William comes from an extensive and successful career in international sales, and has a keen understanding of what a focused marketing plan can do. After taking control of sales at a European technology company, William increased those sales over 250% in one year, establishing accounts with CNN, NBC, Deutsche Bank, Xerox, The US Air Force & Navy, and the White House, to name a few. He has enjoyed a passion for real estate from a very young age and has maintained an active involvement for the past 15 years. His knowledge of international trade, entrepreneurial spirit and deep appreciation of the artistry and craftsmanship of distinctive homes has shot Bill to the top of the ranks of North Shore agents. He has a proficiency and curiosity for all aspects of the transaction from contracting details or land issues to design and development, with an eye for excellence and detail that benefits every client. His understanding of the nuances of different cultures and the decision making process of foreign clients suits William perfectly here at By the Sea Sotheby's International Realty. His clients describe him as warm and sincere, connecting with them on a personal level, and keeping their interests top of mind. This dedication to his clients has brought William the trust and loyalty of an established client base. "Each home is unique here on Cape Ann, and I take great pride in bringing clients together instinctively with the home that calls to them. For me, it is important to make the process as easy as possible. The secret is just to work hard and above all, have integrity. I do what I love, and embrace every minute of it!" Having the benefit of growing up locally amongst a large family with a heritage of service to the community, William enjoys life-long ties to Cape Ann. He lives in Rockport, where he spends his rare free time cruising the beautiful coast of the North Shore, traveling, skiing, and spending time with his family. William is a member of both the North Shore and Massachusetts Associations of Realtors and the Sandy Bay Yacht Club.