Lang Office: East Boca Raton
With over 43 years experience in both the residential and commercial real estate sectors of the industry, Elaine has been licensed with the Vermont Real Estate Commission, Quebec Real Estate Board and is a member of NAE (National Association of Realtors), the Florida Association of Realtors and the Realtors Association of Palm Beach.
During her career she traveled extensively for a major Canadian shopping center development group working coast-to-coast in commercial leasing, lease negations, tenant improvements and was project coordinator of newly constructed centers. Later she managed a private real estate portfolio, which included shopping centers as well as commercial and apartment complexes. She returned to residential real estate in Boca Raton in 1998. In 2002, Elaine founded Carriage Trade Properties LLC and within the next few years developed a highly regarded and successful "boutique" real estate firm comprising 48 sales associates serving Hillsboro Mile, Lighthouse Point, Boca Raton, Highland Beach and West Palm Beach. By 2005, Carriage Trade Properties had become an affiliate of Savills (UK) enabling the company to market properties globally through Savills London-based head office and its 103 associate offices worldwide.
In April 2006, Carriage Trade Properties LLC was acquired by Lang Realty Inc., one of the area's leading independent real estate companies with 435+ associates and 11 offices located throughout Palm Beach County, where Elaine remains Broker Associate and Executive Vice President. Elaine is a member of the Palm Beach County Board of Realtors, Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate and numerous industry related referral networks. In addition, she is a member of a number of professional organizations including the Boca Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian American Chamber of Commerce and is also a volunteer with charitable and non-profit groups including the American Lung Association where she co-chaired the Designer Show House 2005. Elaine served four years as President of Women For Excellence, an organization that provides resources for women to achieve economic prosperity and promotes leadership and professionalism. She also serves on the Professional Standards Committee for the Realtors Association of Palm Beach.
Please call me on my cell at 561-212-2338 or email me at Elaine@elainerussell.com You can also visit my Facebook page at facebook.com/elainerussellbrokerassociate