Atlanta, GA – March 25, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Atlanta Communities, a local real estate firm started in 2009 that has quickly grown to more than 600 agents, has recently added industry expert Howell Haunson to its executive team.
Haunson is well known in Atlanta real estate circles for teaching numerous real estate courses and as a closing attorney with Morris | Schneider | Wittstadt, where he was also a partner and the director of education. He has taught courses in all 50 states as well as internationally in Aruba, Canada and the Bahamas.
“I have known and respected Howell for a long time,” said President and CEO Judson Adamson. “He is a perfect fit for our company culture, and I am excited about adding a person with his talent and skills to our Atlanta Communities family.”
Haunson has been practicing law since 1980 and has been a licensed Realtor since age 18. An Atlanta native now residing in Marietta, he was named Valedictorian of his class at Atlanta Law School, where he earned both a J.D. degree and an L.L.M. degree. Prior to that, he graduated from the University of Georgia with his A.B. degree in Economics. Haunson has been a featured presenter on National Association of Realtors podcasts and has been recognized as Instructor of the Year for both the Georgia Association of Realtors and the Metro South Association of Realtors.
“The fact that Judson Adamson and Atlanta Communities were interested in me is a huge compliment,” explained Haunson, who will serve as managing broker of the company’s Dunwoody office as well as general counsel. “There’s no better company I could have associated myself with than Atlanta Communities.”
To learn more about Howell Haunson and Atlanta Communities or to search available metro Atlanta real estate, visit www.AtlantaCommunities.net or contact Howell directly at .
Formed in 2009, Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage has been named one of Atlanta’s top 100 fastest growing private companies for three consecutive years. With just over 600 agents and five locations, Atlanta Communities exceeded the $1 billion gross residential sales mark for the first time in its history with 2014 sales. This placed the company in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s just released Top 10 Residential Real Estate Organizations list. Atlanta Communities was the youngest real estate firm to make this list. The company has also been awarded the prestigious Inc. 5000 Award as one of America’s fastest growing privately held companies, placing at No. 1,739 in 2014. The company services primarily the northern metro Atlanta region and is headquartered in Marietta.
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