Richard Burbine Image Bean Group Appoints Richard Burbine as President and Andrew Werry as Chief Operations Officer

New England real estate brokerage expands C-suite to accommodate growth

Portsmouth, NH, Sept. 12, 2012 – Bean Group, one of the largest independent real estate brokerage firms in New England, has appointed Andrew Werry as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Richard Burbine as its new President. Combined, these executives bring more than 50 years of experience to the executive team at Bean Group.

“After evaluating our current business organization and strategy, we were quick to identify the need to expand the executive leadership team in order to accomplish our growth plans throughout New England,” explained Michael Bean, Founder and CEO of the Bean Group. “We are thrilled to have Andrew and Richard join the Bean Group fam

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ily and we’re confident that their skills and experience in the real estate industry will further enhance the company.”

Richard Burbine comes to Bean Group from NRT LLC, where as Executive Vice President he was accountable for theColdwell Banker Residential Brokerage Northern New England Region consisting of up to 25 offices and 650 sales associates. Prior to NRT, Richard was the Vice President of Sales for

DeWolfe Companies. “ I’m  excited to become part of an independently and locally owned company that has consistently proven itself to be innovative and growth oriented,”  said Burbine.

Prior to joining the Bean Group, Andrew Werry served as Chief Executive Officer of the Northern New England Real Estate Network (NNEREN), a multiple listing service with more than 9,000 members in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Massachusetts.

About Bean Group

Bean Group ( is a leading real estate firm serving real estate customers in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont, and is the largest independent real estate brokerage in New Hampshire.  Since it was founded in 2003, Bean Group has demonstrated exceptional growth and has increased sales year over year since inception. The company reported $12.4 million in revenue in 2011 and recently surpassed $1.7 billion in closed real estate transactions.