Experienced Knowledgeable Dedicated
The name “Williamson” has been synonymous with excellence in Woodstock, Vermont real estate for more than 30 years — first as Georgina Williamson Inc. and now as Williamson Group Sotheby’s International Realty.
We believe our success is the result of an old-fashioned work ethic as well as a passion for real estate and for the community in which we live.
We uphold the very highest professional standards. We know the area intimately—after all, this is our home and we are abreast of ever-changing real estate and zoning laws, and market trends. The end result is thousands of satisfied clients who recommend us time and time again.
Laird C. Bradley
Laird C. Bradley is owner and principal broker of Williamson Group Sotheby’s International Realty. He has called Vermont home for more than 20 years and has been a licensed real estate broker for nearly that long. A perennial top producer in the Upper Valley area, Laird has closed on sales of over $100 million dollars in properties since 1995. He is an influential member of local professional associations as the current Director of Governmental Affairs for Vermont REALTORS®, Past President of the Windsor County Board of REALTORS®, and a Windsor County REALTOR® of the Year.
Laird is an expert resource for buyers and sellers both private and commercial. He has restored two National Registry-nominated residences and has developed and constructed several area homes inspired by historic New England architectural styles. An active participant in the Woodstock community, Laird was a member of Woodstock’s Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Fund Raising and Finance Committee and is a founding member of the Woodstock Elementary School Playgrounds and Landscape Committee, which, on an ad hoc basis, secured private funds in excess of $300,000 and restored the school grounds without using any public tax resources. He is a founding member of Sustainable Woodstock, a donor and member of Woodstock’s Domestic Violence and Abuse Prevention organization, and an Incorporator of the Norman Williams Public Library.
Laird was raised on a ranch in southern Arizona and is a graduate of the University Arizona, where he majored in Journalism and Economics. He and his wife Heidi A. Talbert, a RISD graduate, artist, and a partner in the Prince & Pauper Restaurant live with their daughter Allison and son Christopher (and some chickens…but don’t tell!) in the Village of Woodstock.
Carol Wood has had the pleasure of helping customers and clients buy and sell real estate since 1978, when she became a broker in South Carolina, and she has been a real estate agent in Woodstock, Vermont for over 20 years. Throughout her career, Carol has negotiated thousands of transactions and has produced nearly 100 million dollars in sales. A Certified Buyer Broker and a member of the Windsor County Board Of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, Carol is an active participant in her professional community.
Clients and customers appreciate and benefit from Carol’s professional, competent service. A client recently said . . .
“Thank you Carol for helping us buy our first home. We knew nothing about the process. You listened to us and with your vast knowledge and patience you helped us make our dream come true.”
When not selling or listing properties, Carol loves to travel, especially to other countries. She enjoys gardening, skiing, cooking, and reading, and, along with her husband James Masters, Carol finds great pleasure in entertaining family and friends.
Gretchjen Smith is an active member of the sales team after gaining invaluable experience overseeing and growing the agency’s rental properties. Gretchjen’s professional experience includes work for two major ski resorts–The Aspen Skiing Company in Aspen, Colorado and Okemo Mountain Resort here in Central Vermont. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire Whittemore School of Business where she received a bachelors degree in Business Administration and a minor in Sociology. Gretchjen and her two daughters live in Woodstock where she enjoys gardening, skiing, painting and is very passionate about renovating old houses.
Danny Kogut comes to Sotheby’s with seven years of Real Estate Sales experience and decades in customer service and sales. Danny originated, owned and operated Keeper’s A Country Café in Reading, VT for seven years, and currently owns Stonegate Home and Farm Management.
Originally from Connecticut, Danny has a Bachelor’s degree from UMass, Boston.
A resident of West Windsor, Danny enjoys spending his time on the farm, running, horseback riding, antique home restoration, landscaping and all aspects of spatial design.
Danny serves on the Board of Trustees for The Lucy MacKenzie Humane Society, and The Reading-West Windsor Food Shelf.
Keri Cole brings enthusiasm for Vermont and a commitment to creative, results-driven service to the Williamson Group Sotheby’s. A Woodstock aficionado, Keri believes the Upper Valley is an ideal place to live, work, and thrive, and she enjoys helping her clients buy or sell their Woodstock-area homes. Though new to the professional real estate world, Keri closed on sales of nearly two million dollars in her first year as an agent.
Keri currently serves on Woodstock’s Village Development Review Board, the Town Planning Commission, and the boards of the Pentangle Arts Council, the Woodstock Historical Society, and the Woodstock Garden Club. With a Master’s degree in Theological Studies and doctoral work in South East Asian Buddhism, Keri enjoys sanskrit, skiing, cycling, reading, and entertaining. Keri, her husband Ben, and their daughter Vivian have lived in the village of Woodstock with their Norwegian Forest Cat Snorri since 2010.
Emma Schmell is a very active member of the Williamson Group Sotheby’s International Realty team. She is responsible for overseeing the rental properties and working with both owners and potential renters. She is a native of New England and has had a love for Vermont since childhood. After attending the University of Vermont, Emma ran a family business for sixteen years in Woodstock. Emma lives in Pomfret with her husband, Michael, and their two sons.