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Edward E. Saunders

Edward E. Saunders

Executive Director of Operations Director of Sales, Darien
esaunders@halstead.com
203-656-6599

Edward (Ned) Saunders is Executive Director of Operations for the Connecticut offices of Halstead Property and the Director of Sales at the Halstead Property office in Darien and Rowayton. In his day-to-day role, Ned is responsible for the overall operations for the seven local offices as well as the management of more than 60 agents in Darien and Rowayton.

Over the course of his tenure at the Wheeler office, Ned has developed business strategies to enhance operating performance and meet sales objectives. In his managerial role, Ned has grown the company’s relocation referral business into an award-winning office in the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World network of 700 independent real estate offices. He has also helped to create training programs for agents and coached them to help improve sales performance.

Prior to his management position, Ned worked as a licensed real estate agent in Connecticut where he developed a reputation for truly understanding a client’s needs and working effortlessly to meet them. As a result, his strong work ethic and positive, team oriented attitude helped him to create a solid network of both clients and agents and he was promoted to a managerial position. His past agent experience is a true asset when managing the office and in the recruitment efforts. To this day, he thrives on the fast-paced, high-pressure real estate environment that occurs when a transaction is about to be complete.

Before joining the Wheeler office, Ned was a Vice President / Branch Manager for TD Waterhouse Investor Services, Inc. in the Greenwich and Stamford branch offices, holding licenses Series 7, 63, 65, 9 & 10. In this leadership position, he oversaw the people management component of the branch and was responsible for the recruitment, coaching and development activities of associates. Prior to his managerial role, Ned was a Sales Agent for many years where he consistently received Sales Awards for his exceptional performance.

Born and raised in Darien, Ned has extensive knowledge about the town as well as the surrounding communities. In his spare time, Ned enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys golf, tennis, baseball & gardening. His claim to fame was a try out with the New York Yankees in 1979.

Ned received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from New England College where he was captain of the men’s tennis team. He holds a Connecticut Real Estate Sales Person license.

Edward's Recent Press Mentions

DarieniteHalstead Property Gives Back To The Darien Community

Halstead Property’s Darien office is proud to share that it was involved in three important community-based giving initiatives in Darien over the past few months. Halstead sponsored a Darien softball team. Team members and coaches with Edward Saunders, Halstead Darien’s Executive Director of Operations and Director...
Darienite - Thursday, June 23, 2016

Darien TimesHalstead Darien Now Collecting Toy Donations

Halstead Property of Darien, located at 671 Post Road, will be collecting donations for Toys for Tots now through Dec. 18 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., according to a release. Ned Saunders, Halstead Executive Director of Operations and Director of Sales, displays donations for...
Darien Times - Saturday, December 13, 2014

Darien News-ReviewNew England Charm Draws New Residents To Darien

Kelly Clifford and her husband had their eyes locked on Darien when they made the move from New York City three years ago. "We really focused a lot on Darien," said Clifford, who is the co-vice chairwoman of the YWCA's Newcomer's Club. "Just to keep an open mind,...
Darien News-Review - Friday, July 11, 2014

Greenwich PostHalstead Property Realtors Honored By Connecticut Magazine

Connecticut Magazine’s recent round-up of 2013 Five Star Real Estate Agents honored several Halstead Property realtors. The realtors come from several of Halstead’s Fairfield County offices and were nominated by their clients, and mortgage and title companies, as the best local realtors. “These realtors really stand out...
Greenwich Post - Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Darien News-ReviewHalstead Property Cheers On Runners

The Darien office of Halstead Property was a sponsor of the 34th annual Darien Road Race Sept. 15 that benefited the Community Fund of Darien, the Bennett Cancer Center at Stamford Hospital and the Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital. "The Darien Road Race is such a special...
Darien News-Review - Monday, September 30, 2013

Edward's Featured Videos

Top Agents for Connecticut, Hudson Valley, & The Hamptons - 2015
Top Agents For Connecticut Hudson Valley The Hamptons- 2015

Learn who the Top Agents of 2015 were in Connecticut, Hudson Valley, and the Hamptons in this short piece that played at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Cipriani's 42nd Street on March 3, 2016

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Your Waterfront Home of the Week
Your Waterfront Home Of The Week

Experience spectacular views from this unique Darien estate that has been named Halstead Property Waterfront Home of the Week. Marvel at 6 acres of stunning vistas overlooking Long Island Sound, Noroton Harbor and Manhattan. On clear nights, the entire NYC skyline will sparkle in the distance. The sunsets are absolutely...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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