possess the wealth of knowledge and insight Mark brings to his profession.

September 8, 2010,

Mike Hampton, Regional Manager/Broker at First Team Real Estate

Strategic Development is the phrase that comes to mind when I think about Mark. I've had the pleasure of working Mark for the last year during which he worked as a First Team Regional manager. I have been impressed with Mark's ability to bring a culture of results focused teamwork. Mark's leadership is based on a rare level of integrity, professionalism and deep knowledge base. He has brought to our company a heightened level of excitement opportunities in social media to our company.

May 2, 2014

Marc Rasmussen, Broker/Owner at DWELL Real Estate

I worked with Mark at both RE/MAX Properties and SKY Sotheby's International Realty. He is the consummate professional with outstanding communication skills, extensive real estate knowledge and a strong character. I highly recommend him.

August 27, 2010

Lisa Stone, Residential Realtor at BFP Sotheby's International Realty

Mark increased BFP Sotheby's exposure to new business and helped me have one of my most profitable years in a time when residential real estate was waning at best.

August 26, 2010

Arthur Ambarachyan, Managing Broker at National Properties

Mark separates the noise from what really works to set agents and agencies above the herd. Nobody in the industry cuts through the haze and excels in all facets of real estate marketing and management. Grateful and highly recommend Mark.

March 13, 2013

Dustin Oldfather, C.E.O. The Oldfather Group at Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty

In every career you will have the opportunity to work with someone that is simply extraordinary. Someone that challenges you to be better. Someone that elevates you and everyone around them. Someone that does it right all the time. While Mark exhibits the highest levels of professionalism, integrity and skill, he is also an exceptional talent and communicator. Always...more

May 30, 2012

Tom Kelley, Sales Associate at The Riverside Realty Group

In all my years working with Sales people and Business Owners rarely do you come across an individual as sharp and charismatic as Mark Hughes. Mark "knows people", which is a unique talent in amy business, as well as having a tremendous sense of his business's current market conditions, while maintaining the skill set and expectations of his clients and employees.

Mark's motivational abilities extend beyond making his companies work environment an enjoyable and energetic place to thrive, he also is a champion of team bulding and has in the past successfully managed a top producing sales team that were in the Top 1% in that market.

January 11, 2011

Katherine Best, PhD, LCSW, MPH, Owner, Encouragement Institute, LLC

Mark is a class act! He is a man of impeccable integrity and sincerity that will guide you in your decision making.

November 13, 2007

Ed Bertha, Owner & Executive Publisher at REAL Exclusive Magazine

Mark is a consummate professional, with a strong work ethic and a high level of integrity. He has great market insight and understands the idiosyncrasies of properly promoting luxury properties. His personality is engaging, making him easy to associate with. Mark gets the job done and his clients benefit from his passion for the business.

February 15, 2011

Edward Rosenthal, Partner at Rosenthal Monhait & Goddess

Professional, engaging and tenacious. Will get the job done with courtesy and integrity.

August 25, 2010

Rafael Zahralddin, Commercial Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Chair at Elliott Greenleaf

Working with Mark did not only get us a great final result, but it was a pleasure all along the way.

Mark did such a great job with locating and completing the purchase of our home, and had such a deep knowledge and understanding of our market that when he moved to explore opportunities in other markets I did not hesitate to recommend him. I was confident he would be up to speed and already had his finger on the pulse of whatever market he would be in.

He is extremely tuned in to the needs of his clients and uses all available resources to get the results they want.

Mark works hard for you, does it in a very pleasant and congenial manner and this creates a confidence his clients have in him that is backed up by his ability and performance.

August 25, 2010

Dutch Kleindienst, Manager at First Team Real Estate

Strategically Brilliant is the phrase that comes to mind when I think about Mark Hughes. I have worked with Mark over the last year and have learned some extremely helpful strategies. Mark's experience in the high end market is unsurpassed. I would recommend working with Mark if you are lucky enough to get the opportunity.

May 2, 2014

Tom Richards, Branch Manager

Mark sets the bar for us all. His depth of understanding with respect to Real Estate and his communication style is really something quite extraordinary. Mark seems to just "get it" during any conversation. His technical skills are unmatched which always allows him to stay one step ahead of his competition. Working with Mark as a peer was a real privilege and a pleasure.

October 30, 2015, Tom worked directly with Mark at First Team Real Estate

Terry Paranych, Re/Max Owner/Broker Canada

As one of the top 10 Real Estate Agents in the world, I have seen almost everything when it comes to marketing. I just wanted to tell you that your book is absoiuteiy fantastic. My 2008 Super Star Agent Boot Camp was the first time I have ever distributed additional material that wasn't my own. I was so impressed with your book that I wanted all attendees to have one.

Pam Colesworthy, Sotheby's International Realty

There are only good things to say about Mark. He is smart, affable and consistently thorough in his work and demeanor. He has a complete understanding of real estate throughout the nation with a desire to dig deep.

Pat Warren, Sotheby's International Realty

Mark has excelled in the luxury real estate market for years. His expert understandingof all aspects of upper tier marketing combined with personal attention to client needs makes him an invaluable resource in this space. Great results, expert.

Alan Evens, Sales Associate

Mark Hughes is the most Tech Savvy real estate authority that I knowand it is my pleasure to recommend him. Mark has great insight into the real estate market and extensive knowledge of the intricate details that shape the market today. Mark's personality easily draws people to him. He is a rare find by anyone in such a turbulent time, or at anytime when you need advice.

Linda Higgins, Real Estate Design Consultant

I wouldn't think of working with anyone else, Mark is the consumate gentleman and is professional in every sense of the word, from his appearance and demeanor, to his follow up. He spends time with his clients and remains approachable and accessible, I have a tremendous amount of respect for Mark.