For Immediate Release

Julie Gritton and Chrissy Steele Earn Committment to Excellence Endorsement from the National Association of Realtors

Coldwell Banker Resort Realty Agents Julie Gritton of Lewes and Chrissy Steele of Rehoboth Make a Commitment to Excellence

Julie Gritton and Chrissy Steele, Realtors® at Coldwell Banker Resort Realty have earned the Commitment to Excellence endorsement from the National Association of Realtors®. The endorsement goes to Realtors® who have demonstrated knowledge and competency in ten core areas of real estate practice:

  • Client Services
  • Professional Reputation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Realtor® Code of Ethics
  • Equal Service to All (Article 10 of the Code)
  • Advocacy of Real Property Ownership
  • Trust and Integrity
  • Use of Technology
  • Date Privacy
  • Areas of Practice

The C2EX endorsement is available only to Realtors®. It is earned through a self-directed program that enables users to assess and build on their competency in each of the core areas. Launched in November of 2018, this innovative program sets the standard for what it means to be a professional in the real estate brokerage business.

“Earning the Commitment to Excellence endorsement is a true accomplishment and an affirmation to consumers that you stand for ethics and professionalism in your work,” said 2019 NAR President John Smaby. “Advances in technology and online user experiences are making our business more and more seamless and that’s fantastic. But with new technology can come vulnerabilities. A C2EX endorsement offers consumers the ease of mind that they have a skilled advisor, committed to conducting business at the highest standards, helping them through what may be the largest purchase or sale in their life” Smaby said.

Julie Gritton, has been a local real estate agent for 17 years and throughout this time has earned many designations including her ABR, CRS, SRS.  Julie is also the Broker/Manager of the Lewes Office and the team leader of the Julie Gritton Team. Having experience in both the rental and sales division makes her an asset to investment buyers in the resort area. Julie has been recognized as a top performing sales agent in the local community for the past 7+ years including Coldwell Banker's President Circle in both Sales & Listing Volume, and was the recent recipient of the Bill Vernon Pillar Award that is given to an agent annually for showing the highest levels of service, innovation and integrity. She has also been recognized in 2019 & 2020 with the Best of Zillow Award for high levels of customer service. Julie has her Bachelor and Associate Degree in Business and Marketing, which gives her listing clients a marketing edge when she produces their marketing plans that are customized to each individual's home. Buy with Confidence, Sell with Success by contacting Julie today at 302-645-2881 or emailing at

Chrissy Steele earned her real estate license and became a REALTOR® in 1999.  In 2004, she earned her Associate Broker license.  She is a member of the senior management team of Coldwell Banker Resort Realty in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware where she has spent her entire real estate career.  Chrissy currently serves as the President-Elect of the Sussex County Association of REALTORS®, a Director for the Delaware Association of REALTORS® and Vice Chairperson for the Delaware Real Estate Commission’s Education Committee.  She is an ex-officio member of each of the committees of the Sussex County Association of REALTORS®.  She lives in Lewes with her husband and two children. Chrissy may be reached at the Rehoboth Branch of Coldwell Banker Resort Realty by calling 302-227-5000.

The National Association of Realtors® is America’s largest trade association, representing over 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

Coldwell Banker Resort Realty is locally owned and operated since 1979 with offices strategically located to serve central and lower Delaware. The corporate office is located at 20184 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach in a modern 2-story office building. In addition the company operates branch offices at 800 Kings Highway in Lewes, 22350 Sussex Highway, Seaford, and 711 N. DuPont Blvd in Milford. Their dedicated Realtors work together to make a powerful force of over 100 licensed agents, who represent combined experience of over 1500 years!