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BRAVO MEDIA CLOSES THE DEAL IN NEW SERIES “SELL IT LIKE SERHANT” PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 AT 10PM ET/PT

‘MILLION DOLLAR LISTING’ STAR RYAN SERHANT PUTS HIS SALES SKILLS TO THE ULTIMATE TEST

Bravo Media is stepping up its sales game with top New York City realtor Ryan Serhant in the new docu-series “Sell It Like Serhant,” premiering Wednesday, April 11 at 10pm ET/PT. It doesn’t matter what you’re selling – if you know your client and your product, a good salesperson can sell anything to anyone, and no one exemplifies this better than Ryan Serhant, the leader of one of the top real estate teams in the United States. In this new series, Ryan answers the call of struggling salespeople across multiple industries who are on the brink of losing their jobs and are desperate for his expertise. With some tough love and humor, Ryan will give underperforming employees a head-to-toe business overhaul and turn them into sales machines.

In each episode, Ryan takes a deep dive into each protégé’s world, using every trick in the book to become their bootcamp instructor, friend, teacher and even customer, to help them reach their full potential. Ryan goes all in, often hilariously so, as he learns the ropes of different industries that are somewhat foreign to a “Million Dollar” broker – from learning to sell services in a waxing salon, to learning the world of high stakes hot tub sales, he will push his students, and himself, to the limit. As he tries their products and tests their sales skills, he gets to the root of what’s troubling each salesperson, breaking them down and building them back up with expert knowledge and newfound confidence. Ultimately, employees will be put to the test each week when he or she will showcase their new skills in full view of their bosses and hopefully prove they can “Sell it Like Serhant.”

Meet Ryan Serhant

Ryan Serhant’s first day in the real estate business was on September 15, 2008, the day Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in the wake of the subprime mortgage collapse. While the real estate sector has slowly recovered, Serhant has become one of the most successful brokers in the world, with agents under his leadership in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami and the Hamptons. Ryan is known to audiences all over the world as one of the stars of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing: New York. Serhant is recognized as a real estate powerhouse. His team at Nest Seekers International sold just under $1B in real estate in 2017 and consistently ranks in the top five real estate teams nationwide in the Wall Street Journal Real Trends annual review, with Serhant consistently the youngest team leader in the top ten. As a real estate expert he is a frequent contributor to CNN, CNBC, The Today Show and Bloomberg TV, and is often quoted in The New York Times, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal. He is the real estate correspondent for Daily Mail TV, a nationally syndicated television show and he recently launched his own vlog. Serhant is an active supporter of nonprofit organizations including DKMS, Operation Smile, Save the Children, Make a Wish, the Human Rights Campaign, Ronald McDonald House, Habitat for Humanity, Pink Agenda and UNICEF, among others. After graduating Hamilton College in 2006 with twin degrees in English literature and theatre, Serhant headed to New York City to pursue an acting career before becoming a successful real estate broker. He currently lives in New York City with his wife Emilia.

“Sell It Like Serhant” is produced by World of Wonder with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell and Danielle King serving as Executive Producers along with Ryan Serhant and Rob Bola as Co-Executive Producers.

DION K. HICKLES

Dion K. Hickles has over 10 years of experience providing leadership in project management, real estate, construction, and engineering operations for federal and local government agencies, fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and educational institutions. Dion is a Real Estate Broker with Re/Max Premier based in the Chicagoland area with all-around expertise in multiple aspects of real estate, site development and construction. He’s experienced in negotiation, conflict-resolution and consensus building skills. Mr. Hickles has repeatedly provided expertise on major portfolio management and commercial and residential development and transactional activities for various clients. Additionally, Dion has experience collaborating with design consultants in developing schematic designs for new and existing real property.

Dion has an impressive history in defining and clarifying customers’ real property outlook by evaluating client entrance and exit strategies, performing market analysis and ensuring his client’s needs are appropriately addressed. He’s recognized as an advanced real estate leader with a creative approach to critical thinking and proven program development and sales’ strategies. Dion is a strong communicator able to produce and manage real property buyer and seller relationships, lasting networks and has the natural ability to interface with diverse populations.

Dion has managed real estate solutions for over 6 organizations, and he delivers strategic consulting to companies nationally. During his career, he has been promoted five times, contributed to asset growth for corporations, developers, investors and individuals. During his tenure, he has provided his expertise on development programs totaling $8.8B.

Dion received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005 and his M.S. in Real Estate from Roosevelt University in 2015. 

Dion is on Instagram and Facebook at: @dionthebroker

His blog: http://www.chicagonow.com/building-chicago/

His website: dhickles.illinoisproperty.com

Dion Hickles’ Realtor Testimonials:

 “I HIGHLY recommend Dion Hickles for any real estate or rental needs. He met every request and exceeded my expectations with respect to helping me find the perfect apartment. He set up my appointments and attended every viewing with me, making sure I was happy and did not stop until I found what I wanted. To say that Dion is an asset is an understatement. I’m very grateful and pleased with the service he provided.”

– Jessica, Chicago, IL

“Working with a first-time homebuyer takes a special level of knowledge, patience, and endurance. You need to be part realtor, teacher, and coach. I found all of these qualities in Dion as he helped me navigate the home buying process. There were times when I felt discouraged and Dion reminded me that what I was experiencing was normal. There were other times I walked into a property with stars in my eyes and he brought me back to reality and was honest in sharing that he didn’t feel it was the best investment. Dion would also email me helpful links and share City of Chicago home buyer resources which were extremely beneficial when it came time to close. A quality that really impressed me was Dion’s responsiveness. There were a number of days and nights when I called or text at odd hours and would be pleasantly surprised that Dion would answer or text back in minutes! Throughout the process I had a wonderful teacher, coach and realtor and I would highly recommend Dion to any homebuyer, but definitely one who is new to the experience.”

– Ayanna, Chicago, IL

“I began searching for a home in 2015, but had no idea who I should trust in my area to help me. I turned to Dion Hickles because I knew he was a knowledgeable Realtor and could help guide me in the process. Although I was interested in homes outside of Dion’s state, he took time to help me find a realtor that could meet my needs locally. My experience was seamless in working with Dion, and then, a new realtor in my home state who supported me through closing on a home. Dion was sure to check in throughout the process to confirm the referral was a good fit.

I would recommend Dion to anyone looking for a top professional in the business, and his commitment to high standards met my needs from beginning to end. You can tell he enjoys his work, which helped make my home buying process stress-free…even with an out-of-state home.”

– Robyn, Washington, D.C.

“Dion worked with me under very rushed conditions. He is knowledgeable and asked all the right questions to help me make informed decisions. I am pleased with Dion and would recommend him first to everyone in need of a Realtor.”

– Veronica, Chicago, IL

“Dion was very proactive which made this process super easy and simple. For a busy person who’s always on the go, Dion did a great job of keeping me on task. His response time was impeccable and he’s very knowledgeable about the industry. He came prepared to negotiate in my best interest. Can’t wait to work with him again!”

– Shani, Chicago, IL