Awards - Dermot OBrien Group - Sotheby's International Realty Singer Island


Dermot was selected as one of the 2022 Real Trend’s America’s Best Real Estate Professionals

The annual reports are a state-by-state ranking of the top 1.5% of 1.6 million independent real estate agents and teams (America’s Best) in the United States.

America’s Best Real Estate Professionals includes those named in The Thousand plus the next level of top producer. Top-producing agents must have closed at least 50 transaction sides or $20M in closed sales volume and teams must have closed 75 transaction sides or $30M in closed sales volume in 2021. The complete lists of America’s Best and The Thousand can be found on RealTrends’ website,

Singer Island, named after Palm Beach developer Paris Singer, son of Isaac Singer, the Singer Sewing Machine magnate, offers scenic parks, beautiful marinas, miles of bike paths, and almost 6 miles of pristine white sand beach that is considered one of the top five beaches in Palm Beach County. The warm Gulf Stream which is just off the coast of the island ensures a mild tropical year-round climate as well as spectacular marine life and wild life. Before the Palm Beach Inlet was created, Singer Island was connected to the island of Palm Beach to the south. Conveniently located on the Atlantic coast of Palm Beach County Singer Island is just 3 miles from North Palm Beach, 5.4 miles from West Palm Beach, and Palm Beach Gardens and 10.6 miles from Jupiter. Its proximity to US1 and I-95 provides easy access to world-class shopping, malls, equestrian events, entertainment and cultural venues, championship golf courses and fine dining.

Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. Sotheby’s Realogy Affiliates LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services. In 2004 Realogy entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s the operator of the auction house.


Dermot OBrien –Sotheby’s International Realty Palm Beach Brokerage –Singer Island
3800 North Ocean Drive, Singer Island, Florida, 33404, United States
(561) 317-1177 –

Best Real Estate Agency Florida & Best Real Estate Agent Florida

A world renowned mark of excellence. The International Property Awards are open to residential and commercial property professionals from around the globe and judged by a highly experienced team.

Press Release

2013 – 2014
Dermot OBrien Awarded International Distinction
By International Property Awards
“Best Real Estate Agent in Florida -2013-2014”

Singer Island, Florida – Dermot OBrien, owner of Dermot OBrien Realty on Singer Island, Florida, has been chosen as the Best Real Estate Agent Florida for 2013-2014 by the Americas Property Awards. The competition is sponsored by Virgin Atlantic and Yamaha in an international arena for which Dermot OBrien Realty ( competed against a number of real estate professionals throughout Florida and the U.S., in addition to Canada, South and Central America and the Caribbean. Islands Realty received a ‘five star distinction’, which is only awarded to one winner per category from each region.

According to Dermot OBrien, owner of Dermot OBrien Realty, “it is such an honor to win this prestigious award and the distinction of Best Real Estate Agent in Florida. My brokerage’s focus on promotion via the Internet and in print, detailed market analysis and personal service has paid off. I’m excited to think about what’s next for my agency and how far we can go in the future.”

The awards ceremony was held Friday, December 6th at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The judging panel consisted of approximately 70 professionals in various sectors of the property industry, including Andrew Panting, Director of Operations for the British Property Federation and Peter Bolton King Global Residential Director of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in Britain.

About Dermot OBrien Realty

Dermot OBrien Realty is a boutique real estate brokerage that specializes in luxury oceanfront condominiums, waterfront properties and country club homes on Singer Island, Palm Beach and in Northern Palm Beach County. Islands Realty is located at 3800 North Ocean Drive, Singer Island, FL 33404. You can view their property listings at, or call their office in Florida at 1-561-317-1177 for more information.

Ritz-Carlton Residences® Singer Island Power Broker

A brand known for excellence throughout the world, The Ritz-Carlton Residences® honored broker Dermot OBrien with the Singer Island, Palm Beach Winter Power Broker Award. This highly coveted and prestigious award presented by Lionheart Capital recognized Dermot OBrien for his outstanding top sales accomplishments and customer service at The Ritz-Carlton Residences®.

Press Release

2017 – 2018
Top Florida Real Estate agent win’s accolade at The USA & Americas Property Awards

Dermot OBrien Realty have won an award within the Real Estate Agency category at the USA & Americas property Awards 2017-2018, one of the most prestigious industry events in the region.

Presented at the Toronto Fairmont Royal York Hotel at the end of 2017, companies received awards for categories ranging across property development, real estate, interior design and architecture. Chosen from over 200 entries spread across the USA and Americas regions. Dermot OBrien Realty have proved themselves to be the very best in the real estate sector. The USA & Americas awards are part of the International Property Awards that include the regions of Asia Pacific, Africa & Arabia, Europe and the UK. The awards celebrate the very best projects and professionals in the industry.

Dermot OBrien Realty specializes in the Singer Island, Florida market which is a stone’s throw from the Island of Palm Beach and the Palm Beach Gardens/Jupiter area. With over $225 Million in sales (over 200 properties) on this idyllic barrier island Dermot OBrien Realty has taken niche real estate marketing to a new level.

The awards also played host to the IPAX USA & Americas exhibition. Top industry suppliers were on hand to showcase their products and services, whilst delegates networked with the very best industry CEO’s, Managing Directors and decision makers within the USA & Americas regions.