Title: Co-Owner & Broker
Company: Witry Collective
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Brett A. Rector, Co-Owner and Broker at the Witry Collective, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in real estate.
An experienced real estate professional, Mr. Rector has been a co-owner and broker of the Witry Collective since 2018. He boasts extensive experience helping buyers, sellers, and investors achieve their goals. Mr. Rector moved to New Orleans in 2005, just prior to Hurricane Katrina, to work with his friend and mentor Martha Ann Samuel. After Ms. Samuel passed away, he refocused his efforts on rebuilding the city which has been ravaged by the storm. In his current position, Mr. Rector employs his expertise in historic properties and buyer education.
Mr. Rector garnered experience as a realtor with Gardner Realtors from 2015 to 2018 and Prudential Gardner Realtors from 2005 to 2012. From 1991 to 2003, he worked as a corporate office manager with Global Investment Concepts Inc. After studying journalism at Indiana University – Bloomington earlier in his life, Mr. Rector was licensed as a real estate broker in the State of Florida in 2003.
For his professional accomplishments, Mr. Rector was recognized by New Orleans CityBusiness Magazine for Excellence in Construction and Real Estate in 2021. The same publication also named him a Top Real Estate Producer, and the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® gave him a Gold & Platinum Award as a Multi-Million-Dollar Producer. Mr. Rector additionally maintains affiliation with the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans.
Mr. Rector attributes his success to moving to New Orleans, a city he loves. His mentor, Ms. Samuel, was deeply in love with the city, and Mr. Rector works to honor her memory and legacy by helping the city rebuild and thrive. In the coming years, he is considering his retirement before he reaches the age of 70 but does not plan to leave the profession completely. Instead, he hopes to share his knowledge as an educator, mentor, and coach. In his spare time, Mr. Rector enjoys cooking.
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