Keller Williams Black Label Takes Legal Action Against SERHANT. Over Philadelphia Growth

Weeks after revealing a nationwide growth, Serhant and his partners are dealing with a $10 million claim and claims of creating a plan to “loot” a Pennsylvania brokerage in an effort to broaden.

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Weeks after revealing a nationwide brokerage growth, Ryan Serhant and his service partners are dealing with a suit and claims of creating a plan to “loot” a Philadelphia-based brokerage in their efforts to broaden into Pennsylvania, according to The Real Offer

Ryan Serhant|Credit: SERHANT. Studios

The problem submitted in Philadelphia Commerce Court by Keller Williams Black Label and moms and dad business the Apartment Store LLC implicates Serhant and his brand-new Philadelphia group lead, Andrea Desy Edrei, of “ransacking its customers, copyright, secret information and workers, while debilitating its capability to run.”

SERHANT. agents decreased to talk about the matter to Inman.

The business are looking for more than $10 million in damages, plus compensatory damages from Desy Edrei’s departure from Black Label in order to lead SERHANT.’s growth in the state. In addition, complainants are looking for an initial injunction disallowing Serhant and Desy Edrei from utilizing exclusive details the brokerages claim was taken with her departure, and a return of Black Label social networks accounts that the companies state were “messed up.”

The problem likewise names Michael Skokowski, Jr. and Kailey Bondiskey, Black Label’s previous director of marketing and marketing planner, respectively, in the claim, keeping in mind that Desy Edrei hired the marketing personnel to “sign up with the plan.”

Numerous accuseds utilized Black Label’s exclusive marketing products to produce products for Serhant months prior to formally signing up with SERHANT., according to the problem, and “intentionally messed up Black Label’s social networks accounts while declaring those accounts had actually been ‘hacked.'”

Andrea Desy Edrei|Credit: LinkedIn

When it was revealed that Serhant would be partnering with the Societe Select high-end group led by Edrei to release in Pennsylvania, numerous representatives resigned, the problem states, as others present moneying to support the brand-new group at SERHANT.

Complainants likewise declare that as soon as the group was off the ground at SERHANT., brokers removed a variety of Black Label listings and after that re-listed them with SERHANT. In addition, complainants declare the accuseds brought back Black Label social networks accounts as Societe Select accounts, then locked Black Label out of the accounts.

Black Label likewise declares that accuseds took customer contact and other details from databases, then cleaned databases of that details.

Complainants likewise highlight in the problem a marketing discussion prepared in November 2022 for a brand-new group at SERHANT. called “Societe + Serhant.” Assembled when Desy Edrei, Bondiskey and Skokowski were still associated with Black Label, the problem states the discussion names Black Label customers as “Select VIP Customers” for the brand-new group, and utilizes details from Black Label’s marketing products.

The discussion information a timeline in which Desy Edrei, Bondiskey and Skokowski were to complete broker and representative contracts with Serhant in between November to December, along with open savings account and file LLCs and service licenses. The discussion consisted of a start-up contribution of $600,000 to SERHANT., along with the launch of a brand-new workplace in January, and launch celebration with “Partner Ryan Serhant

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