The Sotheby’s Advantage

Your Interests Front and Center

Local Expertise with Global Reach

Unparalleled Passion for the Business of Real Estate


Knowledge, experience, understanding, accountability, and creativity are what make Gillespie-Host Group different from other real estate agents. We always strive for excellence and we are committed to continuing education so that we may better serve our clients. We provide quality service to all clients with the highest level of honesty and integrity and strive for excellence in all business affairs. The Gillespie-Host Group has an unparalleled passion for the business of real estate. We believe it is important for you to know who we are, and more specifically, how we value representing you.



Sotheby’s International Realty is the most prestigious and impactful global real estate brand, comprising a network of highly respected real estate companies in sought-after markets all over the world. Our affiliation within this network allows us to achieve broader exposure than any other firm for our listings. Our white glove referral program is a key differentiator, allowing network members to connect qualified buyers and sellers from well beyond our local markets.


The oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (BID), the legendary Sotheby’s auction house was founded in 1744 and quickly earned worldwide renown for expertly marketing some of the world’s most valuable possessions while delivering incomparable service. In 1976 Sotheby’s auction house founded Sotheby’s International Realty on these same principles, recognizing the need to offer its clients a complete package of estate services and marketing. Today, realty and auction collaborate on exclusive marketing efforts targeting a coveted and influential audience.


Designed to deliver an astounding 1.5 billion media impressions, our media plan includes exclusive exposure on the websites of some of the most respected media outlets in the world, solidifying our brand’s industry-leading position. Through exclusive branding and strategic content integration with iconic media brands, our partnerships showcase our listings to a broad audience of qualified buyers.

  • The New York Times
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Mansion Global
  • Financial Times
  • Architectural Digest
  • Bloomberg
  • Elle Décor
  • Dwell
  • Pan-Asian
  • Apple



As the largest affiliate in the Sotheby’s International Realty network, andadvantage-2016-added-benefits1one of the largest companies serving Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts, we complement our unsurpassed global brand marketing by investing extraordinary resources into maximizing our regional exposure and remaining on the cutting edge in our local marketing. We deliver more than ever with our search engine marketing, social media presence and high-quality video content, and our dedicated in-house public relations team generates still more exposure for our listings.