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May 7, 2013

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Blanchette named to Commonwealth’s President’s Club

Stephen P. Blanchette, CFP, an independent financial advisor affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network and owner of Hughes Wealth Management Group in Newburyport, was named to Commonwealth’s President’s Club. This distinction recognizes successful financial advisors, based on a ranking of annual production among Commonwealth’s network of 1,450 financial advisors.

Commonwealth is the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA and the broker/dealer of choice for Blanchette.

“We are pleased to recognize Steve for achieving President’s Club status,” said Wayne Bloom, CEO of Commonwealth. “Steve is among the most respected financial advisors in our industry and is a trusted partner to the clients he serves. Being named to President’s Club solidifies Steve’s commitment to doing right by his clients, and we are a proud partner to his valued practice.”

Fields receives Diamond Society Award

Melinda Fields of Newburyport, a sales associate in the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Newburyport, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society award. This honor is awarded to the top 9 percent of approximately 82,200 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system.

With more than 7 years of experience, Fields has been successfully meeting the needs of homebuyers and sellers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She has been trained as an ABR specialist.

“Melinda has been recognized with the International Diamond Society award because of her outstanding performance in 2012,” said Pat Villani, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage New England. “Melinda successfully helped clients make the dream of homeownership a reality.”

Fields is affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Newburyport, located at 61 State St. She can be reached there at 978-462-4430.

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