WILTON, Conn. -- Brian A. Clarke Jr., of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty's Wilton brokerage, was recognized in Fairfield County Business Journal’s list of the top 40 business professionals under the age of 40 in a variety of industries across Fairfield County.
He will be honored on Tuesday, June 21, at a celebration hosted by Dolce Norwalk, located at 32 Weed Ave.
The evening will include hors d’oeuvres and a formal ceremony with keynote speaker Nate Checketts, a 2015 “40 under 40” winner and entrepreneur, whose latest venture is Rhone, a men’s active wear line based in Darien.
The event will benefit The Kennedy Center Inc., a local rehabilitation facility that offers programs and services to individuals with special needs and disabilities.
Winners of this yearly honor, entitled “40 under 40,” are chosen from nearly 100 nominations across the fields of banking, finance, insurance, real estate, technology, non-profits and more.
Clarke has been a top producing agent for the past 12 years, ranking as no. 1 in closed units for the firm’s Wilton brokerage in both 2014 and the first half of 2015, as well as no. 2 in closed dollar volume and no. 6 in units company-wide for 2014.
Prior to entering real estate, Clarke graduated from Virginia Tech with a major in Pre-Veterinary Science, and later managing a practice with six veterinarians and 75 employees.
Clarke is the recipient of previous Five-Star Realtor Awards by both Connecticut Magazine and Westchester Magazine, and was featured in the May Connecticut issue of Top Agent Magazine.
He was chosen for the 2016 “40 under 40” as a result of his many achievements in his field.
“I would like to extend my congratulations to Brian, and thank him for his continued hard work and dedication to the firm,” said Kevin Hickey, manager of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty’s Wilton brokerage. “His high quality services, knowledge, expertise and genuine passion for the industry epitomize the very essence of this brand. There is no doubt that Brian deserves every bit of this impressive honor.”