Power residential real estate brokers Traci Shulkin and Jared Wilk, today announced the launch of The Shulkin Wilk Group, a full-service realty team opening its doors at Compass, an innovative real estate technology company dominating the industry in major markets across the country. With over $520 million combined career sales in MetroWest, Shulkin and Wilk are proud to bring their realty expertise and team of nine to the Compass office in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Upon making the decision to form The Shulkin Wilk Group at Compass, Wilk stated, “We share the same values – honesty, integrity and loyalty – which is what drew us together to form our teams.” Shulkin added, “Compass has the tools to take our new team to the next level and will provide our clients with advanced resources throughout the home buying and selling process.”
Shulkin and Wilk’s excellent reputation and forward-thinking approach has contributed to their success in the Boston suburbs as top producers at their previous firm year after year. With over 25 years of experience combined, Shulkin and Wilk will lead their team to service middle-to-luxury market residential buyers and sellers in Weston, Wellesley, Wayland, Needham, Newton, Natick and beyond. The Shulkin Wilk Group of nine includes:
Traci Shulkin, Principal
Jared Wilk, Principal
Claudia Andelman, Realtor
Joanne Baron, Realtor
Craig Goldstein, Realtor
Tanja Tatelman, Realtor
Christine Shechtman, Realtor and Transaction Coordinator
Lori Dawson, Realtor and Transaction Coordinator
Evelyn Fiske, Marketing Coordinator
The Shulkin Wilk Group will guide clients through the home buying and selling process using their extensive knowledge across the markets they live in and serve. Their hyper-focused “Live In” brand will be a major tool for the group moving forward, which gives clients a deeper understanding of their new neighborhood. The “Live In” brand will consist of blog posts, collateral materials and insights that will highlight MetroWest neighborhoods, local business owners, and offer tips for homeowners from recognized industry professionals. Having grown up in Greater Boston, and now raising their families here, The Shulkin Wilk Group associates relate to their clients’ needs, wants and desires as they celebrate the communities they live in.
With his family’s real estate background, Wilk was inspired to begin his career upon graduating college, developing and establishing his client relationships that continue to fuel his passion for the industry today. Honesty and integrity are two of the defining characteristics of Wilk and his work ethic, which led to his appointment as a Director for the Greater Boston Association of Realtors (GBAR) in 2013. Between GBAR and the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Wilk has served as a Director at the local or state level for every year since, while also proudly serving on the Professional Standards Committee. Wilk has been featured on HGTV’s “My Lottery Dream Home” and ABC affiliate, “Chronicle.” Wilk, who lives in Needham, also serves on the Board of Directors for the West End House Camp, a non-profit summer camp for boys in Maine.
Shulkin, began her career in accounting/finance, spending time at both Goldman Sachs and Fidelity Investments as a former CPA, before making the transition into real estate in 2003. Acknowledged as the top producer at her former firm for 5 out of the last 7 years, she attributes her strengths to her innovative marketing and branding experience, a strong financial background, as well as an unparalleled loyalty to her clients. Most recently, Shulkin was featured on the cover of Boston Agent Magazine’s coveted “Who’s Who in Real Estate” issue. Additionally, Shulkin has a successful real estate blog and social media following that compliment and add to her clients’ real estate experience. Shulkin aims to be the “forever” realtor for all clients; her relationships grow beyond the closing table.
Shulkin and Wilk, both career agents in Massachusetts, take pride in their honest approach. “There is complete transparency and trust with every client interaction,” Shulkin stated, “This is not a hobby, we’re committed 24/7, ensuring our clients have our full support throughout what can be a complex journey through the closing and beyond.” Shulkin and Wilk were both featured in the aforementioned Boston Agent Magazine’s “Who’s Who in Real Estate” the past two years, and each ranked on the Real Trends list of “America’s Best Real Estate Agents.”