Malta Sotheby's International Realty Sets Sights on Continued Growth at Annual Team Assembly

Malta SIR Office & Team

31st January 2024

Malta Sotheby's International Realty Sets Sights on Continued Growth at Annual Team Assembly

The Malta Sotheby’s International Realty Team.

Malta Sotheby's International Realty celebrated the significant achievements of 2023 and unveiled new goals at its annual team assembly, hosted at the magnificent Domus Zamittello - a restored 17th-century palazzo transformed into a luxurious hotel in Valletta.

The day-long event featured motivational speeches, exciting announcements, and an insightful workshop on "The Valuation of Commercial Real Estate", led by renowned property valuer Justin Mizzi, who shared best practises for navigating the intricate landscape of real estate valuation.

During the highly anticipated awards ceremony, eleven awards were presented to the team in recognition of their exceptional contributions over the past year.

James Grumley received the coveted 'Sales Highest Fee Achiever' award, while Richard Bellerby was recognised as the 'Sales Highest Fee Achiever Runner-up'. Michael Mifsud was honoured as the 'Top Sales Listing Agent by Value' and John Dandria secured the title of 'Top Sales Listing Agent by Volume'.

Representing the Letting Team, Barbara Elekes was crowned the 'Rental Highest Fee Achiever' and Marcia Ardila received the recognition as the 'Rental Highest Fee Achiever Runner-Up'. Michael Incorvaja took home the title of 'Top Rental Listing Agent by Value,' while Sabine van Ieperenburg was honoured as the 'Top Letting Listing Agent by Volume.'

Shirley Herron, Administrative Manager of Malta Sotheby’s International Realty, received the 'Team Impact' award, while Sooz Bellerby was recognised with a 'Long Service' award for her five-year commitment to the company. Bernard Ferrante received the 'Happy Retirement' award for his years of dedication and remarkable journey as a sales associate.

Sothebys Team Update 104Malta Sotheby’s International Realty Award Winners. From Left: Senior Sales Associate Richard Bellerby, Letting Associate Sabine van Ieperenburg, Letting Associate Marcia Ardila, Letting Associate Michael Incorvaja, Sales Associate James Grumley, Letting Associate Barbara Elekes, Sales Associate John Dandria, Head of Admin Shirley Herron, Sales Associate Michael Mifsud and Sales Associate Sooz Bellerby.

“We are incredibly proud of the accomplishments of our dedicated, diverse team, which includes 14 nationalities. Their expertise and commitment to delivering an unparalleled level of service to our esteemed global clientele has led us to successfully conclude transactions for the most prolific properties in Malta, and cemented our reputation as the most trusted, effective, and esteemed name in the luxury real estate industry,” stated Michael J. Zammit, Director and Joint Owner of Malta Sotheby’s International Realty.

In addition to the personal growth of each associate, 2023 was marked by the celebration of a decade of excellence. Malta Sotheby's International Realty celebrated its tenth anniversary in June 2023, with an exclusive event at the prestigious Hilton Malta – Quarterdeck Bar & Lounge. The festivity welcomed 14 delegates from 10 countries, including Natalie Mik, Head of the EMEIA Region at Sotheby's International Realty.

Also in 2023, reinforcing its position as Malta's leading luxury real estate name, Malta Sotheby’s International Realty expanded its reach with the inauguration of a new office, strategically located in the heart of Tigne Point Lifestyle Development. The office is led by Branch Manager Benji Psaila, who brings over 25 years of expertise in motivating agents in real estate sales, leasing, and commercial enterprises.

“This expansion allowed our team to double in size, and amplified our presence and capabilities to effectively address the dynamic demands of the luxury real estate market,” says Zammit.

Sothebys Team Update 025 (1)Malta Sotheby’s International Realty Director and Joint Owner Michael J. Zammit

Malta Sotheby's International Realty expects 2024 to be a year of reaching new heights, unveiling the innovative marketing platform, Realty Malta, and announcing the upcoming launch of a dedicated brand for commercial property and office space on the island.

“Our new brand is designed to redefine industry standards delivering a seamless and personalised commercial property experience,” concludes Zammit.

With a clear vision for the future and an award-winning team in place, Malta Sotheby’s International Realty is poised to set new benchmarks throughout 2024 and beyond.

For more information, visit our website at, contact us directly at +356 2010 8070 or +356 2010 8077,  email us at, or visit our offices located at the Portomaso Marina and the Tigne Point Pjazza.

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