Staff report Jackson Hole Daily Posted: Thursday, April 9, 2015 Christie’s International Real Estate has affiliate offices around the world, but the one in Jackson is the best. That’s the decision of the worldwide realty and auction firm, announced at a recent convention. Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates, the Jackson affiliate of Christie’s, was named Overall Affiliate of the Year for 2014. Christie’s has 138 affiliates in 46 countries with more than 32,000 real estate professionals. The Jackson office has close to 100 agents and in 2013 did business worth more than $400 million. Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates partner Julie Faupel said that “it is an honor to be spotlighted for our commitment to the brand and overall performance within the industry.” Christie’s in Jackson has built itself on “trusted relationships among the high-net worth clientele” that drive much of the real estate economy in Teton County, she said. The award “recognizes network-wide excellence in branding, marketing and innovation,” according to a release. Dan Conn, CEO of Christie’s International Real Estate, said that the Jackson office “has consistently performed at the very highest level.” He added that the office’s “strength in one of the world’s most sought-after destination markets for high-end real estate makes this company an undeniable standout.” Julie and Matt Faupel, Jocelyn Emery, Jo Gathercole, Greg Wallace, John Farrell and Mark Icuss represented Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates at the gathering in Beverly Hills, California, where the award was presented.