Meet the Purtell Realty Team

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Thomas Purtell


24/7 availability. All calls, texts & emails answered personally or returned promptly.

Call or text (203) 640-7802


CT Salesperson License # RES.0799065

MA Broker License #9577850

Member of a team that has sold over 1,000 properties with a combined experience of over 26 years. Additional work experience as a mortgage loan officer and advertising sales representative. I also hold a Home Improvement Contractor license in Connecticut and a Real Estate Salesperson License in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Former owner of a commercial building services company for twelve years that employed fifteen people. Trusted with care custody and control of commercial office space (given Keys) and proud of the fact that I never once had to use my liability insurance or bonding due to any negligence or theft issues during the time I operated my company.

My personal volunteer work mostly centered around my three children’s activities growing up. I always volunteered in some aspect for their activities, below is a partial list:

Soccer coach, soccer team manager, tee-ball manager, baseball coach, football team videographer

Donate to the Cheshire Food Pantry, Goodwill Industries, and Loaves and Fishes.

Member of National Association of Realtors, Connecticut Association of Realtors and New Haven Middlesex Board of Realtors, Cheshire Chamber of Commerce.

I am married and have three adult children and two dogs.


Represent Seller’s & Buyer’s, Listing Agent, Vacant Home Management, FREE Market Analysis, Waterfront, Islands & Estates, Residential & Mixed-Use Property, Horse Property, Land, New Construction, 55+, Short-Sale, Probate, Investment, Condominium/Townhouse

Betsy Purtell


24/7 availability. All calls, texts & emails answered personally or returned promptly.

Call or text (203) 640-4440


CT Salesperson License # RES.0762289

MMA Salesperson License #9019661

Business Philosophy

My goal is to raise the bar and set a new standard for customer service. I answer the phone when you call me, not an assistant. I usually answer the phone by the second ring, if not I return all calls promptly, not the end of the day. The same applies to e-mail. You have access to my vast team of professionals I have carefully assembled to help make your transaction flow smoothly. I believe constant communication is what the client deserves and I am available 24/7 by phone or e-mail. I understand my clients want to be informed in a timely manner, that is why I am committed to delivering their information to them as I get it. I’ll even call you to let you know we are still waiting for an answer. I know an uninformed client is an unhappy client. Ask me for my long list of references.

Education and Training

  • University of Massachusetts Bachelors Degree
  • Certified Relocation Specialist

Awards and Designations

  • 22 Years Experience
  • Top Producer 2005 to 2020
  • 1000+ Homes Sold and Counting!
  • International President’s Premier 2015-2020
  • President’s Elite 2013,2014
  • International President’s Circle 2012, 2005
  • International Diamond Society 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006
  • Sterling Society 2009, 2008
  • 174 Time Office Associate Of The Month Award Recipient
  • 66 Time Greater New Haven Board Of Realtors Quarterly Achievement Award Recipient
  • 2006-2019 Cheshire Office Top Associate in Total Production, Listings Sold & Buyer Controlled Sales
  • 2005-2019 Cheshire Office Top Associate in Total Production & Listings Sold Five Star Agent 2013-2020
  • National Association Of Realtors Member
  • Connecticut Association Of Realtors Member
  • Greater New Haven Association Of Realtors Member

Areas of Expertise

  • Represent Buyers & Sellers
  • Listing Specialist
  • Full Time Realtor, Over 836 Homes Sold
  • Residential and Mixed-Use Property Sales
  • Timely Client Feedback – 24/7
  • Certified Relocation Specialist
  • FREE Market Analysis
  • FREE Video Tour When I List Your Home For Sale
  • Short Sale Expert
  • Foreclosure
  • Horse Property
  • Probate
  • Investment Property
  • Multi-Family
  • High Level Negotiating Skills
  • Expert at Property Valuation
  • Marketing Savvy
  • Home Management / Vacant Home

Community Involvement

Relay For Life Local Supporter, American Cancer Society
Member of Coldwell Banker Cares
Chamber of Commerce Cheshire

Communities I Serve

Cheshire, Hamden, Southington, Wallingford, Meriden, North Haven, Wolcott, Prospect, Bethany, Woodbridge, Orange, New Haven, New Britain, Middletown, Bristol, Plainville, Milldale, Waterbury, Durham, Middlefield, North Branford, Berlin, Branford, Guilford, Madison, East Haven, West Haven, Milford, Ansonia, Derby, Seymour, Beacon Falls, Naugatuck, Bristol, Berlin, Avon, West Hartford, Simsbury, Farmington