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Prudential brokerage grows in Northern California

Pearson Properties enters Merced County through acquisitions

San Ramon, Calif.-based Prudential California Realty Pearson Properties has established itself in a new Northern California market, Merced County, by acquiring two real estate brokerages with more than 20 agents.Both brokerages -- Prudential California Realty, owned by Charlene Sloan, and RE/Max Central Valley Realty, owned by Tammie Miller -- will now operate under the Prudential California Realty Pearson Properties banner.Sloan will continue to serve as a real estate agent for Prudential California Realty Pearson Properties. Miller, who closed nearly 100 transactions in 2011 with her team, said the merger "offers my team and our agents an opportunity to provide an increased level of professionalism utilizing the company’s tools to market our listings, and expands our access to services and training that were previously unavailable to us."Since affiliating with Prudential Real Estate in September 2010, Pearson has doubled the size of the company, making 13 acquisitions in ...