The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

A Century of Trust

Coldwell Banker was founded in 1906 in the ruins of the San Francisco earthquake, and conceived as a brokerage with a foundation of ethics and integrity.  To this day, Coldwell Banker remains real estates’ most trusted and recognized brand.  Coldwell Banker now has 3,600 brokerages worldwide and over 88,000 affiliated agents.

Local History

Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners was founded in 1995 by Connie Farmer Ray.  We have built our local brand on integrity and an unwavering devotion to the ethical practice of real estate.  With 8 offices spanning Beaufort and Bluffton, SC, Savannah, Pooler, and Richmond Hill, and the Golden Isles of St. Simons, Brunswick, and Kingsland, you will enjoy the area’s largest geographic footprint of opportunity.Our philosophy is to provide an environment for our affiliates to grow their business to levels that exceed their own expectations.  We do this by providing unsurpassed support and ongoing professional development.  If our affiliates do not succeed, then we do not succeed.

8 Locations for Affiliates to Access


2016 Local Statistics

Number of transactions locally: 1,860 Sale
Volume locally: $360,000,000
Associates locally: 160
Brokerage offices locally: 8
Property Management Portfolio: 750 Single family homes
Local Growth 2016 over 2015: 29% increase


Cartus Primary Broker
Over 1600 referral opportunities in 2016 (Buying and Selling)

2017 Awards

Named a Chairman's Circle company, awarded to only 57 Coldwell Banker brokerages worldwide for outstanding and exemplary performance in sales.

For a confidential consultation about affiliating with our firm, please contact any one of our Brokers.

Tom Woiwode, Broker/Owner Cell:  912.695.1581
Annette Bryant, Managing Broker, Bluffton, Beaufort  Cell:  843.986.2444
Dean Estridge, Managing Broker, Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill  Cell 912.658.9000
Robert Kozlowski, Managing Broker, Brunswick, St. Simons Island  Cell:  912.441.2835
Scott Alexander, Managing Broker, Kingsland, St. Mary's  Cell:  912.123.1234

The Competitive Edge

For the Recently Licensed Affiliates

As a newly affilated agent, the world of real estate is intimidating.  We know this as we have all been "New" at one time.  Our initial training is structured to help you begin to understand the "nuts and bolts" of the business, how to operate, "do's and don't's", and the basics of functioning in the world of real estate.  We offer our new agents the following:

  • Instant recognition and integrity with an award winning brokerage
  • Initial Business cards, announcement postcards paid on your behalf.
  • Signage (with 50% sign co-op for custom signs)
  • Structured, meaningful face to face instruction and training to build your skills
  • Postage paid mailing programs to kick-start and maintain your business
  • Internet lead opportunities immediately available
  • In-house marketing consultant and digital marketing specialist
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software at no additional cost
  • Integrated website/phone application follow up system with CRM (ZAP)
  • Commission plans that increase with your success
  • The complexities of technology – simplified and integrated
  • Annual CEU courses in Contracts, Relocation, License law at no additional costs
  • A desk wherever you want one – no desk fees.
The Competitive Edge

For the Seasond Professional

If you have been in this business for a while, you know better than anyone the value of support from your broker.  In addition to the benefits of the newly licensed agents, we offer to our seasoned professionals the additional support as follows:

  • Access to computers/printers/scanners in all offices with no usage fees
  • You do the sale, WE do the administration – just hand it to one our incredible Administrative Assistants.
    • Listing input
    • Web maintenance
    • Under contract processing
    • Closing processing and file archiving
  • Individually indexed, mobile adaptable, standalone website with 7 MLS feeds
  • Company Showcase
  • syndication
  • CirclePix account (virtual tour software)
  • Nationally recognized and award winning Relocation Division
  • Cartus Primary Broker – Navy Federal Referral Brokerage
  • Competitive commission plans
  • Broker support, 7 days a week
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