Recognition & Accomplishments

Recognition & Accomplishments

Katherine Bacon has a proven track record of success. Her reputation of hard work and dedication to her clients’ best interests are well known across New Brunswick and abroad. Let her and her team put their energy and enthusiasm to work for you today!

 ACHIEVEMENTS OF DISTINCTION!

First and Only designated Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Specialist in NB!                   With an illustrious career of high-end home sales, Katherine Bacon a member of Coldwell Banker Select Realty as designated Global Luxury Specialist™.  With her extensive training with Fine Homes International she is the recipient of the industry’s most prestigious awards and brings a highly respected business savvy to her real estate career as the industry leader & trendsetter!  She has been included among the top 1% of producers in North America from 2006 until 2017 with Prudential and looks to continue this trait with Coldwell Banker!  A firm believer in keeping current, Katherine’s marketing techniques include both ‘old school’ and ‘modern on-line methods and professional social media coordinator’ that bring your property to the forefront; the sale or purchase of your next property deserves to be marketed and negotiated by an expert.

The Coldwell Banker Global Luxury℠ program redefines the world of luxury real estate marketing. The prestige of the Coldwell Banker® name, combined with state-of-the-art technology, bespoke marketing strategies and one of real estate’s most robust global networks encompassing 88,000 independent sales associates in 49 countries that culminates in extraordinary representation that crosses oceans, continents and language barriers. Our Luxury Property Specialists — many of whom rank among the top luxury real estate agents in the world — have a track record of representing some of the most significant properties of all time. Your luxury is our legacy!  Call text or email today and let’s get started.

 Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate

As New Brunswick’s sole representative Katherine joins this worldwide collection of top agents representing the finest luxury properties across the globe, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate has been leading the real estate industry since 1986. This hand-selected group of more than 130,000 professionals with properties in more than 70 countries collectively sells over $300 billion of real estate annually, making it the most elite and comprehensive luxury real estate network in the world.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s global network is showcased on LuxuryRealEstate.com, which remains the #1 portal for luxury properties on the web. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry by Forbes, The Webby Awards, Web Marketing Association, Maggie Awards, ADDY Awards, the Inc. 5000 List, and more.

RNS Founder’s Award

Katherine and her husband Doug are honoured recipients of the RNS Founders Award as part of the Parents Guild.  Doug’s deep involvement with the school from 1983-1989 supplying tradespersons, materials and project supervision for much needed repairs to upgrade existing buildings plus the restoration of South House were a welcome contribution during the struggling times when the school came close to closure.  “We are so very happy to see the stunning results of the generosity and support of alumni, parents, grandparents, faculty, staff and an extended network of friends since the mid 80’s especially Mr. JK Irving and Mr. Jack Hickman.  The vast improvements, impressive new infrastructure, heightened enrolment and raised awareness that have taken place since the days of Head Master Ian Rowe are a refreshing transformation to an outstanding school with a passion for education!  Our daughter Lisa attended what was then called RCS and graduated in 1989 with the last graduating class of Netherwood School.

Double Legend Award Winner!
The prestigious Legend Award is presented to individuals retaining Chairman Circle status for 5 consecutive years. Prudential Real Estate is pleased to announce that Katherine has acquired this status twice within an unprecedented 11 total years in the real estate industry!

#1 Prudential Agent in Atlantic Canada! Katherine has won performance awards since her first year in the business and is included in the top 1% of producers in North America! She is recipient of the prestigious Chairman’s Circle Gold and Platinum Awards for outstanding real estate sales from 2006-2017!

2006-2017 First Certified Fine Homes International Specialist East of Toronto!
Her work and training with Prudential Fine Homes International, represented an elite cadre committed to working with integrity and discretion, matches discriminating buyers with extraordinary properties!

Only Canadian Realtor with Affluent buyer & seller training with Fine Homes International in Beverly Hills CA! Katherine is the only Canadian realtor to have completed this intense, strategic training specific to the psychology, marketing, needs and wants of the affluent buyer and seller!

2008 & 2010 JD Power Award presented to Prudential Real Estate for “Highest Satisfaction For Home Sellers Amongst National Full Service Real Estate Firms” Prudential Summit Real Estate has placed 1st in Canada for performance in sales for the fourth quarter of 2006 and 2007 and the 1st quarter of 2008!

e-Certified designation displaying that Katherine is well versed in vital computer-based communication & competent in the use of technology in the real estate business.

Katherine is the recipient of the 2005 Prudential Cares Award. Katherine was one of 147 recipients chosen out of 58,000 sales people across North America in recognition of her volunteer work with the charity of her choice, “The Saint John Animal Rescue League” who received a cheque from Prudential Financial on her behalf. She was chosen because of her design and instigation of “I Need A Home!” in the Telegraph Journal featuring pets of the local animal shelter, the SPCA Animal Rescue League. Running every Saturday since September, 2004 with each & every pet adopted! THANK YOU SAINT JOHN!  In memory of Theodore and Laddie.

55+ Certified, specially trained to assist “Baby Boomers”, the sector with the largest buying power in the world today with selling and buying properties to fit their personal wants & needs!

Designer/Owner of The Finishing Touch Interior Design 1985 – 2005

Some of Katherine’s best interior design work is featured in “Who’s Who in Interior Design” representing 100 elite designers from 60 countries worldwide.

Board of Trade, 1991 Silver Finalist, Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Design of Alliant, executive offices displayed in Kaufman of Collingwood’s, International Portfolio.

Design of the Corporate Center, 1 Brunswick Square displayed at Neocon, Chicago’s International Trade Fair.

Guest Design Consultant each Friday on MITV Noon Hour Show.

Interior Design of Prototype Sailing Yacht featured in the European, New York & Miami International Boat Shows by Oyster Marine of England.

2002 Recognized by Premier Bernard Lord for that year’s Top Corporate Contribution to Literacy NB through her charity concert “Another Evening To Remember”.

Restoration of the Virgin’s Chapel, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, designed & donated by Katherine & her husband Doug in 1993 in memory of her father, Thomas C. Wiggins. Open to the public.

“Home & Garden Tour” in support of Symphony NB. In 1986 a collection of six of Katherine’s home professionally designed homes were featured on tour to raise funds for this worthy cause, making it their largest fund raiser through this venue to date!

Musical Benefit Concerts

From 1997 – 2003 Katherine has utilized her creativity and musical interests personally writing, producing and directing several musical concerts staged at Imperial Theatre with proceeds going to the following charities; Hospice, Saint John Boys & Girls Club, Literacy NB, & Animal Rescue League raising in excess of $80,000 for local charities!

The year 2000 saw the production of “Great Jubilee Christmas” at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with proceeds going to the advanced voice studies of opera sensation Measha Brueggergosman, to a standing room only capacity crowd with hundreds waiting unfortunately outside the door! Measha is now an international singing star performing regularly around the globe. Watch for performances at Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto, on ATV’s Entertainment Tonight and the cover of the January/08 issue of Chatelaine Magazine, host of Canada Day Celebrations in Ottawa and the opening of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. These days you never know where Measha will show up!

Present Member of the Saint John Union Club.

Present Member of the Saint John Board of Trade since 1986.

Past Board Member of Saint John Hospital Foundation.

Past Board Member of Imperial Theatre.

Past Member of the Selection Committee for upcoming events at Imperial Theatre.