Realtor® Mary Wiley Wagner Returns to Champion Realty

Severna Park, MD: Champion Realty announced today that Realtor(r) Mary Wiley Wagner, who launched her real estate career in 1999 at Champion, has rejoined the company after a brief hiatus. Formerly a professional jockey, Wagner brings to real estate the same hard work and dedication she was known for in horse racing.

“The people, support and professionalism at Champion are unparalleled, and I’m glad to be back on the team,” said Wagner, an experienced agent whose clients value her communication skills and attention to detail. “It’s important to me to keep clients informed at all times and to make sure nothing comes unraveled anywhere in the buying or selling process,” she said. A recipient of Champion’s lifetime achievement award for sales, Wagner was also highly successful as a jockey for 10 years, winning nearly 10% of the 3,000 races she rode.

“The real estate business is a lot like competing in a sporting event,” said George Savani, manager of the Champion Realty Severna Park office. “A lot of work goes into preparation, and the most successful athletes and agents have a plan that culminates in a win. Mary’s accomplishments in real estate translate into a win for the buyers and sellers with whom she works, and for Champion Realty, as well.”

“It makes sense that a champion jockey like Mary would rejoin Champion Realty when she was ready to hang up her riding silks,” said Jon Coile, CEO and president of Champion Realty. “She wore our Champion logo when she rode in the Lady Legends horse race at Pimlico in 2010, and her fellow agents came to watch,” he said. “Retiring from horse racing is bittersweet-but now she can channel all her amazing energy and skills into helping clients buy and sell real estate. Mary is a top agent, and we’re excited to have her back.”

About Champion Realty, Mortgage, Title and Insurance

The Champion family of companies comprises Champion Realty, Champion Realty Mortgage, Champion Realty Title and Champion Realty Insurance*all working together to create a full range of real estate services and products and providing a one-stop shopping solution for buyers and sellers in Maryland. Based in Severna Park, Champion Realty serves the Chesapeake Bay Region with eight branch offices and over 300 sales associates. Champion Realty is part of the second-largest home services provider in the U.S. *HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. This elite network of companies encompasses 22 market-leading residential and real estate brands, more than 15,000 agents and over 375 offices across the nation. A strong Champion Realty brand combined with the superior resources of HomeServices enhances our ability to deliver the full suite of integrated homeownership services.

CONTACT: Lauri Ladd, 410-975-3018, For Immediate Release: July 12, 2012